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  • Bon Bon featured in Chicago Tribune article

    Article: Chicago’s sweetest spots are turning out chocolatey holiday treats bon bon, 5410 N. Clark, (773) 784-9882 Sometimes it’s not what’s beneath the tree that matters, but the sweet stuff dangling from its branches. bon bon has found a way to make those branches pop with its gigantic chocolate ornaments ($25 each) — a sugar-fueled […]

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  • ECB Follows Foot Chase and 2 Robberies in Progress

    9:32pm – Female officer calling out of breath or distressed. Appears to be a foot chase in progress 1515 W Albion. 9:33pm – All units in the area requested to respond to foot chase at 6600 N Ashland. Black male now heading south down Ashland. Now changed to 6630 N Ashland. Dispatcher is giving the […]

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  • Man Gets Prison Time In Edgewater DUI Death

    A man who struck and killed an Edgewater resident has been sentenced after pleading guilty to aggravated DUI. Boubacar Bah was driving under the influence of alcohol and marijuana when he struck and killed Thomas Dalof, 26. Bah ran the stop sign at Lakewood and Granville Avenues, resulting in the incident. Dalof had been out […]

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  • Celebrate Repeal Day In Andersonville

    Celebrate Repeal Day (the end of prohibition!) this Friday December 5th at Andersonville’s In Fine Spirits. The festivities include before and after Prohibition-era cocktails, 1930s music and staffers dressed like gangsters. Go ahead and order The Capone (a citrus-y cocktail with Templeton Rye Prohibition Era Whiskey), Prohibition Cocktail (gin cocktail with a touch of apricot) […]

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  • Granville Area to Get Home Cookin, Just Like Ma Used To Make!

    John Winslow, the former owner of a bed and breakfast in Key West, is bringing is love for taking care of his patrons to Edgewater. John will be providing locally sustained, natural, comfort foods that are affordable and rich in flavor at his new restaurant, Banana Foster Cafe located at 1147 W Granville. The BFC […]

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  • Homeless Shelter Will Have Home Through Winter

    The 65-bed REST emergency homeless center will remain open throughout the winter at two temporary locations. For the duration of the year, REST will remain at Epworth United Methodist Church. From January 1st through May 1st of next year, the shelter will move a mile west to Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 1650 W. Foster. REST was […]

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  • Lost & Found

    From Craigslist: Eye glasses found at 5416 n. Glenwood st. They are in the soft case, and are left at the porch of 5416 house. Reply to: comm-938814537@craigslist.org *photo not the glasses that were actually found

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  • Car Crash Kills 2 Edgewater Residents

    2 Chicago women killed, 2 hurt in DeKalb crash Two 70-year-old Chicago women were killed and two others injured Monday when their car struck a semitrailer truck head-on in icy conditions in DeKalb, officials said today.Killed were Sarah P. Conway and Mary T. Heidkamp, who both lived at St. Gertrude Parish in the Edgewater neighborhood […]

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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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