Around the Hood Category

Around the Hood: Edgewater Craft Cocktail Crawl Next Thursday

It looks like there are a few Edgewater Glen hot spots on the first-ever Craft Cocktail Crawl next week. It is also a great opportunity to check out the brand-new Gallery 1070 space before it opens to the public and sample spirits from CH Distillery. More info from the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce below.   […]

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Around the Hood: You Are Invited to The Edgewater Glen Fall Plant Swap Tomorrow

Fall is the perfect time to thin and transplant daylilies, iris’, peonies or most any other plants that you have too many of. The Edgewater Glen Fall Plant Swap will be tomorrow, Saturday, September 23rd from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, in the backyard of 1420 W. Glenlake. If you would like to meet your gardening neighbors, share plants with […]

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Around the Hood: Garden Entries For This Year’s Edgewater Glen Garden Walk

There is still time to register folks! If you live on the 1200 or 1300 blocks of Norwood, Glenlake, Hood or Granville and would be willing to enter your garden, you can signup online or email Kim Kaulas directly at kaulas@rcn.com Online registration: https://edgeglen.com/gw/ The ‘Gardens of East Edgewater Glen’ Garden Walk will take place Sunday, […]

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Around the Hood: Chicago Spirit Brigade At Midsommarfest (Video)

Great vibe down on Clark yesterday. If you are heading out for round two this afternoon, lineup below. Video Link: Chicago Spirit Brigade @ Andersonville Midsommarfest 2017 NORTH STAGE @ CATALPA 11:00 AM Lakeside Pride Strayhorns Jazz Combo 12:00 PM Gussied 2:00 PM Brooke and Nice Things– Reflecting the Golden Era of Rythm and Blues, […]

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Jackalope Theatre Company Announces Its 10th Season; Names Nora Leahy Managing Director

Jackalope Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Gus Menary, announces its 2017/18 season, the company’s 10th. The upcoming season features four productions, including three world premieres. Jackalope’s 10th season begins with the world premiere of 1980 (Or Why I’m Voting for John Anderson) by Patricia Cotter, directed by Associate Artistic Director Kaiser Ahmed. Next […]

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Edgewater’s Little Free Library System Approaches A Record Number Of Libraries

Ever wonder how many little free libraries have been constructed in the neighborhood? Since neighbors started constructing the libraries, we have a grand total of 70 that have popped up in the neighborhood so far. To help them reach their goal of 100 Little Free Libraries, Edgewater Reads will be hosting another Community Build Day […]

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“You Are Beautiful” WTTW Good Neighborhood Project 2nd Place Winner

Another great neighborhood clip put together by the students over at Senn… “Senn Broadcast Journalism students Edgar Flores, Reagan Ivie, and Kendall Jackson Jr. created a stunning video about Matthew Hoffman, the creator of the YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL art installations seen around Chicago. This video won Second Place at Chicago’s First Annual Good Neighborhood Project […]

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American Dealers Minisode Featuring Broadway Antique Market’s Two-Headed Lamb

Very cool. Check out Broadway Antique Market‘s Danny Alias’ minisode on American Dealers. Who knew we had a two-headed lamb and a two-headed cow in The Glen? 🙂 Map: Direct video links: American Dealers Minisode Featuring Broadway Antique Market (Two-Headed Lamb) American Dealers Minisode Featuring Broadway Antique Market (Two-Headed Calf)

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Planned Infrastructure Improvement Projects For The 48h Ward (Interactive Map)

If it is of interest, we put together this interactive map of all the infrastructure improvement projects planned for the 48th Ward in 2017. You can select each icon or area on the map below to learn more about the planned project at each location. You can also select the square icon in the upper […]

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Lickity Split Donates 10% Of Their Sales Today To Swift Elementary School (Video)

We sure have had a bunch of Edgewater Glen businesses pitching in to help out the students at Swift School this year! If you need an excuse tonight, Lickity Split (at 6056 N Broadway St) is donating 10% of all their sales today to Swift Elementary. They are open until 10pm 🙂 Direct Video Link: Chicago’s Best Ice Cream – […]

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