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  • Mugging in broad daylight

    From the ECB Facebook page: I was just mugged at 10:30 in the morning, with a baby in a stroller, on Winthrop just north of the cedar playlot. (between balmoral and berwyn). a twenty-something african american guy came up behind me, grabbed me, and wrestled with me. he ripped my shorts when he grabbed my […]

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  • Lost Cat near Loyola

    Brown and Black striped Tabby Cat with Pointed Face $250 Reward Responds to “Baby” – talks a lot in a kind of loud squeak or chatter. Small girl with fat tummy and kind of a pointed or triangular head. Went out in the alley, I think – Rosemont and Winthrop area – Rosemont and Kenmore […]

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  • Improvements on the way

    From a CTA Press Release:Work to repair and improve several retail spaces near the Granville, Thorndale, Bryn Mawr and Berwyn Red Line stations is scheduled to begin this fall. Efforts to refurbish these locations have been accelerated as a result of the CTA receiving support and capital funding from the communities surrounding the stations.

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  • Chefs Care for Real

    The next Chef’s Care for Real, a benefit for the Care for Real organization, will be held at Francesa’s (1039 W Bryn Mawr) next Tuesday, July 20th. All you have to do is print& bring the below coupon, dine and 15% of your check will be donated! (tip: click the coupon image then print it)

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  • Edgewater Arts Festival this weekend

    Photo from GO_TO_2040’s photostream on Flickr The Edgewater Arts Festival, celebrating the Edgewater Community Council’s 50th Anniversary, returns to Chicago’s north lakefront on Saturday and Sunday, July 17th and 18th. Berger Park is located at 6205 North Sheridan Road, at Granville and the lake, and features two historic mansions, a large children’s playground, and a […]

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  • Pack The Car

    PACK THE CAR is a grass roots effort started to offer a more convenient method to donate food and clothing for local community support groups. The next PACK THE CAR event is being held in conjunction with eco-Andersonville on Saturday, July 17th from 9AM to 12PM. Drop off location will be at the corner of […]

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  • Monday night fight on Bryn Mawr

    A reader emailed us today with the following report. Did anyone else happen to witness the incident? Please let us know. Just wondering if anyone else saw the street fight on Bryn Mawr just east of Broadway early Monday evening. Two thugs put the boots to another guy, who ran off west and then north […]

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  • This Saturday: Volunteers Needed

    Please join TheNeighborhoodFirst.org in volunteering at a great community building event, Third Saturday, sponsored by the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce on July 17. The event adds to the growing effort to invigorate Edgewater’s streets, including sidewalk sales, music, and art. The day starts at 9:30AM and ends at 3:30PM. You don’t need to volunteer for […]

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  • Weekend shooting?

    A reader inquires, asking if there was a shooting this weekend: Was there a shooting on Saturday night/Sunday moring near Ardmore and Kenmore? This morning police cars were line up on Kenmore between Thorndale and Ardmore. Motors running and police behind the wheels. Neighbors on the corner Kenmore and Ardmore said they heard gun shots […]

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  • Community Alert

    Wanted for Attempted Child AbductionAttn: 19th, 20th, 23rd, and 024th Districts About This Crime¬∑ The Chicago Police Department is investigating an attempt Child Abduction that occurred on July 08, 2010, at approximately 8:20 a.m., on the 6300 block of North Ridge. The victim was en route to school when she was approached by an unknown […]

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