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  • Andersonville To Hold First Health And Wellness Weekend
    Andersonville To Hold First Health And Wellness Weekend

    With so many people pledging to focus on personal health at the start of the new year, some may not know exactly how to implement those goals. This weekend, Andersonville may be able to help as they put on their fist health and wellness weekend. Resolution Andersonville will take place along the strip January 13-15 and hours […]

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  • Andersonville Bank Robbed Monday Morning
    Andersonville Bank Robbed Monday Morning

    A TCF banked was robbed early Monday morning by a man who, according to the FBI, did not show a weapon. The incident happened at about 10:14 a.m. after the man walked into the TCF branch bank located in the Jewel-Osco at 5516 N. Clark St. in Andersonville. The FBI described the robber as a black man in […]

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  • Edgewater’s Overture High Rise Undergoes Revisions After Community Input
    Edgewater’s Overture High Rise Undergoes Revisions After Community Input

    The development of 5440 N. Sheridan has been stalled over the last several years and Greystar, the new developers, are working to get the building off the ground. Previously the Bluewater Project, the current project is called Overture Edgewater and was designed by local architects Pappageorge Haymes (P/H). In 2016, community input was welcomed in meetings and […]

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  • $100,000 In New Public Art To Be Installed In 48th Ward In 2017
    $100,000 In New Public Art To Be Installed In 48th Ward In 2017

    The City of Chicago has officially declared 2017 the “Year of Public Art.” Area communities will see many new initiatives including a new 50×50 Neighborhood Arts Project, the creation of a Public Art Youth Corps, a new Public Art Festival, exhibitions, performances, tours and more. Throughout 2017, the artist-led community projects will represent a $1.5 million investment […]

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  • The Wait Is Over! Edgewater’s Anticipated Income Tax Opens Today
    The Wait Is Over! Edgewater’s Anticipated Income Tax Opens Today

    After usual delays, one of the year’s most anticipated bar openings will finally give Edgewater another option in both drinking and dining. After previously hoping for a Summer, 2016 opening, Income Tax at 5959 N Broadway will finally open their doors tonight. After a long process including getting a liquor moratorium lifted, owner Nelson Fitch will […]

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  • Below Zero Weather Hits Edgewater, Message From The Alderman
    Below Zero Weather Hits Edgewater, Message From The Alderman

    With temperatures in the single digits in Edgewater, it will still feel well below zero most of today. The bitter cold will continue throughout the night and temps will rise a bit tomorrow. A second round of below zero weather is expected on Sunday. There is a nearby community warming shelter at 845 W. Wilson […]

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  • Senn High Raises $1,500 Towards Scholarships For Undocumented Students
    Senn High Raises $1,500 Towards Scholarships For Undocumented Students

    A dinner held last Saturday at Senn High School at 5900 N Glenwood Ave. raised $1,500 towards scholarships for fellow undocumented students. Last year, two graduating seniors received the $1,500 scholarships. Senn High School’s student council started the program in 2014 in order to help students who were not eligible to apply for the Free Application for Federal […]

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  • Big Chicks Turns 30, Portion Of Sheridan Dedicated To The Bar
    Big Chicks Turns 30, Portion Of Sheridan Dedicated To The Bar

    For 30 years loyal patrons have made Big Chicks bar at 5024 N. Sheridan their home. Owner Michelle Fire has shared her love for the community and in turn, the community has loved her back. Through the years, Big Chicks has served the Chicago LGBTQ community. They represent a huge portion of her customer base, and have rallied behind […]

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  • Holiday Craft Fair To Take Over Broadway Armory This Saturday
    Holiday Craft Fair To Take Over Broadway Armory This Saturday

    Over the summer you may have seen the food trucks at the Edgewater Beach Apartments every Friday. At the weekly event, put on by the Edgewater Development Corporation (EDC), they surveyed many of the attendees. “We talked to hundreds of people to ask them what they might like to see on Bryn Mawr,” said Jennifer […]

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