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  • Police Foot Patrols Coming To Devon

    Police foot patrols are the oldest form of neighborhood crime deterrence and it is scheduled to begin again soon on Devon Ave. This style of policing has been on the decline ...


  • Trumbull School Redevelopment Proposals Announced

    It has been a hot topic in Andersonville, what will become of the old Trumbull School at Ashland and Foster? As a result of rapid population growth in the area, the school ...


  • Steep’s Caroline Neff in the “Best Actress” Spotlight

    Steep Theatre is raising the bar for Chicago theater companies. Their continuous success is due to the willingness of its artists and producers to push the boundaries. One such ...


  • Chipotle And PetSmart To Anchor New Strip Mall

    Back in March we broke the story that the old Piser Funeral Home space at 5206 North Broadway which was vacant for ten years . was to be demolished to make ...


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Edgewater Man Found Growing $350,000 Worth of Marijuana

By Daniel Zagotta | Friday, February 14, 2014
Edgewater Man Found Growing $350,000 Worth of Marijuana

Though marijuana is becoming legal to buy in Illinois with a doctor’s consent, it is still very much illegal to grow.  An Edgewater resident, 39 year old Brian Mayhall, found this out the hard way last Sunday. Police officers arrived at the man’s apartment on the 5700 block of Winthrop and noticed an overwhelming...

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Sep 3 7:00pm Free Chainmaille Jewelry Class @ Blue Buddha Boutique Blue Buddha Boutique
Sep 4 8:00pm Menage-a-Hah: A Sexy Variety Show
Sep 6 9:00am Lakewood-Balmoral Annual Yard Sale
Sep 7 12:00pm Kegs for Kids #5!! At Hopleaf! Hopleaf bar
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Police Foot Patrols Coming To Devon

By Daniel Zagotta | Friday, August 29, 2014
Police Foot Patrols Coming To Devon

Police foot patrols are the oldest form of neighborhood crime deterrence and it is scheduled to begin again soon on Devon Ave. This style of policing has been on the decline, but since gas prices have steadily increased over the years, Chicago’s finest have been slowly bringing them back along with additional bicycle patrols. It’s not all to...

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Trumbull School Redevelopment Proposals Announced

By Daniel Zagotta | Thursday, August 28, 2014
Trumbull School Redevelopment Proposals Announced

It has been a hot topic in Andersonville, what will become of the old Trumbull School at Ashland and Foster? As a result of rapid population growth in the area, the school opened to much acclaim in 1909. One of Chicago’s most famous Prairie style architects, Dwight D. Perkins, was commissioned to design the...

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Steep’s Caroline Neff in the “Best Actress” Spotlight

By Claudia Moreno | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Steep’s Caroline Neff in the “Best Actress” Spotlight

Steep Theatre is raising the bar for Chicago theater companies.  Their continuous success is due to the willingness of its artists and producers to push the boundaries.  One such artist is Caroline Neff, ensemble member and the company’s Casting Director, who was voted the 2014 Readers’ Picks for “Best Actress” in Chicago’s largest alternative media...

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Yesterday’s Storms Brought Havoc To Edgewater, See The Pics

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Yesterday’s Storms Brought Havoc To Edgewater, See The Pics

Monday was officially the hottest day of the year with The National Weather Service saying that the heat index rose above 100 degrees in some areas. That heat fired up some nasty storms that engulfed the edgewater neighborhood. Around 12:30 p.m. the dark skies let loose with a large amount of rain and heavy...

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Mariano’s at Foster and Sheridan Fails Inspection But Remains Open

By Keely Jones | Monday, August 25, 2014
Mariano’s at Foster and Sheridan Fails Inspection But Remains Open

Mariano’s has expanded throughout Chicago in quite a fast and furious manner. They have taken over several of the previous Dominick’s locations and many people in the community were happy to have new options for grocery stores. Distinguishing themselves as a step up from other grocery chains with more amenities, Mariano’s has things like a...

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Edgewater and Uptown Listed as Highest New HIV Diagnoses in Chicago

By Keely Jones | Friday, August 22, 2014
Edgewater and Uptown Listed as Highest New HIV Diagnoses in Chicago

About a week ago as we were reading through some Chicago-specific Twitter feeds, we got stuck on one particular tweet that hit our hearts. It felt like it could be an opportunity for us at the EdgeVilleBuzz to highlight an issue relevant to our community and provide a list of resources that may be...

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Ace Hardware Building To Be Demolished For New Condo Development

By Kat McLellan | Thursday, August 21, 2014
Ace Hardware Building To Be Demolished For New Condo Development

After several years and two previous failed attempts, the old Ace Hardware building at 5820-5826 Clark St. has finally been sold. It’s been empty since the store closed in 2011. The first proposed sale would have brought a Whole Foods, which, when the sale fell through, fueled constant rumors over the next few years...

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Burger Philosophy Owners Opening ‘Little Bad Wolf’ On Bryn Mawr

By Keely Jones | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Burger Philosophy Owners Opening ‘Little Bad Wolf’ On Bryn Mawr

People have been asking for several weeks why Burger Philosophy had closed. A well-loved burger joint that offered more hand-cut french fries than anyone could handle, the spot had a pretty consistent customer base with no major complaints. Their website and social media networks are still active, so why did they close? According to co-owner Sal...

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Taste Of Bryn Mawr Tomorrow!

By Ally Brisbin | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Taste Of Bryn Mawr Tomorrow!

This Thursday is your chance to explore Bryn Mawr and check out some restaurants you haven’t made it to yet! The Edgewater Development Corporation is hosting the Sixth Annual Taste of Bryn Mawr this Thursday, Aug. 21, from 5 – 9 p.m. Eleven restaurants are participating in this year’s dinner crawl, including Little Vietnam,...

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New Bryn Mawr And D’Elia Playground Parks Announced

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
New Bryn Mawr And D’Elia Playground Parks Announced

You could blink and never know Bryn Mawr Park was even there. But Alderman Harry Osterman is hoping more people will discover this secluded gem once the new playground park is completed. Construction is expected to begin within the next few weeks In the green space located between Bryn Mawr and Hollywood just to the West...

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Papa Johns Hatchet Robber Caught After Wild North Side Crime Spree

By Daniel Zagotta | Monday, August 18, 2014
Papa Johns Hatchet Robber Caught After Wild North Side Crime Spree

Just before 8pm last Thursday, Adam Hoth, 31, of the 11900 Block of N. Prospect Dr. in Gages Lake, pulled a hatchet out in a robbery at Papa John’s Pizza on Balmoral and Broadway. As employees fled out of the restaurant, he pounded the hatchet against the register to get it open with no success....

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Meet One Of Edgewater’s Finest, Guide Dog Cameo

By Sharon Howerton | Saturday, August 16, 2014
Meet One Of Edgewater’s Finest, Guide Dog Cameo

It is no secret that Edgeville is a dog friendly community. We have dog walkers galore, water bowls in front of businesses and even establishments which allow our four legged companions to remain with us when we dine. But in this, my first contribution to Edgeville Buzz, I would like to introduce you to...

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Chipotle And PetSmart To Anchor New Foster/Broadway Strip Mall

By Daniel Zagotta | Friday, August 15, 2014
Chipotle And PetSmart To Anchor New Foster/Broadway Strip Mall

Back in March we broke the story that the old Piser Funeral Home space at 5206 North Broadway which was vacant for ten years was to be demolished to make way for a new strip mall along the vast tract of land. We also were the first to let everyone know that Chipotle was to...

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