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  • Canine Flu Hits Edgewater, Closes Local Rescue

    Now considered an ‘epidemic’, the new strain of canine influenza that started spreading rapidly in Mid March has caused many dog owners to fear for their pet’s health. It is a highly contagious ....


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Canine Flu Hits Edgewater, Hospitalizes Some Dogs And Closes Local Rescue

By Daniel Zagotta | Thursday, April 16, 2015
Canine Flu Hits Edgewater, Hospitalizes Some Dogs And Closes Local Rescue

Now considered an “epidemic,” the new strain of canine influenza that started spreading rapidly in mid-March has caused many dog owners to fear for their pets’ health. Canine flu is a highly contagious respiratory infection that is caused by an influenza A virus. The canine influenza virus (CIV) is very similar to the virus that causes equine...

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Upcoming Events In Edgeville
Apr 21 6:00pm EHS 2015 Spring Benefit Dinner Nookies
Apr 25 11:00am Earth Month at Berger Park – AIC – American Indian Center of Chicago Berger Park
Apr 26 3:00pm Free Organ Concert-St. Ita Church St. Ita Church
Apr 27 6:30pm Pack Meals for Homeless Youth Emanuel Congregation building
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Raven Theatre’s New Play Tackles The Topic Of Aging

By Victoria Marty | Friday, April 17, 2015
Raven Theatre’s New Play Tackles The Topic Of Aging

Some productions are hard to watch. They aren’t filled with warm jokes, they don’t toy with absurdism, and they have no intention of helping audience members escape reality. Yet that’s exactly what “The Bird Feeder Doesn’t Know” was celebrated for during a question-and-answer session after its Sunday, April 12, showing at The Raven Theatre,...

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Canine Flu Hits Edgewater, Hospitalizes Some Dogs And Closes Local Rescue

By Daniel Zagotta | Thursday, April 16, 2015
Canine Flu Hits Edgewater, Hospitalizes Some Dogs And Closes Local Rescue

Now considered an “epidemic,” the new strain of canine influenza that started spreading rapidly in mid-March has caused many dog owners to fear for their pets’ health. Canine flu is a highly contagious respiratory infection that is caused by an influenza A virus. The canine influenza virus (CIV) is very similar to the virus that causes equine...

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Stop The Clot 5K Run/Walk Raises Blood Clot Awareness

By Victoria Marty | Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Stop The Clot 5K Run/Walk Raises Blood Clot Awareness

Manu “Shaq” Ajamu Williams was a healthy 36-year-old with bulging biceps and an outsized personality when blood clots took his life last September. Now, his former fiancée is working to honor him through a 5K race that seeks to raise money for the National Blood Clot Alliance and to pay for his headstone. “Shaq...

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New Sushi Restaurant Opens On Bryn Mawr

By Victoria Marty | Tuesday, April 14, 2015
New Sushi Restaurant Opens On Bryn Mawr

A new sushi restaurant owned and operated by two brothers has opened in Edgewater. It’s the third sushi restaurant that has opened in that location. Blowfish Contemporary Sushi Restaurant held its grand opening on March 23 at 1131 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. It has opened in the former location of restaurants Yokozuna and Shinobu, between...

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True Nature Foods Leaving Edgewater, Merging With Heartland Cafe

By Victoria Marty | Monday, April 13, 2015
True Nature Foods Leaving Edgewater, Merging With Heartland Cafe

True Nature Foods in Edgewater will be merging with the Heartland Café in Rogers Park sometime in June, owners of both businesses said on Monday, April 13. Paula Companio said her decision to move True Nature Foods to the Heartland Café is in some ways a response to Whole Foods’ plans to open a...

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Edgewater Development Corp’s Director Leaving After 6 Years

By Victoria Marty | Thursday, April 9, 2015
Edgewater Development Corp’s Director Leaving After 6 Years

The executive director of the Edgewater Development Corp. will be leaving her position effective Friday, April 10, to start her own full service real estate development company. Trinette Britt-Johnson has spent nearly six years leading the EDC. She helped establish the local non-profit community based organization to redevelop Edgewater’s commercial resources to better serve...

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Giordano’s Unveils Grand Opening Date Which Will Benefit Water Tower Fund

By Sharon Howerton | Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Giordano’s Unveils Grand Opening Date Which Will Benefit Water Tower Fund

For some time, there has been a “buzz” in Andersonville — not just Edgeville Buzz but the “buzz” of Giordano’s Famous Stuffed Pizza opening its newest location at 5207 N. Clark St. The long-awaited public opening is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28. EVB has learned that the new location has a capacity...

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2 New Bars Add To The Spirited Clark/Balmoral Intersection

By Daniel Zagotta | Tuesday, April 7, 2015
2 New Bars Add To The Spirited Clark/Balmoral Intersection

The intersection of Balmoral and Clark has transformed in the last 10-15 years with the addition of several bars that cater to diverse interests including handcrafted martinis, dancing and drag shows. In 2002, Atmosphere opened at 5355 N. Clark and gave the corner a shot in the arm with strippers and dancing. Since then, it has added drag...

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The View From Andersonville’s Second Floor Businesses

By Victoria Marty | Monday, April 6, 2015
The View From Andersonville’s Second Floor Businesses

You could call them heads above the rest and just leave it at that. After all, businesses like Salon 10 and RE: Chiropractic + Wellness actually are above you, in a physical sort of way. Both are located on Andersonville’s historic Clark Street, and while the services they offer are very different, the benefits...

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Have A Great Holiday! A Few Fun Weekend Ideas

By Daniel Zagotta | Friday, April 3, 2015
Have A Great Holiday! A Few Fun Weekend Ideas

  Wishing everyone the best this Holiday weekend. Thank you to all our dedicated readers! Check out these events around the neighborhood:   48th Ward Spring Fling https://www.facebook.com/events/620628898068907/ Reza’s Restaurant Epic Easter Sunday Buffet www.RezasRestaurant.com Mr. Hippity Hop at Berger Park http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/events/Mr-Hippity-Hop-at-Berger/ Free Easter Egg Hunt in Winnemac Park (Lincoln Square Neighborhood) http://www.winnemac.org/2015/04/winnemac-park-easter-egg-hunt-sunday.html Have others...

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Yesterday’s Believed Shooting On Sheridan Actuallly Happened Somewhere Else

By Daniel Zagotta | Thursday, April 2, 2015
Yesterday’s Believed Shooting On Sheridan Actuallly Happened Somewhere Else

Yesterday at 5:00 p.m. in the Edgewater Beach neighborhood, a man was treated on the 5800 block of Sheridan Rd. for apparent Gunshot Wounds. The 23-year-old male was shot in his left arm and left thigh. He was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in serious condition according to police. Multiple news outlets reported that the shooting took...

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Community Art Studio Searches for New Space, Seeks Support

By Samantha Witthuhn | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Community Art Studio Searches for New Space, Seeks Support

Vignette Vignette, the up-and-coming community art studio painting the town in the Andersonville and Edgewater neighborhoods, is searching for a new location to open its doors this summer. Previously reported as opening at 1212 W. Thorndale Ave., the studio is looking for a new space to launch its drop-in and month-long classes that still...

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New Edgewater Chipotle Accused Of Questionable Recruiting Tactics

By Victoria Marty | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
New Edgewater Chipotle Accused Of Questionable Recruiting Tactics

The owner of an Edgewater pizzeria says two women who identified themselves as managers of a Chipotle Mexican Grill franchise that opened in Edgewater on Monday came into his store on March 20 and tried to hire away his employees. “They came to the front counter, they said, ‘Hi, we are from Chipotle to...

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