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  • Driver Safety Class

    AARP Driver Safety Program Class Sponsored by and located in the Edgewater Senior Center Tuesday, June 22 and Thursday, June 24th 9 am to 1 pm each day Edgewater Senior Center 5917 N. Broadway, Chicago Course Fee: $14.00 ($12.00 for AARP members) It is a two-day course; participants must attend both classes. To register or […]

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  • Cafe Adriatic open this weekend!

    A reader informs us that Cafe Adriatic has opened on Clark Street. The new restaurant is serving Serbian and American food, in what we believe is the space formerly occupied by Gullies (5557 N Clark). The outdoor seating is not yet complete, but the inside is open in time for Midsommerfest. If anyone has more […]

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  • Missing Edgewater Resident

    From the Chicago Tribune: Woman, 76, reported missing from Edgewater residence June 10, 2010 1:03 PM | No Comments An 76-year-old woman was reported missing today from her Edgewater residence on the Far North Side,Chicago police said. Alemitu Demere was last heard from at 6 a.m. this morning. She went missing after leaving her residence […]

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  • Edgewater Farmer’s Market

    The Edgewater Chamber of Commerce is launching a farmers market this summer that will run from July to October. Business owners who would like to promote their business through sponsorship or with a table at the event should give the Chamber a call at 773-561-6000 or email at info@edgewater.org.

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  • Third Saturdays begin June 19th

    The Third Saturdays community series kicks off Saturday, June 19 at 11 am with an area-wide sidewalk sale extravaganza! Explore your neighborhood and save! Date: Saturday, June 19, 2010 Time: 11 AM – 3 PM Place: Throughout Edgewater Cost: FREE Check out the Chamber’s website for a growing list of participating businesses: www.edgewater.org

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  • Walk or Donate to help Care for Real

    The Greater Chicago Food Depository’s 26th Hunger Walk will take place on Saturday, June 26th at Soldier Field. You can help Edgewater’s local food panty, Care for Real, by joining the 5K walk or by donating to the Care for Real team here.

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  • Edgewater Cookbook

    The “Edgewater’s Cooking” cookbook is now available for pre-sale through the Edgewater Community Council. The book is $20 and will be available for pickup in July. To order yours or learn more visit: www.edgewatercookbook.com.

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  • Best place to catch a game: Pumping Company

    Congrats to the Pumping Company (6157 N Broadway) for being voted as the best place in Edgewater to watch a sporting event. The former firehouse features plenty of TV’s, a good bar menu (try the WINGS) & beer selection, and a friendly staff. P-Co barely edged out Mary’s Rec Room by one vote. We’re looking […]

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  • CHA opens family wait list

    From the Edgewater Community Council:For the first time in 10 years, the Chicago Housing Authority will open the Family Housing Wait List, adding 40,000 names to the rolls of those eligible for public housing units as they become available in CHA’s family housing properties throughout Chicago. The Wait List will be comprised of names randomly […]

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  • Local theaters in the press

    Check out this article from the Sun Times, profiling the effect smaller storefront theaters are having on the Chicago entertainment world. Edgewater’s own Redtwist Theatre (1044 W Bryn Mawr) and Steep Theatre (1115 W Berwyn) are each featured.

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  • Thorndale in a SNAP

    Click the below flyer to enlarge it and read about a new community program entitled Thorndale in a Snap – an eight week program for Edgewater youth sponsored by Edgewater Artists in Motion and State Representative Harry Osterman.

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  • Vandalism alert

    A reader emailed us to provide details on the following event which occurred over the weekend…. “Just wanted to inform you that there were a series of vehicles (approximately 10) with the front windshields all broken in a parking garage at an apartment complex at Sheridan and Hollywood. Keep you eye on your car if […]

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  • ACC makes LINK available at Farmer’s Market

    The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, with the help of local resident’s donations, has purchased the equipment necessary to allow vendors to accept the LINK card as a form of payment so that lower-income community members can purchase fresh produce and other goods at the market. Resident have donated over $600 towards the purchase of the […]

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