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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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  • From the desk of Mary Ann Smith

    Vote November 4! More than 6,600 48th Ward residents took advantage of early voting. For those of you who didn’t vote early, the polls are open on Election Day, Tuesday, November 4, from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. On Election Day, you must vote in your home precinct. To find your precinct number and polling […]

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  • Meet local politions

    Edgewater Elected Officials Town Hall Meeting SPONSORED BY:THE EDGEWATER COMMUNITY COUNCIL (ECC) · COMMUNITY INFORMATION SEMINARS COMMITTEE (CIS) ATTEND AN INFORMATIVE COMMUNITY MEETING OF OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2008EMANUEL CONGREGATION, 5959 N. SHERIDAN RD.7 PM TO 9 PM · FREE PARKING PROGRAM MODERATOR:Graham Grady, Long time Edgewater resident, former Commissioner of the City […]

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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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