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  • New Image Released Of High Rise That Could Replace Woodruff Arcade
    New Image Released Of High Rise That Could Replace Woodruff Arcade

    New renderings have been released for the proposed high rise that could replace the Woodruff Arcade building at 6361 N. Broadway. The new images are the third incarnation of the complex (which is now called ‘The Arcade’) from the developer, Borekci Real Estate and Algonquin Ventures Real Estate LLC (who have an office in Schaumburg but are based in Ankara, Turkey). […]

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  • Unleash Your Inner Viking This Weekend In Andersonville
    Unleash Your Inner Viking This Weekend In Andersonville

    The Andersonville strip is gearing up for the first ever Viking Challenge and Craft Beer Crawl which will highlight some of the area’s local bars and restaurants. According to Laura Austin, who is the Community and Events Manager for the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, the idea for the Andersonville Viking Challenge & Craft Beer Crawl was borne out […]

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  • These Andersonville 2-Bedroom Condos Are Listing For Just Under $600K
    These Andersonville 2-Bedroom Condos Are Listing For Just Under $600K

    A new development called ‘TheWin’ in Andersonville that which was just completed has three 2-bedroom top floor condominiums listed at just under $600,000. Another first level 3-bedroom is listed at $650,000. The new construction at 1470 W. Winona, which replaced a large single family home that was referred to by neighbors as ‘the compound,’ are currently the […]

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  • CTA Releases Conceptual Drawings Of Land Use After Red Line Rebuild, Includes New Hollywood Ave Train Entrance
    CTA Releases Conceptual Drawings Of Land Use After Red Line Rebuild, Includes New Hollywood Ave Train Entrance

      At a meeting held last week at the Edge Theater, CTA showcased a conceptual vision of land use after the red and purple modernization project (RPM) phase one is complete. Those drawings include new residential construction and a Hollywood Ave. entrance to the Bryn Mawr train station. The transit-oriented development (TOD) study introduced at the meeting aimed […]

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  • Owner Of Edgewater’s Pressure Billiards To Open Second Pool Hall
    Owner Of Edgewater’s Pressure Billiards To Open Second Pool Hall

    After 11 years running Pressure Billiards at 6318 N. Clark in Edgewater, Owner Wahib Merchant will be opening his second pool hall in Albany Park around Thanksgiving. The new business at 3241 W. Montrose will be called Surge Coffee Bar & Billiards and will replace the old Marie’s Golden Cue which closed in March. The new billiards joint will be much like Pressure […]

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  • Unique Italian Inspired Korean Restaurant To Open In Andersonville
    Unique Italian Inspired Korean Restaurant To Open In Andersonville

    A new Korean restaurant that draws influence from Italian cuisine is set to open in Andersonville. Owner Jennifer Kim, who recently closed the Lakeview restaurant Snaggletooth, will fulfill a dream of opening her first Korean eatery. Kim will call it Passerotto or ‘little sparrow’ in Italian. Passerotto will be located at 5420 N. Clark, a space that housed a string of restaurants over […]

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  • With Red Line Rebuild Nearing, CTA To Hold Meeting To Discuss Post-Construction Strategy
    With Red Line Rebuild Nearing, CTA To Hold Meeting To Discuss Post-Construction Strategy

    The CTA is in the planning stages of Phase 1 of the Red and Purple Modernization transit construction project. The ambitious project will completely overhaul the line between Lawrence and Bryn Mawr Avenues including new tracks, support structures/bridges, ADA-compliant stations with wider platforms, better lighting and advanced safety features. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), in conjunction with the […]

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  • Andersonville Responds To Online-Only Holiday Shopping With New Local Pledge Campaign
    Andersonville Responds To Online-Only Holiday Shopping With New Local Pledge Campaign

    A new campaign in Andersonville which began this past weekend is hoping to take a bite out of online-only shopping this Holiday season. The project called #AlwaysAndersonville is asking residents to take a pledge to support local brick-and-mortar businesses in the area. The organization behind the campaign, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, started the campaign to help […]

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  • Creator Of ‘You Are Beautiful’ Art Installations Unveils New 80×10 ft Project On Andersonville Strip
    Creator Of ‘You Are Beautiful’ Art Installations Unveils New 80×10 ft Project On Andersonville Strip

    The ‘You Are Beautiful’ campaign took local neighborhoods by storm in 2015. Now the same artist that created it has unveiled his newest work in the heart of Andersonville. Chicago-based artist Matthew Hoffman was asked to continue his inspirational messages by creating an huge 80ft wide, 10ft tall work across the bland East wall of the Jewel-Osco […]

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  • As Edgewater Rents Rise, Owners Of Large Condo Complex Look For A Buyer
    As Edgewater Rents Rise, Owners Of Large Condo Complex Look For A Buyer

    Called condo deconversions, owners of a 188-unit condo building in Edgewater have hired CBRE to help sell their building to a developer who wishes to take advantage of rising area rents. If sold, it could become one of the largest condo-to-apartment sales in Chicago. The owners of 5815 N. Sheridan, a 12-story building along the lakefront, are looking […]

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  • It’s Game On For Halloween In Andersonville And Edgewater
    It’s Game On For Halloween In Andersonville And Edgewater

    Calling all monsters, wizards and goblins. It’s Halloween time and Edgewater and Andersonville have some ghoulish events planned for everyone. Starting this weekend, there are several activities for kids, families and adults throughout the community. Two of the most popular events are parades. This Saturday, October 28 is the 48th Ward Halloween Parade. Costumed participants will meet […]

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