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  • Edgewater bakery featured on Metromix.com

    The front page of Metromix.com features an article about Asian bao buns, and Edgewater’s Bunz Bakery is featured and recommended. The new eatery opened this summer, and offers a wide variety of interesting treats, eats and coffee just steps from the Red Line Thorndale stop (1136 W. Thorndale ). I plan to check it out […]

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  • Break-ins Abound in Edgewater

    From the Chicago Journal: ‘Let’s go’ A 22-year-old woman was returning home on the 1300 block of W. Foster when she heard people running around inside her apartment around 9:15 p.m. Dec. 1. She told police that she heard a voice say “Let’s go” and then heard people running. She did not see the burglars. […]

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  • Winter’s here, but there’s still plenty to do in Edgewater!

    Upcoming Events: – Prohibition Party at In Fine Spirits – Today – Late Night Shopping in Andersonville – Tonight – Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train – 8pm Fri, Sat (Raven Theatre, 6157 N Clark – COST: $25) – Shadowlands – 8pm Sat, 3pm Sun (Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W Bryn Mawr – COST: $22-30) – Julmarknad […]

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  • Mary Ann Smith comments on REST shelter situation

    From the 48th Ward Bulletin email: The plan to relocate the R.E.S.T. men’s shelter, which had been located at Epworth Baptist Church, to the former Pasteur Restaurant building has fallen through. Inner Voice, the not-for-profit agency that administers the management contracts with R.E.S.T. and other homeless shelter providers for the City of Chicago, evaluated the […]

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  • Bon Bon featured in Chicago Tribune article

    Article: Chicago‚Äôs 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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