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October Events To Benefit Edgewater’s Care For Real

By Daniel Zagotta | Thursday, October 16, 2014

October Events To Benefit Edgewater’s Care For Real

Because Edgewater loves our awesome local food pantry Care For Real, here are a few upcoming events this month to show your support: Winter Coat Drive On Tuesday, October 28, Care for Real will be partnering with The Pan-African Association and Red Cross by hosting our Annual Winter Clothing Drive and Welcome Event for...

Vicariously Explore the Abandoned Edgewater Hospital with Urban Explorers Matt Tuteur and Eric Holubow

By Kat McLellan | Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Vicariously Explore the Abandoned Edgewater Hospital with Urban Explorers Matt Tuteur and Eric Holubow

It’s probably not a surprise to Edgeville Buzz readers that I am fascinated with abandoned old buildings. There’s just something about a place stuck in history, one you aren’t allowed to see. I’m not the only one either. From the Facebook group Forgotten Chicago to the increasing popularity of urban exploring, interest in shuttered...

Thorndale Drug Surveillance Results In Arrest

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Thorndale Drug Surveillance Results In Arrest

Over the weekend Alderman Harry Osterman released an email detailing many updates on crimes in the 48th ward. One of the highlights concerned a recent police sting at Thorndale and Winthrop. Many residents have been upset about drug dealing in the area, especially this intersection where Swift Elementary School is located. The 20th District received information about...

Last Andersonville Farmer’s Market Tomorrow, Get Your Fall Foods

By Keely Jones | Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Last Andersonville Farmer’s Market Tomorrow, Get Your Fall Foods

This week will be Andersonville’s last farmer’s market of the season. Let’s hope the not-so-cold weather stays a little longer and the leaves hang on to the trees for just a few more weeks so we can continue to enjoy the beauty of this season. In the meantime, we should be stocking up on...

True Nature Foods Cafe Opens In Edgewater

By Jen Loboda | Monday, October 13, 2014

True Nature Foods Cafe Opens In Edgewater

This week True Nature Foods opened their new café with a full menu of 100% organic handcrafted juices, smoothies, sandwiches and soups – created to nourish your body and soul. The menu is vegan although sandwiches have the option to add cheddar cheese or vegan cheese. In addition, the menu contains kid-friendly options such...

Raven Theatre Reveals the Morality and Ethics of Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons”

By Claudia Moreno | Friday, October 10, 2014

Raven Theatre Reveals the Morality and Ethics of Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons”

Raven Theatre is center stage with Arthur Miller’s Tony Award winning drama. Under the direction of Michael Menendian, All My Sons is the first of four plays in Raven’s 2014 –2015 Season focused on the 20th Century American Family. Based on a true story, this drama inhales its breath from the old Greek tragedies....

Celebrate Local Art and Design In Andersonville This Weekend

By Ally Brisbin | Thursday, October 9, 2014

Celebrate Local Art and Design In Andersonville This Weekend

This weekend marks the 12th annual Andersonville Arts and Design Weekend on Clark St. Enjoy a self-guided art walk, participate in an interactive production of Alice in Wonderland, and pay tribute to the anchor home design stores that make Andersonville a shopping destination! Friday night kicks things off as the Night of 100 pARTies. Stroll...

First Look At New Summerdale Restaurant, Opens Tonight

By Daniel Zagotta | Thursday, October 9, 2014

First Look At New Summerdale Restaurant, Opens Tonight

We were invited last night to try out new Summerdale restaurant before it officially opens tonight. Local restaurateur Marty Fosse and neighborhood design aficionado Thom Greene have brought together a space that celebrates all things local. From a down-to-earth menu to the hyper-local images of historic Edgewater on the wall. The spacious bar lit up by classic...

Andersonville Celebrates Four Retail Shops Accomplishments This Weekend

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Andersonville Celebrates Four Retail Shops Accomplishments This Weekend

Andersonville is getting pretty well known for everything it has to offer. Recently we did an article on the neighborhood being in US News’ “10 Best” shopping destinations in Chicago. The article praised Andersonville for its passion for everything local. Today, Alderman Harry Osterman put out an email about special weekend events celebrating four of our...

Edgewater Teens Plan Sustainable Development, Get Life Lessons

By Keely Jones | Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Edgewater Teens Plan Sustainable Development, Get Life Lessons

Very rarely do youth get a chance to have a voice in urban planning or neighborhood beautification efforts. They aren’t often invited to discussions regarding how our communities should look and feel for those living in the community. This past summer, 25 teens from the Edgewater neighborhood (and over 10 different countries around the...

Martinis For Mutts & Yappy Hour, Support Famous Fido This Weekend

By Daniel Zagotta | Monday, October 6, 2014

Martinis For Mutts & Yappy Hour, Support Famous Fido This Weekend

    Did you know that Andersonville has its very own dog rescue? They have been in the Edgeville for many years and have found residents some of our best friends. Famous Fido Rescue & Adoption is always in need of your help to continue their mission and here are two great ways to support their cause...

Residents Support Whole Foods Liquor License, Reps Unveil Plans

By Daniel Zagotta | Friday, October 3, 2014

Residents Support Whole Foods Liquor License, Reps Unveil Plans

At a meeting last night, Whole Foods big wigs including Regional Vice President David Schwartz, spoke with Edgewater residents about their plans for the store and to seek approval for a liquor license to sell and serve alcohol. Mr. Schwartz spoke about their passion for beer and wine and promised to include many local brands....

From The Southern Hemisphere To Edgewater, Chasing Harvest’s Journey

By Christopher Balza | Thursday, October 2, 2014

From The Southern Hemisphere To Edgewater, Chasing Harvest’s Journey

It comes as no surprise that the thought of good food and drink are synonymous with the Andersonville/Edgewater neighborhoods. In the last several years our neighborhood has seen significant growth in respect to dining and drinking establishments, including an online based wine company, Chasing Harvest. For wine connoisseurs city-wide, Chasing Harvest’s owners Michael and...

Heartland Healthcare Opens State-of-the-Art Center On Devon

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Heartland Healthcare Opens State-of-the-Art Center On Devon

After a year of construction, Heartland Healthcare has finally opened the doors to its new home at 1300 West Devon on Monday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Funded by a $3 million competitive State of IL grant process meant to place new resources in Illinois’ most medically neglected communities. The 9,000 sq. ft. center opened with many...

Chicago Ethnic Food Tours Focus in Uptown and Andersonville

By Keely Jones | Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Chicago Ethnic Food Tours Focus in Uptown and Andersonville

Having lived in Edgewater for several years and dining in both Uptown and Andersonville, I thought I knew a lot about our local eateries, bars, ethnic grocery gems, neighborhood symbols and historical roots. But on my recent trip with Phyllis Petrilli of the Chicago Ethnic Food Tours, I realized I knew very little of my neighborhood...




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