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  • Tribune covers Vincent opening

    The Chicago Tribune’s foodie Phil Vettel had a short writeup (click here) regarding the opening of Vincent in the former La Tache space. Not much was mentioned that we or other sources have yet to mention, except for the unveiling of the restaurants website (which also includes a menu): www.vincentchicago.com.

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  • Potbelly – opening TUESDAY

    Thanks to one reader who shared this “sneak peak” photo of Potbelly’s interior. Again, they are incorporating Erickson Jewelers in the space. And thanks to another reader who spoke with a Potbelly employee who stated they will be open for business on Tuesday.

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  • Francesca’s Customer Appreciation

    Francesca’s (1039 W Bryn Mawr) is offering $10 off lunch and $15 off dinner as part of their Customer Appreciation event. Simply click the image above, print, and bring it with you the next time you dine thru September 30th. What a great way to support a local business and save a few bucks!

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  • EHS Press Release: Lawsuit Dropped

    Lawsuit Against Edgewater Historical Society DroppedOn Monday, August 23, 2010, the Plaintiff in the lawsuit against the Edgewater Historical Society withdrew the litigation that had accused EHS and four board members of interfering with the sale of a home (at 6018 N. Kenmore Ave.) a property that had been “orange” rated by the City of […]

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  • More press about Edgewater lighthouses

    From Gay Chicago Magazine:LIGHTHOUSES LIGHT UP EDGEWATERWritten by Amy WootenCHICAGO – It’s hard not to notice the fanciful lighthouses adorning the streets of one lakefront neighborhood that’s home to many GLBT Chicagoans. The lovely lighthouses peppered throughout the streets of Edgewater not only symbolize a neighborhood’s dedication to its residents but also a monumental community […]

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  • Edgewater, Robberies, and Racial Profiling

    We came across this blogger’s entry which covers the recent meeting of concerned citizens at Lakewood & Rosemont. A woman at the meeting claimed her son was racially profiled because he is African American. Other residents, along with police, countered by stating the man simply fit the description – apparently he was seen loitering in […]

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  • Edgewater blaze sends firefighter to hospital

    From the Chicago Sun Times:August 25, 2010 SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIREA firefighter was injured while battling an overnight blaze in the North Side’s Edgewater neighborhood but he is back home recovering Wednesday morning. The fire started at 11:40 p.m. Tuesday at a 2-story residential building at 6138 N. Clark St., according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman […]

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  • Free Comedy @ Deluxe Diner

    The Deluxe Diner (6349 N Clark) is hosting free comedy shows every Thursday from 9PM – 11PM. As if free comedy isn’t enough reason to go, they also have some sweet drink specials including $1 Bud Light drafts and $2 well drinks. (photo courtesy of Evil Vince Photography)

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  • Lost cat

    Please help these new Edgewater/Andersonville residents find their furry friend. He was lost in July on the 5300 block of N Paulina but was recently spotted at 1725 W Balmoral. For additional information, or to contact his owners, click here.

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  • Mayor Daley to Dedicate Beach House on Friday

    From Alderman Mary Ann Smith’s office: Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, Alderman Mary Ann Smith and State Representative Harry Osterman will dedicate the new Kathy Osterman Beach House, 5701 N. Lake Shore Drive, this Friday, August 27, at Noon. They will be joined by representatives from the Chicago Park District, the Public Building Commission of […]

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  • NBC Chicago: Edgewater Outraged Over Robberies

    View more news videos at: http://www.nbcchicago.com/video. More news coverage (including video) of the recent string of strong-arm robberies along Magnolia, Lakewood and Rosemont from NBC Chicago. Thanks to the many residents who gathered last night to take action as well as draw attention to this issue.

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  • Potbelly’s new sign

    As previously mentioned, Potbelly is coming to Andersonville on Clark Street. While many have griped about another “big chain” moving into the neighborhood, we are not only glad to see the empty storefront become occupied by a local Chicago company, but you have to love how they utilized the old Erickson Jewelers sign! (Erickson photo […]

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