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Seven Miles Of Chaos, North Lake Shore Drive’s Future Debated

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Seven Miles Of Chaos, North Lake Shore Drive’s Future Debated

It is a bleak picture that the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is painting of North Lake Shore Drive from Grand Ave. to Hollywood Ave. in its current state. A study recently released by IDOT reiterates what many of us North-siders already know, North Lake Shore Drive can be chaotic. With an average of three accidents per day, 95% of...

Edge Card Promotes Shopping Locally With Area Discounts

By Daniel Zagotta | Monday, July 7, 2014

Edge Card Promotes Shopping Locally With Area Discounts

Edgewater Chamber of commerce will unveil the new 2014-2015 Edge Card at this year’s EdgeFest, The card is described by the Chamber as, “a community discount card to encourage residents to shop locally and support local businesses.” The concept of buying local has been a hot topic lately as many area small businesses have been hit...

Martha Stewart Loves First Slice’s Pies, We Love Their Community Focus

By Keely Jones | Saturday, July 5, 2014

Martha Stewart Loves First Slice’s Pies, We Love Their Community Focus

Apparently Martha Stewart and her entourage love the pies over at First Slice so much it was cited as one of the top 5 pit-stops one should take when indulging in pies in Chicago! First Slice  has a few different locations, with the Andersonville store conveniently located at the corner of Ashland and Balmoral. The store shares a building with the...

Chicago Swimming Ban Lifted Except Montrose/Humbolt

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Chicago Swimming Ban Lifted Except Montrose/Humbolt

            Beach goers received bad news yesterday when they were informed that swimming was banned due to water quality conditions. Coming right before the active Fourth of July weekend, residents have been wondering if they would open in time for the Holiday. Today they were pleased to find out the...

Know No Limits Gym Remains Open Under New Management

By Kat McLellan | Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Know No Limits Gym Remains Open Under New Management

Today, Know No Limits at 6125 N. Clark has changed ownership and is under new management. Previous owner Karla Shelton did tell EVB last week that a rent increase coupled with a business model that was not working for the club made moving forward with new management inevitable. Over the last year, there has been additional health club...

American Idol To Indie Hero. Crystal Bowersox Talks Edgewater, Motherhood and Patsy Cline

By Daniel Zagotta | Monday, June 30, 2014

American Idol To Indie Hero. Crystal Bowersox Talks Edgewater, Motherhood and Patsy Cline

She has come a long way since taking on one of America’s most popular television contests ever. She seemed not to fit in with all the other contestants and that is why we fell in love with her. Through some of the usual bland pop voices,  along came Crystal Bowersox with vocals that seemed to showcase an earthy,...

PRIDE To Draw 750,000, Police Issue Warnings. What to Expect?

By Keely Jones | Friday, June 27, 2014

PRIDE To Draw 750,000, Police Issue Warnings. What to Expect?

Pride festivities have been going on all this past week around Chicago and the community is all geared up and ready to cheer along for the 45th annual Pride Parade this upcoming Sunday. Each year, Chicago Pride has brought in thousands of people visiting from around the midwest and beyond to partake in celebrating...

Ladies Take On Andersonville: Back Lot Bash Grows

By Keely Jones | Thursday, June 26, 2014

Ladies Take On Andersonville: Back Lot Bash Grows

The 4-day annual Back Lot Bash is coming up soon, and this will be its 11th year celebrating Chicago’s LGBTQ community. Back Lot Bash is the outdoor women’s festival in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood and is a top destination for women during Chicago’s Pride Weekend celebrations. The event is sponsored by women, for women, but...

Midsommarfest Raises $15,000 For The Water Tower

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Midsommarfest Raises $15,000 For The Water Tower

It was a very good day for not only our friends at the Swedish American Museum, but for the entire Andersonville neighborhood as they announced that the ultimate goal of $15,000 was reached at this year’s Midsommarfest. In a Facebook statement, the Museum said, “Thank you to all who came to Midsommarfest and made...

Know No Limits Gym’s Future Unclear… For Now

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Know No Limits Gym’s Future Unclear… For Now

Over last weekend, EveryBlock was buzzing about Know No Limits gym closing. According to the reports, some people were being told that it would be locking its doors for good at the end of the month. Of course, many people were unhappy about this possibility. It seems though that this may not be the case. EVB...

Killer Margaritas Are Here! Cesars Andersonville Opens

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Killer Margaritas Are Here! Cesars Andersonville Opens

For almost 25 years now, Cesars, home of the self proclaimed killer margaritas has served up traditional Mexican food to the North side of Chicago. Two locations are already serving the Lakeview community  are located at 3166 N Clark and 2924 N Broadway. Now they have decided to give it a go in Andersonville at 5403...

Jewel-Osco Re-Grand Opens 2 Remodeled Stores In Edgewater

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Jewel-Osco Re-Grand Opens 2 Remodeled Stores In Edgewater

Tomorrow, Wednesday June 25th at 8am, Jewel-Osco has announced the grand re-opening of 14 remodeled stores which includes 5516 N Clark St and 5343 N Broadway in Edgewater. They have invited many of the local community leaders and business people and guests will enjoy live music and samplings. It has been an interesting several months to say the...

Pie Hole Closes Its Doors, Another Pizzeria Abruptly Vanishes

By Daniel Zagotta | Monday, June 23, 2014

Pie Hole Closes Its Doors, Another Pizzeria Abruptly Vanishes

For over 10 years Pie Hole has been serving up a unique variety of pizzas to the masses. Originally located at Roscoe and Halsted, owner Doug Brandt opened the shop and soon became a late night hang out for the local LGBT youth in the area. Mr Brandt with all good intentions, wanted his doors...

Edgewater’s Comedy Show “Here Is Your Alibi” Marks One Year

By Ally Brisbin | Saturday, June 21, 2014

Edgewater’s Comedy Show “Here Is Your Alibi” Marks One Year

For the last year, something funny has been happening on Thorndale Ave. Lev Kalmens, an Edgewater resident, has been producing and hosting a free BYOB comedy showcase once a month at The Frontier storefront theatre since June 2013. “Here Is Your Alibi” (HIYA) features five local comics in a more intimate setting than the...

HERB Bringing Edgewater Fine Dining Thai Food

By Daniel Zagotta | Friday, June 20, 2014

HERB Bringing Edgewater Fine Dining Thai Food

When owner Patty Neumson decided to start her new restaurant venture, she decided Edgewater was the place to start. Working closely with Alderman Harry Osterman’s office, the began to seek out the right space to serve her culinary work. Though Patty has owned Thai restaurants in the past, she collaborated with the team of Kee...



















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