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  • $100,000 In New Public Art To Be Installed In 48th Ward In 2017
    $100,000 In New Public Art To Be Installed In 48th Ward In 2017

    The City of Chicago has officially declared 2017 the “Year of Public Art.” Area communities will see many new initiatives including a new 50×50 Neighborhood Arts Project, the creation of a Public Art Youth Corps, a new Public Art Festival, exhibitions, performances, tours and more. Throughout 2017, the artist-led community projects will represent a $1.5 million investment […]

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  • The Wait Is Over! Edgewater’s Anticipated Income Tax Opens Today
    The Wait Is Over! Edgewater’s Anticipated Income Tax Opens Today

    After usual delays, one of the year’s most anticipated bar openings will finally give Edgewater another option in both drinking and dining. After previously hoping for a Summer, 2016 opening, Income Tax at 5959 N Broadway will finally open their doors tonight. After a long process including getting a liquor moratorium lifted, owner Nelson Fitch will […]

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  • Below Zero Weather Hits Edgewater, Message From The Alderman
    Below Zero Weather Hits Edgewater, Message From The Alderman

    With temperatures in the single digits in Edgewater, it will still feel well below zero most of today. The bitter cold will continue throughout the night and temps will rise a bit tomorrow. A second round of below zero weather is expected on Sunday. There is a nearby community warming shelter at 845 W. Wilson […]

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  • Senn High Raises $1,500 Towards Scholarships For Undocumented Students
    Senn High Raises $1,500 Towards Scholarships For Undocumented Students

    A dinner held last Saturday at Senn High School at 5900 N Glenwood Ave. raised $1,500 towards scholarships for fellow undocumented students. Last year, two graduating seniors received the $1,500 scholarships. Senn High School’s student council started the program in 2014 in order to help students who were not eligible to apply for the Free Application for Federal […]

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  • Big Chicks Turns 30, Portion Of Sheridan Dedicated To The Bar
    Big Chicks Turns 30, Portion Of Sheridan Dedicated To The Bar

    For 30 years loyal patrons have made Big Chicks bar at 5024 N. Sheridan their home. Owner Michelle Fire has shared her love for the community and in turn, the community has loved her back. Through the years, Big Chicks has served the Chicago LGBTQ community. They represent a huge portion of her customer base, and have rallied behind […]

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  • Holiday Craft Fair To Take Over Broadway Armory This Saturday
    Holiday Craft Fair To Take Over Broadway Armory This Saturday

    Over the summer you may have seen the food trucks at the Edgewater Beach Apartments every Friday. At the weekly event, put on by the Edgewater Development Corporation (EDC), they surveyed many of the attendees. “We talked to hundreds of people to ask them what they might like to see on Bryn Mawr,” said Jennifer […]

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  • Edgewater CVS Robbed At Gunpoint, Second Time In Nine Days
    Edgewater CVS Robbed At Gunpoint, Second Time In Nine Days

    The CVS store at 6150 N. Broadway was robbed at gunpoint this past Monday evening around 8:40 p.m. According to police, the man who robbed the store held a 27-year-old employee at gunpoint and demanded money from the register. After the employee handed over the cash to the suspect, he fled in a red four-door vehicle which proceeded southbound on […]

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  • SOFO Tap And Andersonville SSA Fund New Fence For Local Autism Center
    SOFO Tap And Andersonville SSA Fund New Fence For Local Autism Center

    The Andersonville SSA has awarded $750 to Envision Unlimited to build a much needed new border fence around their therapeutic garden at the Kruger Center, 4717 N. Clark. With a generous donation from Center’s next door neighbor, the SOFO Tap has matched that amount in order to get the job done. In 2014, the North Uptown Neighbors Block Club […]

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