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  • Greasy Greek Gyro’s

    A fellow blogger recently reviewed Hella’s Gyros which is located under the Bryn Mawr Red Line stop. I thought it was well written and personally I love a good dive and this has intriqued me to try the place that I always walked right by without considering checking it out. Have you ate there? If […]

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  • Goodbye (and hello)

    Edgewater is losing a Berwyn corridor retail staple according to a note on the window of florist Blue Hydrangea. The store will be closed on November 1st as the owner is changing professions. While many will miss our friends at Blue Hydrangea, there is currently a “For Rent” sign in the window leaving us wondering […]

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  • Happy Halloween

    We would like to wish everyone a great Halloween on this beautiful Friday. Hopefully everyone has a chance to get out and enjoy themselves this evening. Stay safe, and watch out for the boogeyman.

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  • Lakefront Debate Continues

    The Loyola Phoenix ran this article recently, which highlights both sides of the referendum to block lakefront expansion that is on Edgewater’s ballot this November. It also discusses other issues, such as the effect a lakefront expansion will have on Loyola, the environment and what a possible expansion could cost.

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  • Recent Crimes from the Chicago Journal

    From the Chicago Journal: Punks mess with the wrong guy20TH districtThree men in their 20s threw an egg at a Cook County Sheriff’s car as he was driving southbound on the 5700 block of W. Rockwell at 3:15 a.m. Oct. 12. When the sheriff got out of his car to confront the egg-thrower, the other […]

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  • Community Alert

    From the Edgewater Community Council:Due to some recent break-ins in the Edgewater neighborhood we would like to remind you to:Keep all doors and windows closed and securely fastened. An open window or door is an open invitation for burglars. Thieves are also quick to spot weak locks that may be easily forced open. Doors should […]

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  • Edgewater Condo Sales Continue to Fall

    For the third straight year, condo sales in Edgewater fell during the third quarter. According to data from the Chicago Association of Realtors, a total of just 191 condos were sold in the neighborhood during the third quarter, down from 247 condos sold during the same period a year ago. The high point for the […]

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  • Care For Real, residents and Northside Toyota provide school supplies to Edgewater students

    300 needy students at Edgewater schools started their school year off right with donated backpacks complete with school supplies through Care For Real. The backpacks and supplies were donated by community members and Bob Loquercio of Northside Toyota, while Care For Real volunteers filled them and distributed them in coordination with State Senator Heather Steans’, […]

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  • Return From Zanzibar

    Not Tanzania, but “Zanzibar” at Bryn Mawr and Kenmore. I’m not sure if it’s run by the same people as Sweet Occasions, but the business model is very similar. My visit was pretty anticlimactic, as I didn’t end up buying anything. They had cakes, however it looked like they were only selling them by the […]

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