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Bryn Mawr Construction Begins, Businesses Offering Deals

By Daniel Zagotta

It is hard to believe but the water main under Bryn Mawr Ave is 117 years old. Laid back in 1897, the pipes are older than any living human by far and as expected, have been deteriorating through the decades. The Bryn Mawr water main project will start to replace this line and guarantee the community a healthy...

Edgewater’s Landmark Manor House: Rumors and the Glory Days

By Kat McLellan

With its castle-like towers, Manor House, at the corner of Bryn Mawr and Kenmore, is an Edgewater landmark.  Built in 1908 by J.E.O Pridemore for Samuel and Kate Dalton, it was one of the grandest six-flats ever built in Chicago.  The original apartments had 12 to 16 rooms.  Two units even had ballrooms.  Apartments rented...

Edgewater Buildings To Be Demolished For Red Line Reconstruction

By Daniel Zagotta

Over the weekend, the CTA announced buildings that could be demolished to make room for the new Red Line overhaul slated to begin in early 2017. Though almost all of the press centered around the area north of the Belmont station, the Edgewater area will be impacted as well. In a statement the CTA...

New Vietnamese Restaurant Opens in Edgewater

By Nora Brathol

“Little Vietnam,” a new restaurant offering “Authentic Vietnam Cuisine” opened in Edgewater today in the former “Just Turkey” space at 1132 W. Bryn Mawr Ave, just a few steps west of the Bryn Mawr CTA red line stop.  The restaurant celebrated their opening with a dancing dragon, which represents prosperity in Vietnamese culture. We...

Permanent Car Ban On Andersonville’s Clark Street, Edgewater’s Bryn Mawr?

By Daniel Zagotta

Chicago’s Active Transportation Alliance (ATA), a city-funded organization that calls for continued plans of car-free streets, spaces and plazas, has released a list of 20 streets throughout the city they deem worthy of street closures. These closures would ban parking spaces and/or lanes of traffic to accommodate pedestrians and bikes. The ATA cites the...

Johnny Sprockets Relocating Off Bryn Mawr

By Daniel Zagotta

After much thought process, owner Manuel Tenorio is moving the popular Bike store from its current location at 1052 W Bryn Mawr.  The new location will relocate onto the Andersonville strip at 5434 N. Clark. They have been at the current Bryn Mawr space for about 13 years but are looking forward to the increased foot...

Series of late night strong-arm muggings along Bryn Mawr

By Lyle Bright

While no city street is completely safe in the lonely hours of the early morning, a friend of the Buzz shared with us his recent unfortunate

Mayor proposes TIF for Bryn Mawr

By Daniel Zagotta

  Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office issued a press release last week

Edgewater & Andersonville in the news

By Daniel Zagotta

  A weekly summary of

Gobble! Gobble! The Original Just Turkey coming to Bryn Mawr

By Daniel Zagotta

Just Turkey coming soon. Credit: Lyle Bright Not long after Lovely, Too opened in the former Flourish spot, we learn another new business is coming to Bryn Mawr.

Man dies after falling on Red Line tracks at Bryn Mawr

By Daniel Zagotta

According to the CTA, a man fell on the Red Line tracks at the Bryn Mawr station and was killed after being struck by

Bryn Mawr gets Lovely, too. But can another bakery “Flourish”?

By Daniel Zagotta

In September, Flourish Bakery & Cafe on Bryn Mawr announced they were closing for good after about 5 years at 1138 W Bryn Mawr under two different ownerships.

That Little Mexican Cafe struck by car, again

By Daniel Zagotta

Apparently That Little Mexican Cafe (1055 W Bryn Mawr) is a magnet for vehicles.

Nookies is open

By Christopher Balza & Jeremy Bressman

No, pigs are not flying.

Flourish Bakery Closing

By Daniel Zagotta

Flourish Bakery & Cafe (1138 W Bryn Mawr) has announced they will be closing permanently on September 11.



















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