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Sat., Apr 2, 8 pm,Hamburger Mary’s, 5400 N. Clark. Join Chicago Canine Rescue for theirHambingo Mary’scharity event. Raise life-saving funds for shelter pups while playing to win great prizes. Velicity Metropolis hosts.Cost of purchases and donations. 

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The new series will launch this Saturday, March 18, from 2-4 PM at the Jefferson Park Branch Library, 5363 W. Lawrence.

The Planning Commission unanimously voted in favor of a self storage unit facility at 5150 N. Northwest Highway on Thursday. The mixed-income housing proposal on the southern parcel of the property was not discussed at the hearing; it will be heard at a later date.

The Hitch Elementary PTA is hosting their annual fundraiser, The Main Event, at Lido Banquets, 5504 N. Milwaukee, from 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, March 24.

Learn about different career opportunities at O’Hare International Airport during a Chicago Department of Aviation community career fair. The career fair will be on Thursday, March 23, from 9 am to 1 pm at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett.

Volunteers will meet on the morning of Saturday, April 1, at 9 am at 4041 N. Milwaukee for coffee, donuts, and supplies before hitting the neighborhood. Volunteers will clean up until about noon before heading to an art dedication ceremony.

This year’s event will be on Wednesday, April 5, from 6-9 PM at Old Irving Brewing, 4419 W. Montrose. Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased online.

The winner of the raffle will receive 2 three-day VIP tickets to the Chicago concert on July 14-16 at Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph.

All participants must submit their entries by 4 pm on Thursday, April 6. Entries must be mailed to COUNTRY Financial Reusable Bag Contest, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.

Olive’s Neighborhood Garden for the Hungry is hosting its annual fundraiser from 3 PM to 6 PM on Saturday, April 1, at Rabbit’s Bar & Grill, 4945 W. Foster.

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, as again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every...

...Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, as again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every $20 contribution a client makes to the Irving Park Community Food Pantry during...

...an application. The 8-week course will be held at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon, from 6:15-8:45 PM on Thursdays, April 27 thru June 15. A $125...

CSBI is hosting a free Job Readiness Workshop where prospective applicants can learn more about the organization and the six-week internship program. The workshop will be from 10 AM to noon on Saturday, March 18, at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle.

In the fall of 2016, the event sold out at Community Tavern. This time around, the Filament Theatre will partner with Fannies Cafe, 5044 W. Montrose, to offer audiences this unique experience.

We’re at 4754 N. Milwaukee. We’re open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 am – 6 pm; Tuesdays, 9 am – 7 pm; Fridays, 9 am – 4 pm; and Saturdays, 10 am – 2 pm.

Sat., Mar 18, 10 am-2 pm, Arturo Velasquez Institute, 2800 S. Western. Listen to keynote speaker Laura Gutierrez Ramos of Nuevo Leon Restaurant, receive free assistance from...

Sat., Mar 18, 11 am-2 pm, Dunham Park Fieldhouse, 4638 N. Melvina. Spring is gearing up, which means it’s time for baseball. Join Dunham Park for aBaseball and Softball Equipment Swap & Sale to get your kid ready for the season.Cost of purchases.

Sat., Mar 18, 6 pm,St. Robert Bellarmine, 4646 N. Austin, Eastwood Entrance.Join neighbors and congregation members for aSpaghetti Dinner.$5/kids 5 and under, $7/6 and older.

Sat., Mar 18, 7 pm,The Patio Theater, 6008 W. Irving Park.The non-profitPatrick Lives On is hosting a Film Festival for Charity to raise awareness about gun violence. Tickets: online. $20.

Sun., Mar 19, 12:30 pm, St. Francis Borgia Deaf Center, 8025 W. Addison. Learn abou the recent changes to immigration policy and how the laws are enforced during an Immigrant Update Workshop. Registration required: email organizers or call 773-282-8445. Free.

Sun., Mar 19, 3 pm, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner. The St. John Concert Series presents Mio Nakamura. Free.

Mon., Mar 20, 7:30 pm, Farlow’s Playroom, 4222 N. Milwaukee. Meet neighbors and discuss ways to become more involved in your community during the Portage...

Tue., Mar 21, 8 am, LYDIA Home, 4300 W. Irving Park.Meet other businesses, listen to guest speakers, and enjoy a complimentary breakfast at thePortage Park Chamber of Commerce Monthly Networking Meeting. Registration required: email organizers. Free.

Tue., Mar 21, 12-1 pm, Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison. Rev. Jacki Belile, a certified life coach on staff at the church, will lead a...

Tue., Mar 21, 11 am, 17th District Police Station, 4650 N. Pulaski. Seniors are invited to meet officers during aSenior Citizens’ Meeting. Free.

Tue., Mar 21, 7 pm, Latvian Community Center, 4146 N. Elston. Meet neighbors and get involved in your community during aWest Walker Civic Association meeting.Free.

Wed., Mar 22, 11 am-2 pm, 2102 W. Ogden, Room 1. The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities presents a Discussion about Fire Safety and Tenants Rights. Register & more info:online. Free. 

Thur., Mar 23, 12-1:30 pm, Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, Courtroom 2005.Learn how to protect your finances and identity, learn the laws and regulations...

Fri., Mar 24, 10 am-12 pm, 16th District Parking Garage, 5151 N. Milwaukee. The 16th District police station is hosting a Free Child Car Seat Check. Make sure your child is safe and secure when you’re on the road. More info: 312-742-4521.Free.

Sat., Mar 25, 9:30 am,Austin-Irving Library, 6100 W. Irving Park.Mary Joyce-Cahill will speak on natural bug repellent during the Portage Park Garden Club...

Sat., Mar 25, 6:30 pm-Midnight, 4447 N. Lowell. Win great prizes during this luau themed Big Red Auction for St. Edwards. Cost of purchases. 

Tue., Mar 28, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale.Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during the Gladstone Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting. Free.

Wed., Mar 29, 7 pm,Basement Auditorium of the Congregational Church, 5320 W. Giddings. Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during the Jefferson Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting. Free.

Sat., Apr 2, 10 am-2 pm, Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence.  The Jefferson Park Sunday Market continues theirWinter Market in the annex space at the Copernicus Center. There will even be a cash bar to make those brunches a little more interesting. Cost of purchases. 

Tue., Apr 4, 7 pm,Independence Park Bungalow, 3945 N. Springfield. Join neighbors to learn how you can participate in supporting your community during aGIPNA Board Meeting. Free.

Sat., Apr 8, 2-7 pm,Rex Tavern, 4933 N. Milwaukee. Back by popular demand, Jefferson Park Forward will be hosting its second annual JPF Pub...

Wed., Apr 26, 7 pm, Portage Park Senior Center, 4100 N. Long.Learn what you can do about crime during the 1624 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free. 

Thur., Apr 27, 7 pm, St. Bartholomew Church, Kreuger Hall, 4910 W. Addison.Learn what you can do about crime during the 1634 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free.

Sat., Apr 29, 9 am-12 pm, Byron & Lawndale, Gather with neighbors and help beautify your community during the Annual GIPNA Alley Clean-Up. Free.

    Mar. 17, 2017 Update
    Dear Neighbor, The Jefferson Park Branch Library, in collaboration with Pan y Rosas Disco, is launching a new Library Experimental series. This new series focuses on Chicago's experimental musicians. The first show will feature text and tuba action with Nathanael Jones and Beth McDonald, as well as cello experiments with Sarah Ritch.
    http://ward45.org

  • Miss Colleen Lives in Jefferson Park

    Dennis, I was at the Plan Commission meeting and I didnt see you there. I also didnt witness your version of what occured.

  • Dennis 30 year Jefferson Park resident

    Miss Colleen, I was speaking about the meeting at Branch Church.

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Is anyone thinking about moving out of Chicago?

Looking at moving to Colorado. Just interested if anyone else is planning on moving out of the city? Wanting beautiful scenery and more sunny days. :-)

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    @sandy - yes i got the senior discount card -it was a quick process at the CTA office downtown- i use it for transportation only and have it refilled automatically. I do not use it as a credit card.

  • Several people on this thread mentioned wanting to own a house and not have upstairs and downstairs neighbors. And I totally get that. I've had to develop strategies for dealing with some of the people in my building, but I wouldn't trade it.

    See, I did this thing that you...

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    Several people on this thread mentioned wanting to own a house and not have upstairs and downstairs neighbors. And I totally get that. I've had to develop strategies for dealing with some of the people in my building, but I wouldn't trade it.

    See, I did this thing that you guys are talking about. I bought a house outside of Seattle. One of the neighbors I happened to get were awful. So bad that we eventually only talked to each other through police and the courts. The fact that we didn't share walls or floors didn't make us feel any better.

    And here's the thing, we couldn't leave! The house was mortgaged. The bottom fell out of the market and we were underwater. We were trapped! We sold as soon as we could cover what we owed. Ended up selling for much less than we bought it for. We lost so much money. We escaped, but we were there 5 years longer than we wanted to be.

    That's the side of home ownership that nobody talks about. It's a big gamble, and unless you're super rich you're all in.

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Man Surrenders After SWAT Team Responds To Edgewater Home

A Chicago SWAT team was called to an Edgewater home after it was reported that a man with a gun was inside, according to area police. The situation happened around 6:15 p.m. Thursday evening. SWAT teams reported to the residence on the 5600 block of N. Magnolia Ave. between Ridge and Hollywood. The usually quiet residential […]

    Man Surrenders After SWAT Team Responds To Edgewater Home
    A Chicago SWAT team was called to an Edgewater home after it was reported that a man with a gun was inside, according to area police. The situation happened around 6:15 p.m. Thursday evening. SWAT teams reported to the residence on the 5600 block of N. Magnolia Ave. between Ridge and Hollywood.
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

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Mar. 24, 2017 Update

Sat., Apr 2, 8 pm,Hamburger Mary’s, 5400 N. Clark. Join Chicago Canine Rescue for their Hambingo Mary’s charity event. Raise life-saving funds for shelter pups while playing to win great prizes. Velicity Metropolis hosts. Cost of purchases and donations. 

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The event will take place on Saturday, March 25, from 6:30 PM to midnight in Buckley Hall, 4447 N. Lowell.

...as the winner of a city design competition for the new Independence Park Library at 4022 N. Elston. The design includes a library on the ground level with affordable housing above as part...

3223 W. Franklin Boulevard

6631 N. Bosworth Avenue

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Volunteers will meet on the morning of Saturday, April 1, at 9 am at 4041 N. Milwaukee for coffee, donuts, and supplies before hitting the neighborhood. Volunteers will clean up until about noon before heading to an art dedication ceremony.

Olive’s Neighborhood Garden for the Hungry is hosting its annual fundraiser from 3 PM to 6 PM on Saturday, April 1, at Rabbit’s Bar & Grill, 4945 W. Foster.

This year’s event will be on Wednesday, April 5, from 6-9 PM at Old Irving Brewing, 4419 W. Montrose. Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased online.

The winner of the raffle will receive 2 three-day VIP tickets to the Chicago concert on July 14-16 at Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph.

All participants must submit their entries by 4 pm on Thursday, April 6. Entries must be mailed to COUNTRY Financial Reusable Bag Contest, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, as again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every...

...Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, as again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every $20 contribution a client makes to the Irving Park Community Food Pantry during...

...an application. The 8-week course will be held at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon, from 6:15-8:45 PM on Thursdays, April 27 thru June 15. A $125...

CSBI is hosting a free Job Readiness Workshop where prospective applicants can learn more about the organization and the six-week internship program. The workshop will be from 10 AM to noon on Saturday, March 18, at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle.

In the fall of 2016, the event sold out at Community Tavern. This time around, the Filament Theatre will partner with Fannies Cafe, 5044 W. Montrose, to offer audiences this unique experience.

...Prep Chicago website. The closest site for 45th Ward residents is at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett. Their hours are...

We’re at 4754 N. Milwaukee. We’re open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 am – 6 pm; Tuesdays, 9 am – 7 pm; Fridays, 9 am – 4 pm; and Saturdays, 10 am – 2 pm.

Sat., Mar 25, 9:30 am, Austin-Irving Library, 6100 W. Irving Park. Mary Joyce-Cahill will speak on natural bug repellent during the Portage Park Garden Club...

Tue., Mar 28, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale.Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during the Gladstone Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting.Free.

Wed., Mar 29, 7 pm, Basement Auditorium of the Congregational Church, 5320 W. Giddings. Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during the Jefferson Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting.Free.

Fri., Mar 31, 7-9 pm, Dunham Park Main Gym, 4638 N. Melvina. Join family, friends, and neighbors for an evening full of fun. Dunham Park is hosting...

Sat., Apr 1, 8 am-12 pm, Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison. Enjoy aPancake Breakfast and Silent Auction. Businesses may sponsor the event fro $25-$150 or...

Sat., Apr 2, 10 am-2 pm, Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence.  The Jefferson Park Sunday Market continues theirWinter Market in the annex space at the Copernicus Center. There will even be a cash bar to make those brunches a little more interesting.Cost of purchases. 

Tue., Apr 4, 7 pm,Independence Park Bungalow, 3945 N. Springfield. Join neighbors to learn how you can participate in supporting your community during a GIPNA Board Meeting. Free.

Thur., Apr 6, 12-1:30 pm, Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, Courtroom 2005.Learn home fire safety tips, law-enforcement services, and tips on how to...

Thur., Apr 6, 6 pm,Revolution Brewing Tap Room, 3340 N. Kedzie.  Friends of Murphy is hosting a Revolution Murphy 2017 spring fundraising event. Tickets include two...

Sat., Apr 8, 2-7 pm, Rex Tavern, 4933 N. Milwaukee. Back by popular demand, Jefferson Park Forward will be hosting its second annual JPF Pub...

Sat., Apr 22, 9 am-5 pm, Malcom X College, 1900 W. Jackson. Village Network is hosting a Chicago Housing Expo. This year’s theme is “Living Better at Home”. Learn more:online. Free.

Sun., Apr 23, 2 pm,Irving Park Lutheran Church, 4100 N. Harding.The Irving Park Fine Arts Committee hosts its final 2016-2017 concert. Featuring the Carthage Faculty Trio. Reception to follow concert. More info: online.Free/Donations accepted. 

Wed., Apr 26, 7 pm, Portage Park Senior Center, 4100 N. Long.Learn what you can do about crime during the1624 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free. 

Thur., Apr 27, 7 pm, St. Bartholomew Church, Kreuger Hall, 4910 W. Addison. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1634 beat meeting. Find your beat at the16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521.Free.

Sat., Apr 29, 8-10 am, Lido Banquets, 5504 N. Milwaukee. Alex Pirus, former NHL player for the Minnesota North Stars will be the guest speaker...

Sat., Apr 29, 9 am-12 pm, Byron & Lawndale, Gather with neighbors and help beautify your community during the Annual GIPNA Alley Clean-Up. Free.

    Mar. 24, 2017 Update
    Dear Neighbor, Grab your grass skirts, Hawaiian shirts, and leis for St. Edward School's annual Big Red Auction this weekend. This year's theme is Lei'd Back Luau. There will be plenty of dancing and mingling with great company. Attendees will have opportunities to win great prizes during a live and silent auction.
    http://ward45.org

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Barricade/Man-with-Gun Situation by Hollywood & Ridge

Anyone know what happened? I walked by there on my way home, cops said it would be on the news, but I can't find anything out about it now.

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1st City Buses Hit North Side 100 Years Ago — And They Were Double-Deckers

At 1 p.m. March 25, 1917, a double-decker bus full of Chicago's elite, including Mayor William "Big Bill" Thompson and Gov. Edward Dunne, embarked on the North Side's very first public bus road trip from Devon and Sheridan in Edgewater all the way downtown. 

    1st City Buses Hit North Side 100 Years Ago - And They Were Double-Deckers
    EDGEWATER - Last year the Chicago Transit Authority began introducing a series of throwback rail cars that harkened back to the operator's earliest days of hauling commuters across the city. The CTA began operating on Oct. 1, 1947, and archival film uncovered in recent years shows trains and buses from 1948-1970 traveling all over Chicago.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • The DNAInfo article is similar to a longer article on the Edgewater Historical Society website (from December). If you are interested in early public transportation in Edgewater (train, bus, streetcar, "L"), go to that article and then click "Transportation" in the menu on the left side - http://www.edgewaterhistory.org/ehs/local/chicago-motor-buscoach-company

  • P.S. The DNAInfo article made it sound like the first public transportation in Edgewater started in 1917. Although the first bus line was in 1917, trains to/from downtown Chicago stopped in Edgewater since the late 1850s, and there was a streetcar route downtown since the 1890s (but there was one transfer until 1906).

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James ‘Jim’ Roetheli was a State Street Santa for 35 Christmases

“I think that’s a first,” said funeral director Tim Harrington of Barr Funeral Home, 6222 N. Broadway, where the service was held Monday.

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After decades living in Edgewater, he and his wife Lennora, married since 1984, moved several years ago to the Zelda Ormes apartments, 116 W. Elm, McCarty said, where Mr. Roetheli sometimes had hallway “sword fights” with other cane-wielding residents. His wife died last year.

    James 'Jim' Roetheli was a State Street Santa for 35 Christmases
    You could say Jim Roetheli's memorial service was the last "Ho, ho, ho!" At the center of the parlor rested his walker, decorated with a North Pole sign. The mourners - some wearing red and green - spontaneously burst into "Santa Claus is Coming to Town."
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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Just moved to 5800 block of N Kenmore - safety concerns?

Hi, I just moved to an apt near Kenmore/Ardmore intersection less than a week ago, and had generally heard only positive things about Edgewater from people. However, I just found out that something called 'Winthrop-Kenmore corridor' exists and it's pretty scary to read about all the crimes that have happened in this specific area, not to mention the shooting that happened on Broadway last weekend.
I will obviously take general safety precautions (i.e. not walking alone late at not if...

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Hi, I just moved to an apt near Kenmore/Ardmore intersection less than a week ago, and had generally heard only positive things about Edgewater from people. However, I just found out that something called 'Winthrop-Kenmore corridor' exists and it's pretty scary to read about all the crimes that have happened in this specific area, not to mention the shooting that happened on Broadway last weekend.
I will obviously take general safety precautions (i.e. not walking alone late at not if possible, being aware of my surroundings, etc. ) but as a 20 something year old woman living alone.. should I be worried about my safety? I'm sure there will be times when it's inevitable to walk home at a later time than ideal.

Would appreciate input from everyone, especially those who have lived/live in the 'corridor.' Thanks!

  • smartypants LifeLongCityGirl

    Oh god, robin. Dont get me started. I recently watched The Hunting Ground and am already dreading my daughter going away to college. Elizabeth, I agree that age is probably not a factor in your response to catcalling. But with age often comes confidence. Before 40 I used to walk...

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    Oh god, robin. Dont get me started. I recently watched The Hunting Ground and am already dreading my daughter going away to college. Elizabeth, I agree that age is probably not a factor in your response to catcalling. But with age often comes confidence. Before 40 I used to walk faster to escape the catcallers. Now I stop, assess them, deem their "junk" obviously way too small to satisfy me, their faces too ugly to stand, and their beer bellies repulsive to look at. I think your sarcastic marriage proposal is akin to this, but my public shaming of them seems to stop them in their tracks. At least with the construction crews I see regularly. Plus, it's a nice release for me.

  • robin in WRP I support a 28th Amendment 4Free & Fair Elections!

    Smarty - my daughter is a college senior, so I totally get it. I probably started having the conversations with her (mostly about keeping track of your drink, keeping your hand over the top, etc.) when she started high school. She and her girl friends are in Las Vegas this week (also terrifying for the parents), and she said "I know, Mom, stay in groups of 3". 5 days in Vegas is scarier than a semester in Belgium.

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  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    INSTALLATION OF LOW VOLTAGE SECURITY SYSTEM. INTERIOR WORK ONLY. CUSTOMER# 32628352. JOB# 92285517.

    6027 N. Hermitage Ave. Issued March 22, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    INSTALL PUBLIC PANEL & METER FOR 3 UNIT BUILDING. PANEL WILL BE 100 AMP, 20 SPACE WITH MAIN BREAKER. SPLIT COMMON AREAS TO NEW PANEL AND IDENTIFY. CURRENTLY METERS LOCATED IN BASEMENT, WILL MEET WITH COM-ED NEW CONSTRUCTION TO SEE IF THEY NEED TO BE RELOCATED OUTSIDE OR IF THEY CAN STAY INSIDE.

    1238 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Issued March 22, 2017 Comment

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SWAT team responds to Edgewater home, no injuries reported

A SWAT team was sent at 6:14 p.m. to a home in the 5600 block of North Magnolia following a report of a person with a gun, according to Chicago Police.

    SWAT team responding to home in Edgewater
    A Chicago Police SWAT team was responding on Thursday evening to an incident at a home in the Edgewater neighborhood on the North Side. Officers were sent at 6:14 p.m. to a home in the 5600 block of North Magnolia, according to Chicago Police. A SWAT team was also en route.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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Edgewater Barricade Situation Ends Peacefully: Police

Police say officers were called to the 5600 block of North Magnolia Avenue at about 6:15 p.m. by reports of a man barricading himself with a gun in his home, possibly with a child.

    Edgewater Barricade Situation Ends Peacefully: Police
    (CBS) - A man with a gun held police at bay for more than 2 ½ hours Thursday night in the city's north side Edgewater neighborhood. Police say officers were called to the 5600 block of North Magnolia Avenue at about 6:15 p.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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Indie Bookstores Say They Need Support 'More Than Ever' As Amazon Opens

Women & Children First bookstore, 5233 N. Clark St., renewed its call for readers to keep supporting the businesses they've depended on for decades in a popular post on Facebook Tuesday. 

    - - DNAinfo Chicago
    Despite Many Gloomy Days, Chicago Could Be A Solar-Powered Game Changer
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • Actually, studies are showing that millennials actually prefer physical books to ebooks. I don't think bookstores will be going away any time soon.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/why-digital-natives-prefer-reading-in-print-yes-you-read-that-right/2015/02/22/8596ca86-b871-11e4-9423-f3d0a1ec335c_story.html?utm_term=.6ed7575e4f2a

  • Hey Autum. At BrynMawr/ Kenmore. Lived here 5 years. Previously at Foster and Sheridan, 7 years. Ive seen a few things good and bad. Be aware of your surroundings Go online and get yourself a pair of cut resistant gloves like chefs use, a bright led aluminum flashligh that will...

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    Hey Autum. At BrynMawr/ Kenmore. Lived here 5 years. Previously at Foster and Sheridan, 7 years. Ive seen a few things good and bad. Be aware of your surroundings Go online and get yourself a pair of cut resistant gloves like chefs use, a bright led aluminum flashligh that will fit in your hand and won't slip with a lanyard to fit over your wrist. The citizens of Bryn Mawr and Edgewater are great, but the bad people that come off the Redline are prowling for weak and easy targets. Also the local thugs of which are many. If youre walking at night don't be nervous and show fear. If you think someone is following you, cross the street. If they cross, cross again. Watch for cars. If you see a police car dont hesitate to wave furiously at them and yell POLICE LOUDLY. . A very bright led light will temporarily blind someone at night long enough to get out of a jam. The gloves are self explanatory. Defensive wounds from a knife slash are deadly. A good hit across the head on someone holding you down from a aluminum flash light really can make a difference. Take some basic self defense courses, It improves confidence as well. Bad guys don't attack confident people unless the gains outweigh the risks. Some may think I'm overly paranoid, but paranoia is a survival skill. Better to survive then not. Now the good news, the beaches are awesome, the restaurants are great, the community theatres are fun. As someone mentioned, go to CAPS meetings, if possible, get involved in the community, if feasible, but more importantly, get to know the beat cops, by first name. They are friendly and they do help. 99% of the people in Edgewater are fine, upstanding hard working citizens, It's the 1% you have to be extremely cautious about. Don't get bummed, be prepared for what may never happen. My special needs son, my wife and I love Edgewater. It's the bad guys that we loathe. Hope this helps, Peace.

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Andersonville Restaurant Offers A Society For Bourbon And Whiskey Lovers

With the ever-growing popularity of whiskey around the world, bourbon has made its way into the hearts of Americans. Whether Bourbon County in Kentucky or Bourbon Street in New Orleans, people are toasting to good health with the popular spirit. In Andersonville, local restaurant Big Jones at 5347 N. Clark, is offering those who love […]

    Andersonville Restaurant Offers A Society For Bourbon And Whiskey Lovers
    With the ever-growing popularity of whiskey around the world, bourbon has made its way into the hearts of Americans. Whether Bourbon County in Kentucky or Bourbon Street in New Orleans, people are toasting to good health with the popular spirit. In Andersonville, local restaurant Big Jones at 5347 N.
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

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We're excited to announce that this year's pl...

...this year's plant sales will be in the historic Broadway Bank building in Edgewater (5948 Broadway). We're also excited to announce that all the plants we're offering this year...


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