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  • Rogers Park Public Safety Meeting on Monday, 11/24!

    There will be a Town Hall meeting regarding public safety in the Rogers Park neighborhood this coming Monday at 7PM. The meeting will be held at the United Church of Rogers Park, located at 1545 W. Morse Ave. State Representative Harry Osterman and State Senator Heather Steans will be in attendance, as well as Chicago […]

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  • Holiday Helping Hands

    This Holiday season, Care for Real will be providing families with all the fixins for a Thanksgiving Day dinner. While many block clubs, congregations and and individuals are conducting turkey drives, they could still use your help to meet their goal of helping 500 families this Thanksgiving. Turkeys can be dropped off at 6044 N. […]

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  • North Community Bank Robbed

    The North Community Bank at 5241 N Western was held up on November 3rd. A man gave a teller a note reading “I have a gun. Give me the money.” The teller gave the man $760 and he fled as the teller and another witness chased him. Seriously? Why would you chase a man with […]

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  • Update on Homeless Shelter

    From Mary Ann Smith’s office: Shelter Update and Meeting As has been reported here before, the 65-bed men’s overnight shelter located at Epworth Church was scheduled to close on November 1 and two other shelters on the north side, with more than 100 beds, closed earlier this year. Although the City is beginning to phase […]

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  • Article: Voters Reject Lakefront Expansion

    From The Phoenix (Loyola’s official school newspaper): By: LeeAnn MatonPosted: 11/12/08Edgewater residents voted to prohibit lakefront expansion by a margin of 60 percent in response to a controversial proposal that would expand and connect lakefront parks from Hollywood Avenue to Evanston.The proposal, promoted by Chicago group Friends of the Parks has recently ignited a vocal […]

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  • Meet the Brewer @ Hopleaf – Tonight

    Short notice, but just read about this in TimeOut Chicago: WEDNESDAYIf you’re bored with the same old beer, it’s not our fault. And neither is it Lost Abbey/Port Brewing Company’s as they initiate distribution in Chicago with a “Meet the Brewer” event at Hopleaf. Brewer Tomme Arthur will be on hand to pass out samples […]

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  • Play Time!

    I saw this on page two of today’s RedEye: “Play board and collectible card games while snacking on free pizza from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the grand opening of Chicagoland Games (1207 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.).” Sounds fun!

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  • New Pizzeria in Edgewater/Andersonville

    A new pizzeria has appeared in the neighborhood. Antica Pizzeria recently opened at Hollywood & Clark (5663 N. Clark) and features Neapolitan-style pizza cooked in a wood burning stove along with pastas, salads and full entrees. It appears that they are currently BYOB (w/corking fee) until they receive a liquor license.

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  • 5:41, 2825 W. Devon – Gang disturbance. 4-5 gangbangers loitering outside the CVS at this address harassing customers. 5:48, 6019 N. Winthrop (Windale Hotel) – Female was beaten up badly by a male who is still in the hotel room with her. She reportedly has a head wound. 5:53, 5300 N. Broadway (Blockbuster Video) – […]

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  • Case against Peter Rogan gains momentum

    The case against Peter Rogan, the former CEO of the bankrupt Edgewater Medical Center, which we previously reported is gaining momentum, according to this Chicago Tribune article. Authorities in the U.S. and Canada and private attorneys for Dexia, which Rogan owes tens of millions of dollars, are winning court injunctions and other approvals they expect […]

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  • ABC7’s 190 North TV Show to Feature Edgewater Neighborhood

    ABC 7’s 190 North television show, hosted by Janet Davis, will feature a segment on the Edgewater community on Sunday, November 9th at 10:35 pm. The episode is featuring various neighborhoods and suburbs in and around Chicago. The Edgewater feature says they will “play in Chicago’s largest neighborhood” and will present the unique blend our […]

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  • AJ’s Grill closing?

    This agenda item is on the Edgewater Development Corporation/Edgewater Community Council’s next planning & development meeting: AJ’s Grill closing and reopening as CJ’s. Not sure if this is simply a name change or if “CJ’s” will be a completely new place. If you’d like to attend the meeting to learn about this and other issues, […]

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  • Election Day 2008

    In case you haven’t heard, today is election day. After months of campaigning, commercials, rallys, SNL skits, yard signs and polls this day has finally come. Local polling places did not seem to be overwhelmed with long lines early this morning. While we won’t tell you which politicians to vote for, we do want to […]

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