Neighborhood News Category

Video: Grand Opening Week at the Chicago Magic Lounge

First peek behind the scenes with Mark Towland.

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Around the Hood: Chicago Magic Lounge Opens in Andersonville (Video)

The Chicago Magic Lounge opened this week in the old laundromat space at 5050 N Clark St. It looks like you can go in off the street anytime after 5pm (through the old laundry) to check out the library & and have a drink at the bar. If you want more magic experience you can head […]

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Meet the Neighbors: Edgewater Glen Neighbor Runs for Judge

John Christopher Benson, who lives on the 1200 block of Glenlake with his wife and 12 year old foster son, is running for Cook County Judge, 8th subcircuit, which includes Edgewater Glen. For more information about our neighbor, you can take a look at an article by the Chicago Tribune, as well as a link […]

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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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Senntoberfest Fundraiser Benefiting Senn High School Will Be Saturday October 7th

The first annual SENNTOBERFEST, a fall festival to benefit Senn High School, will be next Saturday The event will begin at the new Senn Park Playground at Elmdale and Greenview with the official dedication, followed by a Halloween costume parade along Greenview to the festival. This family-friendly event will feature: – food and drink – […]

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Around the Hood: Edgewater Arts Festival Artist Listings & Festival Map

We’ve got a number of Edgewater Glen neighbors who are artists in (or have helped organize) the Edgewater Arts Festival this year. If you are interested in checking it out, doors open at 11:00 today on Granville & Broadway. Festival map and artist listing below. See you there! program_map_2017_final

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Edge of Sweetness Bakery Unveils the 108th Little Free Library in the Neighborhood

Very cool. Our neighbor Margie just sent in these photos of the latest Little Free Library that has popped up in Edgewater Glen over at Edge of Sweetness Bakery. Pictured in these photos are our neighbors Kate (the owner of Edge of Sweetness),  Margie (who worked on the garden out front), Phillip (the artist), Tom & Taylor […]

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Around the Hood: North Clark Street Community Visioning

In case you missed the notice from Alderman Osterman yesterday: “In partnership with the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce, Edgewater Development Corporation, and 40th Ward Ald. O’Connor, my office invites neighbors to join us for community visioning for Clark St. between Ridge Ave. and Devon Ave. As the rest of our community has seen economic growth […]

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From the Neighbors: Edgewater Arts Festival Volunteer Registration

We have a number of Edgewater Glen neighbors that are both organizing and participating as artists in the Edgewater Arts Festival this year. The festival will take place on Saturday, September 23rd & Sunday, September 24th. If you would like to volunteer to help make the festival a success this year, the registration form and […]

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Video & Public Survey: North Lake Shore Drive Project Presentation

The North Lake Shore Drive Public Meeting was on July 12th with over 260 people in attendance providing feedback on the initial range of alternatives. Participants watched the introductory video and PowerPoint presentation below, viewed exhibits, and provided their feedback through an online survey. If you missed the meeting but are interested in checking it out, all the […]

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