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  • Andersonville Farmers Market

    Just a reminder that the Andersonville Farmer’s Market is being held each Wednesday through October 6th on Berwyn between Clark and Ashland. However, the market is now closing one hour earlier due to it getting darker earlier, so the event runs from 3PM – 7PM.

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  • Edgewater Running Group

    A new local running group has formed, the Edgerunners. Come socialize with your neighbors and enjoy the scenic beauty of the lakefront while getting fit. This is a non-competitive running group that meets every Wednesday night to run a 3,4 or 5 mile course depending on your fitness level/goals. Edgerunner’s first run will take place […]

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  • La Cocina de Frida

    Check out this article in the Chicago Sun Times profiling La Cocina de Frida (5403 N Clark) owner Marlene Benitez. Benitez opened the restaurant after losing her job as a school’s bookstore manager. If you have yet to check out La Cocina de Frida, we highly recommend you do so. Good food, margaritas, and service. […]

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  • Rents Right Rental Housing Expo

    The City of Chicago Department of Community Development and Chicago Rents Right Present:The 7th Annual Rents Right Rental Housing ExpoSaturday · September 25, 2010 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. · Truman College · 1145 West Wilson Ave., Chicago IL 60640 Come Join Us As We Celebrate 13 Years of Chicago Rents Right and Learn What […]

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  • Talk like a pirate – get a discount

    Did you know that every year there is a special day dedicated just to pirates? This Sunday, September 19th is Talk Like a Pirate Day! To celebrate, Chicagoland Games: Dice Dojo (5550 N Broadway) is offereing a special discount on Sunday only. Visit the shop and talk like a pirate to receive 5% off of […]

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  • Edgewater Beach Hotel Interior

    (photos courtesty of Chuckman’s Photo’s) We’ve posted a few old photos of the Edgewater Beach Hotel’s exterior in the past, but recently came across these postcards which show the interior of the Hotel from Chuckman’s Chicago Nostalgia and Memorabilia blog. The blog has tons of old photos and postcards from throughout the city – we […]

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  • Another Nookies update

    We’ve been told on the ECB Facebook page that it was mentioned at the 48th Ward Democrats candidate forum that Nookies will open in November. We’ve been hearing this for years, so we won’t hold our breath, but we wouldn’t be doing our job if we didn’t share….

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  • Support our Troops

    (click image to enlarge ) Did you know that there are close to 159,000 American servicemen and women deployed overseas in defense of our country? Many of these troops are living in very difficult conditions with few, if any, comforts of home. Operation Support Our Troops of Illinois (OSOTIL) puts together care packages all year […]

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  • After School Matters Hero #2: Miriam Socoloff

    Miriam Socoloff could be positioned as a matriarch of After School Matters. She has been with the program since the first tent was pitched on Block 37, and has since dedicated her life to teaching and expanding the program. She recalls a beautiful, circus-like atmosphere in the original gallery37 tents, featuring jugglers, dancers, musicians and […]

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  • Edgewater Farmers Market

    Don’t forget, the Edgewater Farmers Market is still running – every Saturday through October 30th from 8AM – 1PM at Broadway & Norwood. The Market features farmers, experts, and artisans selling everything from produce, jams, and fresh bread to coffee, flowers, and hot sauce. Educational and entertaining programming planned for the 2010 season includes tours […]

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