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New Vietnamese Restaurant Opens in Edgewater

By Nora Brathol | Sunday, April 6, 2014

New Vietnamese Restaurant Opens in Edgewater

“Little Vietnam,” a new restaurant offering “Authentic Vietnam Cuisine” opened in Edgewater today in the former “Just Turkey” space at 1132 W. Bryn Mawr Ave, just a few steps west of the Bryn Mawr CTA red line stop.  The restaurant celebrated their opening with a dancing dragon, which represents prosperity in Vietnamese culture. We...

Five Questions: David Melis, Edgewater Soaps

By Nora Brathol | Sunday, April 6, 2014

Five Questions: David Melis, Edgewater Soaps

David Melis grew up in Racine, Wisconsin, but became a true Illinoisian when he graduated with a degree in Library Science from the University of Illinois-Champaign.  An Edgewater resident since 1993, David has worked in Public Libraries around the state, including in Niles, Wilmette and Des Plaines.  He began making soap in 2001 after...

Raven Theatre Gets Edgy, Premieres “Good Boys and True”

By Claudia Moreno | Friday, April 4, 2014

Raven Theatre Gets Edgy, Premieres “Good Boys and True”

The locker room and the sex videotape that circulates in a Washington D.C. boys’ prep school create the center stage for this Jeff recommended edgy drama.  Director Cody Estle transforms Raven Theater’s West Stage into a small and intimate arena of a plot that unfolds as writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa  of Good Boys and True...

Saving Trumbull. CPS Advisory Committee Recommends Landmarking

By Daniel Zagotta | Thursday, April 3, 2014

Saving Trumbull. CPS Advisory Committee Recommends Landmarking

Last week EVB brought to light the story of the old Trumbull school and its possible future demise. The now-shuttered building is sadly vacant for the first time in 100 years. The school, which has stood grandly at the corner of Foster and Ashland has been around longer than almost all of us and the...

Argyle To Undergo Major “Shared Street” Redesign Soon

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Argyle To Undergo Major “Shared Street” Redesign Soon

Although Argyle Street is considered a part of our Uptown neighbor to the South, It falls within the 48th Ward and thus has big impact on Edgewater as well. Starting in late summer of this year, Argyle will be going through a unique and historic transformation as the first “shared street” in Chicago. The impact...

The Artist Behind The Neighborhood Posters, Christopher Gorz

By Keely Jones | Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The Artist Behind The Neighborhood Posters, Christopher Gorz

Chances are you have seen a piece of art from the poster series in one of our local shops, hanging in a friend’s home or decorating a bar. You might have even purchased one as a gift for someone. The Chicago Neighborhood Poster series is a unique  set of posters created by artist Christopher Gorz, who happens...

Mariano’s Releases New Store Information

By Daniel Zagotta | Monday, March 31, 2014

Mariano’s Releases New Store Information

Mariano’s has been the talk of the town since December and residents have been very anxious for both stores in the area to open soon. There has been a lot of activity at both the future stores at Foster/Sheridan and the other on Ravenswood. The opening dates have been very speculative, but Mariano’s Ravenswood...

Attention Sweet Tooth Neighbors! New Cupcake Shop!

By Keely Jones | Saturday, March 29, 2014

Attention Sweet Tooth Neighbors! New Cupcake Shop!

There is a new bakery in Edgewater, and owners Michele and Aaron McAtee are slanging cupcakes like never before. Located at 1445 W Devon, Maddiebird Bakery had their grand opening on Saturday, March 22. There was a line out the door for the first few hours and cupcake trays were being refilled by the minute....

Sprinkler Mandate Update. Corrected Information.

By Daniel Zagotta | Saturday, March 29, 2014

On Wednesday, ASCO (Association Of Sheridan Condominium/Co-op Owners) released  an email in response to a letter Alderman Cappleman had put out. The alderman’s letter explained that the the State Fire Marshal was still trying to get a bill passed that would reignite the fire sprinkler mandate, but that State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz was introducing...

New Loft Rentals with Retail/Restaurant Space Continues Broadway Redevelopment

By Claudia Moreno | Friday, March 28, 2014

New Loft Rentals with Retail/Restaurant Space Continues Broadway Redevelopment

Construction is underway.  “We are very excited to have the opportunity to develop what we consider the most exciting new development in Edgewater in quite some time!” said Bill Gold owner and developer of the mixed-use building located at 5427-37 N. Broadway. One year ago in a community meeting hosted by Alderman Osterman, approval was...

SHOP LOCAL! Featuring Health Clubs + Special Promotions

By Keely Jones | Thursday, March 27, 2014

SHOP LOCAL! Featuring Health Clubs + Special Promotions

This winter has been rough on all of us. For local businesses and independent shops in the neighborhood, it has been especially brutal this last winter. While we anxiously await sunny skies and warmer weather, we at the EdgeVilleBuzz want to help boost local business and support our neighbors by contributing to local businesses....

Trumbull School On Auction Block. Demolition a Possibility.

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Trumbull School On Auction Block. Demolition a Possibility.

Chicago Public Schools quietly began the process of auctioning off 5 shuttered Northside schools this month. Among those five schools is Lyman Trumbull, at Foster and Ashland.  A few months after the school closings back in 2012, the Advisory Committee for School Repurposing and Community Development was established to handle the repurposing of the buildings left...

Surprise Sprinkler System Mandate Vote Today

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Surprise Sprinkler System Mandate Vote Today

It has been some time since the sprinkler mandate proposal led by the Northern Illinois Sprinkler Advisory Board and the State Fire Marshall was withdrawn because of intense protest by high rise dwellers in Chicago. The bill would have demanded that all condominium associations, co-ops and townhomes be immediately fitted with costly sprinkler systems...

Parking Meters Clubbed To Death

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Parking Meters Clubbed To Death

Last week, Police issued an alert about vandalized parking meters in 7 North side Chicago neighborhoods that includes Edgewater. The machines sustained damage described as ”breaking the display glass, credit card readers and display brackets by use of a blunt instrument or tool” which caused them to malfunction or shut down according to the release. The...

Puppy-mills No More! Hello Famous Fido Rescue Dogs.

By Keely Jones | Monday, March 24, 2014

Puppy-mills No More! Hello Famous Fido Rescue Dogs.

Chicago is joining cities such as Los Angeles, San Diego and Phoenix in the fight to ban and shut down pet stores that support inhumane treatment of pure-bred animals. One City passed legislation to do so 2 weeks ago. In March of 2015 the ordinance will go into effect and Chicago pet stores will not...

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