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  • Comedy Intersects Drama In Raven Theatre’s Exciting New Play
    Comedy Intersects Drama In Raven Theatre’s Exciting New Play

    John Guare’s “The House of Blue Leaves, Raven Theatre Co.’s newest play, continues this weekend and Thursdays through Sundays until June 18 in Edgewater. The dark comedy premiered off-Broadway in 1971 and was revived on-Broadway in 1986 and 2011. Set in Queens, New York, during Pope Paul VI’s visit in 1965, the play features Artie […]

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  • Wild Police Chase Goes Through Edgewater Last Night, 2 Accidents Reported
    Wild Police Chase Goes Through Edgewater Last Night, 2 Accidents Reported

    A wild high-speed police chase Wednesday night that started in Lombard around 9:30 p.m. made its way through the city, eventually causing mayhem in Edgewater. The 2002 grey Pontiac sedan being chased was accompanied by about thirty police vehicles and a police helicopter. The chase began in the west suburb of Lombard when a suspect of a drug-induced homicide refused to […]

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  • Edgewater Chamber To Host Small Business Growth Panel
    Edgewater Chamber To Host Small Business Growth Panel

    Have you ever had a cup of Metropolis Coffee at a farmers market or other venue and wondered what was so special about it? Or if you are a tofu fan, have you seen Phoenix Bean Tofu at any number of grocery stores like Mariano’s or Whole Foods and wondered what was behind that company? […]

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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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