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Couple Going To Ravinia Involved In Fatal Lake Shore Drive Crash At Hollywood

By Daniel Zagotta | Friday, September 4, 2015

Couple Going To Ravinia Involved In Fatal Lake Shore Drive Crash At Hollywood

A woman has died and a man was seriously injured after a horrific crash on Lake Shore Drive at Hollywood Ave. Thursday evening at 7:25 p.m. according to police. The couple from Indiana were on their way to see Lenny Kravitz at Ravinia when their car, at a high rate of speed,  approached the bend...

Watch Your Step! Hazardous Cuts Opened Up On Andersonville Sidewalks

By Victoria Marty | Thursday, September 3, 2015

Watch Your Step! Hazardous Cuts Opened Up On Andersonville Sidewalks

You don’t really notice them until the gravel finds its way into your sandals or the unleveled sand forces you to jut to the side. That’s when you may be thinking: “What are these long, rectangular-shaped cuts in the middle of the sidewalk on North Clark Street in Andersonville, anyway?” According to Jennifer Block, director...

2 Men Fatally Shot On Winthrop Near Argyle Red Line Stop

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, September 2, 2015

2 Men Fatally Shot On Winthrop Near Argyle Red Line Stop

Two men were fatally shot on the 5000 block of N. Winthrop Ave. near the Argyle red line stop. At 2:17 a.m. police responded to reports of shots fired in the area. When they arrived at the scene, they found the two men unresponsive, according to Chicago Police. A 32-year-old man was pronounced dead at the...

15 Area Breweries Featured Among Other Local Crafts At Andersonville’s City Made Fest

By Sharon Howerton | Tuesday, September 1, 2015

15 Area Breweries Featured Among Other Local Crafts At Andersonville’s City Made Fest

Summer is not yet over. Temperatures may get warmer and, on Sept. 12 and Sept. 13, the Andersonville City Made Fest will take place once again. The fest showcases vendors — large and small — from all parts of the city of Chicago. According to Jessica Hammer, marketing director for the Andersonville Chamber of...

Edgewater and Andersonville Continue To Rank High, Strong Growth In Home Sales/Prices

By Daniel Zagotta | Monday, August 31, 2015

Edgewater and Andersonville Continue To Rank High, Strong Growth In Home Sales/Prices

Edgewater and Andersonville continue to get attention from both media sources and real estate experts as the top neighborhoods to live, work and play. The most recent comes from internet real estate powerhouse Trulia, which named Edgewater in its top five most popular communities. Chicago Near North, Lincoln Park and the Loop were the only areas to...

Cantina 1910’s Anticipated Grand Opening Is Set, Owners Explain The Concept

By Victoria Marty | Thursday, August 27, 2015

Cantina 1910’s Anticipated Grand Opening Is Set, Owners Explain The Concept

No more scaffolding. No more construction workers. No more wondering what’s going on at the corner of Winnemac and Clark. Come Sept. 16, there will be another breakfast, lunch and dinner option in Andersonville. Say bienvenida to Cantina 1910, a new restaurant that aims to offer modern Mexican cuisine and an updated approach to...

Help Needed To Identify Unconscious Man Found In Edgewater

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Help Needed To Identify Unconscious Man Found In Edgewater

Police are seeking assistance in identifying a man with serious injuries who was found unconscious in Edgewater two weeks ago. Chicago police reported that the unidentified man was first seen around 1223 W. Granville having trouble walking. He was then observed falling and striking his head on the pavement. The man was found unconscious and has...

Female Bank Robbery Bandit Hits North Side TCF Banks Including Edgewater

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Female Bank Robbery Bandit Hits North Side TCF Banks Including Edgewater

A string of bank robberies has been carried off by a lone female hitting north side businesses. According to the FBI, the woman hit an Edgewater TCF Bank branch inside the Jewel grocery store located at 5343 N. Broadway on Aug. 14 at 3:52 p.m. However, this was not the first or last in her string of...

A Trumbull School Development Offer Has Been Accepted, TimeLine Theatre Will Have a New Home

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A Trumbull School Development Offer Has Been Accepted, TimeLine Theatre Will Have a New Home

Last November, at a packed auditorium at the old Trumbull School, five development companies made their pitches to repurpose the building in which they sat. Chicago Public Schools had closed the location earlier in the year along with many other schools after seeking ways to cut spending, With rumors swirling about possibilities of the wrecking...

Set To Open In October, Andersonville Pastoral Will Include New Restaurant

By Victoria Marty | Monday, August 24, 2015

Set To Open In October, Andersonville Pastoral Will Include New Restaurant

The napkins sit wrinkled and the wine glasses are empty, the plates long since scraped clean of that evening’s meal. But dinner doesn’t necessarily have to end when you walk out of Appellation, a wine bar and restaurant that will be located inside Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine. Both are set to open...

Building Fire On 1000 Block of Catalpa Leaves 3 Injured, 1 Critically

By Daniel Zagotta | Sunday, August 23, 2015

Building Fire On 1000 Block of Catalpa Leaves 3 Injured, 1 Critically

A 2-alarm fire in a four story apartment building on the 1000 block of  W. Catalpa broke out at 7:50 a.m. Sunday morning. The blaze left 3 people injured including one critically. Witnesses said they heard screaming from the back of the building shortly before 8 a.m. There they could see flames shooting from a...

Peirce School Hopes To Raise $25,000 At Upcoming Benefit

By Victoria Marty | Thursday, August 20, 2015

Peirce School Hopes To Raise $25,000 At Upcoming Benefit

Just in time for the end of summer comes Eggs for Kids, the sixth-annual event that, this time, will take the form of a brunch. It will benefit Helen C. Peirce School of International Studies on Aug. 30 at Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N. Clark St. This year’s goal is to raise $25,000 for arts,...

Alternative Medicine Making a Big Impact In Edgewater and Andersonville

By Victoria Marty | Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Alternative Medicine Making a Big Impact In Edgewater and Andersonville

Alternative medicine has made a big impact in Andersonville and Edgewater with the opening of several groups and individual businesses dedicated to a different approach to healthcare. According to National Health Statistics Reports published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Feb. 10, 2015, complementary health approaches include an array of modalities and...

Beautiful and Local: Instagram in Edgewater and Andersonville

By Kathryn McLellan | Monday, August 17, 2015

Beautiful and Local: Instagram in Edgewater and Andersonville

For those not in the know, Instagram is a social networking, mobile application, or app, built around photography. People around the world post pictures of everything from the beautiful design on the top of their latte to breaking news. One of the things I love most about Instagram is how it shows little snippets...

New Wine Bar To Open Near Popular Liquor Retailer Independent Spirits

By Victoria Marty | Thursday, August 13, 2015

New Wine Bar To Open Near Popular Liquor Retailer Independent Spirits

Nelson Fitch was interested in wine before he was even legally allowed to drink it. “It was always sort of a hobby,” the 26-year-old Peoria, Illinois, native said. “I had some family members who were influential in developing my interest in wine, and I’ve tried to drink it critically since I started drinking wine.”...




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