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  • CPD Community Alert

    Community Alert – “The Choking Game” Chicago Police have become aware of a potentially deadly game children are playing that may result in death or near-death experiences. In the “choking game,” participants attempt to experience a euphoric feeling by temporarily depriving the brain of oxygen by applying pressure to the neck until they pass out. […]

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  • Ferragosto @ Casa Italiana

    Join Casa Italiana (5430 N Broadway) this Ferragosto for a weekend of fun, Italian and Wine Tasting. Friday, August 13th6:00-8:00pm: Aperitivo– Meet your fellow Wine Weekend Companions and learn about a variety of Italy’s sparkling wines. Saturday August 14th2:30-3:30pm: Wine Tasting 101– A ‘How to’ presentation on Wine Tasting 4:00-6:00pm: Vini Italiani– A tasting an […]

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  • Local Tofu

    The Chicago Sun Times wrote this article yesterday entitled “Tofu – Seriously” which features local tofu producer Phoenix Bean (5438 N Broadway). Phoenix Bean produces tofu for restaurants, but we’ve also purchased their products at the Andersonville Farmer’s Market and at Edgewater Produce – it is delish!

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  • Fight on Elmdale

    A reader from Facebook asks:Does anyone know anything about the fight on Elmdale and Glenwood this a.m.? Apparently at least one person was cut/stabbed. There was blood and broken glass all over the sidewalk at 8:00 a.m. There was also a lot of police presence (including an unmarked and a paddy wagon) on Elmdale between […]

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  • Daily Deal: 61% off at Bootcamp Express

    As we previously mentioned at the end of July, Bootcamp Express recently opened in the former Joel Hall Dance Studio space at Berwyn & Clark (1515 W Berwyn). If you’ve been wanting to try some Bootcamp sessions, here is your chance to do so at a discount. Daily Deals is offering 5 sessions for $39 […]

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  • Teachers: Back to School Massage

    From TimeOut Chicago: SPAS & GYM – Continuum Studio You give, give, give and what do you get back? Not much. That’s not the case at Continuum Studio now through the end of August, though. Any educator who books an hour-long massage or skin-care treatment this month will receive a $20 discount. It’s the perfect […]

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  • Loving Hut

    Chicago Magazine recently reviewed Loving Hut (5812 N Broadway) – a vegan restaurant that is part of a chain of restaurants all over the world. The menu’s vary by location, and the menu at the Edgewater location has a pan-Asian influence. Have you experienced Loving Hut? Let us know what you thought.

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  • Free play opens this weekend

    The People’s Drum Circle Pandora The first woman of Greek mythology opens the box of sorrows a second time–what will she discover? This new production by artistic director Andrew Park features live music, large-scale puppetry and an audience-participation drum circle. When: Sundays : 2 p.m. (August 13 through September 19) Fridays and Saturdays : 8 […]

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  • New faces on Clark Street

    Signs are up announcing two new businesses that are moving in on Clark Street at Berwyn Avenue. As we previously reported, Potbelly will occupy the former Ericson’s jewelry store space at 5304 N Clark and Lady Gregory’s will move into the southwest corner storefront formerly occupied by Pars Grocer at 5254 N Clark. Lady Gregory’s […]

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  • More info on Broadway Armory bomb scare

    Check out the Chicago News Bench’s article here which contains more info about the suspicious package that the CPD bomb squad blew up outside of the Broadway Armory on August 1st. The suspicious package turned out to be a pizza box oddly wrapped in an American flag according to Dana Fritz from Alderman Mary Ann […]

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  • Budget Town Hall Meeting

    Budget Town Hall MeetingHosted by State Representative Greg Harris & State Senator Heather SteansDate: Thursday, August 19, 2010Time: 7PM to 9PMLocation: St. Augustine College, 1333 W. Argyle Join Rep. Harris and Sen. Steans for an information session on the State of Illinois Budget. Discussion will include a review of the FY11 budget, challenges, and possible […]

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  • Poll: Favorite Italian Restaurant

    This week’s poll asks our readers: what is your favorite Italian dining desination in Edgewater? Let us know in the poll on the right sidebar. Did we not include a restaurant worthy of consideration? Let us know in the comments section!

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  • SBIF Rollout Meeting

    Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF) Rollout MeetingThursday, August 12, 20103:00pm to 4:30pmBroadway Armory, 5917 N. Broadway If your business is located in either the Clark/Ridge TIF or the Hollywood/Sheridan TIF and you’re wanting to remodel the exterior or interior of your business, you’re considering expanding your business, or you’re looking to improve fixed assets, you […]

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