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  • Second Loyola Woman Sexually Attacked On Winthrop In Past Two Weeks
    Second Loyola Woman Sexually Attacked On Winthrop In Past Two Weeks

    A second female Loyola University student has been sexually attacked on the 6300 block of N. Winthrop in Edgewater in the past two weeks. The most recent incident happened around 10:35 p.m. Sunday night at 6313 N. Winthrop Ave., by Seattle Hall. According to a crime alert sent out by Joe Bogdalek, Deputy Chief-Campus Safety, the woman was walking […]

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  • Chicago’s Only Fest Featuring Local Artisans And Craft Beer Returns To Andersonville
    Chicago’s Only Fest Featuring Local Artisans And Craft Beer Returns To Andersonville

    Looking for some local fun this weekend? Look no further! The 4th Annual Andersonville City Made Fest returns again this weekend to celebrate all things local including an artisan vendor marketplace, craft beer, food, and music. The event which is presented by the Andersonville Sustainable Community Alliance, will be held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17-18, 12 p.m.- 9 p.m. on Clark St., between Argyle […]

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  • Woman Sexually Attacked On Winthrop, Community Alert Issued
    Woman Sexually Attacked On Winthrop, Community Alert Issued

    Deputy Chief of Campus Safety at Loyola University, Joe Bogdalek, issued a community crime alert after a woman was sexually assaulted last Wednesday, September 7, 2016. The incident happened at the Loyola campus near Simpson Hall  on the 6300 block of N. Winthrop just before 1 a.m. According to Bogdalek, the woman was approached from behind by a man who was riding his […]

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  • Forged Petition Gets Edgewater Beachwalk Referendum Booted Off November’s Ballot
    Forged Petition Gets Edgewater Beachwalk Referendum Booted Off November’s Ballot

    The petition push to include a non-binding referendum for the construction of the Egdewater Beachwalk onto this November’s election ballot, seemed to be a success. But now the Chicago Board of Elections Commissioners have pulled that vote from the ballot because of irregularities and forged signatures found on those documents. The petitions, which were submitted by Morry […]

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  • Women And Children First And 16 Other Local Bookstores Get Tough On Amazon
    Women And Children First And 16 Other Local Bookstores Get Tough On Amazon

    With Amazon opening its first brick-and-mortar bookstore in Seattle and two additional stores coming soon to San Diego and Portland, the corporation is currently eying Chicago’s Southport corridor for their Midwest premier. Amazon Book’s likely arrival to Chicago is making many local, independent book sellers in the area such as Women and Children first Bookstore see red. Together, 17 bookstores […]

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  • Elderly Edgewater Woman Robbed By Men Posing As City Workers
    Elderly Edgewater Woman Robbed By Men Posing As City Workers

    Alderman Pat O’Connor relayed a message from the 20th District Police Department in an email yesterday for area residents to be on the alert for thieves posing as City of Chicago workers. An incident, which occurred in Edgewater at an unspecified address, ended up with an area elderly woman being robbed of money from her home. […]

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  • Growling Rabbit Prepares For Edgewater Debut, Expect New Supper Menu And Full Bar
    Growling Rabbit Prepares For Edgewater Debut, Expect New Supper Menu And Full Bar

    With both customers and critics alike praising the The Growling Rabbit’s food, their popularity has grown tremendously. After five years at their current location at 6981 N. Sheridan Road in Rogers Park, the restaurant is preparing for a big move to the former St. Andrew’s Inn and its next-door old business office in Edgewater. The new storefront at 5938-40 N. Broadway, will […]

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  • Local Hotspot Big chicks Inducted Into the LGBT Hall Of Fame
    Local Hotspot Big chicks Inducted Into the LGBT Hall Of Fame

    Where did well-known bar and restaurant owner Michelle Fire get her club’s name from? Years ago, Michelle took a memorable trip to India. Locals could not pronounce her first name, so they just called her ‘big chick.’ She took that name and made it her own, eventually giving her bar the same name. Over 30 years have past now and […]

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