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  • Edgewater Women’s Day Event To Showcase Women-Led Restaurants And International Cuisine
    Edgewater Women’s Day Event To Showcase Women-Led Restaurants And International Cuisine

    The diverse culture in Edgewater has given rise to many new women-led businesses in the neighborhood. With many of these women immigrants from other countries, the restaurant scene in Edgewater is as diverse as its residents. For International Women’s Day on Wednesday, March 8, the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce has put together a unique dinner crawl event celebrating […]

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  • Edgewater Residents Come Together To Raise Funds For Local Refugees
    Edgewater Residents Come Together To Raise Funds For Local Refugees

    With US immigration concerns and the world-wide refugee crisis taking center stage in the news, local refugees in the Edgewater area have been in need of ongoing support. To address those needs, a group of Edgewater residents have teamed up with area restaurant Sauce and Bread at 6338 N. Clark to raise necessary funds. From 7 p.m.-10 […]

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  • Alderman OKs New Broadway Development Modified After Community Concern
    Alderman OKs New Broadway Development Modified After Community Concern

    A proposed residential building at 6145 N. Broadway has been significantly modified after developers, City Pads LLC and Catapult Real Estate Solutions LLC, heard residents concerns at a meeting last September. Most complaints were about the high number of studio apartments and the ‘look’ of the structure. At a second meeting held last week about the development, new plans […]

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  • Missing Elderly Edgewater Man With Dementia Has Been Found
    Missing Elderly Edgewater Man With Dementia Has Been Found

    A 70-year-old man with dementia was reported missing this past Saturday evening from his apartment in the vicinity of Berwyn and Kenmore in Edgewater. The incident sparked an endangered missing person alert from Chicago Police. Samuel Long, who (according to police) likes to take long walks in the neighborhood, was eventually found Sunday evening walking near the 5400 […]

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  • Vehicle DUI Sting To Take Place Friday Night In Edgewater
    Vehicle DUI Sting To Take Place Friday Night In Edgewater

    The Chicago Police will be conducting a DUI saturation patrol this weekend to monitor drunk drivers and other vehicular offenses. The sting which will take place throughout the 20th district includes all of the Edgewater area. The monitoring will begin at 7 p.m. Friday night and continue through 3 a.m. Saturday morning. According to a […]

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  • Edgewater Medical Demolition To Start This Week, Rats Could Be A Nuisance
    Edgewater Medical Demolition To Start This Week, Rats Could Be A Nuisance

    Alderman Patrick O’Connor announced in an email that the first building at the old Edgewater Medical Center site will start coming down this week. The demolition company handling the job is Groundcrew, and they have started moving equipment in place. The first building demolished is at 1619 W. Edgewater and will take approximately a month. “The building at […]

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  • Nominate Your Favorite Andersonville Businesses For The 2017 Honors Gala
    Nominate Your Favorite Andersonville Businesses For The 2017 Honors Gala

    It has come that time of year again for residents to give their favorite Andersonville businesses some love. The 6th annual Andersonville Honors Gala awards celebration and party will take place on Thursday, April 6 from 6:30 p.m – 9 p.m. at Mary’s Attic, 5400 N Clark, with specials hosts pH Comedy Theater. The event showcases all things Andersonville and highlights the many […]

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  • After 11 Years In Andersonville, GreenSky Local Goods Closing
    After 11 Years In Andersonville, GreenSky Local Goods Closing

    After 11 years of promoting the “keep it local” movement in Andersonville, GreenSky at 5357 N. Ashland Ave. will be closing its doors in March. According to GreenSky’s owners, Nadeen Kieren and Thom Greene, the store has paid $500,000 to support and sell local artisans and crafters goods though the years. But it has been difficult to stay […]

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  • Residents Concerned About Edgewater Medical Center Asbestos Removal And Demolition
    Residents Concerned About Edgewater Medical Center Asbestos Removal And Demolition

    With demolition of specific Edgewater Medical Center buildings in the near future, area residents are raising concerns about the process and communication by the developer, MCZ. In a statement by Alderman Patrick O’Connor, he acknowledged that many of the people who live near the site have been contacting his office with questions. One email that came from a member […]

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  • Andersonville Pioneer and Landmark Store Owner Jan Baxter Dies at 77
    Andersonville Pioneer and Landmark Store Owner Jan Baxter Dies at 77

    It is hard to think of the Andersonville strip as a struggling neighborhood. But back in 1987, the area may had more vacant storefronts than ever in its history. Longtime Andersonville resident, Janet M. “Jan” Baxter, did not let that discourage her though. That year she decided to leave her successful wholesale business and start a groundbreaking […]

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  • Edgewater Metra Station Design 90% Done, Funding Could Come Soon
    Edgewater Metra Station Design 90% Done, Funding Could Come Soon

    Though land acquisition and state budget issues have caused the Edgewater Metra station’s construction to be delayed, Alderman Patrick O’Connor is hopeful that the project will begin soon. According to a statement put out by the Alderman, he recently met with State Representative Greg Harris and Senator Heather Steans to make sure the Metra project is included in the […]

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  • Andersonville Kicks Off First Restaurant Week, Complete List Of Offerings
    Andersonville Kicks Off First Restaurant Week, Complete List Of Offerings

    With Chicago restaurant week ending tomorrow, Andersonville dining spots have decided to carry on the fun by offering the neighborhood’s own version of the event. Celebrating the first Andersonville Dining Week February 17–26, 2017, customers can pick from a selection of over 20 restaurants which will all have special prix fixe menus valued at $10, $20, or $30. […]

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  • Two Coyotes Relocated From Winnemac Park After People Caught Feeding Them
    Two Coyotes Relocated From Winnemac Park After People Caught Feeding Them

    Two coyotes have been relocated from Winnemac Park by Animal Care and Control after people complained that they were “harassed, followed, and menaced” by the coyotes. Both Alderman Patrick O’Connor’s Office and 311 received multiple phone calls about the situation. The complaints caused animal care and control to safely move the coyotes to Flint Creek Wildlife […]

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