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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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  • Undercover Mission, Sweet Occasions Edgewater

    Sometime today I will be visiting the Edgewater location to pick up something for an….occasion. I will post a summary of my stealth visit since I know everyone is anticipating the next update to the Sweet Occasions saga. Trying to decide whether I should wear a disguise.

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  • Recent crimes in the Chicago Journal

    From the Chicago Journal: Cheeseheads run over man’s foot20TH districtWhen a 37-year-old restaurant owner tried to stop two men from emptying garbage from their van in his business parking lot on the 5900 block of N. Broadway around noon Sept. 29, the two jumped into their van and ran over the victim’s foot, causing him […]

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