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  • Chick-ago Social

    The inaugural lesbian dance party takes over an Andersonville parking lot (across the street from T’s Restaurant) with live music by singer-songwriter Tamara Bedricky and cover bands Catfight and The Play Doctors. Also, get $5 Miller beers and Stoli cocktails. DJ Dave spins. Rain or shine. 3 p.m. Saturday. $5-$10. Clark Street and Winnemac Avenue. […]

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  • Asking Edgewater: What became of the Piser Funeral Home?

    This funeral home on Broadway, just north of Foster has sat empty for as long as I can remember. I’m curious if anyone has any insight on why it closed and what the future may hold for it? After a simple search on the internet, the only activity I could find was a proposed 5-story […]

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  • Update to St. Ita’s Parish Priest Story

    As previously reported on the Edgewater Crime Blotter, Rev. Steven Patte of St. Ita’s has been accused of stealing thousands of dollars of church funds. The pastor was jailed today, with bond set at $25,000. If convicted, Patte would face a maximum of 15 years in prison. Check out the full story in the Chicago […]

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  • Ladies, Beware!!!

    Chicago Police Area 3 Detectives have issued a warning to females in the Edgewater and Lakeview neighborhoods to be aware of their surroundings at night due to a sexual predator reportedly on the loose. Recently, there have been attacks at 5600 N. Wayne and 2400 W. Bryn Mawr. The suspect is described as a male […]

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  • Edgewater Beach Robbery Suspect Photos Released

    Chicago police have released surveillance photos of a suspect in the armed robbery of a store in the 1100 block of W. Berwyn Ave., which occurred on the afternoon of Wednesday, August 13th. Area business owners have been asked to be on the alert. Anyone with information about this suspect or the robbery itself is […]

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  • Bicyclists: Stay off those sidewalks

    According to CBS2, Chicago Police officials from the Lincoln District will be on the lookout for bicyclists riding on the sidewalks in the Edgewater neighborhood, specifically at the Ardmore/Sheridan intersection. Citations will not be given out, as the campain is designed to put the emphasis on safety and be informational and hopefully change behaviors.

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  • Inside The Edgewater Medical Center

    The Edgewater Medical Center, located at 5700 N. Ashland Ave. has been permanently closed since 2001. Many of its staff (including doctors) were found guilty of committing Medicare fraud, which resulted in the facility being shuttered. There were some very unethical and relatively creepy things going on there. I’m very interested in urban exploration, and […]

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  • Good Evening, Edgewater

    7:17, Location not specified – Caller says someone is throwing bottles as passersby. 7:20, 6753 N. ??? – Dogfighting, 2 males are fighting dogs. 7:31, 1307 W. Morse – Homeless lady wants to talk to the police about a hooker. 7:47, 4943 N. Kenmore – Loitering dispersal of 2 people. 7:53, Jewel store (address not […]

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  • Man Charged in Edgewater Motel Killing

    Edward Gibson, 57, of Chicago’s South Side has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of a woman whose body was found stuffed in a closet of an Edgewater motel room in May. A manager of the motel at 920 W Foster found the body of a woman, who had apparently suffered blunt […]

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  • Man Found Floating In Lake Committed Suicide

    A body of a man who committed suicide was found in Lake Michigan near Foster Beach Tuesday evening. This was first reported to us by Craig at the “Broken Heart” and the Chicago Tribune. Further coverage can be found here by NBC5: http://www.nbc5.com/news/17178383/detail.html.

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  • Mayor Daley and Alderman Smith to Dedicate the Bricolage

    Mayor Richard M. Daley and Alderman Mary Ann Smith will place the final two tiles to complete Phase II of the Bryn Mawr Bricolage on Saturday, August 16. Everyone is invited to join in this celebration of community. The event will begin with refreshments at 8:30 a.m.; the program will start at 9:00 a.m. sharp. […]

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