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  • Found Cat

    From Craigslist (2/11/09):“Found a young gray cat near Sheridan and Glenlake on Thursday February 5th. If you are missing your companion animal, and you think this may be her, e-mail me with your cats detailed description. If I do not find the owner, I will be admitting her into a no-kill shelter next week. Contact: […]

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  • Trouble Causing Buildings’ Management Challenged

    Three buildings which have been a source of criminal activity managed by Circle Management have appeared or are scheduled to appear in court. The buildings located at 4940, 5718 and 6019 N. Winthrop offer affordable low income rental housing through the city’s Low Income Housing Trust Fund but have become a neighborhood headache. Despite receiving […]

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  • Andersonville Galleria Closed for Construction

    The Andersonville Galleria located at 5247 N Clark is temorarily closed for construction. This loft-like retail space allows artists and vendors to rent small spaces on a month to month basis to sell their crafts: anything from food to art to clothing and accessories. The construction is focused on the second floor, and is expected […]

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  • 6:38 PM, 5101 N. Sheridan – Disturbance in the lobby with an intoxicated male. 6:55, Pratt and Bosworth – Officer reports there is lots of activity near this intersection and mentions gang dispersal. 7:10, Bryn Mawr and Glenwood – Report of 40 kids in the street fighting. Responding Officer says there is a dance at […]

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  • Stabbing on Berwyn

    From Craig Gernhardt over at the Broken Heart of Rogers Park…. “Bona fide domestic dispute stabbing at Berwyn and Hoyne leaves two lying in the street. Police are on scene.”

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  • Chicago Named Third Most Miserable City

    Despite having one of our own named President, beautiful parks and the lakefront, a possible Olympic bid and the recent success of the Cubs, Sox and Bears, Chicago was named the 3rd most miserable city by Forbes due to lousy weather (hey its 60 degrees in February!), high taxes and heavy traffic. Personally I think […]

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  • From Crain’s Chicago: Dominick’s buys motel next to store

    We previously reported about this story in January. Read below for more information on the deal from Crain’s Chicago.(Crain’s) — Dominick’s Finer Foods LLC paid $4 million for a motel property in Edgewater next to one of its stores, setting the stage for a possible redevelopment of a nearly three-acre site near the lakefront.The acquisition […]

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  • Power Outages in Edgewater…..again

    Power went out temporarily in Edgewater early this morning in the area bound by Sheridan to Broadway and Ardmore to Loyola. According to ComEd about 540 customers were effected, but power has been restored. We reported power outages just last Friday, but there is no word if these two outages were connected. Source: ChicagoBreakingNews.com

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  • Fix Wilson Yard Fundraiser @ In Fine Spirits

    From fixwilsonyard.org:Oscar Weekend Kickoff To Benefit Fix WIlson Yard’s Uptown Fight!While Fix Wilson Yard has made considerable headway in taking the city to court and making our voices heard, we still have a long way to go in the fight. Taking on the city is a huge challenge and we cannot do it alone, we […]

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  • 6:54PM, 6602 N. Ashland – Residential burglary report. 7:10, 4804 N. Broadway – Staff at Crew Bar and Grill are holding a drunk homeless man who came into the business and began throwing stuff around. 7:15, 6945 N. Clark – A bank’s front door alarm is going off. 7:51, Berwyn and Sheridan – Passenger on […]

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  • Last Week for Ticket Amnesty

    People who have outstanding parking or red-light tickets can get substantial reductions in penalties and fees if they pay their tickets or set up a payment plan by February 14. Savings include 50% off penalties for tickets issued before Jan. 1, 2007, and waiving of boot, tow and storage fees on a previously booted vehicle. […]

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  • 2009 Sweetheart of Edgewater Party

    Tuesday, Feb. 17th 5:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. Location: Ole St. Andrew’s Inn (5938 N. Broadway) Join us for a fun evening of hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and the presentation of the 2009 “Sweetheart of Edgewater” Award. The evening will also feature a networking game, so be sure to bring a nice handful of business cards. […]

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  • It’s a temperate 56 degrees out there this afternoon, Edgewater. The snow is melting and we are listening…. 1:50 PM, 2069 W. Argyle – Something is burning in an apartment at this address, caller can smell smoke. 1:52, 2472 W. Foster – Male subject is disturbing the peace and begging for money. 1:58, 6329 N. […]

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