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  • 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 ...


  • La Colombe Coffee Opening In Andersonville

    Since unveiling La Colombe’s first coffee blends in 1994, it has been a whirlwind ride for the dynamic duo of Todd Carmichael and Jean Philippe Iberti. The coffee has ...


  • Shooting Victim Wil Lewis’ Wife Comments, Scholarship Started

    It was a normal afternoon day on Devon Ave. July 12 when the peace was shattered by violence that has become a regular occurrence in Edgewater. As Wil Lewis stood at a bus stop, he was ...


  • Tokyo Marina Closed, Modern Luxury Condos To Be Built

    After 35 years in business, Tokyo Marina which was located at 5058 N. Clark Street has closed its doors. The popular sushi restaurant was a staple for many in the area and those residents...


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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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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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Papa John’s Robbed By Hatchet Wielding Man

By Daniel Zagotta | Friday, August 15, 2014
Papa John’s Robbed By Hatchet Wielding Man

At around 8pm on Thursday, the Papa john’s on Balmoral and Broadway was robbed by a hatchet wielding man. According to witnesses on the scene, the workers quickly ran out of the building and when the robber tried to escape out the front door, local bystanders and Papa John’s employees barricaded the door so...

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Murray and White Opens On The Andersonville Strip

By Christopher Balza | Thursday, August 14, 2014
Murray and White Opens On The Andersonville Strip

In keeping with the Andersonville tradition, Murray & White Home Interiors adds a unique dynamic to the Clark Street corridor. What started as a love of design and decorating flourished into a bright reality for owners Travis White and JT Murray. Inspired by their visits to a home furnishings store in Texas, they envisioned...

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La Colombe Coffee Opening In Andersonville At Clark And Foster

By Daniel Zagotta | Wednesday, August 13, 2014
La Colombe Coffee Opening In Andersonville At Clark And Foster

Since unveiling La Colombe’s first coffee blends in 1994, it has been a whirlwind ride for the dynamic duo of Todd Carmichael and Jean Philippe Iberti. The coffee has gotten much notice and in the past 18 years, they have opened several cafes in Philadelphia, New York, Washington D.C., Seoul and right here in the West...

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Devon Shooting Victim Wil Lewis’ Wife Comments On The Tragedy, Scholarship Started

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Devon Shooting Victim Wil Lewis’ Wife Comments On The Tragedy, Scholarship Started

It was a normal afternoon day on Devon Ave. July 12 when the peace was shattered by violence that has become a regular occurrence in Edgewater. As Wil Lewis stood at a bus stop, he was the unintended target of a stray bullet that ended the life of this aspiring photographer. The community was...

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Making It In Edgewater, Pine and Plastic TOTES For All

By Keely Jones | Monday, August 11, 2014
Making It In Edgewater, Pine and Plastic TOTES For All

A little over a year ago, Andrew Wayne had a vivid dream in which he was wandering around a pine forest opening glass boxes that contained illuminated canvas bags of bright colors and minimalist designs. When he woke, he knew what the next chapter of his professional path would be. He vigorously began making...

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Hot Diggety Dog! Two Of Chicago’s Best Hot Dog Joints In Edgewater

By Keely Jones | Saturday, August 9, 2014
Hot Diggety Dog! Two Of Chicago’s Best Hot Dog Joints In Edgewater

Edgewater and Andersonville are known for their delicious dining options, with food from every corner of the world. Now Thrillist recently highlighted two of our neighborhood joints for having some of Chicago’s most delicious hot dogs. In the city that made the “Chicago-style-hot-dog” famous, we couldn’t be more proud to have both Cookies & Carnitas and Hoppin’...

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Tokyo Marina Closed, Modern Luxury Condos To Be Built

By Daniel Zagotta | Friday, August 8, 2014
Tokyo Marina Closed, Modern Luxury Condos To Be Built

After 35 years in business, Tokyo Marina which was located at 5058 N. Clark Street has closed its doors. The popular sushi restaurant was a staple for many in the area and those residents were very disappointed to see them go.  Best known for things such as inventive maki rolls and real ramen, many did not...

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Parlour Bar Closing Their Doors After Four Years

By Keely Jones | Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Parlour Bar Closing Their Doors After Four Years

Parlour holds many fond memories for myself and others in the LGBT community. From nights dancing until my feet blistered to once witnessing a Halloween pumpkin perform kinky acts on a drag-queen, it’s safe to say Parlour hosted some of the city’s most entertaining parties. However long-term success was not in the cards for this bar. Owners Nikki Calhoun...

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The Brixton In Andersonville Closes Temporarily

By Keely Jones | Tuesday, August 5, 2014
The Brixton In Andersonville Closes Temporarily

One of Andersonville’s popular local watering holes and a divine eating establishment was closed over the weekend but is due to open back up for business today, Tuesday August 5. The Brixton’s Facebook page reads “We apologize for the inconvenience, beloved patrons, but the restaurant is closed due to plumbing issues until Tuesday. In the meantime send your...

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Shooting In Edgewater Glen Leaves Teenager Wounded

By Daniel Zagotta | Sunday, August 3, 2014
Shooting In Edgewater Glen Leaves Teenager Wounded

At 10:30 p.m. Friday a 19-year-old male was shot on the 1400 block of West Elmdale. Police say the man was walking down the street when a light-colored sedan driving by fired the shots that injured the person. The teen was taken in critical condition to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston with a gunshot wound to the back....

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