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  • Corporate Boutique Chain Coming To Clark And Berwyn In Andersonville
    Corporate Boutique Chain Coming To Clark And Berwyn In Andersonville

    Andersonville has seen a lot of change over the past decade. With its rise in popularity, the area has seen many new corporate chains take root along the strip. The busy intersection of Clark St. and Berwyn Ave, has seen a few itself including Starbucks and Potbelly. With the recent closing of the Byline Bank branch at 5301 N. Clark, that intersection […]

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  • Kanela Breakfast Club Sets Opening Date For New Andersonville Location
    Kanela Breakfast Club Sets Opening Date For New Andersonville Location

    The string of short-lived restaurants at 5413 N. Clark could finally come to end. The newest contender at the space is Kanela Breakfast Club’s newest location and they have both the restaurant experience and solid reputation to make it a success. Now, Kanela owner Chris Lardaki and investor Alexi Giannoulias have officially set the opening […]

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  • Swedish American Museum Brings Vibrant Line-Up Of Events To Andersonville
    Swedish American Museum Brings Vibrant Line-Up Of Events To Andersonville

    One of the things that makes Andersonville so awesome is its deep roots in the Swedish-American culture. Since 1976, the Swedish American Museum, a not-for-profit educational center that interprets the immigrant experience for children and adults, has promoted the unique diversity of the culture. The Museum, which is located at 5211 N. Clark Street in Andersonville has announced a […]

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  • Uptown Bikes To Open Second Location Pop-Up Store In 48th Ward 
    Uptown Bikes To Open Second Location Pop-Up Store In 48th Ward 

    Since 1993, Uptown Bikes has been a trusted name for resident’s bicycle needs. Located at 4653 N. Broadway Ave, the store’s website proudly boasts that they are women-owned and managed. In an email put out today by Alderman Harry Osterman, he announced a new partnership between the bike shop, Uptown United and his office in which Uptown Bikes […]

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  • Steep Theatre Company Keeps On Truckin’ With Its Newest Play
    Steep Theatre Company Keeps On Truckin’ With Its Newest Play

    It’s a hopeful ending for Edgewater Steep Theatre Co.’s newest but dark play “The Few,” about a newspaper that changes its management, and then its content, in order to survive. Written by Samuel D. Hunter and directed by Steep ensemble member Brad Akin, this Y2K-era yarn focuses on Bryan, who started a newspaper for long […]

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  • Food Trucks Invade Edgewater Beach Starting Friday
    Food Trucks Invade Edgewater Beach Starting Friday

    Community response and vendor interest for Edgewater Beach’s Food Truck Fridays has been overwhelmingly positive. With 10,000 plus residents within a few block radius turnout for the events is expected to be strong. The first event will feature 5 food trucks and one offering dog treats. Confirmed vendors/trucks for April 29 are: • La Patrona; […]

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  • 16 Arrests Made, 4 Businesses Closed Or Cited In 48th Ward Drug Bust
    16 Arrests Made, 4 Businesses Closed Or Cited In 48th Ward Drug Bust

    A major Chicago Police Department sting was conducted yesterday in the 48th Ward. The mission was directed at narcotics sales in the area and resulted in the arrest of 16 people and four local businesses either cited or shut down. According to a release sent out by Alderman Harry Osterman today, the operation took place along the […]

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  • Andersonville Goddess And Grocer Sets Opening Date
    Andersonville Goddess And Grocer Sets Opening Date

    Another long-awaited Andersonville business is set to open this spring; the new Goddess and Grocer at 5318 N. Clark has been in the works since last August. According to the company’s Marketing Manager, Kate Korte, the quick-serve food, catering and grocery business will have a soft opening for their fifth location on Saturday, May 14 from 7 a.m-9 […]

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  • Middle East Bakery’s New Cafe Open For Business
    Middle East Bakery’s New Cafe Open For Business

    It has been a long anticipated wait for the opening of the new Middle East Bakery and Grocery’s cafe at 5200 N. Clark St. Since word of bakery’s plans of expanding into the old Icosium Cafe space back in December of 2013, people have been eagerly awaiting the cafe’s arrival. Well, the wait is over! Owner Hisham Khalifeh […]

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  • Edgewater Homes In Demand, Area Real Estate Has Chicago’s Second-Highest Price Growth
    Edgewater Homes In Demand, Area Real Estate Has Chicago’s Second-Highest Price Growth

    Local home owners have reason to celebrate. Edgewater real estate has seen a 50.3 percent price growth and a median sales price of $237,000. After the country’s housing bubble burst in 2008 which led to a nasty recession, many home owners saw their properties greatly devalued. However, Redfin released a new report yesterday showing another year of growth in Edgewater home […]

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