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Making It In Edgewater, Pine and Plastic TOTES For All

By Keely Jones | Monday, August 11, 2014

Making It In Edgewater, Pine and Plastic TOTES For All

A little over a year ago, Andrew Wayne had a vivid dream in which he was wandering around a pine forest opening glass boxes that contained illuminated canvas bags of bright colors and minimalist designs. When he woke, he knew what the next chapter of his professional path would be. He vigorously began making...

Hot Diggety Dog! Two Of Chicago’s Best Hot Dog Joints In Edgewater

By Keely Jones | Saturday, August 9, 2014

Hot Diggety Dog! Two Of Chicago’s Best Hot Dog Joints In Edgewater

Edgewater and Andersonville are known for their delicious dining options, with food from every corner of the world. Now Thrillist recently highlighted two of our neighborhood joints for having some of Chicago’s most delicious hot dogs. In the city that made the “Chicago-style-hot-dog” famous, we couldn’t be more proud to have both Cookies & Carnitas and Hoppin’...

Tokyo Marina Closed, Modern Luxury Condos To Be Built

By Daniel Zagotta | Friday, August 8, 2014

Tokyo Marina Closed, Modern Luxury Condos To Be Built

After 35 years in business, Tokyo Marina which was located at 5058 N. Clark Street has closed its doors. The popular sushi restaurant was a staple for many in the area and those residents were very disappointed to see them go.  Best known for things such as inventive maki rolls and real ramen, many did not...

Parlour Bar Closing Their Doors After Four Years

By Keely Jones | Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Parlour Bar Closing Their Doors After Four Years

Parlour holds many fond memories for myself and others in the LGBT community. From nights dancing until my feet blistered to once witnessing a Halloween pumpkin perform kinky acts on a drag-queen, it’s safe to say Parlour hosted some of the city’s most entertaining parties. However long-term success was not in the cards for this bar. Owners Nikki Calhoun...

The Brixton In Andersonville Closes Temporarily

By Keely Jones | Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Brixton In Andersonville Closes Temporarily

One of Andersonville’s popular local watering holes and a divine eating establishment was closed over the weekend but is due to open back up for business today, Tuesday August 5. The Brixton’s Facebook page reads “We apologize for the inconvenience, beloved patrons, but the restaurant is closed due to plumbing issues until Tuesday. In the meantime send your...

Shooting In Edgewater Glen Leaves Teenager Wounded

By Daniel Zagotta | Sunday, August 3, 2014

Shooting In Edgewater Glen Leaves Teenager Wounded

At 10:30 p.m. Friday a 19-year-old male was shot on the 1400 block of West Elmdale. Police say the man was walking down the street when a light-colored sedan driving by fired the shots that injured the person. The teen was taken in critical condition to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston with a gunshot wound to the back....

Edgewater Whole Foods Underway, Opening Not Until 2015

By Keely Jones | Saturday, August 2, 2014

Edgewater Whole Foods Underway, Opening Not Until 2015

Months ago the Edgewater community was buzzing about the new Whole Foods that is expected to open in 2015. In the last few weeks construction has begun inside the building located at 6009 N. Broadway. Workers have been starting bright and early each morning removing the old debris to prepare for the new business....

Driver Charged With Wednesday’s Deadly Sheridan Crash

By Daniel Zagotta | Friday, August 1, 2014

Driver Charged With Wednesday’s Deadly Sheridan Crash

It has been a sad past couple of days and many residents were anxious to hear about who the driver was that killed Frank Kiley and injured several others. Last night his name was released with charges. 58-year-old Vladimir Tsemekhman of the 800 block of W. Belle Plaine Ave. has been charged with one count of reckless homicide,...

EdgeFest Brings Global Fare, Local Art, More This Weekend

By Ally Brisbin | Thursday, July 31, 2014

EdgeFest Brings Global Fare, Local Art, More This Weekend

How does global cuisine, karaoke on a big stage, and relaxing on a landscaped oasis in the middle of Broadway sound? You can find all that and more this weekend at EdgeFest. The Edgewater Chamber of Commerce is hosting their third annual summer street festival on Aug. 2 and 3. Last year, over 10,000...

Sheridan Accident Victim’s Name Released, Additional Details

By Daniel | Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Sheridan Accident Victim’s Name Released, Additional Details

It was an incredibly horrific scene on Wednesday around 11:12 a.m. when a red Ford Focus sped through a stoplight at Berwyn Ave. and Sheridan Rd at a very high rate of speed plowing into the back of a car which a man was loading with groceries. The victim,  71-year-old Frank Kiley, was a client...

At Least One Pedestrian Dead, Others Injured After 5335 Sheridan Accident

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, July 30, 2014

At Least One Pedestrian Dead, Others Injured After 5335 Sheridan Accident

Reports are still a bit unclear, but witnesses say a red Ford was trying to get around a bus heading North at 5335 North Sheridan avenue around 11:12 a.m. this morning. Somehow the red vehicle did not make it around the bus and instead plowed into  two-three parked cars at a high rate of...

New Lesbian Dating Webseries Set In Andersonville

By Keely Jones | Tuesday, July 29, 2014

New Lesbian Dating Webseries Set In Andersonville

Dating in the age of social media has turned some of our intimate and flirtatious attempts into a swipe of a finger, a double tap to ‘like’ someone’s image, a request to be friends, a follow on a new platform, or a #hashtag below someone’s content. Social media and technology have changed the dating ways of the world...

Two Sidewalk Robberies Near Loyola Since Friday

By Daniel Zagotta | Monday, July 28, 2014

Two Sidewalk Robberies Near Loyola Since Friday

There were two sidewalk robberies over the weekend in the Edgewater area near the Loyola campus. It is unknown at this point if it was the same attacker but police are currently investigating both incidents. The first happened on Friday about 10:55 a.m. on the usually quiet 6200 block of North Wayne. A woman was...

Chicago Bear Israel Idonije Visits Edgewater’s Third Coast Comics

By Keely Jones | Saturday, July 26, 2014

Chicago Bear Israel Idonije Visits Edgewater’s Third Coast Comics

Bears in our neighborhood? That’s right! Local comic shop Third Coast Comics had a special appearance from one of the well known Chicago Bear’s, Israel Idonije yesterday for an interview with CBS to discuss his comic books, The Protectors.  First launched in 2013, the comic is a story about the most amazing and skilled athletes in the world whose...

Police About-Face On Kenmore Shooting, Not Gang-Related

By Daniel Zagotta | Friday, July 25, 2014

Police About-Face On Kenmore Shooting, Not Gang-Related

It just did run run run not seem to add up. Witnesses noticing a passionate argument between two men.  One of them Demond Parnell who was a creative barber in Rogers Park. He stated on his Twitter page, “I’m an Open-minded outspoken Barber with an eye for fashion and style. I create my own...



















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