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  • Free home repairs for seniors via ECC

    The Small Accessible Repairs for Seniors (formerly H-RAIL) program provides free home repairs including safety, security, and accessibility improvements that better assist seniors to remain in their homes. Home repair program participants must meet income limit restrictions and must be at least 60 years of age. For additional information please contact:Merita Mila at 773-381-1346 or […]

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  • Uncommon Ground recognized

    From the Uncommon Ground (1401 W Devon) website: Uncommon Ground’s West Devon location is now a 3 Star Certified Green Restaurant®! In accordance to the national non-profit Green Restaurant Association’s certification guidelines, we’ve earned over 225 points and we’ve significantly reduced our environmental impact with steps including: low-flow spray valves that conserve water, energy efficient […]

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  • Midsommarfest Lineup Announced

    Can you believe Midsommarfest is just 3 weeks away? The lineup of entertainment acts for the popular street festival occuring June 12th and 13th have been announced and include Funkadesi, Hairbangers Ball, Mike & Joe, Canasta, 7th Heaven, 16 Candles and more! Check out the full lineup here: Midsommerfest Entertainment Schedule

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  • New Poll: Best Burger in Edgewater

    This Chicago Reader article, “Between the Bun: 22 places for burgers,” inspires us to ask our readers in our newest poll located in the upper right hand corner of this page: What is your favorite spot for a burger in Edgewater? Hamburger Mary’s, Edgewater Lounge, Moody’s, or Five Guys? Additional suggestions? Let us know in […]

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  • Saturday: Senn High School Fine Art Fest

    5th Annual Fine Art Fest at Senn High School 5900 N GlenwoodEnjoy fine art, music, and more. Hot dogs, soda and chips will be available.Plus, custom t-shirts and henna tattoos. Proceeds will benefit Red Cross Earthquake Relief!

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  • Sticker Shock

    (photo from the Kitchen Sink blog)According to the Kitchen Sink’s blog, three storefronts along Berwyn Avenue just east of the Red Line were vandalized by stickers. Kitchen Sink, Perfection Salon and Fontana Shoe’s front windows each had the stickers on them when they opened business on Thursday. The stickers appear to be US Postal Service […]

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  • necessary exTRAVagance Now Open

    Photo courtesy of necex on Flickr Speaking of Clark St. shopping, eco-friendly necessary exTRAVagance (5416 N. Clark) opened this past weekend. The shop features an impressive selection of home accessories including bedding, ceramics, clocks and outdoor living items. Given the weather expected this weekend you may want to stop by!

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  • ECC Annual Meeting and Luncheon, Friday 5/21

    Join the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce on May 21st as they honor State Representative Harry Osterman as the Pride of Edgewater winner, and former ECC Director Sheli Lulkin as their Lifetime Acheivement award winner. The ECC will also be honoring the Best of Edgewater award winners. The luncheon will take place at The Breakers at […]

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  • Neighborhood developments from Town Hall meeting

    Alderman O’Connor hosted a town hall meeting on Monday (5/17/10) evening to discuss the state of the 40th ward. A reader sent us the following very interesting updates of developments in the area: – Potbelly is considering moving into the 5300 block of Clark in the former Ericskon Jewelers space– Lady Gregory’s will soon open […]

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