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  • Cantina 1910’s Anticipated Grand Opening Is Set

    No more scaffolding. No more construction workers. No more wondering what’s going on at the corner of Winnemac and Clark. Come Sept. 16, there will be ...


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Andersonville’s Care For Real Toy Drive To Serve About 800 Children

By Sharon Howerton | Friday, November 21, 2014
Andersonville’s Care For Real Toy Drive To Serve About 800 Children

As we think about preparing for Thanksgiving or as we begin to make that list and check it twice for gifts for family and friends, how about making a place at that virtual table for the children of our community by way of the Care for Real annual toy drive? Lyle Allen, executive director,...

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Upcoming Events In Edgeville
Sep 3 7:00pm Dance Party Ebenezer Lutheran Church Community Center
Sep 5 12:30pm Biking Like a Viking Bike Ride Swedish American Museum Parking Lot
Sep 11 12:00am Call to Artists | Unity Fall Art Show Unity Community Center at Unity Lutheran Church
Sep 12 12:00pm Andersonville City Made Fest Clark Street
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Help Needed To Identify Unconscious Man Found In Edgewater

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Help Needed To Identify Unconscious Man Found In Edgewater

Police are seeking assistance in identifying a man with serious injuries who was found unconscious in Edgewater two weeks ago. Chicago police reported that the unidentified man was first seen around 1223 W. Granville having trouble walking. He was then observed falling and striking his head on the pavement. The man was found unconscious and has...

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Female Bank Robbery Bandit Hits North Side TCF Banks Including Edgewater

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Female Bank Robbery Bandit Hits North Side TCF Banks Including Edgewater

A string of bank robberies has been carried off by a lone female hitting north side businesses. According to the FBI, the woman hit an Edgewater TCF Bank branch inside the Jewel grocery store located at 5343 N. Broadway on Aug. 14 at 3:52 p.m. However, this was not the first or last in her string of...

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A Trumbull School Development Offer Has Been Accepted, TimeLine Theatre Will Have a New Home

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
A Trumbull School Development Offer Has Been Accepted, TimeLine Theatre Will Have a New Home

Last November, at a packed auditorium at the old Trumbull School, five development companies made their pitches to repurpose the building in which they sat. Chicago Public Schools had closed the location earlier in the year along with many other schools after seeking ways to cut spending, With rumors swirling about possibilities of the wrecking...

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Set To Open In October, Andersonville Pastoral Will Include New Restaurant

By Victoria Marty | Monday, August 24, 2015
Set To Open In October, Andersonville Pastoral Will Include New Restaurant

The napkins sit wrinkled and the wine glasses are empty, the plates long since scraped clean of that evening’s meal. But dinner doesn’t necessarily have to end when you walk out of Appellation, a wine bar and restaurant that will be located inside Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine. Both are set to open...

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Building Fire On 1000 Block of Catalpa Leaves 3 Injured, 1 Critically

By Daniel Zagotta | Sunday, August 23, 2015
Building Fire On 1000 Block of Catalpa Leaves 3 Injured, 1 Critically

A 2-alarm fire in a four story apartment building on the 1000 block of  W. Catalpa broke out at 7:50 a.m. Sunday morning. The blaze left 3 people injured including one critically. Witnesses said they heard screaming from the back of the building shortly before 8 a.m. There they could see flames shooting from a...

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Peirce School Hopes To Raise $25,000 At Upcoming Benefit

By Victoria Marty | Thursday, August 20, 2015
Peirce School Hopes To Raise $25,000 At Upcoming Benefit

Just in time for the end of summer comes Eggs for Kids, the sixth-annual event that, this time, will take the form of a brunch. It will benefit Helen C. Peirce School of International Studies on Aug. 30 at Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N. Clark St. This year’s goal is to raise $25,000 for arts,...

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Alternative Medicine Making a Big Impact In Edgewater and Andersonville

By Victoria Marty | Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Alternative Medicine Making a Big Impact In Edgewater and Andersonville

Alternative medicine has made a big impact in Andersonville and Edgewater with the opening of several groups and individual businesses dedicated to a different approach to healthcare. According to National Health Statistics Reports published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Feb. 10, 2015, complementary health approaches include an array of modalities and...

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Beautiful and Local: Instagram in Edgewater and Andersonville

By Kathryn McLellan | Monday, August 17, 2015
Beautiful and Local: Instagram in Edgewater and Andersonville

For those not in the know, Instagram is a social networking, mobile application, or app, built around photography. People around the world post pictures of everything from the beautiful design on the top of their latte to breaking news. One of the things I love most about Instagram is how it shows little snippets...

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New Wine Bar To Open Near Popular Liquor Retailer Independent Spirits

By Victoria Marty | Thursday, August 13, 2015
New Wine Bar To Open Near Popular Liquor Retailer Independent Spirits

Nelson Fitch was interested in wine before he was even legally allowed to drink it. “It was always sort of a hobby,” the 26-year-old Peoria, Illinois, native said. “I had some family members who were influential in developing my interest in wine, and I’ve tried to drink it critically since I started drinking wine.”...

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CTA Purple Line Work Starts Thursday, May Cause Heavy Traffic and Noise In Edgewater

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, August 12, 2015
CTA Purple Line Work Starts Thursday, May Cause Heavy Traffic and Noise In Edgewater

Some call it the calm before the major Red Line renovation storm due to commence in 2017. However, Edgewater residents may get a small dose of construction headaches for the next month. Starting tomorrow, Aug. 13, a month-long project to eliminate slow zones and update rail service by replacing track ties on the Purple Line...

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Andersonville Marijuana Dispensary Close To Opening

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Andersonville Marijuana Dispensary Close To Opening

Bright lime green signs in the window at 5001 N. Clark are announcing a fall 2015 opening of Dispensary 33, a medical marijuana dispensary to serve the north side communities. However, its approval is not yet quite official. According to a current timeline sent in mid-July 2015, The Cannabis Group (owners of the dispensary) were...

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Looking To Go Green? Free Rain Barrels To Qualified Edgewater Residents.

By Daniel Zagotta | Monday, August 10, 2015
Looking To Go Green?  Free Rain Barrels To Qualified Edgewater Residents.

The 48th Ward is partnering with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District and the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce to encourage Edgewater to use rain barrels. The best part? Qualified area residents can get them at no charge. So what, exactly, are rain barrels? They are any type of container that is used to collect water from a...

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Andersonville Doctor Selected as a CNN Hero For 2015

By Victoria Marty | Thursday, August 6, 2015
Andersonville Doctor Selected as a CNN Hero For 2015

The atrocities and ethnic cleansing of the Bosnian War had ended, on a different continent, years before. Yet there were easy reminders of the war for the Bosnian refugees who came to see Dr. Daniel Ivankovich in Chicago between 2000 and 2007. For these refugees, the civil war that killed between an estimated 90,000...

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