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  • St. Ita Church’s Tastes Of Summer Festival This Sunday
    St. Ita Church’s Tastes Of Summer Festival This Sunday

    On Sunday, July 17th St. Ita Catholic Church will hold the annual Tastes of Summer Festival from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. in the Parish parking lot at the located at the corner of Broadway and Catalpa. This event is an International Food & Music Festival featuring cuisines from many of the parishioner’s country of origin.  Some of […]

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  • 8th Annual Taste Of Bryn Mawr Tomorrow
    8th Annual Taste Of Bryn Mawr Tomorrow

    Edgewater Development Corporation presents its 8th annual Taste of Bryn Mawr! A night of culinary enrichment, where participants explore the unique establishments that the community has to offer form 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, July 14! Your ticket grants you access to specialty food, wine and beer tastings from all 13 participating restaurants. Adult tickets purchased […]

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  • Portion Of Berwyn Ave Temporarily Closed
    Portion Of Berwyn Ave Temporarily Closed

    The summer has been alive with road work this year, mainly to replace  the aging underground water mains in the area. With Ridge ave closed for the next five to six weeks starting today, there is another smaller project that will close 1100-1200 W. Berwyn Ave. this week, July 11-15. According to a CTA press release: […]

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  • From Bombay To Edgewater, New Indian Bistro Opening On Broadway
    From Bombay To Edgewater, New Indian Bistro Opening On Broadway

    Before Chicago native Marisa Paolillo-Patel first started to get the itch for the culinary arts, she was unsatisfied in corporate marketing. So, when the opportunity surfaced for Marisa to follow her husband Nakul Patel to his native Bombay, India, she decided to take the leap. Soon after arriving in India, Marisa started gravitating towards the unique cuisine found in the country. She ended up […]

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  • After Delay, Ridge Ave Construction To Commence On Monday
    After Delay, Ridge Ave Construction To Commence On Monday

    The Ridge Avenue construction project which was originally scheduled to begin on June 22, will now commence on July 11. The work will close Ridge Ave. between Clark and Broadway in Edgewater. The project was delayed because the Illinois Department of Transportation was waiting to sign off on necessary permits. The contractor of the work, Joel Kennedy Constructing Corp., is […]

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  • Edgewater Beach Walk Supporters Ask George Lucas To Help Fund The Project
    Edgewater Beach Walk Supporters Ask George Lucas To Help Fund The Project

    In an open letter from Morry C. Matson, president of the Edgewater Beach Group, he seeks to find a possible solution to help get the new Edgewater Beachwalk built. The letter, which was written to George Lucas and Mellody Hobson, follows their withdrawal of plans that would select Chicago as the proposed site for the George Lucas Museum. The museum’s proposal brought […]

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  • Man Shot On Kenmore Ave. In Edgewater Beach
    Man Shot On Kenmore Ave. In Edgewater Beach

    Two men that were sitting in a car in Edgewater Beach Saturday night ended violently after one of them pulled out a gun and shot the other in the abdomen. The shooting occurred at 8:50 p.m. Saturday evening on the 5300 block of N. Kenmore Ave. The incident resulted in a crash on the 900 block […]

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  • Edgewater Wins Big In Reader’s ‘Best Of Chicago’, Including Best Affordable Neighborhood
    Edgewater Wins Big In Reader’s ‘Best Of Chicago’, Including Best Affordable Neighborhood

    Edgewater and Andersonville took away many top nods in the Chicago Reader’s ‘Best of Chicago’ awards. The neighborhoods also scored many runner-up positions as well. The big prizes won were best neighborhood for affordability-Edgewater, and runner-up nods for best beach-Foster Ave. Beach and best street-Clark Street. Local favorite Taste of Lebanon scored big with nods in […]

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  • Food Truck Fridays At Edgewater Beach A Big Success, New Later Time Announced
    Food Truck Fridays At Edgewater Beach A Big Success, New Later Time Announced

    Food Truck Fridays, which is a joint partnership between the Edgewater Development Corporation and the Edgewater Beach Apartments, was conceived to not only revitalize the corner of Bryn Mawr and Sheridan, but to also bring the community together. The event takes place every Friday through Labor Day weekend, bringing together some of Chicago’s favorite food trucks […]

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  • New Development With Possible Target Store Proposed On Sheridan
    New Development With Possible Target Store Proposed On Sheridan

    A new mixed-income, mixed-use development that may include a Target store is being proposed by Three Corners Development just outside the Northern Border of Edgewater. The land the development could be built on is currently owned by The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA). After authorization by The CHA Board of Directors, which is expected today, negotiations […]

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