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  • 48th Ward Remains Among Safest in the City

    From Alderman Mary Ann Smith’s newsletter:Despite an increase in violence over the summer, which occurred throughout most of Chicago, the 48th Ward remains one of the safest in the City. According to the Chicago Police Department’s Crime Summary Reports, we were 47th out of 50 Wards in both index crime and overall crime for the […]

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  • Meet Georgia

    Famous Fido has asked us to feature a series of dogs that they are currently fostering at their pet rescue group located at 5240 N Clark. Today we introduce you to Georgia:Georgia is a beautiful, extremely playful, snugly and friendly one-year-old, 35-pound, skinny brindle and white terrier-mix looking for a loving home. Georgia is so […]

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  • Edgewater Soaps on ABC7

    Edgewater Soaps was recently featured on ABC7 news. The company makes liquid soap, body oil, bath balms and more, using all natural ingrediants wherever possible.

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  • Andersonville Arts Weekend

    Andersonville is celebrating its vibrant art scene during the 8th annual Andersonville Arts Weekend! The neighborhood will be packed on Friday, October 8th from 6:00-10:00 pm during Night of 100 Parties, the official kick-off to Arts Weekend featuring receptions at dozens of Andersonville businesses. On Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10, you can pick […]

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  • Are you Registered?

    October 5th is the deadline to register to vote and be eligible to cast a ballot in the November 2, 2010 election. You can learn how to register or check your voter status here. In addition, any registered voters can now vote by mail. For more info, click here.

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  • Sexual assaults reported near Loyola

    According to various news sources, there were 2 sexual assaults reported near the Loyola University campus this past weekend. One incident occured at the 6200 block of North Kenmore, and involved a Loyola student. A second, unrelated incident occured in the 6400 block of North Sheridan. Sources: Chicago Sun Times, Chicago Tribune, CBS2 Chicago

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  • EBNA Meeting Tonight

    The EBNA block club will host its monthly meeting tonight at Edgewater Presbyterian Church (1020 W Bryn Mawr) from 7PM – 8PM. State Senate candidate Adam Robinson will be present and on the agenda. EBNA serves residents living within the borders of the north side of Foster, south side of Hollywood – east side of […]

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  • Philip Bernstein running for 48th Ward Alderman

    We received word on our Facebook page that there is a second candidate running for 48th Ward Alderman: Philip Bernstein. Here is more info on Philip from his “About Me” section of his campaign website: Dear 48th Ward Citizens: For more info on his campaign, visit his website: www.bernsteinforalderman.com It is clearly time to end […]

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  • Last week at Senn – not a shootout, but gang activity

    Last week we shared comments from a reader who thought there was a shootout at Senn High School on Wednesday. Apparently, that was not the case. Read the following from a faculty member at Senn High School:I am writing in response to the post “Shootout At Senn High School?” Thankfully the person who posted this […]

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  • A home on the lakefront at 5965 N. Sheridan

    Photo from Redfin.com We’ve passed by this house a couple of times, and it definitely stands out. It’s for sale right now, and can be yours for $1.65 million. For that price, would you renovate the home or demolish it and start new?

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  • Know No Limits BOOT CAMP

    Edgewater’s own Know No Limits (6125 N Clark) is offering a special fall (peace-lovin) BOOTCAMP to help folks jumpstart their fitness routine. This four week program will include everything from group runs to strength training to sprints in the sand. It’s a terrific way to lose those last few pounds or to finally get a […]

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  • Charlie’s Ale House to re-open as "Acre"

    September 23, 2010 Dear Friends and Neighbors: After many years in the Andersonville neighborhood, we have decided to undertake a make over of Charlie’s Ale House. As you may know, the two of us opened Anteprima several years ago, in part, as a way to get back to our dining roots. We’ve had such a […]

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  • 5th Annual Andersonville Dessert Crawl

    SUGAR ROUTE- $25 in advance:Andies * Big Jones * The Coffee Studio * Fireside Restaurant * George’s Ice Cream & Sweets *In Fine Spirits * La Cocina de Frida * Mista * Noddle Zone * Swedish Bakery, hosted by Painted Light Photography & Framing Gallery * Starbucks * Taste of Lebanon, hosted by The Landmark […]

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