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  • Edgewater 5K Expecting Over 800 Participants This Weekend
    Edgewater 5K Expecting Over 800 Participants This Weekend

    With over $17,000 donated to public and private schools in the 48th Ward since its start in 2014, the Edgewater 5K Run /1mi Walk returns this weekend hoping to add to the total. According to a press release put out by the sponsor of the event, the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce, they are expecting over 800 […]

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  • Popular LGBT Hangout Jackhammer Saved By Andersonville Bar Owners
    Popular LGBT Hangout Jackhammer Saved By Andersonville Bar Owners

    Jackhammer Bar and Leather64TEN at 6406-6410 N. Clark have been facing an uncertain future since the building they have been located in for the past 20 years was forced into foreclosure in 2016. In June of 2018, Both the businesses and the building’s tenants were preparing for a possible eviction. However, in a press release put […]

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  • Andersonville Has Top Marijuana Dispensary In Illinois
    Andersonville Has Top Marijuana Dispensary In Illinois

    Andersonville is regularly ranked as one of the top places to live in both the city of Chicago and nationally. Now the neighborhood has another top ranking as it is the home of the top medical cannabis dispensary in Illinois. According to a recent 2018 Annual report put out by the Illinois Department of Health […]

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  • New Edgewater Mexican Cafe Opens On Bryn Mawr
    New Edgewater Mexican Cafe Opens On Bryn Mawr

    A new restaurant that promises to bring more south of the border flavor to the neighborhood has opened in the old That Little Mexican Cafe space at 1055 W Bryn Mawr. The new Edgewater Mexican Cafe owner Ruben Knight was the long time bartender of That Little Mexican Cafe. According to general manager Randy Toledano, The previous owners were looking […]

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  • Two Edgewater Theaters Awarded Grants Through ComEd Arts Initiative
    Two Edgewater Theaters Awarded Grants Through ComEd Arts Initiative

    In an effort to increase access to the arts and strengthen local communities, ComEd recently awarded 17 non-profit arts organizations throughout northern Illinois substantial grants through their Powering the Arts Program. Each recipient will receive up to $10,000 to expand their art and cultural programming to underserved communities. Among the list of groups who range from […]

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  • Filming In Edgewater To Shut Down Part Of Broadway Today
    Filming In Edgewater To Shut Down Part Of Broadway Today

    Filming of the the hit NBC show Chicago P.D. starring Jason Beghe will be taking place Tuesday, October 2 and Wednesday, October 3 in the Edgewater area. According to an email from the 48th Ward Office sent out yesterday afternoon, a part of Broadway Ave. from Thorndale to Elmdale will have a full street closure from 9:15 […]

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  • Edgewater Showcases Over 100 Chicago-Based Artists This Weekend
    Edgewater Showcases Over 100 Chicago-Based Artists This Weekend

    Edgewater will continue its love for the creative arts this weekend as it hosts over 100 Chicago-based artists at the Edgewater Art Festival this Saturday and Sunday. Now entering its sixth year, both music and art will take center stage in the area on September 29-30, from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. The event, which is […]

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  • Suspect Wanted For Shooting Rollerblader In Edgewater Is Captured
    Suspect Wanted For Shooting Rollerblader In Edgewater Is Captured

    A suspect wanted after shooting a man who was rollerblading on N. Glenwood near Thorndale has been arrested by Chicago Police. According to an email put out by Alderman Harry Osterman’s Office, police had been actively looking for the shooter since the incident occurred on August 16, 2018. The victim, who was rollerblading in Edgewater around […]

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  • Popular Milwaukee Coffee Company Opens New Store In Andersonville
    Popular Milwaukee Coffee Company Opens New Store In Andersonville

    Adding to the mix of gourmet coffee stores on the Andersonville strip, a new shop from a well known Milwaukee-based roaster opened today for the caffeine thirsty residents. With a store in Lincoln Park and another in Logan Square, this will be Colectivo Coffee’s third location. The 2,500 square foot store in located at 5425 N. Clark. […]

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  • It’s All About ABBA This Friday In Andersonville
    It’s All About ABBA This Friday In Andersonville

    How fitting that Sweden’s biggest export to hit the world is relived in Andersonville – the neighborhood known for its historic Swedish heritage. Tomorrow ABBARAMA will entertain the die-hard legions of fans playing ABBA favorites. ABBA is not only a singing group, it is a full-fledged lifestyle! Four musicians that come from three different countries […]

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  • Four New Historical Edgewater Buildings Join 2018 Open House Chicago
    Four New Historical Edgewater Buildings Join 2018 Open House Chicago

    Helping to create buzz about Chicago’s architecture scene, Open House Chicago returns again for 2018, October 13-14. The free event will showcase over 250 locations throughout the city. Edgewater has been a must-see neighborhood for many who attend the event. This year the community has added four new stops to give participants inside access to […]

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  • Andersonville Businesses Paint Several Vibrant Murals Outside Their Shops Over The Summer
    Andersonville Businesses Paint Several Vibrant Murals Outside Their Shops Over The Summer

    It is fitting that during Andersonville Art Week, which is currently in progress through Sept. 16, area businesses are able to showcase new public art projects they have painted onto the exterior walls of their properties. With Andersonville and Edgewater being an art lover’s destination, the neighborhood was intrigued by the recent “You are Beautiful” […]

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