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  • Edgewater Hospital Redevelopment Progress Updated, Timeline Announced
    Edgewater Hospital Redevelopment Progress Updated, Timeline Announced

    The old Edgewater Medical Center (EMC) has seen significant progress in the past few month including demolition of structures such as the parking garage and the first few single family homes being built. Local residents however, still had a few questions on their minds. A meeting last week conducted by West Edgewater Area Residents (WEAR) with EMC’s developer, […]

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  • Robber Shot Dead After Victim Defends Himself Near Goudy Elementary
    Robber Shot Dead After Victim Defends Himself Near Goudy Elementary

    A 28-year-old man was shot Thursday evening around 10:30 p.m. after he attempted to rob two 23-year-old men near Goudy Elementary School. The 28-year-old was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition where he was later pronounced dead. According to the Tribune, the two 23-year-old men were unloading a black toyota near the intersection of Winona and Winthrop […]

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  • Street Sweeping For 2016 Starts Tomorrow, Avoid City Ticketing
    Street Sweeping For 2016 Starts Tomorrow, Avoid City Ticketing

    One of the sure signs of Spring is when the city street sweepers chug along Edgewater’s local streets picking up all the debris left over after a long winter. In our 48th Ward, street sweeping will officially begin tomorrow, April 1. Temporary parking restrictions will be posted the day before the work is scheduled to begin on […]

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  • After Scandal, Senn High Moves Forward By Naming New Principal
    After Scandal, Senn High Moves Forward By Naming New Principal

    Since the removal of popular Senn High School leader, Susan Lofton, the school was void of a contract principal since last summer. Even more difficult, the school needed to move forward from the grade tampering scandal Lofton and two others were was accused of. But Senn High School is ready to move on, naming their new principal. They […]

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  • Edgewater Gets New 119-Seat Theatre On Broadway
    Edgewater Gets New 119-Seat Theatre On Broadway

    A highly anticipated new theatre has transformed the storefront at 5451 N. Broadway Ave. Its debut show, The Hound of the Baskervilles presented by Idle Muse Company kicked-off the new theatre on March 5 and will run through April 3. The resident company at the space is Li’l Buds Theatre Co., a group that caters specifically to children. Their first […]

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  • Three Candidates Vie To Become Next Senn Principal At Forum Tonight
    Three Candidates Vie To Become Next Senn Principal At Forum Tonight

    It has been a busy school year for Senn High School interim principal Mary Beck. She was given that position for the start of the 2015-20016 school year following the removal of former principal Susan Lofton. Lofton and two other employees were removed from their positions after the Chicago Public Schools district’s inspector general launched an investigation […]

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  • Care For Real Drive Seeks Prom Dresses For Those In Need
    Care For Real Drive Seeks Prom Dresses For Those In Need

    If you are having to focus on food and shelter, finding the right dress for the prom might seem irrelevant. Except when it isn’t. Care for Real, 5339 N. Sheridan Road, seeks to provide food, clothing and referral services to those in need, according to its website. The Edgewater non-profit organization also offers a free […]

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  • New Wine Bar On Broadway Set To Open This Summer
    New Wine Bar On Broadway Set To Open This Summer

    It has been a bit of a journey for Nelson Fitch and Collin Moody, but after much work to get their long-awaited wine bar open, they anticipate a Summer 2016 opening. The business will be named Income Tax Wine Bar. According to a DNAinfo story, the pair just received a $150,000 permit to begin work […]

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  • Broadway Water Main Construction To Begin. What Can Residents Expect?
    Broadway Water Main Construction To Begin. What Can Residents Expect?

    Last year, Broadway Ave. in Edgewater saw heavy construction due to the water main project that took over the East side of the street. The area experienced increased traffic due to sections of Broadway Ave. being reduced to one lane and various parking restrictions. Now the West side of Broadway will have its turn. Starting April 4, 2016 […]

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  • Chicago Could Become Next ‘No Kill’ Animal City, Ald. Osterman and Mayor Reviewing Resolution
    Chicago Could Become Next ‘No Kill’ Animal City, Ald. Osterman and Mayor Reviewing Resolution

    Chicago could follow in the footsteps of successful ‘no kill’ cities such as Austin, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia. Two of Chicago’s most powerful Aldermen and animal rights supporters Ed Bruke (14th) and Ray Lopez (15th) introduced legislation Wednesday to the City Council encouraging Chicago animal shelters to “adopt no-kill policies.” If passed, dogs and cats in Chicago would […]

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  • Cantina 1910 Hires New Executive Chef Scott Shulman
    Cantina 1910 Hires New Executive Chef Scott Shulman

    Back in September 2015, Cantina 1910 located at 5025 N. Clark opened to much hype in their completely remodeled space. They were praised by critics but the online Yelp community was not as nice. Then after three months at the helm, Executive Chef Diana Davila abruptly quit taking Chef de Cuisine Aaron Covert and Executive Sous Chef Alison Denton […]

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  • Two Edgewater Restaurants Snag Best Mac ‘N Cheese Nods
    Two Edgewater Restaurants Snag Best Mac ‘N Cheese Nods

    When it comes to American comfort food, mac ‘n cheese is a standard. So when the Chicago Tribune‘s food and dining team decided to round up their favorite takes on the dish, Edgewater walked away with two mentions out of the 18 restaurants. The popularity of the usual mac ‘n cheese dish, however, has given rise […]

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