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  • Slow Food/Goose Island Brewmaster’s dinner

    Slow Food/Goose Island Brewmaster’s dinner at Uncommon Ground (1401 W. Devon Ave.; 773-465-9801) on June 21st, for $75. An appetizer reception in the certified-organic rooftop garden—paired with Demolition—starts at 6:30 p.m., followed by four courses—paired with Sofie, Fleur, Matilda, and Père Jacques—at 7 p.m. (The menu touts its local ingredients, so ignore the Prince Edward […]

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  • Johnny Sprockets

    I just returned from picking up my bike at Johnny Sprockets Bicycle Sales and Service (1052 W. Bryn Mawr). It had been in storage for a few years and required a tune-up and cleaning. My experience with Johnny Sprockets was great from start to finish. I made an appointment, took my bike in and a […]

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  • Underground Supper Club

    According to TimeOut Chicago, Lettuce Entertain You will be hosting an underground supper club at its Lettuce Lab – its test kitchen right here in Edgewater at 5419 N Sheridan. The mysterious events will likely begin this summer, though they will not be widely publicized. If anyone catches any further information, make sure to share […]

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  • Shots fired – Winthrop & Berwyn

    From the EBNA Block Club:A little after midnight late Thursday/early Friday a bullet was shot through the living room window at 5253 N. Winthrop. The owner was in the living room, sitting in a chair by the window, with the lights on. A bullet entered midway through the top pane about 4 feet above my […]

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  • Backlot Bash, June 26-27

    2010’s Backlot Bash will take place on pride weekend, June 26th and 27th at 5238 N. Clark St. (behind Cheetah Gym). The event was started 7 years ago by a group of girls in Andersonville who wanted to establish an event to celebrate pride weekend by promoting musical artists, businesses and charities. This year’s Backlot […]

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  • EBNA Block Club Meeting

    EDGEWATER BEACH NEIGHBORS ASSOCIATION (E.B.N.A.)A block club for renters, neighbors, owners and businesses Boundaries: North side of Foster to the South side of HollywoodWest side of Sheridan to the East side of BroadwayMEETING: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 (7:00pm-8:00pm)EDGEWATER PRESPREBTERIAN CHURCH – KENMORE AND BRYN MAWR

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  • Poll winner: Trader Joe’s

    Our latest poll asked: What business would you most like to see come (or return) to the Edgewater neighborhood? Trader Joe’s was the overwhelming winner taking 60% of the vote. We suggest you contact Trader Joe’s directly here and fill out their “Location Request Form,” letting them know how badly you want Two Buck Chuck […]

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  • LEN covers Furry Friends Summerfest event

    Lake Effect News visited the pet focused Furry Friends Summerfest event at the Broadway Armory. You can read all about it here, and check out Furry Friends yourself at the Broadway Armory every Wednesday this summer from 5:30PM – 8:00PM.

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  • Man robbed, 2 teens caught

    According to the Chicago Sun Times, an man in his 50’s was robbed in the 1400 block of West Berwyn just after midnight today. Two teenagers, aged 16 and 17, stole the man’s backpack but then were arrested just five minutes later by Chicago Police. Source: Chicago Sun Times

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  • Gaztro Wagon is open for business

    We received an email from owner Matt Maroni that Gaztro-Wagon has parked (and opened) in Edgewater at 5973 N Clark. The restaurant serves up street food stuff in Naan bread called “Naan-wiches.” The idea is to eventually serve the food mobily all over the city. We recently posted some local new coverage of this new […]

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  • 4th of July Fireworks info

    From Alderman Smith’s eNewsLetter:July 4 Fireworks Come to Edgewater; Expect Traffic JamsThis year, Chicago’s July 4th Fireworks will take place in three locations including on the lakefront between Lawrence and Foster. While this will give our community an unprecedented view of the display, it also will mean unprecedented traffic. The 15 minute display will begin […]

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  • Tonight: Chef’s Care for Real

    The first in a series of “Chef’s Care for Real” dining events which are hosted by different neighborhood restaurants is tonight. Dine out at Broadway Cellars (5900 N Broadway) from 5PM – 10PM and a portion of the revenue from the evening will be given back to Care for Real. Reservations can be made by […]

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  • Art & Soul in the news

    Andersonville’s Art & Soul (5412 N Clark) was featured in this month’s FamilyTime magazine – click the image above to enlarge it. Art & Soul offers art therapy and counseling services for young children, adolescents and families. Art & Soul’s Board-Certified, Registered Art Therapists and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors are network providers for Blue Cross […]

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