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  • Andersonville Goddess And Grocer Sets Opening Date
    Andersonville Goddess And Grocer Sets Opening Date

    Another long-awaited Andersonville business is set to open this spring; the new Goddess and Grocer at 5318 N. Clark has been in the works since last August. According to the company’s Marketing Manager, Kate Korte, the quick-serve food, catering and grocery business will have a soft opening for their fifth location on Saturday, May 14 from 7 a.m-9 […]

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  • Middle East Bakery’s New Cafe Open For Business
    Middle East Bakery’s New Cafe Open For Business

    It has been a long anticipated wait for the opening of the new Middle East Bakery and Grocery’s cafe at 5200 N. Clark St. Since word of bakery’s plans of expanding into the old Icosium Cafe space back in December of 2013, people have been eagerly awaiting the cafe’s arrival. Well, the wait is over! Owner Hisham Khalifeh […]

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  • Edgewater Homes In Demand, Area Real Estate Has Chicago’s Second-Highest Price Growth
    Edgewater Homes In Demand, Area Real Estate Has Chicago’s Second-Highest Price Growth

    Local home owners have reason to celebrate. Edgewater real estate has seen a 50.3 percent price growth and a median sales price of $237,000. After the country’s housing bubble burst in 2008 which led to a nasty recession, many home owners saw their properties greatly devalued. However, Redfin released a new report yesterday showing another year of growth in Edgewater home […]

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  • Retro Fab! Vintage Garage Returns With Their Biggest Market Ever
    Retro Fab! Vintage Garage Returns With Their Biggest Market Ever

    It’s hard to believe that Vintage Garage is back for their fifth year now. The ultra-cool and extremely popular event brings together a diverse blend of vintage dealers every third Sunday of the month (April-October) to a parking garage at 5051 N. Broadway. Vintage Garage has gotten many accolades including TimeOut Chicago naming them the number […]

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  • Local Businesses Organize First Andersonville-Wide Flash Sale Saturday
    Local Businesses Organize First Andersonville-Wide Flash Sale Saturday

    It has been a tough start to April for many businesses in the area due to cold and rainy weather. However, Andersonville businesses are ready to bring those customers to the strip with a one-day-only flash sale with over 30 shops, restaurants and services participating. Local retailer Jim Jostes, owner of Room Service at 5438 N Clark, was disappointed that his regular […]

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  • Man Dies after Falling From Window This Morning In Edgewater
    Man Dies after Falling From Window This Morning In Edgewater

    An man has died after falling out of a window early this morning on the 1000 block of W. Berwyn in Edgewater. The 21-year-old man, whose identity has not yet been released, appeared to have fallen from a fifth floor window around 4:50 a.m. The incident happened at the Foster Beach Apartments, 5250 N. Sheridan (which is at […]

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  • Andersonville Chamber Of Commerce Announces New Executive Director
    Andersonville Chamber Of Commerce Announces New Executive Director

    There has been a void at the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) and the Andersonville Development Corporation (ADC) since March, when their Executive Director Ellen Shepard officially left the position. She held that job for 16 years, and helped transform Andersonville into one of Chicago’s most celebrated communities. Now, after a three-month search to find their next […]

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  • New Art Studio Opening on Broadway, Follows Growing Trend Of Art-Focused Businesses In Edgewater
    New Art Studio Opening on Broadway, Follows Growing Trend Of Art-Focused Businesses In Edgewater

    A new art studio will be opening on Broadway Ave. this summer. According to a sign posted on the window, RAM Art Studio will be offering a wide range of artistic techniques including pottery, ceramics, painting and glass fusing classes. They will also offer classes, pre-k and after school programs, workshops, party rental opportunities and gallery space. They will be located in […]

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  • Edgewater Hospital Redevelopment Progress Updated, Timeline Announced
    Edgewater Hospital Redevelopment Progress Updated, Timeline Announced

    The old Edgewater Medical Center (EMC) has seen significant progress in the past few month including demolition of structures such as the parking garage and the first few single family homes being built. Local residents however, still had a few questions on their minds. A meeting last week conducted by West Edgewater Area Residents (WEAR) with EMC’s developer, […]

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  • Robber Shot Dead After Victim Defends Himself Near Goudy Elementary
    Robber Shot Dead After Victim Defends Himself Near Goudy Elementary

    A 28-year-old man was shot Thursday evening around 10:30 p.m. after he attempted to rob two 23-year-old men near Goudy Elementary School. The 28-year-old was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition where he was later pronounced dead. According to the Tribune, the two 23-year-old men were unloading a black toyota near the intersection of Winona and Winthrop […]

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  • Street Sweeping For 2016 Starts Tomorrow, Avoid City Ticketing
    Street Sweeping For 2016 Starts Tomorrow, Avoid City Ticketing

    One of the sure signs of Spring is when the city street sweepers chug along Edgewater’s local streets picking up all the debris left over after a long winter. In our 48th Ward, street sweeping will officially begin tomorrow, April 1. Temporary parking restrictions will be posted the day before the work is scheduled to begin on […]

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  • After Scandal, Senn High Moves Forward By Naming New Principal
    After Scandal, Senn High Moves Forward By Naming New Principal

    Since the removal of popular Senn High School leader, Susan Lofton, the school was void of a contract principal since last summer. Even more difficult, the school needed to move forward from the grade tampering scandal Lofton and two others were was accused of. But Senn High School is ready to move on, naming their new principal. They […]

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