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  • Street Named In Honor Of Edgewater Dance Icon Joel Hall
    Street Named In Honor Of Edgewater Dance Icon Joel Hall

    A street corner in Edgewater has been renamed “Honorary Joel Hall Way” in recognition of the choreographer and dance hall instructor who, since the 1970s, has created more than 70 ballets for his own company. A Cabrini Green native, Joel Hall is the second openly gay African-American man to have a street or corner named […]

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  • After 8 Years In Andersonville, Room Service Will Close At End Of May
    After 8 Years In Andersonville, Room Service Will Close At End Of May

    Andersonville retail store Room Service at 5438 N Clark St. has announced on their Facebook page that they will officially be closing their store on May 28, 2016. The business serviced the neighborhood for eight years.  They specialize in vintage mid-century modern furnishings, decorative objects, art and garden elements for the home. Many items in the shop were consignment […]

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  • Hamburger Mary’s Owners Hit CBS Reality TV This Sunday On ‘Undercover Boss’
    Hamburger Mary’s Owners Hit CBS Reality TV This Sunday On ‘Undercover Boss’

    Reality television (love it or hate it) has come knocking on Andersonville’s door. More specifically the door at 5402 N. Clark which belongs to Andersonville Brewing. The local restaurant and bar, which is connected to Hamburger Mary’s next door, will be featured on this Sunday’s episode of  ‘Undercover Boss’ on CBS at 8 p.m. Andersonville Brewing will […]

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  • Andersonville Farmer’s Market Opens Today! Complete Vender List
    Andersonville Farmer’s Market Opens Today! Complete Vender List

    Springtime is well underway and that means it’s time to get fresh produce and goods from your local farmer’s markets. Wednesday, May 11 is the official opening of the Andersonville Farmer’s Market. The market which is located on Berwyn between Clark and Ashland will be held every Wednesday through August 31 from 3 p.m. – […]

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  • Paddle Boarding Finds Its Stride At Hollywood Beach
    Paddle Boarding Finds Its Stride At Hollywood Beach

    Starting the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, Edgewater residents will have another chance to view Chicago’s skyline — from stand-up paddle boards on Lake Michigan. Wicker Park residents Amy Leffingwell and Michael “Westy” Westenberger founded Chicago Paddle Co. in 2012. In May 2013, the couple opened for business on Kathy Osterman Beach, also known as […]

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  • Edgewater Homeless Living Under LSD Viaducts To Be Relocated
    Edgewater Homeless Living Under LSD Viaducts To Be Relocated

    Over the past year, an increasing number of Edgewater homeless individuals have been living under the Lake Shore Drive viaducts. With some residents finding them a nuisance, others see them as individuals who are simply trying to survive during a difficult time. In a statement put out by Alderman Harry Osterman, he responded to many Edgewater […]

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  • Andersonville Prepares For This Year’s Wine Walk
    Andersonville Prepares For This Year’s Wine Walk

    On Sunday, May 15, Andersonville local businesses will become hosts to the Andersonville Wine Walk. Joelle Scillia, director of marketing at the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, says, “This is a time for people in the area, their guests, and visitors to experience new businesses or places new to them.” The Wine Walk, which is in […]

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  • Comedy Intersects Drama In Raven Theatre’s Exciting New Play
    Comedy Intersects Drama In Raven Theatre’s Exciting New Play

    John Guare’s “The House of Blue Leaves, Raven Theatre Co.’s newest play, continues this weekend and Thursdays through Sundays until June 18 in Edgewater. The dark comedy premiered off-Broadway in 1971 and was revived on-Broadway in 1986 and 2011. Set in Queens, New York, during Pope Paul VI’s visit in 1965, the play features Artie […]

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  • Wild Police Chase Goes Through Edgewater Last Night, 2 Accidents Reported
    Wild Police Chase Goes Through Edgewater Last Night, 2 Accidents Reported

    A wild high-speed police chase Wednesday night that started in Lombard around 9:30 p.m. made its way through the city, eventually causing mayhem in Edgewater. The 2002 grey Pontiac sedan being chased was accompanied by about thirty police vehicles and a police helicopter. The chase began in the west suburb of Lombard when a suspect of a drug-induced homicide refused to […]

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  • Edgewater Chamber To Host Small Business Growth Panel
    Edgewater Chamber To Host Small Business Growth Panel

    Have you ever had a cup of Metropolis Coffee at a farmers market or other venue and wondered what was so special about it? Or if you are a tofu fan, have you seen Phoenix Bean Tofu at any number of grocery stores like Mariano’s or Whole Foods and wondered what was behind that company? […]

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  • Corporate Boutique Chain Coming To Clark And Berwyn In Andersonville
    Corporate Boutique Chain Coming To Clark And Berwyn In Andersonville

    Andersonville has seen a lot of change over the past decade. With its rise in popularity, the area has seen many new corporate chains take root along the strip. The busy intersection of Clark St. and Berwyn Ave, has seen a few itself including Starbucks and Potbelly. With the recent closing of the Byline Bank branch at 5301 N. Clark, that intersection […]

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