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  • Community Alert Issued After Edgewater Women Assaulted And Robbed
    Community Alert Issued After Edgewater Women Assaulted And Robbed

    Police have issued a community alert after two incidents in the Edgewater community where women that were walking alone were assaulted then robbed. According to police, both women were approached by one or two suspects and pushed to the ground. The suspects then took the items that the women were carrying and fled on foot. […]

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  • Midsommarfest 2017 Entertainment Announced
    Midsommarfest 2017 Entertainment Announced

    Andersonville’s 2017 Midsommarfest entertainment schedule has been announced. The event, which (unofficially) kicks off this year’s Chicago festival season, takes place on June 9-11 along Clark St. from Foster to Catalpa. The fest showcases Swedish tradition (such as dancing around the Maypole) as well as the neighborhood’s diverse population. This year expect a wide array […]

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  • Demolition Of Historic Andersonville Home Put On Hold After Community Backlash, Its Future Still Unclear
    Demolition Of Historic Andersonville Home Put On Hold After Community Backlash, Its Future Still Unclear

    After EVB broke the story about the scheduled demolition of the historic home at 1436 W. Berwyn to make way for a six-condo development, area residents voiced intense concern about the situation. Since then, over 500 people have signed a online petition and Alderman Harry Osterman has received many emails and phone calls expressing opposition to the […]

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  • Recent Zumper Post Ranks Andersonville In Top 7 Safest Chicago Neighborhoods
    Recent Zumper Post Ranks Andersonville In Top 7 Safest Chicago Neighborhoods

    Though many residents worry about the decline of safety in many Chicago neighborhoods, it seems as though Andersonville is doing pretty well in lower crime statistics. Gathering their data from niche.com (who gave the neighborhood an A+ rating for its public schools, crime/safety, housing, nightlife, families appeal and diversity), Zumper.com put out a list of the top […]

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  • 2017 Movies In The Park Line-Up For Edgewater
    2017 Movies In The Park Line-Up For Edgewater

    Movies in the Park is back, and this this year they will be featuring everything from Golden Age of Hollywood classics to retro childhood favorites and the best family-friendly box office favorites from recent couple years. The 2017 season will officially kick off in Edgewater at Berger Park Cultural Center, 6205 N. Sheridan Rd. on June […]

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  • Battle Brewing Over Possible Demolition Of Historic Andersonville House
    Battle Brewing Over Possible Demolition Of Historic Andersonville House

    **This story has been updated with new information. Click Here.** With many Andersonville residents worried about the future of the businesses along the Clark Street corridor, the concern is spilling out into the surrounding streets. Now, many community members are poised for a fight to save neighborhood homes from the wrecking ball. Though many recent tear-downs […]

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  • New Bakery On Bryn Mawr Has A Passion For Bread
    New Bakery On Bryn Mawr Has A Passion For Bread

    So what is the focus for the newest bakery in the area? It seems to be all about the dough. pHlour at 1138 W. Bryn Mawr in Edgewater, promises to bing you bread that is ‘wholesome, handcrafted, and rich in flavor.’ The pHlour bakery, which opened on April 17, focuses on the bread and then creates […]

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  • Edgewater Featured On WGN News Today
    Edgewater Featured On WGN News Today

    The Edgewater community was proudly featured on WGN Morning News today. As Dan Ponce continues his quest to visit all 77 Chicago neighborhoods, he took time to stop here and showcase some of our favorite things. The segment starts at Svea restaurant, 5236 N. Clark. There they dive into the diner’s ‘Viking Breakfast’ which consists of eggs, falukorv (Swedish […]

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  • Person Seriously Injured After Edgewater Porch Collapse
    Person Seriously Injured After Edgewater Porch Collapse

    A person was left seriously injured after a fall from a porch they were on suddenly collapsed, according to the Chicago Fire Department. There is no word whether it was a complete or partial collapse. The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon on the 5800 block of N. Winthrop Ave. in Edgewater. The person who […]

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