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  • Owner Of Former Augie’s Restaurant In Andersonville Dies
    Owner Of Former Augie’s Restaurant In Andersonville Dies

    Patrons of the former Augie’s restaurant at 5347 N. Clark St. in Andersonville were disheartened to see their favorite restaurant close back in August, 2007. Augie’s was not trendy at all, but instead was that great local spot where someone could find satisfying comfort food. For 53 years (1954-2007) Augustino N. Georgopoulos, the owner of Augie’s, served up basic food […]

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  • Chicago Fire Filming Transforms Old Broadway Bank, Expect Street Closures Tuesday
    Chicago Fire Filming Transforms Old Broadway Bank, Expect Street Closures Tuesday

    The popular NBC show ‘Chicago Fire’ which stars actors such as Taylor Kinney and Jesse Spencer, will be filming in the Edgewater community this Tuesday, March 1, 2016. They will be setting up shop in the old Broadway Bank building at 5960 N. Broadway Ave. which they have completely transformed for the show’s filming. According to Katrina Balog, Executive […]

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  • New Boot Camp Gym Opening In Andersonville
    New Boot Camp Gym Opening In Andersonville

    A new boot camp gym will soon be opening in Andersonville. Andersonville Fit Body Boot Camp, 5430 N. Clark St., will officially open its doors on March 7, according to a DNAinfo story posted on the company’s Facebook page. The company’s website said the gym focuses on fitness and fat-loss group workouts that are led and designed by […]

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  • Lakewood Balmoral Area Rehabbed Homes Exceed $1.5 Million Mark
    Lakewood Balmoral Area Rehabbed Homes Exceed $1.5 Million Mark

    Builders are moving quickly into the Lakewood Balmoral section of Edgewater, lured by affordable prices for older homes in need of repairs and updates. Of the eight houses that have recently been bought by builders there, one is already on the market and four more should be available this spring. Prices of these homes range from […]

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  • Edgewater Hospital Redevelopment Makes ‘Significant Progress’
    Edgewater Hospital Redevelopment Makes ‘Significant Progress’

    The plans for redeveloping the old Edgewater Hospital site has made ‘significant progress’ according to 40th Ward Alderman Patrick O’Connor. On February 17, the future developer of the site, MCZ, officially purchased the parcels of land that includes the remaining hospital buildings from the bankruptcy estate. In addition, MCZ went in front of the Chicago Plan […]

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  • Timeline Theatre Awarded Huge $625,000 Grant
    Timeline Theatre Awarded Huge $625,000 Grant

    It has been quite an amazing and successful year for Timeline Theatre. It was back in August that the announcement was made about the theater’s future home at the old Trumbull school at 5200 N. Ashland Ave. The winning bidder, Svigos Development, gave Timeline the OK to occupy most (if not all) of the first floor […]

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  • Why Is Andersonville Succeeding? A Thursday Meeting Seeks To Learn More
    Why Is Andersonville Succeeding? A Thursday Meeting Seeks To Learn More

    Last year, Redfin predicted that Andersonville would be one of its Top 10 Neighborhoods across the country, putting it in the same category as other smaller neighborhoods and cities near San Diego, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Seattle. The real estate brokerage website brought attention to what many local residents already know, such as how 94 […]

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  • Dangerous Edgewater Intersection Makes Fleet Feet’s Worst 12 List
    Dangerous Edgewater Intersection Makes Fleet Feet’s Worst 12 List

    Running in Chicago can be a dangerous endeavor. With increased traffic and adverse weather conditions, accidents seem to be an all-too-common sight. Fleet Feet Sports, an area running store, polled Chicagoland runners on Reddit and Twitter to see which 12 intersections they found most dangerous. Though some intersections were expected such as the top spots — Roosevelt and […]

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