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  • Shop Edgewater Whole Foods Today, 5% Of Proceeds Go To Swift School
    Shop Edgewater Whole Foods Today, 5% Of Proceeds Go To Swift School

    In the spirit of giving back to the neighborhood, Whole Foods has found its own special way of supporting the residents they serve. On special Community Giving Days, the retail grocery store chain’s Edgewater location will donate 5% of its proceeds to select local non-profit businesses who ‘have limited budgets and big hearts.’ Today (January 24), […]

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  • New Edgewater Dog Park To Open This Summer
    New Edgewater Dog Park To Open This Summer

    Many area pet owners were dismayed when their beloved Foster Ave. dog park was overtaken by rising Lake Michigan water levels. Now, thanks to the 48th Ward office, they have announced the creation of a new Edgewater dog park. The 48th Ward pilot dog park will be located on the northeast side of Lake Shore Drive at […]

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  • Overture High Rise Gets Community Green Light, Awaiting Alderman’s OK
    Overture High Rise Gets Community Green Light, Awaiting Alderman’s OK

    It has been about 12 years since the old motel at 5440 N. Sheridan was demolished to make way for new housing including a new high rise complex. Since then developers had many road blocks that prevented the building from getting off the ground. Originally called Bluewater; Houston, Texas-based Greystar Development LLC took over the project a couple years […]

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  • New Tech Repair Shop To Open In Long Vacant Broadway Storefront
    New Tech Repair Shop To Open In Long Vacant Broadway Storefront

    The retail storefronts along Broadway Ave. in Edgewater are seeing a positive surge in new independently-owned businesses. According to Miller Chicago Real Estate, a boutique commercial brokerage based out of Wicker Park and West Loop, they have negotiated a lease between the landlord who owns the storefront at 6204 N. Broadway and a new tenant. TekkEez Tech Repair, which services […]

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  • Edgewater Apartment Buildings Getting Upgrades And Higher Rents
    Edgewater Apartment Buildings Getting Upgrades And Higher Rents

    Property values are rising in Edgewater and Andersonville. Now, developers and property management companies are taking advantage of the area’s increasing rents by upgrading and rehabbing many vintage buildings. It was announced last week in Crain’s Chicago Business, that three Winthrop Ave. buildings are now ready to be converted. The buildings at 6100, 6101 and 6110 N. Winthrop […]

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  • Andersonville To Hold First Health And Wellness Weekend
    Andersonville To Hold First Health And Wellness Weekend

    With so many people pledging to focus on personal health at the start of the new year, some may not know exactly how to implement those goals. This weekend, Andersonville may be able to help as they put on their fist health and wellness weekend. Resolution Andersonville will take place along the strip January 13-15 and hours […]

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  • Andersonville Bank Robbed Monday Morning
    Andersonville Bank Robbed Monday Morning

    A TCF banked was robbed early Monday morning by a man who, according to the FBI, did not show a weapon. The incident happened at about 10:14 a.m. after the man walked into the TCF branch bank located in the Jewel-Osco at 5516 N. Clark St. in Andersonville. The FBI described the robber as a black man in […]

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  • Edgewater’s Overture High Rise Undergoes Revisions After Community Input
    Edgewater’s Overture High Rise Undergoes Revisions After Community Input

    The development of 5440 N. Sheridan has been stalled over the last several years and Greystar, the new developers, are working to get the building off the ground. Previously the Bluewater Project, the current project is called Overture Edgewater and was designed by local architects Pappageorge Haymes (P/H). In 2016, community input was welcomed in meetings and […]

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  • $100,000 In New Public Art To Be Installed In 48th Ward In 2017
    $100,000 In New Public Art To Be Installed In 48th Ward In 2017

    The City of Chicago has officially declared 2017 the “Year of Public Art.” Area communities will see many new initiatives including a new 50×50 Neighborhood Arts Project, the creation of a Public Art Youth Corps, a new Public Art Festival, exhibitions, performances, tours and more. Throughout 2017, the artist-led community projects will represent a $1.5 million investment […]

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