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  • New poll

    With the Supreme Court striking down Chicago’s handgun ban, we ask Edgewater residents: Do you plan to purchase a firearm? Let us know by voting in the poll on the right hand side, or expressing your view in the comments.

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  • Music at the Market

    The Andersonville Farmer’s market features the following live music today:Daniel Stone/Liz JacobsenViola/Violin Duo3:30-5pm & 6-7:30pmDaniel Stone and Liz Jacobsen have been playing string instruments since the ages (respectively) of 8 and 3. Their repertoire ranges from Bach and Brahms to Beatles and Coldplay. Daniel is currently studying viola at DePaul University and is also a […]

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  • Vandals strike Kopi Cafe

    According to this article in Crain’s Chicago, vandals have been hitting restaurant patios throughout the city. Andersonville’s own Kopi A Travelers Cafe had it’s flowers and plants yanked out and thrown against the wall in June, leaving a mess of plant parts and dirt along the storefront. Owners are required by the city to furnish […]

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  • Is your house making you sick?

    As part of Andersonville Green Week, Ravenswood Chiropractic & Wellness Center (5215 N Ravenswood, Suite 105) presents a free workshop by Dr. Todd Renn. Dr. Renn will share with you where hidden toxic substances can be found, assessing body burden, and strategies that minimize exposure. There will be two workshops: Tuesday, July 13 @ 7PM […]

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  • Galeries de Granville

    On Saturday, July 17, 2010 from 10AM to 5PM, Edgewater Artists in Motion will transform the sidewalks of Granville from Broadway East to Kenmore into a colorful European-style art fair and street market. Dubbed “Galeries de Granville” to set the tone, participating artists will offer original local artworks at affordable prices. Music and entertainment will […]

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  • Theft of opportunity?

    A local resident recently posted this bulletin on his website. “Went shopping at Super Food and Liquors at 1042 W. Bryn Mawr yesterday afternoon at 2:15 PM. Got distracted while I put my wallet down to put my credit card back in ti and left it on the counter. Right after the man in the […]

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  • July 4 Fireworks Traffic Update

    From Alderman Mary Ann Smith:As reported before, Chicago’s July 4th Fireworks will take place in three locations this year, including on the lakefront between Lawrence and Foster. The 15 minute display will begin at 9:00 p.m. The following is the latest information on parking and traffic control:1. There will be no parking on the east […]

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  • One biz in, One biz out

    Just as we announce the addition of Potbelly coming into the vacant Ericson’s space, we learn another business has left the neighborhood. Bon Bon seems to have closed for good, as we noticed recently the windows have been papered over and their phone number disconnected. Never had the opportunity to check them out, but the […]

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  • Its official: Potbelly coming to Andersonville

    A reader sent us this photo, confirming our previous report from May that a Potbelly will be moving in just north of Berwyn on Clark, in the former Ericson’s space. We feel that this is a good thing for the neighborhood – a local business occupying a spot that has sat empty for quite some […]

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  • A Hidden Gem

    Did you know you can dine along the lake at Edgewater’s own Waterfront Cafe (6219 N Sheridan)? We hope others don’t hate us for doing so, but we had to share this great hidden spot that we discovered last year with our readers. The Waterfront Cafe sits behind the Berger Park District and Cultural Center […]

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