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  • Taste of Andersonville, Wednesday August 18th

    From Andersonville.org…. Come take a bite out of the neighborhood at the annual Taste of Andersonville Dinner Crawl, on Wednesday, August 18 from 6PM – 9PM. Enjoy your favorites, find new spots to eat, and meet lots of neighbors and friends. Held in conjunction with the Andersonville Farmers Market, this evening is sure to be […]

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  • Beat 2013 Meeting

    The next beat 2013 meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 18th at Philadelphia Church from 7-8PM. For residents concerned with the recent activities at Cochran Park, this would be a great opportunity to attend and voice your concerns to the officers who patrol the area.

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  • Edgewater’s artists

    Walking around the neighborhood, you’ve likely noticed the multiple vacant storefronts and windows lit up with white lights and full of eye catching paintings and other artwork. These installations are the work of Edgewater Artists in Motion, which was developed by local real estate investor Rae Ann Cecrle. The Edgewater Chamber of Commerce has a […]

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  • A note from Mary Ann Smith

    From the 48th Ward email blast:Dear Friends, It is with mixed emotions that I have decided not to run for re-election in February. My 20 years as Alderman of the 48th Ward have been the most productive and fulfilling of my career. I am so proud of what we have accomplished together to improve the […]

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  • Did you know?

    St Andrew’s Inn (5938 N Broadway) is under new ownership, according to Chicago Magazine. Their menu has been revamped and they now offer 138 different beers. They are also working to upgrade their website.

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  • Alderman Smith will NOT seek re-election

    Its official, per the Chicago Sun Times, 48th Ward Alderman Mary Ann Smith will not seek re-election after 21 years. Smith says she is tired of “trying to be all things to all people.” She also states she loved doing it, but she is looking forward to focusing her time toward environmental actions and the […]

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  • Youth Volleyball

    C.I.T.Y. (Cops Interacting & Targeting Youth)Sponsored by the Chicago Police DepartmentFREE YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAM – BEACH VOLLEYBALLAugust 7 – September 25, 2010Every Saturday from 9-11amMontrose Beach – 4200 N. Simonds Drive (by the beach house ) Call for more information: 24th District Rogers ParkCommunity Policing Office (6464 N. Clark)(312)744-6321

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  • City busts Andersonville CSA

    According to this article on the Chicago Tribune website, the City busted an Anderonville home for hosting a community supported agriculture (CSA) club. CSA’s buy organic produce and share them within the members of the club. A neighbor thought the home was illegally selling produce off the porch and called 311.

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  • Nookie’s update

    A reader writes us: I just noticed on my way to work today that it looks like they’re working on the Nookie’s space on Bryn Mawr again. All the boarded up windows on the Winthrop side looked like they’d been removed and set back in place and I could see lights on inside through the […]

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  • Sophie’s Closet

    A reader informs us that a new consignment store is coming to 6124 N Broadway. The store will be called “Sophie’s Closet” and is slated to open tomorrow, August 6th – they are currently looking for consignments.

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  • Lights out

    It appears that the street lights are out on the 5400 block of North Winthrop, between Catalpa and Balmoral. Help us get this problem resolved by calling 311.

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  • PACK THE CAR: July a huge success!

    PACK THE CAR (a grass roots effort started to offer a more convenient method to donate food and clothing for local community support groups) reports that July 2010 was a very successful month for their organization. PTC participated in Andersonville Green Week as well as Care For Real’s regularly scheduled event which occurs on the […]

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