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  • Man Shot, Killed Last Night 5200 Block Of Kenmore

    Last night an unidentified man was shot in the chest and killed on the 5200 block of Kenmore (approximately 5214). According to police the man in his 20s or 30s, was shot ...


  • Steep Theatre Sizzles With “A Small Fire”

    Steep Theater’s smoldering current production is the Chicago premiere of A Small Fire by David Bock. Director Joanie Schultz, Artistic Associate, undertakes this her fifth play ...


  • Women And Children First Bookstore Sold, Mission Remains.

    Locally owned bookstores have been on the decline. Technology and the digital world have become their competition. With readers buying digital publications from ...


  • Chicago Chalk Art Festival, Edgewater's Temporary Art Installation!

    Some art is not meant to last. Temporary art is purposefully created to melt, to disintegrate, to be washed away by the rain or blown away with the wind, and is nevertheless beautiful ...


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Medical Marijuana Legal in Illinois

By Daniel Zagotta | Sunday, December 29, 2013
Medical Marijuana Legal in Illinois

Though not to the extent of states such as California and Colorado, marijuana will be legal in Illinois for those with an illness. The law does not take effect for several months while law makers try to figure out all the particulars, but they vow the toughest restrictions in the nation. • Patients will...

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Upcoming Events In Edgeville
Jul 24 6:30pm Family Night Out- CircEsteem Broadway Armory parking lot
Jul 24 8:00pm Menage-a-Hah at Mary’s Attic Mary’s Attic
Jul 26 9:00am OnEdge Fitness BootCamp
Jul 26 11:00am WFCW Garden Walk
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Man Shot, Killed Last Night 5200 Block Of Kenmore

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Man Shot, Killed Last Night 5200 Block Of Kenmore

Last night an unidentified man was shot in the chest and killed on the 5200 block of Kenmore (approximately 5214). According to police the man in his 20s or 30s, was shot at 9:54p.m and the Cook County Medical Examiner stated that he was pronounced dead at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center at 10:24p.m ....

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Steep Theatre Sizzles With “A Small Fire”

By Claudia Moreno | Monday, July 21, 2014
Steep Theatre Sizzles With “A Small Fire”

Steep Theater’s smoldering current production is the Chicago premiere of A Small Fire by David Bock.  Director Joanie Schultz, Artistic Associate, undertakes this her fifth play at Steep straight after directing the Goodman Theater’s production of Venus in Fur by David Ives.  Schultz and Steep reunite since their last hit at Steep in 2012...

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Ruff Haus Pets Comes To Granville, Pet Adoptions Today!

By Daniel Zagotta | Saturday, July 19, 2014
Ruff Haus Pets Comes To Granville, Pet Adoptions Today!

The Summer has been bursting with news of some great new businesses opening in Edgewater and Andersonville. Yesterday was the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the new location for Ruff Haus pets at 1206 W. Granville. Alderman Harry Osterman was on hand with his new pup Willye to welcome owner Rich Forsythe to...

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Women And Children First Bookstore Sold, Mission Remains.

By Keely Jones | Thursday, July 17, 2014
Women And Children First Bookstore Sold, Mission Remains.

Locally owned bookstores have been on the decline. Technology and the digital world have become their competition. With readers buying digital publications from Amazon for their Kindles and iPads, bookstores have had to change their business model to keep their doors open. It isn’t easy for independent bookstores to thrive, let alone maintain a full...

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Ride For AIDS Raises $840,000. Participants Cycle For Change.

By Keely Jones | Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Ride For AIDS Raises $840,000. Participants Cycle For Change.

Ride For AIDS This last weekend hundreds of people rode 200 miles in two days to Elkhorn, Wisconsin and back from Evanston in order to raise money and awareness for HIV/AIDS. Sponsored by local nonprofit Test Positive Awareness Network and many community partners, The Ride For AIDS Chicago (RFAC) has raised more money every year since it began in 2004. In...

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Chicago Chalk Art Festival, A Temporary Art Installation In Edgewater!

By Claudia Moreno | Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Chicago Chalk Art Festival, A Temporary Art Installation In Edgewater!

Some art is not meant to last. Temporary art is purposefully created to melt, to disintegrate, to be washed away by the rain or blown away with the wind, and is nevertheless beautiful. Perhaps its ephemeral element is what makes temporary art precious and inspiring. And what better example of temporary art than colored...

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Devon Shooting Suspect Charged, Victim Likely Unintended

By Daniel Zagotta | Monday, July 14, 2014
Devon Shooting Suspect Charged, Victim Likely Unintended

The news is as horrific as they come. An inspiring photographer, 28-year-old Wil Lewis had just moved into his new Rogers Park home with his wife. They left Wisconsin for Chicago just a short time ago and Wil was supposed to start a new job today. Sadly, at a bus stop just a half mile from...

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Alderman Moore Witnesses Devon Shooting, One Man Dead

By Daniel Zagotta | Sunday, July 13, 2014
Alderman Moore Witnesses Devon Shooting, One Man Dead

It was a shocking scene on a busy Saturday at 3:20pm as people ran for cover when shots rang out at 1300 West Devon. Standing at a bus stop, William Lewis, 28,  of the 4700 block of North Hermitage was fatally shot in the back. The man was taken to Saint Francis hospital in...

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Edgewater Workbench Grand Opening Tonight

By An Edgewater Workbench Release | Saturday, July 12, 2014
Edgewater Workbench Grand Opening Tonight

Edgewater Workbench, the new community workshop and digital fabrication center has opened on the north side of Chicago. Edgewater Workbench is celebrating its grand opening this Saturday, July 12, at 6 p.m., with a party featuring 3D printing and laser cutting demonstrations, laser-etched pizzas, and handmade goods by local artists. The business is modeled after...

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Man Drowns Near Hollywood Beach

By Daniel Zagotta | Friday, July 11, 2014
Man Drowns Near Hollywood Beach

A man was pulled from Lake Michigan last night at 11:15 pm at the 5500 block of North Lake Shore Drive (Bryn Mawr). The 48 year old man’s name has not been released as of yet. Witnesses responding to someone screaming in the lake called 911. When firefighters arrived on the seen and they...

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Edgewater Improves Bike Lanes And Cracks Down On Sidewalk Bicyclists

By Keely Jones | Thursday, July 10, 2014
Edgewater Improves Bike Lanes And Cracks Down On Sidewalk Bicyclists

The Edgewater neighborhood is one that serves as an entry point to the lake path, Lake Shore Drive, and the north neighborhoods of the city. While our city has been listed as number 5 of America’s best bike cities, it doesn’t mean biking around the city is accessible and safe for all and we still have...

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Chicago’s Best Sex Shop Is… In Andersonville!

By Keely Jones | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Chicago’s Best Sex Shop Is… In Andersonville!

You have heard all of us at the EdgeVilleBuzz gush about our love of the neighborhood’s local restaurants, parks, arts organizations, nonprofits, theaters, community centers and so much more. But now we have a more unique claim to fame that we can call our very own… We have Early to Bed, Chicago’s best sex toy store, according...

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Seven Miles Of Chaos, North Lake Shore Drive’s Future Debated

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Seven Miles Of Chaos, North Lake Shore Drive’s Future Debated

It is a bleak picture that the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is painting of North Lake Shore Drive from Grand Ave. to Hollywood Ave. in its current state. A study recently released by IDOT reiterates what many of us North-siders already know, North Lake Shore Drive can be chaotic. With an average of three accidents per day, 95% of...

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