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  • Our Elected Officials Come Together To Discuss The State Of Edgewater
    Our Elected Officials Come Together To Discuss The State Of Edgewater

    “Edgewater is a special, diverse” place, 48th Ward Alderman Harry Osterman told an audience at the annual State of Edgewater presentation at The Breakers At Edgewater Beach on Tuesday. Businesses here are thriving, high-level schools serve a diverse population of students, crime is down, and the neighborhood is well-served by different forms of public transportation. […]

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  • Upcoming Water Main Project Will Close Ridge Ave. For Weeks Starting This Month
    Upcoming Water Main Project Will Close Ridge Ave. For Weeks Starting This Month

    Edgewater has been taken over by multiple water main improvement projects that started earlier this year. These improvements are expected to help reduce flooding in adjacent properties and prevent the need for additional sewer infrastructure. The city’s Capital Improvement Program and the Department of Water Management are now preparing for the water main installation on Ridge Avenue. This […]

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  • Big Name Movies Are Coming To Edgewater Parks This Summer
    Big Name Movies Are Coming To Edgewater Parks This Summer

    Celebrating its 16th year, Chicago once again presents Movies In The Parks. The event which officially started this past weekend, will show its first movie in Edgewater on June 21, at Kathy Osterman Beach. Come prepared with chairs, blankets and munchies and view a selection of cult, classic and animated films through early September. All movies begin […]

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  • Andersonville Midsommarfest Kid’s Activities Line-Up Released
    Andersonville Midsommarfest Kid’s Activities Line-Up Released

    One of the best things about Midsommarfest is grabbing a cold brew and watching your favorite bands perform live. However, the festival has many activities for the whole family, including children. Below is the official release of its kid’s activities line-up courtesy of the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce. For the complete list of Midsommarfest’s performance schedule which […]

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  • Alderman Warns Residents About Aggressive Phone Scam
    Alderman Warns Residents About Aggressive Phone Scam

    The latest round of phone scams have hit the area, according to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. The scammers are claiming they are with the government and that the people who answer the phone must immediately pay money owed to the IRS with a prepaid debit card or wire transfer. The scammers are very aggressive and, when questioned […]

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  • Latest Renderings Of Proposed Edgewater Beachwalk Released
    Latest Renderings Of Proposed Edgewater Beachwalk Released

    The latest renderings of the proposed Edgewater Beachwalk have been released by architects Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill. The beachwalk plans, based on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk in Virginia, will bring back the area’s lakefront promenade, which was demolished in the early 1950s to make way for Lake Shore Drive. Smith & Gill Architects are also behind the upcoming […]

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  • Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria Coming To Edgewater
    Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria Coming To Edgewater

    If you are a fan of Chicago’s legendary Lou Malnati’s deep dish pizza and wished they had a location in Edgewater, the wait is over. According to Alderman Harry Osterman’s office, the Chicago chain restaurant group has officially signed a lease in the area. Their new Edgewater pizzeria will be in a 2000 sq. ft. storefront at 1301 W. Devon Ave. […]

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  • Have a Great Memorial Day Weekend!
    Have a Great Memorial Day Weekend!

    Thank you for being dedicated EVB readers. We are proud to be owned and written by Edgewater/Andersonville residents and only provide Edgewater/Andersonville news. ‪#‎KeepItLocal‬ Have a happy Memorial Day weekend!

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  • New Italian Ice Shop Opening On Bryn Mawr In Early June
    New Italian Ice Shop Opening On Bryn Mawr In Early June

    Consider the Sarros family’s participation in a Lakeview street festival this weekend to be a preview of what will soon be regular fare at Tina’s Italian Ice, a new, not-yet-opened store at 1050 W. Bryn Mawr in Edgewater. The 850-square-foot store should open within the first 10 days of June and replaces what had been […]

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  • Andersonville’s 2016 Midsommarfest Performance Line-Up Announced
    Andersonville’s 2016 Midsommarfest Performance Line-Up Announced

    This year’s line-up for Andersonville’s Midsommarfest has been announced. The event will take place Friday-Sunday, June 10-12, 2016. The event will have five stages with some of your favorite bands, performers and DJs. Festival darlings 16 candles will be serving up retro hits on Friday and Sunday night. All-girl cover band Catfight will be on stage […]

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  • 10-Day Arts Festival Hits Edgewater Starting In June
    10-Day Arts Festival Hits Edgewater Starting In June

    An arts festival that will feature innovative performances and multi-disciplinary works involving live music, theater, dance, workshops, discussions and more will take place in Edgewater and Uptown from June 2-12. “We’re excited to present such a diverse line-up of entertainment and provide a platform for many of Chicago’s top artists to present new works,” Julieanne […]

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  • Burglars Rob Andersonville Home While Owners Slept Inside
    Burglars Rob Andersonville Home While Owners Slept Inside

    Around 11:30 p.m. this past Friday night, an Andersonville home near the intersection of Catalpa and Paulina was burglarized while the owners slept inside. The thieves took wallets, electronics, keys and their convertible which was parked in the garage. The suspects are still at large. When the home owners (who wish to remain anonymous) woke in the morning, they […]

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