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  • Edgewater resident dies in Mumbai attacks

    According to the Chicago Tribune, Sandeep “Sam” Jeswani, 43, of 1400 block of West Berwyn Avenue died in the tragic terrorist attacks in Mumbai. Jeswani was a naturalized U.S. citizen and was in India for business. Six Americans were among the foreigners killed in the coordinated shooting rampage, according to The Associated Press. Our thoughts […]

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  • Live Greener

    Loyola University Chicago is hosting a series of workshops for the Rogers Park and Edgewater neighborhoods to increase awareness on how to live more environmentally-friendly while (keeping warm and) saving money. Tuesday, December 16th, 7:00-8:30 p.m. “Home Energy: Cutting your Fuel Costs” Simpson Multi-Purpose Room, 6333 N. Winthrop Avenue (at the corner of Winthrop & […]

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  • Edgewater, Beware

    Source: Chicago Journal A 29-year-old man was robbed by two men in their late teens or early 20s around 2:30 a.m. Nov. 15. The men pulled up to the victim in a maroon 2006 Kia. The victim told police that the men got out of the car and shoved him up against a wall. One […]

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  • Edgewater literacy program helps parents and children

    The Jane Adams Hull House Association offers a literacy program for parents and children to get a jump on learning English as a second language. The program, housed at the Edgewater Presbetarian Church on Bryn Mawr, not only helps infants, toddlers and preschool-age children learn to read, but also teaches parents how to reinforce lessons […]

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  • REST Shelter Closed

    According to this latest story, the REST shelter housed at Kenmore and Berwyn is set to close today. The city and Edgewater neighborhood were unable to find another location in the area as we previously reported. The men who depended on this shelter will be forced to locate to other shelters in Uptown or the […]

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  • Missing IIT Student Found Dead

    We regret to report that Benjamin Collen, the missing student we posted a bulletin about last Friday, has been found dead of asphyxia in a fraternity house on the IIT campus. The specific circumstances surrounding his death are still somewhat unclear. We would like to extend our sympathy to his family and friends at this […]

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  • 7-11 Robber Threepeats

    The robber whom we reported held up the 7-11 at 1700 W Foster in October has struck again for the THIRD time. This latest occurance happened on November 7th at approximately 3:45am.

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  • Area Student Disappearances Raise Concern

    The recent disappearance and mysterious drowning of Northwestern University student Trevor Boehm was a tragic event that I find very disturbing. Several years ago I read a story regarding numerous very similar incidents which have occurred in and around the upper Midwest. The Edgewater Crime Blotter has just learned that there is yet another frightening […]

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  • Same owner, same sour result

    Apparently one of Sweet Occasion’s former owners, Andy Singer, is at it again. After losing a lease in Wicker Park, Andy Singer’s new venture, Sweet Thang, reopened in Roscoe Village offering cakes, pastries and a Chocolate Shoppe ice cream counter – all offerings that were available at Sweet Occasions. Not to break tradition, Sweet Thang […]

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  • TIF Talk

    What are the facts about TIFs?What do TIF’s really cost?What risk do TIF’s pose to our taxes? Find the answers to these and other questions at:IVI IPO’s TIF CRISIS FORUMMONDAY NOVEMBER 24th, 2008 7PM @ the Edgewater Library1210 W. Elmdale, Chicago

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  • Outdoor Roll Call

    The 20th(Lincoln Avenue) and 24th(Rogers Park) Chicago Police Departments invite you and your neighbors to show your support of the Chicago Police Department’s efforts to increase safety around the Thorndale and Winthrop area. Friday, November 21th 2008 7:00PM at 1100 W. Thorndale

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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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