2 days ago

Updated 16 hours ago

Best Place to Advertise an Apartment for Rent?

it used to be the best way was to have a sign on the door - LOL - old skool and the Reader.

Then it was a Craig's List

Now there are all kinds of places- Domu, RadPad, Zillow, blah blah

For those that looked for apartments recently - how did you find places? Do you think it is generational?

  • Mute Mute Me

    I use apartment rental services. They drive me around for free i pay for one credit check and i dont have to call everyplace to ask if they allow cats.

  • My husband and I have been looking for several months for a new apt. I personally found that Trulia was a very good site to use because I could target specifics i.e., rent, cat friendly, etc. We found our new apt. this way.

35 hours ago

Updated 19 hours ago

New Image Released Of High Rise That Could Replace Woodruff Arcade

New renderings have been released for the proposed high rise that could replace the Woodruff Arcade building at 6361 N. Broadway. The new images are the third incarnation of the complex (which is now called ‘The Arcade’) from the developer, Borekci Real Estate and Algonquin Ventures Real Estate LLC (who have an office in Schaumburg but are based in Ankara, Turkey). […]

    New Image Released Of High Rise That Could Replace Woodruff Arcade
    New renderings have been released for the proposed high rise that could replace the Woodruff Arcade building at 6361 N. Broadway. The new images are the third incarnation of the complex (which is now called 'The Arcade') from the developer, Borekci Real Estate and Algonquin Ventures Real Estate LLC (who have an office in Schaumburg but are based in Ankara, Turkey).
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

  • JohnL Happy in Edgewater

    This is better than the previous one, but still sterile looking and not anything new.

3 days ago

Updated 31 hours ago

Broadway Bank space

It looks like something is moving into the Broadway Bank building. Does anyone know what’s happening there?

  • I think that event space that wanted to go in on Ridge Avenue and was turned away by the area residents is opening up shop there. I could be wrong but that's my guess.

  • If you look at the posts on their Facebook page (linked above), they seem to have been working on turning the bank building into an event space since the end of 2015 (nearly two years), so it is not likely related to the event space on Ridge.

32 hours ago

New Public Art Gallery & Venue on Granville Avenue and Winthrop

It's really cool to see that someone who has the means, support a neighborhood they believe so much in versus hoarding their cash or investing it elsewhere. Not sure if others heard about the new venue that Rae Ann and her husband developed and instituted in the neighborhood recently.

http://www.edgewaterartists.com/gallery-1070.html

Granville area is really becoming a great part of the Edgewater Neighborhood to live in. It's because of YOU, me and people like the Rae Ann (hope I am not messing up her name). You create your environment, your reality.

Excited to continue to build a great place to live with all of you.

    Gallery 1070 | A Chicago Art Gallery
    Gallery 1070 is a Chicago art gallery in Edgewater, hosting group art shows & solo art exhibits. Rental space available for art classes and private parties.
    http://www.edgewaterartists.com

46 hours ago

46 hours ago

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    ***SELF-CERT.***INTERIOR RENOVATION OF EXISTING 2 1/2 STORY FRAME AND MASONRY BUILDING WITH A 1 STORY FRAME AND MASONRY REAR ADDITION WITH BALCONY AND 1 STORY REAR OPEN FRAME PORCH

    5340 N. Lakewood Ave. Issued November 19, 2017 Comment

2 days ago

Local Residents Donate Prime Granville Property As Edgewater Art Space

A new community art space on Granville will be opening to the public soon and will include a gallery, event space and multi-purpose meeting room. The gallery was donated to the Edgewater Artists In Motion to continue their work of increasing the visibility of local art in the neighborhood. The new corner space located at […]

    Local Residents Donate Prime Granville Property As Edgewater Art Space
    A new community art space on Granville will be opening to the public soon and will include a gallery, event space and multi-purpose meeting room. The gallery was donated to the Edgewater Artists In Motion to continue their work of increasing the visibility of local art in the neighborhood.
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

Sep 23 2016

Updated 2 days ago

Carpet Cleaning Recommendations Needed, Cat Urine Stain

Hi all,

My cat (the one in my profile photo) has been peeing on my low pile carpet and the staining is present on the reverse/bottom side. The carpet is 6ft by 5ft 9in. I'm not sure of the material, but I'm guessing synthetic. I'm a renter, but the carpet was bought by the previous tenant, so it's technically mine. I'd rather get the carpet professionally cleaned than have to buy a new one. I don't care if the color...

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Hi all,

My cat (the one in my profile photo) has been peeing on my low pile carpet and the staining is present on the reverse/bottom side. The carpet is 6ft by 5ft 9in. I'm not sure of the material, but I'm guessing synthetic. I'm a renter, but the carpet was bought by the previous tenant, so it's technically mine. I'd rather get the carpet professionally cleaned than have to buy a new one. I don't care if the color changes, I just need a way to protect the wood floors and get the odor removed. I've already tried cleaning it by hand, but given the heavy staining on the reverse/bottom size, I'm concerned it'll eventually disintegrate and maybe stain the wood flooring.

Can someone please recommend an inexpensive place to get my small low pile carpet professionally cleaned in Edgewater? Can I take it to a regular dry cleaner or no? This is my first time having to do this.

Thanks!

(My cat is medically fine. He's recently been to the vet.)

  • Catherine NO!

    My initial post was over a year ago. I resolved the issue then.

    In case someone else runs into the same problem, this is how I successfully dealt with it.

    1) My cat had recently been to the vet who said he was medically healthy.
    2) I got a spray...

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    My initial post was over a year ago. I resolved the issue then.

    In case someone else runs into the same problem, this is how I successfully dealt with it.

    1) My cat had recently been to the vet who said he was medically healthy.
    2) I got a spray bottle of "Nature's Miracle 3in1" and heavily sprayed the carpet, following the directions on the bottle.
    3) I got a very large clear thick painter's tarp and folded it up to fit the carpet. I then duct taped it to the underside of the carpet to prevent any moisture from going through the carpet.
    4) I moved my furniture around, so that the spot my cat was peeing in would be blocked, in case his scent was still there. The areas around the litterbox are now also blocked, so none of the wood floor is exposed. (The litterbox is wedged in a corner with an additional tray to catch kitty litter as he exits the litterbox.)
    5) I also created additional barriers to keep my dog from getting to the litter boxes around my apt. I'm guessing that my dog's litterbox intrusions are what caused the problems in the first place. As disgusting as it is, it's common for dogs to want to eat cat feces. One theory is that cats pass a lot of protein into their feces, and that's why dogs want to eat them. Dogs are scavengers. And yes, my dog regularly goes to the vet for his annual exam and shots and is medically healthy.

  • Get a pheremone spray. Our cat did this a few times on our door frame when he got a whiff of another cat next door. We sprayed this stuff on the doorframe called No Mark that I got at Pet Co next to Jewel and it works SO WELL. He is like an entirely different cat now. It relaxes them and takes away their urge to spray and go outside the box.

4 days ago

Lost iPhone

I lost an iPhone near the corner of Berwyn and Kenmore this afternoon (11/18). Reward if returned.

Nov 07

Updated 4 days ago

Jeffrey Littleton Arrested

This man was arrested for committing battery against a senior citizen engaging in positive loitering on November 3rd. Court date is set for Dec. 15. Stay tuned for more details. Residents concerned about public safety are encouraged to attend this hearing.

  • Mamma Mia, This Thread is like one big old you're going to go have to do some community service or jail or something worse thread. Christ he's not even smart enough to shut the hell up before his hearing is he? I suppose I should be thankful because anything he says or does online that can be shown to a judge only works against him. Lithium much?

  • Mute Mute Me

    "Thank you everyone for staying on topic"

    Famous words from jeff

    The topic is not trolling jeff

6 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Saturday Apartment Search

A friend has a job interview this Friday that might mean he could be looking for an apartment Saturday but he is unsure of his schedule. Do you know landlords or apartment brokers that take walk-ins on Saturdays?

  • My new landlord probably would. Call 773.507.9668. They have several buildings in Rogers Park and Edgewater. They may all be 2 bedroom though.

  • You can also try my landlord. He has an apartment available.
    You can text or call him at 773-510-2271. His name is John.

  • HarleyGrrl Why YES! People actually DO live on Clark St!

    I'm around today showing a place I have on Balmoral and ashland . It's a3 bdrm 1 bath for 1600 they can call or text me at (773) 800-9779

5 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Seeking parking space

Hello neighbors, does anyone know how I can find out about parking spaces available for rent in the Margare Terrace section of Uptown? I live on Carmen and it's particularly hard to find street parking. I would be willing to pay someone to rent their spot.

  • Typo....meant Margate Terrace

  • Jeffrey Littleton 3rd Generation Uptown

    I believe the surface lot just west of Sheridan on Southside of Foster leases parking. It's close, but not technically Margate Park.

Nov 15

Updated 5 days ago

These Andersonville 2-Bedroom Condos Are Listing For Just Under $600K

A new development called ‘TheWin’ in Andersonville that has just been completed has three 2-bedroom top floor condominiums listed at just under $600,000. Another first level 3-bedroom is listed at $650,000. The new construction at 1470 W. Winona, which replaced a large single family home that was referred to by neighbors as ‘the compound,’ are currently […]

    These Andersonville 2-Bedroom Condos Are Listing For Just Under $600K
    A new development called 'TheWin' in Andersonville that which was just completed has three 2-bedroom top floor condominiums listed at just under $600,000. Another first level 3-bedroom is listed at $650,000. The new construction at 1470 W. Winona, which replaced a large single family home that was referred to by neighbors as 'the compound,' are currently the ...
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

  • Wazzup not available

    Oh Oh - that was sell not sll.

  • Mute Mute Me

    I work for a couple who live on a 4 level walk up. I asked them about an elevator. They said the way the building was designed they couldnt put one in. 2 million dollar condo. I guess they didnt think about what happens when their knees are shot from running all those marathons.

5 days ago

Unleash Your Inner Viking This Weekend In Andersonville

The Andersonville strip is gearing up for the first ever Viking Challenge and Craft Beer Crawl which will highlight some of the area’s local bars and restaurants. According to Laura Austin, who is the Community and Events Manager for the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, the idea for the Andersonville Viking Challenge & Craft Beer Crawl was borne out […]

    Unleash Your Inner Viking This Weekend In Andersonville
    The Andersonville strip is gearing up for the first ever Viking Challenge and Craft Beer Crawl which will highlight some of the area's local bars and restaurants. According to Laura Austin, who is the Community and Events Manager for the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, the idea for the Andersonville Viking Challenge & Craft Beer Crawl was borne out ...
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

Nov 13

Updated Nov 15

Weekly Update from Your Alderman – October 27, 2017

I would like to share positive news related to 1436 W. Berwyn, a historic building in the Andersonville part of our community. This week the building was...

Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway

Family Paint Workshop Friday, October 27, 7-9pm Unity Lutheran Church & Community Center, 1212 W. Balmoral

WARD OFFICE: 5533 N. Broadway St., Chicago, Illinois 60640

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Edgewater Branch Library, 6000 N. Broadway

Beat 2433 meetings are held at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month. The meeting location will alternate between the Edgewater Library, 6000 N. Broadway, and Engine 70 Fire House, 6030 N. Clark.  Click here to download a schedule.

Reminder that Kimberly Foxx, the Cook County State’s Attorney now has a satellite office open at 4956 N. Sheridan, at the corner of Sheridan and Argyle. Stop by on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month with any questions or concerns from 10am-12pm.

Reminder that Kimberly Foxx, the Cook County State’s Attorney now has a satellite office open at 4956 N. Sheridan, at the corner of Sheridan and Argyle. Stop by on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month with any questions or concerns from 10am-12pm.

...are strongly encouraged.  773-681-8436 or admissions@shschicago.org.  Sacred Heart is located at 6250 N. Sheridan Road in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood.  Sacred Heart is a Catholic independent school serving children in...

...on Friday, October 20, from 7-10pm at the Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club located at 601 W. Montrose Avenue. The event was co-chaired by Kate Polgar, Rene Ryan, Sara Irmen, Emily Helmke and...

...20 – November 19, 2017 in various Uptown locations starting at the Chinese Mutual Aid Association, 1016 W. Argyle St. The intimate performance experience is limited to 16 audience members per show. Tickets, priced at...

This group meets Sundays, noon, at Edgewater Athletic Club, 1040 W. Granville. To​ ​Register​ ​Email​ ​Diana:​ ​  dmonier@rcn.com.

Waters Elementary School, 4540 N. Campbell

Ravenswood Community Services, 1757 W. Wilson

Berger Park Cultural Center, 6205 N. Sheridan

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle

    Weekly Update from Your Alderman - October 27, 2017
    Planned Water Main Projects in 48th Ward The Department of Water Management plans to install approximately 2,002 feet of 8-inch water main on Kenmore between Bryn Mawr and Berwyn. As part of this project, the east half of Kenmore will be resurfaced along with the repair of damaged parkway and sidewalk.
    http://48thward.org

  • The Walk sign on the crosswalk at Addison and Kennedy is not working. It is the sign which faces east as you cross over the northbound entry to the Kennedy walking toward the station.

  • Bob Kastigar 15 Years North Park, bike rider, retired

    That sign doesn't make a lot of sense anyway. When working, the walk light is lit when cars have the green light and are turning to enter the expressway!

    The walk light should be lit when cars on Addison have the red light, and a "No Turn on Red" sign should be posted. Eastbound on Addison cars with an arrow would still need to stop for pedestrians.

Nov 14

CTA Releases Conceptual Drawings Of Land Use After Red Line Rebuild, Includes New Hollywood Ave Train Entrance

At a meeting held last week at the Edge Theater, CTA showcased a conceptual vision of land use after the red and purple modernization project (RPM) phase one is complete. Those drawings include new residential construction and a Hollywood Ave. entrance to the Bryn Mawr train station. The transit-oriented development (TOD) study introduced at the meeting aimed […]

    CTA Releases Conceptual Drawings Of Land Use After Red Line Rebuild, Includes New Hollywood Ave Train Entrance
    At a meeting held last week at the Edge Theater, CTA showcased a conceptual vision of land use after the red and purple modernization project (RPM) phase one is complete. Those drawings include new residential construction and a Hollywood Ave. entrance to the Bryn Mawr train station.
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

Nov 13

Updated Nov 14

Comedy Night @Joie De Vine 1744 W. Balmoral 8pm

FREE stand-up comedy show featuring some of Chicago's most talented up-and-coming comics.

Merrit Landsteiner
Josh Otusanya
Rebecca Loeser
Tristan A. Smith
Brandon Kieffer

Headliner: Raghu Adibhatla

Hosted by: Lindsey Shaw

  • David B New in town, want to get to know Edgewater/R.Park

    Thanks Lindsey, but on the 14th I'm just wondering -- yesterday? Today? Tomorrow?

  • Apologies...it's tomorrow, Wed. Nov 15!!!

Nov 14

Updated Nov 14

Thorndale and Sheridan: Loud bang around 6:45AMish this morning

I saw a bright flash of light from my apartment window that looks east, and then an explosive sound. All the power in my apartment went out for about an hour. Anyone know what it was?

  • Wazzup not available

    sounds like a transformer blew out -these transformers are usually in the alley

Nov 13

Weekly Update from Your Alderman – November, 10, 2017

Congratulations to Andersonville Galleria, 5247 N. Clark, on celebrating 10 years in business. The Galleria has served as a business incubator to...

...end? Please join us at the Viking Challenge After Party & Pig Roast at Pork Shoppe (5721 N. Clark) following the crawl from 5:30-8:00PM. The Pig Roast Tickets are $20 per...

Please drop off your used eyeglasses at our office, 5533 N. Broadway

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 3-6pm A portion of proceeds from sales during this time at the 5304 N. Clark St. location of Potbelly’s will be donated to Goudy Technology Academy (5120 N. Winthrop)

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 3-6pm A portion of proceeds from sales during this time at the 5304 N. Clark St. location of Potbelly’s will be donated to Goudy Technology Academy (5120 N. Winthrop)

Take a tasty trip around the city by learning to cook five different dishes! All proceeds from class sales will be donated to Peirce Elementary School (1423 W. Bryn Mawr)

Saturday, November 18, 6 – 9pm Axis Lab, 1120 W. Argyle, Chicago, IL 

...will be held Sunday, November 19, 3:00pm-5:00pm at North Shore Baptist Church, 5244 North Lakewood with choirs joining in song from participating congregations...

Edgewater Historical Society, 5358 N. Ashland

Unity Community Center, 1212 W. Balmoral

Chicago Grind, 5256 N. Broadway

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Broadway Armory, 5917 N. Broadway

Emanuel Congregation, 5959 N. Sheridan

4956 N. Sheridan

Beat 2433 meetings are held at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month. The meeting location will alternate between the Edgewater Library, 6000 N. Broadway, and Engine 70 Fire House, 6030 N. Clark.  Click here to download a schedule.

Beat 2433 meetings are held at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month. The meeting location will alternate between the Edgewater Library, 6000 N. Broadway, and Engine 70 Fire House, 6030 N. Clark.  Click here to download a schedule.

Reminder that Kimberly Foxx, the Cook County State’s Attorney now has a satellite office open at 4956 N. Sheridan, at the corner of Sheridan and Argyle. Stop by on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month with any questions or concerns from 10am-12pm.

Bethany Retirement Community, 4950 N. Ashland

...from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington Street, Chicago, Illinois in Courtroom 2005 on the dates indicated below...

Growling Rabbit, 5938 N. Broadway, is donating 10% of sales from the entire day to Swift Elementary School (5900 N. Winthrop). Stop by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

Growling Rabbit, 5938 N. Broadway, is donating 10% of sales from the entire day to Swift Elementary School (5900 N. Winthrop). Stop by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

...are strongly encouraged.  773-681-8436 or admissions@shschicago.org.  Sacred Heart is located at 6250 N. Sheridan Road in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood.  Sacred Heart is a Catholic independent school serving children in...

...20 – November 19, 2017 in various Uptown locations starting at the Chinese Mutual Aid Association, 1016 W. Argyle St. The intimate performance experience is limited to 16 audience members per show. Tickets, priced at...

This group meets Sundays, noon, at Edgewater Athletic Club, 1040 W. Granville. To​ ​Register​ ​Email​ ​Diana:​ ​  dmonier@rcn.com.

Fat Cat hosts Cocktails for Cause, Dec. 3 – Dec. 6!  Purchase a specialty cocktail at Fat Cat, 4840 N. Broadway, from Sunday, December 3 to Wednesday, December 6, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Care for Real.

Berger Park Cultural Center, 6205 N. Sheridan

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle

Edgewater Workbench, 1130 W. Thorndale

Chicago Cultural Center – Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E. Washington

Choir Boy By Raven Theatre Performances September 27 – November 12 Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St.

    Weekly Update from Your Alderman - November, 10, 2017
    Dear Neighbor: Thank you to the many neighbors who attended the community meeting CTA held on Wednesday night to gather community feedback about development opportunities in conjunction with the Red Purple Modernization project. The CTA will be acquiring properties to use for construction staging and is working to plan for future redevelopment.
    http://48thward.org

Nov 13

Owner Of Edgewater’s Pressure Billiards To Open Second Pool Hall

After 11 years running Pressure Billiards at 6318 N. Clark in Edgewater, Owner Wahib Merchant will be opening his second pool hall in Albany Park around Thanksgiving. The new business at 3241 W. Montrose will be called Surge Coffee Bar & Billiards and will replace the old Marie’s Golden Cue which closed in March. The new billiards joint will be much like Pressure […]

    Owner Of Edgewater's Pressure Billiards To Open Second Pool Hall
    After 11 years running Pressure Billiards at 6318 N. Clark in Edgewater, Owner Wahib Merchant will be opening his second pool hall in Albany Park around Thanksgiving. The new business at 3241 W. Montrose will be called Surge Coffee Bar & Billiards and will replace the old Marie's Golden Cue which closed in March.
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

Nov 12

Nov 07

Updated Nov 11

With Red Line Rebuild Nearing, CTA To Hold Meeting To Discuss Post-Construction Strategy

The CTA is in the planning stages of Phase 1 of the Red and Purple Modernization transit construction project. The ambitious project will completely overhaul the line between Lawrence and Bryn Mawr Avenues including new tracks, support structures/bridges, ADA-compliant stations with wider platforms, better lighting and advanced safety features. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), in conjunction with the […]

    With Red Line Rebuild Nearing, CTA To Hold Meeting To Discuss Post-Construction Strategy
    The CTA is in the planning stages of Phase 1 of the Red and Purple Modernization transit construction project. The ambitious project will completely overhaul the line between Lawrence and Bryn Mawr Avenues including new tracks, support structures/bridges, ADA-compliant stations with wider platforms, better lighting and advanced safety features.
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

  • Wazzup not available

    @mute - yes - The President of the United States keeps that title for life, along with his secret service detail. Very often called "Mr. President"

  • Mute Mute Me

    weird. i just google " George bush" and the five that came up without scrolling referred to him as "former president george bush" 2x the other three just called him george bush.

Nov 10

Updated Nov 11

Edgewater To Celebrate It’s Diversity At The First Annual Unity Day Event

Edgewater is one of the most diverse communities in the nation with more than 50 nations represented and over 70 languages spoken. In honor of our diverse neighborhoods, the first annual Unity Day event will be held next weekend to celebrate our rich heritage. Alderman Harry Osterman and the 48th Ward office will be holding the Unity […]

    Edgewater To Celebrate It's Diversity At The First Annual Unity Day Event
    Edgewater is one of the most diverse communities in the nation with more than 50 nations represented and over 70 languages spoken. In honor of our diverse neighborhoods, the first annual Unity Day event will be held next weekend to celebrate our rich heritage.
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

  • neat....but.....just a note. If you're writing for publication, ensure that you've proof read well. The possessive its does not have an apostrophe. That's for the contraction of "it is," i.e. it's.

  • Agreed! It's its, not it’s!

  • It's not a huge thing, but as it's for publication, check the copy as the last thing done. I have Word set to do squiggly red lines under misspelled words, otherwise as a typist I'd be sunk!

Nov 10

Updated Nov 11

Very icy on ravenswood from berwyn to winnemac.

Id avoid that patch if driving.

Also between berwyn and bryn mawr on paulina pretty icy. I was walking through tbe crosswalk as someone in an suv slid right through tbe stop sign. Some of youwith your faces in your phones coulda been killed!

  • I saw a three car collision Friday at 10:45am.

  • Mute Mute Me

    I was shocked I didn't see any! 8 hr's on the street! I did see lots of cars sliding through stop signs though

Nov 10

Andersonville Chamber of Commerce added 3 new...

Happy Friday to all! We've got some cool things happening in the neighborhood this weekend: TONIGHT: Congratulate Andersonville Galleria on their 10 year anniversary! Stop by their 10th Anniversary Party! and check out 100+ small vendors and artisans at this incredible local business incubator. TOMORROW: Get a sneak peek of the much anticipated Men's lifestyle and supplies store Cowboys and Astronauts! They're hosting a soft opening at 1478 W Summerdale. Can't make it? Make sure you're there for the grand opening Friday, November 24! SUNDAY: Check out Hopleaf's Blended with New Belgium and learn about the history of Hopleaf's sour program. Attendees will learn the blending taken to create of one of the oldest sour beers created in the US, the legendary La Folie

    Andersonville Chamber of Commerce
    Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, Chicago, Illinois. 7.8K likes. A quaint village in the middle of a world class city.
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 08

Unique Italian Inspired Korean Restaurant To Open In Andersonville

A new Korean restaurant that draws influence from Italian cuisine is set to open in Andersonville. Owner Jennifer Kim, who recently closed the Lakeview restaurant Snaggletooth, will fulfill a dream of opening her first Korean eatery. Kim will call it Passerotto or ‘little sparrow’ in Italian. Passerotto will be located at 5420 N. Clark, a space that housed a string of restaurants over […]

    Unique Italian Inspired Korean Restaurant To Open In Andersonville
    A new Korean restaurant that draws influence from Italian cuisine is set to open in Andersonville. Owner Jennifer Kim, who recently closed the Lakeview restaurant Snaggletooth, will fulfill a dream of opening her first Korean eatery. Kim will call it Passerotto or 'little sparrow' in Italian. Passerotto will be located at 5420 N.
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

Nov 07

Nov 06

Andersonville Responds To Online-Only Holiday Shopping With New Local Pledge Campaign

A new campaign in Andersonville which began this past weekend is hoping to take a bite out of online-only shopping this Holiday season. The project called #AlwaysAndersonville is asking residents to take a pledge to support local brick-and-mortar businesses in the area. The organization behind the campaign, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, started the campaign to help […]

    Andersonville Responds To Online-Only Holiday Shopping With New Local Pledge Campaign
    A new campaign in Andersonville which began this past weekend is hoping to take a bite out of online-only shopping this Holiday season. The project called #AlwaysAndersonville is asking residents to take a pledge to support local brick-and-mortar businesses in the area. The organization behind the campaign, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, started the campaign to help ...
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

Nov 06

Please recommend excellent, reasonable contractor

Please recommend excellent, reasonable & experienced contractor for installing a fireplace mantle & few tiles, mounting ceiling fan & sliding closet doors & maybe light buff/stain to wood floors. Thank you!

Nov 06

Nov 02

Updated Nov 05

Gunshots in Edgewater

Did anyone else hear what sounded like 5 gunshots just before 2am this morning? It seemed to be around Balmoral and Sheridan.

  • My wife and I were up talking when we heard the shots. We called the police instantaneously. From where we are we could not see anything. But it sounded like the shots were coming from Sheridan and Balmoral.

  • There was also 5 gunshots this last Friday at the same time around Wolcott and Touhy friends said.

Nov 04

snow removal services recommendations please

Hello, i'm looking for recommendations for snow removal services for a 6 flat around clark and wilson, for the front sidewalk and a small parking lot. any recommendations or expected pricing would be greatly appreciated.
thank you

Oct 29

Updated Nov 04

Hello Hello Hello

Hello My new community! My family and I are excited to be living in such a friendly and lovely area of chicago. Can not wait to make new friends, see new places, make the alderman, and join Caps.

  • Mute Mute Me

    Make the alderman what?

  • Wazzup not available

    @Jason - i hope that is a thumbs up!

  • Jeffrey Littleton 3rd Generation Uptown

    Welcome to the neighborhood! Alderman Osterman is a good guy, very in tune with the community.

    Fun Fact: Edgewater was part of Uptown until is secceeded in 1982 by a declaration in City Council.

Nov 02

Updated Nov 04

    CEO Joe Ricketts shuts down DNAinfo website
    DNAinfo and Gothamist, the 8-year-old hyperlocal news websites, are calling it quits. Joe Ricketts, chief executive officer of DNAinfo and Gothamist, announced the decision in an online letter to readers Thursday afternoon. "I've made the difficult decision to discontinue publishing DNAinfo and Gothamist," Ricketts said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 04

Oct 29

Updated Nov 03

Good Morning New Community

I just wanted to say Hello to all of our new community members. We are Rogers Park Transplants so this is a whole new experience for us but so far we have met some very nice people. We are members at Park community church and will be starting at Near North next sunday. We are also looking forward ti meeting our new police district and want to jump right in at a CAPS meeting. We are very interested to meet our new alderman.

  • Wazzup not available

    still confusing - you are Rogers Park or Edgewater - if Edgewater i can introduce you to some organizations you might enjoy.

  • From what I am reading Purple moved out of RP to a new neigjborhood. She accidenrally posted in Edgewater . She is no longer in.RP but she is not in Edgewater. Almost like a puzzles. ..j/k..

Nov 03

"Outstanding Educator Award" given to CMSA Teacher by University of Chicago

Angela Kinney, a Chemistry teacher at Chicago Math and Science Academy (CMSA), has been selected by the University of Chicago for their Outstanding Educator Award. Ms. Kinney teaches AP Chemistry, Honors Chemistry and regular Chemistry as well as College Readiness Science.

The Outstanding Educator Award has been in existence for over three decades. First-year students are asked to nominate an educator who has influenced them, challenged them, or helped them grow intellectually. “We receive letters back from hundreds of students,...

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Angela Kinney, a Chemistry teacher at Chicago Math and Science Academy (CMSA), has been selected by the University of Chicago for their Outstanding Educator Award. Ms. Kinney teaches AP Chemistry, Honors Chemistry and regular Chemistry as well as College Readiness Science.

The Outstanding Educator Award has been in existence for over three decades. First-year students are asked to nominate an educator who has influenced them, challenged them, or helped them grow intellectually. “We receive letters back from hundreds of students, inspired by teachers who have changed the course of their lives, who taught them to re-imagine texts, to delve deeper into problem-solving, and to think beyond the border of the classroom in the pursuit of their own education,” said James G. Nondorf, state Vice President of Enrollment for the University of Chicago.

Ms. Kinney’s recognition marks the first time a teacher at CMSA has received this award. Ms. Kinney received her Master’s in teaching from North Park University in 2013. She is currently working on her second degree in biology from Northeastern Illinois University. She was born and raised in Cadillac, Michigan and spent five years in an undergraduate program at Michigan State University.

“I am beyond honored and it makes my heart happy that I have impacted students through science and through being human. This award is an amazing reminder of how important our work as teachers is to our students, and what impact we have on their future,” explains Ms. Kinney.

Since 2004, it has been the mission of CMSA, located in the Rogers Park community, to prepare students for college and the world beyond by offering high-quality, college-prep, STEM-focused education that changes the trajectory of students’ lives.

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Nov 03

Nov 02

Updated Nov 02

Broadway & Racine

Anyone know what’s going on?

  • Mute Mute Me

    Maybe has something to do w the shooting in Starbucks

Nov 02

Creator Of ‘You Are Beautiful’ Art Installations Unveils New 80×10 ft Project On Andersonville Strip

The ‘You Are Beautiful’ campaign took local neighborhoods by storm in 2015. Now the same artist that created it has unveiled his newest work in the heart of Andersonville. Chicago-based artist Matthew Hoffman was asked to continue his inspirational messages by creating an huge 80ft wide, 10ft tall work across the bland East wall of the Jewel-Osco […]

    Creator Of 'You Are Beautiful' Art Installations Unveils New 80×10 ft Project On Andersonville Strip
    The 'You Are Beautiful' campaign took local neighborhoods by storm in 2015. Now the same artist that created it has unveiled his newest work in the heart of Andersonville. Chicago-based artist Matthew Hoffman was asked to continue his inspirational messages by creating an huge 80ft wide, 10ft tall work across the bland East wall of the Jewel-Osco ...
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

Nov 01

Updated Nov 02

Vacant Buildings

There seems to be a large number of vacant business right now. Does anybody know of anything coming in or hopefully nothing else leaving?

  • JohnL Happy in Edgewater

    With all the licenses required by the city, all the taxes and regulations require by the city, county and state; would any one want to start a business.

  • Bob Kastigar 15 Years North Park, bike rider, retired

    3400 Block of Bryn Mawr - Northeastern takeover by eminent domain, business move out. Nothing is done, no plans for future work. The present on-campus spot isn't filled. Would anyone want to open/start a business in a location threatening eviction?

    Many shuttered storefronts that will remain this way for a long, long time because of excessive government control and takeover.

Nov 02

Oct 31

Updated Nov 01

    North Side State Sen. Ira Silverstein Accused of Sexual Harassment
    CHICAGO - A state lobbyist said Tuesday during a hearing on sexual harassment in Illinois politics that she had been repeatedly harassed by North Side state Sen. Ira Silverstein and required medical attention to cope with its impact. Silverstein, a Democrat who represents parts of Edgebrook, Forest Glen, North Park and West Ridge, denied the allegations in a series of media interviews.
    https://www.dnainfo.com
  • JohnL Happy in Edgewater

    Of course he denied the allegations.

  • Dan Miller RP/WR resident since 1978

    Here's an excerpt from the 50th Ward Follies blog that explains why this incident of alleged harassment dramatizes a broader problem:

    "There are many troubling aspects to this story, not least of which is the inaction of State Senate President Cullerton, who knowingly referred the matter to the office of...

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    Here's an excerpt from the 50th Ward Follies blog that explains why this incident of alleged harassment dramatizes a broader problem:

    "There are many troubling aspects to this story, not least of which is the inaction of State Senate President Cullerton, who knowingly referred the matter to the office of a legislative inspector general who doesn’t exist as well as to an ethics panel that has done nothing about the charges for a year. Ira has been aware since 2016 that a complaint was filed against him. It’s been one of the best-kept political secrets in Springfield and Chicago, proof that the Old Boys Network has gone underground, but hasn’t gone away.

    "The corruption that has so permeated every level of government in Illinois shows its ugly face here, too. Sexual harassment is so pervasive in Illinois government that legislators are rushing to amend the state’s ethics and lobbyists’ ordinances to include prohibitions against it.

    "Unfortunately, the bill as proposed is weak, merely requiring that each state officer, legislator, and agency establish an anti-harassment policy and imposing $5,000 fines on state employees and lobbyists found guilty of such harassment. Those not taking anti-harassment training will have their names published.

    "Imagine trying to shame an Illinois politician or lobbyist by telling the public that he doesn’t follow the rules!"

Oct 18

Updated Nov 01

Video Shows Edgewater Thieves Stealing Packages Behind Amazon Delivery Truck

Brazen daylight robberies have been taking place throughout the Edgewater and Andersonville neighborhoods. Recently a criminal duo was caught on a security webcam openly taking packages from residents’ porches and unloading them into a baby stroller. According to residents, the package thieves were spotted following 20 minutes behind an Amazon delivery truck, hitting the deliveries one by one. […]

    Video Shows Edgewater Thieves Stealing Packages Behind Amazon Delivery Truck
    Brazen daylight robberies have been taking place throughout the Edgewater and Andersonville neighborhoods. Recently a criminal duo was caught on a security webcam openly taking packages from residents' porches and unloading them into a baby stroller. According to residents, the package thieves were spotted following 20 minutes behind an Amazon delivery truck, hitting the deliveries one by one.
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

  • d3 NOH

    And if you voted for rahm you voted in favor of the road diet whereby people are expected to not drive but somehow still get the same work done in their day... Amazon is the easiest solution to that problem.

  • Mute Mute Me

    Didn't vote for rahm

Nov 01

Oct 31

Updated Oct 31

Linze Rice joins River Strategies

"Linze Rice, a reporter/producer who covered Chicago’s Far North Side Rogers Park/Edgewater neighborhoods for DNAinfo Chicago, has resigned to join River Strategies, a Chicago-based public relations firm headed by Tracy Slutzkin and Hayley Burns."

https://www.facebook.com/groups/RogersParkNeighborhoodNews/permalink/1469409013135153/

    https://www.facebook.com
  • Rob

    For your sake I hope the next DNA info "reporter" is as gullible as she was.

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