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Latest Community Violence In Edgewater, Mayor Speaks Out

| Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Latest Community Violence In Edgewater, Mayor Speaks Out

Last weekend many families celebrated Easter, the final days of Passover, or enjoyed the last few days of their spring break. But others in the city of Chicago experienced great loss because of violent episodes in several neighborhoods, including our very own Edgewater. This last weekend was a violent one, with 9 people killed and 36...

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Foster Dog Beach Badly Deteriorating, Unsafe

By Keely Jones | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Foster Dog Beach Badly Deteriorating, Unsafe

Chicago is known for being an extremely dog friendly city. Take a walk along the lake and you are bound to pass several pet owners walking their dogs along the path or heading toward one of the dog beaches. Our city has over 20 dog parks, pet dedicated businesses, a few dog-friendly beaches, and many...

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Mariano’s Foster/Sheridan First Look

By Daniel Zagotta | Monday, April 21, 2014
Mariano’s Foster/Sheridan First Look

It was a beautiful morning for a first look at the new Mariano’s Foster and Sheridan store. Edgeville Buzz was invited along with other community leaders to be the first to see what the store has planned for the neighborhood. It started with a few words from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alderman Harry Osterman and...

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Eating Healthy in Edgewater

By Jen Loboda | Saturday, April 19, 2014
Eating Healthy in Edgewater

Eating out shouldn’t derail your health goals. Nor should you sacrifice one of the things we love most about food: How good it tastes. In the City of Chicago we are blessed to have so many amazing health-conscious restaurants. As a matter of fact, right here in our neighborhood we tout some pretty great...

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CTA Unveils Rebuild of North Red Line Including New Stations

By Daniel Zagotta | Friday, April 18, 2014
CTA Unveils Rebuild of North Red Line Including New Stations

CTA Unveiled a plan that calls for a reconstruction of the red line from Belmont to Howard which includes a near complete rebuild of the Lawrence, Argyle, Berwyn and Bryn Mawr stations. The construction will also include rebuilding all tracks, support structures, bridges, and viaducts between Leland and Hollywood Avenues. The new stations will include all modern...

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Chicago Danztheatre Performance This Weekend

By Keely Jones | Thursday, April 17, 2014
Chicago Danztheatre Performance This Weekend

Chicago’s Danztheatre Ensemble is in the midst of a month long performance series that utilizes performance, visual art, film, dance and contemporary movement to explore topics related to activism and  promote change in the world around us. Lucky for us, there is one more weekend of shows coming up starting on Friday April 18th...

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Growing Presence of Breweries In and Around Edgewater

By Keely Jones | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Growing Presence of Breweries In and Around Edgewater

We at the Edgeville Buzz enjoy an occasional local and fresh beer, and we have done our best to be aware of local businesses that continue to keep our glasses full and plenty. We also look forward to businesses that are planning to move into our community and lucky for us, Half Acre is...

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Fido to Go! Our Favorite Pet Food Truck Coming Soon

By Claudia Moreno | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Fido to Go! Our Favorite Pet Food Truck Coming Soon

Spring is in the air and Fido is cheerfully wagging his tail burying the latest polar vortex deep in Chicago’s historical past!  What could make your canine companion happier than dry paws and fur waving in the warm breeze?  Perhaps a wholesome, no additives or sugar and gluten-free doggie snowball donut will help your...

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Iconic 5757 Ridge Building Up For Auction

By Daniel Zagotta | Monday, April 14, 2014
Iconic 5757 Ridge Building Up For Auction

Commuters and local residents pass by this unique building everyday at 5757 North Ridge and ask themselves what is happening with that unusual building? The building has a lot of history but the original purpose was that of a silent movie theatre for Charlie Chaplin.  Built in 1918, the space functioned as a movie...

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The Landmark in Andersonville Ready For a New Chapter

By Keely Jones | Sunday, April 13, 2014
The Landmark in Andersonville Ready For a New Chapter

Jan Baxter believes in her core that it’s not enough to just own and operate a business. Rather,  it is the responsibility of everyone in the community to invest in and participate in growth and development for the good of all residents. She has worked tirelessly to promote Andersonville both as a resident and...

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Edgewater’s First 5k Run/Walk This September

By announcement | Saturday, April 12, 2014
Edgewater’s First 5k Run/Walk This September

The Edgewater Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Alderman Harry Osterman, Star Events, and 11 local schools to produce the first annual Edgewater 5k Run/Walk. The Edgewater 5k provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy everything Edgewater has to offer. Produced by Star Events, Chicago’s award-winning event company which specializes in producing world-class community celebrations...

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Best of Andersonville Awards! And the Winners Are…

By Keely Jones | Thursday, April 10, 2014
Best of Andersonville Awards! And the Winners Are…

Tuesday April 8 was the annual Andersonville Honor‘s Gala, hosted at the Fireside Grill. The Andersonville Development Corporation alongside the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce  handed out “Best of” awards  to honor volunteers and businesses  that make our neighborhood feel so tight-knit and unique in the city of Chicago. There to hand out the awards and...

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Solicitors In Edgeville Make Their Pitch

By Betty Tsamis, Esq. | Wednesday, April 9, 2014

As the weather warms up, solicitors on Edgeville’s streets will start delivering their pitches and asking you for money. You might encounter these solicitors while running errands on Clark Street on a warm day, or find them ringing your doorbell at the most annoying times. The solicitors I refer to in this post are...

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Edgewater Gets Positive On Crime

By Keely Jones | Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Edgewater Gets Positive On Crime

Chicago has always been plagued with the stereotype of  being an aggressive and crime-ridden city to live in. Our community of Edgewater has had its fair share of shootings and violent episodes in the last few month, making residents nervous to walk around our own area. But we are also the community that comes together...

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