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  • Crains: Dominick’s puts Edgewater sites up for sale

    From Crain’s ChicagoRealEstateDaily.com Dominick’s Finer Foods LLC has put up for sale two vacant parcels adjacent to a store under construction at the corner of Foster Avenue and North Sheridan Road in Edgewater, with a combined asking price of $5.6 million. A 36,808-square-foot parcel on Sheridan Road north of the new store has an asking […]

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  • Budget Town Hall followup info

    For those unable to attend the State of Illinois Budget Town Hall meeting hosted by Senator Steans and Rep Harris, you can download the handouts and presentations on Senator Steans website. Click here for the info.

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  • Pressure Billiards & Cafe

    One of today’s “side-deals” on Groupon features Pressure Billiards and Cafe located at 6318 N Clark. For $15 you get $30 worth of billiards, food and drink – a 50% savings for the mathematically challenged. While we have never personally been to Pressure Billiards, this may just be the ideal reason to check it out. […]

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  • Meet your neighbors

    TheNeighborhoodFirst.org has rescheduled the August “Meet Your Neighbors” dinner. “Meet-Your-Neighbors Dinners are designed to foster community-building and networking among residents and neighbors. It is hoped that through the discussions and interactions over dinner, relationships will be established that ultimately lead to an improved sense of community.” The next event will be held tomorrow at St […]

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  • Woman struck and killed by Red Line train at Berwyn

    A woman died around 1:00 PM today when she was hit by a Red Line train at the Berwyn L stop. I’m told there were quite a few emergency vehicles in the area. Service was halted between Wilson and Thorndale after the unfortunate incident, but was restored about 3:05 PM. Chicago Tribune alert Photo from […]

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  • More violence near Thorndale and Broadway

    A reader emailed me yesterday afternoon to report the following incident…. As I was walking to Cheetah Gym today I saw the police and an ambulance in front of the new condos at Broadway and Ardmore. As I passed by, I saw a man on the ground and a pool of blood next to him. […]

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  • Found bird

    If anyone has recently lost a parakeet in the neighborhood, please check out this Craigslist posting. A resident found a parakeet yesterday near Hollywood & Broadway.

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  • Edgewater man dies riding bike on expressway

    From CBS2Chicago:Man Struck, Killed While Riding Bike On Dan RyanUnknown Why Christopher Hippchen Was Riding Bicycle On Expressway An unfortunate decision to ride a bicycle down the Dan Ryan Expressway cost an Edgewater neighborhood man his life. Emergency crews responded around 9:10 p.m. to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the northbound lanes of […]

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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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