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  • Another phone robbery

    From the Edgewater North Neighbors block club: Dear Neighbors, The following was posted on Facebook yesterday by a friend of mine who lives on Granville near Glenwood: “I am sorry to bring such bad news but I did want to let you all know that a woman was robbed of her phone yesterday evening [August […]

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  • Town Hall Safety Meeting w/Harry Osterman

    Join the EBNA Block Club and State Representative Harry Osterman for a Town Hall Meeting regarding safety. Everyone is welcome to attend this event, which will be hosted at Epworth Church next Tuesday (8/24) at 7PM. Click the flyer below to enlarge it.

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  • Third Saturdays

    From the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce:Don’t Miss Third Saturdays in Edgewater!Saturday, August 21, 201011:00am to 3:00pm This summer’s Third Saturday series goes out with a bang on Saturday, August 21 from 11am to 3pm with a sidewalk sale, specials from local businesses, entertainment, music, art, children’s activities, and more! Fun for the whole family! Explore […]

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  • Edgewater boy drowns in Michigan

    Edgewater boy, 9, drowns in lake during family’s Michigan vacation August 18, 2010 BY CHERYL V. JACKSON cjackson@suntimes.com A 9-year-old Edgewater neighborhood boy drowned this week while on a family vacation in Michigan. Ethan Seitzer and his father, Jeffrey, were playing in the waves in Lake Michigan Monday in Berrien County when the two were […]

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  • Police action near Thorndale and Broadway

    A reader emailed me with the following report this afternoon…. At about 3 pm, there were about 5 or 6 cop cars & SUVs around the Thorndale red line stop and more seemed to be on their way. As I walked into Dominick’s, I heard a man say that he saw a kid with a […]

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  • New life for Ridge Ave. firehouse?

    A reader emailed us recently to report some interesting progress at the former firehouse on Ridge Ave…. Have you heard anything about what is going on with the firehouse on Ridge Avenue? The past few days, there have been people inside working, and last night it appeared there was some sort of theatrical performance taking […]

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  • Flourish under new ownership

    CONTACT: Allison MadellFlourish Bakery CaféPhone: (773) 271-2253/Mobile: (773)677-4612Email: Allison@flourishbakerycafe.com Flourish Bakery Café Re-Opens with New Talent, New Look and New MenuEdgewater Neighborhood Bakery/Cakery and Café Focuses on Great Breads and Favorite Foods Chicago, Illinois (August 1, 2010) – Originally opened in 2006, Flourish Bakery Café located at 1138 West Bryn Mawr Avenune, recently re-opened with […]

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  • Weekend break-ins

    From the EBNA Block Club: 2 condo buildings on the 5200 block of North Winthrop were broken into this weekend – a 2 flat building and 5235 N Winthrop. The condos were broken into on Saturday, in broad daylight, around 1pm. The intruders picked locks and used a crowbar to get in multiple doors: the […]

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  • EARC Hot Dog Social

    Instead of a general meeting this month, the East Andersonville Residents’ Council block club will be holding a HOT DOG SOCIAL for its residents: Saturday, August 28thNoon – 3:00 pmPierce Park (Clark & Gregory) This is a free event for all East Andersonville Residents. They will be serving hot dogs, chips and pop. Fun for […]

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  • CPD on Facebook

    From the CPD: Friend the Chicago Police Department on Facebook! Did you know the Chicago Police Department has a Facebook Page? We embrace this new and progressive way of keeping you updated about what’s going on in your neighborhood, and within your Police Department. Search for the Chicago Police Department the next time you log […]

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  • New Restaurant in Andersonville

    Kingfisher restaurant will open up in the former Arkadash Cafe space at 5721 N Clark in September. Kingfisher will be a seafood restaurant from the owners of former Jefferson Park restaurant Pier 5736. You can check out their website here. In addition, here is the Metromix writeup: The beloved seafood joint formerly known as Pier […]

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  • Chicago Mag – Best Lesbian Bar: Joie de Vine

    From Chicago Magazine’s Best of Chicago 2010: LESBIAN BAR JOIE DE VINE Don’t be confused by the French name or the cheese and olive flights—this is not a snooty wine bar. Joie de Vine also offers a great selection of Midwestern craft beers and unique whiskeys, rums, and liqueurs (such as maple syrup and pistachio) […]

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  • Air & Water Show this weekend

    Just a reminder, if you hear planes, helicopters or fighter jets buzzing by the Lakefront, Chicago is not under attack. Its the Air & Water show weekend. Check out this ChicagoNow article profiling the best places to view the show.

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