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40th Ward Alderman Race Has First Challenge In 24 Years, Meet Dianne Daleiden

By Laura Sabransky | Friday, February 13, 2015

40th Ward Alderman Race Has First Challenge In 24 Years, Meet Dianne Daleiden

For the first time in 24 years, 40th Ward constituents will see something new on their ballots when they vote for alderman: two candidates. Dianne Daleiden, a Chicago Public School teacher and longtime Edgewater resident is challenging incumbent Pat O’Connor who has been an alderman since 1983. Daleiden is a registered democrat and distinguishes herself...

Steep Theatre’s Powerful New Play, The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle

By Victoria Grabner | Thursday, February 12, 2015

Steep Theatre’s Powerful New Play, The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle

“The wishes of dead people don’t usually concern us,” Roger tells the main character of The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle midway through this witty and engaging play. Yet, as becomes abundantly clear in the Steep Theatre Co.’s latest production, the intentions of the departed can, and do, make a difference....

FLATS Chicago Looking For Tenant To Anchor The Busy Broadway/Ridge Intersection

By Keely Jones | Wednesday, February 11, 2015

FLATS Chicago Looking For Tenant To Anchor The Busy Broadway/Ridge Intersection

At 5600 N. Ridge (the corner of Ridge, Bryn Mawr and Broadway) stands a building that used to be a favorite local Mexican restaurant, El Norte. No matter what time of day, you could always find groups of people filling up on authentic Mexican food. The restaurant closed in 2012 unexpectedly and has sat empty...

Edgeville Buzz’s Top Stories of 2014

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Edgeville Buzz’s Top Stories of 2014

As we proress into 2015, many have inquired what the top stories of 2014 were? It has been a great year at EdgevilleBuzz.com with readership at an all time high. We have also grew leaps and bounds on social media where engagement has increased dramatically. The following top 10 stories from 2014 were generated by the...

Andersonville May See Large-Scale Art Installations Pop Up Soon, ‘You Are Beautiful’

By Keely Jones | Monday, February 9, 2015

Andersonville May See Large-Scale Art Installations Pop Up Soon, ‘You Are Beautiful’

Perhaps you have seen the You are beautiful stickers posted around the city or seen the large You are beautiful sign on south lake shore drive. If you are on social media you may have seen images tagged with #yabsticker.  All of theses art pieces began here in Chicago, but have now traveled around...

Andersonville Giordano’s To Open Soon, Final Work Being Done

By Sharon Howerton | Friday, February 6, 2015

Andersonville Giordano’s To Open Soon, Final Work Being Done

Deciding to bring their next store to Andersonville, the Giordano’s pizza restaurant chain landed in the old Ann Sather spot at 5207 N. Clark St. Since then the company has almost completely gutted the inside of the building while trying to keep the charm of its front facade. It has been a slow process, but they are...

Sidewalk Snow Removal And The Law, Edgewater Still Digging Out

By Daniel Zagotta | Thursday, February 5, 2015

Sidewalk Snow Removal And The Law, Edgewater Still Digging Out

Lucky enough to escape January without any major snow accumulation, February started with a nasty one. On the first of the month we were hit with a heavy snowfall accompanied by strong winds. As both residents and businesses have worked hard to clear the snow from their sidewalks, many have not done their part. As...

Andersonville Is Loving Everything Local This Weekend

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Andersonville Is Loving Everything Local This Weekend

When it comes to local spirit, Edgewater makes no mistake that supporting independent businesses is the thing to do. And in continuing with their passion for community involvement, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce is presenting  Andersonville Loves Local this weekend, February 7 & 8. The weekend promises to be filled with great shopping and dining for everyone. Plus...

Andersonville’s Summerdale Restaurant Under New Ownership

By Keely Jones | Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Andersonville’s Summerdale Restaurant Under New Ownership

 Andersonville’s restaurant Summerdale that recently opened up in the fall of 2014, is now under new ownership. Local business owner Marty Fosse alongside a few of his business partners have put out a statement regarding the new collaboration. The establishment will continue and maintain everything as it currently is with no major changes being...

Edgewater 101: The True Story On How The Community Came To Be

By Leah Scull | Monday, February 2, 2015

Edgewater 101: The True Story On How The Community Came To Be

Most Chicagoans are likely familiar with the above neighborhood map of Chicago. Various iterations of the map displaying the city’s 77 community areas are ubiquitous throughout Chicago homes and businesses. Upon close examination, an Edgewater resident may notice that the eastern far north side community areas are all assigned the numbers 1-4, except for...

Edgewater’s Most Curious Places: the Colvin House

By Kat Mclellan | Friday, January 30, 2015

Edgewater’s Most Curious Places:  the Colvin House

  A couple of months ago we asked readers what buildings in our neighborhood interested them. One of those buildings was the Edwin Colvin house at 5940 Sheridan, suggested by readers Jim Calto & Amy Baxter; an excellent choice since it was designated as a Chicago landmark in 1994 and is a fine example...

LoLo Comes To The Andersonville Strip, Rewards Local Shopping

By Christopher Balza | Thursday, January 29, 2015

LoLo Comes To The Andersonville Strip, Rewards Local Shopping

As many know, Andersonville is home to some marvelous locally owned businesses. These neighborhood gems reflect the pride we take in our neighborhood and provide us with many unique goods and services. As the holiday spending months come to an end it is important that we keep our small business owners in mind over...

The ‘Greenest House’ In Andersonville Meets Its Fate

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The ‘Greenest House’ In Andersonville Meets Its Fate

A couple weeks ago we reported on the story about the ‘greenest house’ in Andersonville and the approval of the permits needed to tear down the home. It quickly became one our biggest stories of the year and earned many comments online in favor of demolition and others in support of the structure to...

Edgewater Chamber Partners With Loyola To Bring Match.com CEO Sam Yagan To Speak

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Edgewater Chamber Partners With Loyola To Bring Match.com CEO Sam Yagan To Speak

As current CEO of Match.com, Sam Yagan has brought his unique style of professional expertise to the world of love and romance. Yet he has done so much more over the last decade. In 1999, he co-founded SparkNotes, a free study guide for students which covers everything from literature and poetry to math and economics. Then...

Andersonville Ranks In 2015 Top Ten Hottest Neighborhoods Nationwide

By Daniel Zagotta | Monday, January 26, 2015

Andersonville Ranks In 2015 Top Ten Hottest Neighborhoods Nationwide

Andersonville got big news this past week as it was named in the top ten hottest neighborhoods in the nation for 2015 by Redfin. Specifically, it ranked #7 nationwide and #1 for the the entire Chicago area which includes the suburbs. Redfin is one of the top five real estate search engines with an...




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