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  • October 30: Children’s Fall Festival

    Children’s Fall FestivalSaturday, October 30th11:00AM-4:00PM Join us at Gethsemane Garden Center on 5739 N. Clark St.Costumes encouraged for kids and their parents! FREE Admission for all! Featured Attractions:– Patch 22 – Pony Rides and Petting Zoo– Gethsemane’s Amazing Corn Maze– Face Painting– Tony the Balloon Man– Scales and Tails Traveling Zoo – Don’t miss out […]

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  • Harry Osterman accepts debate challenge

    Philip Bernstein’s 48th Ward Aldermanic campaign has indicated that Harry Osterman has agreed to engage Mr. Bernstein in a series of debates during the election campaign after both candidates submit the required petition signatures and paperwork required in November to officially enter the race.

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  • Found Dog

    From the Bark Bark Club eNewsletter:This sweet, friendly girl was found running loose on Sheridan on Thursday, October 14th. John was nice enough to save her from being hit by a car. She is not micro chipped and does not have tags. If you recognize her please call John VanDooren at 773-607-9828 so we can […]

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  • Stabbing & Robbery at 6100 N Winthrop

    According to the Chicago News Report, two men were attacked and robbed in Edgewater last night after 2AM on the 6100 block of North Winthrop. One victim was stabbed on his left side, while the other sustained a cut above his eye. A bike and a wallet were stolen. The theives were described as three […]

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  • Fire on Granville

    (Photo courtesy of Brandon B on Facebook) There was a 2 alarm fire yesterday shortly after 4PM at an apartment building at 1241-43 W. Granville. According to multiple news sources, the fire was a result of unattended cooking and left 6 people homeless and sent a firefighter to the hospital. Because of the difficulty of […]

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  • Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch

    From the Bowmanville Community Organization:Ravenswood Avenue will be closed in front of the Gateway Garden vegetable plots for this combined BCO/RPMS event (block party style). There will be activities for all, live music by Hayward and a harvest of goodies. Costumes are suggested, and we will have the Kids costume parade with prizes! MUSIC, Face […]

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  • Robbery on Rascher

    From EveryBlock Chicago: Be on the lookout for a blue minivan, teen spotter with afro and cell-phone robbing houses from the alley during the day. There was a break-in on Rascher earlier today. (Note: This information relayed to me by my wife who stumbled across the spotter and saw him immediately flee the scene in […]

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  • Edgewater man strikes cops in chase

    From WGNTV: CHICAGO — A 24-year old Edgewater man has been charged with striking two Chicago police officers during a chase Wenesday night on the city’s North Side. Miguel Gonzalez appears in bond court today charged with two counts of attempted murder in connection with the incident. Police chased the Audi Gonzalez was driving when […]

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  • Recycle your unwanted electronics

    Tomorrow from 8AM – Noon you can dispose of unwanted electronic devices including all types of computer equipment, printers, televisions, DVDs, cell phones and video equipment by bringing them to the 48th Ward Streets and Sanitation Yard, 5853 N. Broadway. For additional information, contact ernie@masmith48.org.

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  • Another volunteer opportunity @ Senn High School

    GET INVOLVED! Senn High School is reaching out to ask you to help create success for Senn freshmen. We are seeking adult mentors for each of our 300+ freshmen. Senn is a large school, and we want each student to feel at home through personalization and caring. Remember your high school year experience: it can […]

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  • Howl-O-Ween Dog Parade

    (photo courtesy of ASNA on Flickr) From the Andersonville South Neighborhood Association:One of Andersonville’s most fun and popular events—the Happy Howl-O-Ween Dog Parade & Costume Contest—returns Saturday, Oct. 30. Registration opens at 12:30 p.m. The parade starts at 1:30 in the fenced area at the corner of Ravenswood and Carmen and heads east on Carmen. […]

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  • Future of firehouse

    A reader inquires:What’s all the construction about at the old Rosemont Ave firehouse? (In the 1500 block, around the corner from State Farm/Currency Exchange on Clark.) Inquiring minds want to know!

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  • Andersonville woman wins "Month at the Museum"

    Kate McGroarty, a 24 year old teacher and writer from Andersonville has won the Museum of Science and Industry’s “Month at the Museum” contest. As the winner, McGroarty will spend 30 days living in the museum, blog about her experience, and take home $10K at the end of the experiment. Over 1500 people applied for […]

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