Extra Extra: Edgewater Glen makes it to Wikipedia


We thought this might be of interest to a few folks in the neighborhood…

In doing some neighborhood research, we stumbled upon (what seems to be) a relatively new addition of a section devoted to Edgewater Glen on Wikipedia’s main Edgewater Neighborhood Entry (link).

If you are curious, here is how it reads at this point in time:

Edgewater Glen

“Edgewater Glen is located just north of the Andersonville neighborhood. Its namesake comes from the tree-lined Glenwood Ave. which is a residential north-south street within the heart of Edgewater. Not only are the exact boundaries are somewhat unclear but, according to one source, include Devon Ave. to the north, Broadway Ave. to the east, Hollywood/Ridge Ave. to the south, and Clark/Ashland St. to the west. The name Edgewater Glen is most often referred to a real estate neighborhood and is not recognized as one of Chicago’s official neighborhoods. A local residents and businesses organization called Edgewater Glen Association, incorporated in the 1970s and which is recognized by the Edgewater Community Council, has boundaries of Granville (north), Broadway (east), Norwood (south), and Clark/Ashland (west).”

– Wikipedia’s Edgewater Neighborhood Entry  (link)

Related WBEZ Story

Backyard Front Yard: Bulb Planting Season in The Glen

Well folks… it is starting to be that time of year again. It sure would be fun to see a bunch of yellow tulips sprouting all over the neighborhood next spring.

Just thought we would put that out there 🙂

Happy planting!

When to Plant Tulips in Chicago 

More Bulb Planting & Care Information


Whole Foods Community Meeting: October 2nd

See you there!


Thursday at 6:30pm

Edgewater Library 6000 N. Broadway

“Come to a community meeting for a Whole Foods Market presentation and their request for a liquor license. 2nd floor community room of the library. The purpose of this meeting is for Whole Foods Market to present its plans for a new store at 6009 N. Broadway and to discuss the lifting of the moratorium to allow for the selling of package goods as well as for customers to consume on the premises. Whole Foods Market and their attorney will be on hand to talk about this request and to answer any questions you might have.Your attendance and input are extremely important in regards to this project. If you have any questions please call the 48th Ward’s Public Service Office at 773-784-5277 or email to harry@48thward.org.” – Edgewater Chamber of Commerce

Neighborhood History: Recognize the fork in the road?

Wow… If you haven’t had a chance to stop in to our Edgewater Historical Society yet to check out all the wonderful treasures they have, do it.

What a neighborhood gem!

Recognize this intersection with train tracks down the middle?

Edgewater Glen iPhone & iPad Apps in Beta!

Hi Neighbors,

We’re super excited to report some progress on our neighborhood iPhone & iPad Apps. We will be in beta testing with some friends over the course of the next few weeks and then let it out into the wild. Below are a few preliminary screen shots of both apps if you are curious. Hopefully we’ll be able to follow up with an Android app in the Google Play Store very soon.

Stay tuned!

iPhone App Gallery

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iPad App Gallery

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Don’t “do” Facebook?

It took us awhile to get setup here… If you prefer to stay connected with the neighborhood through other means, you can now find us over on Twitter (@EdgewaterGlen) & Google+. Soon to come: Instagram, Ello and whatever else is next… (maybe if there is time)

Selecting the icons below should take you right there.



Between our Edgewater 5K Run & the 2nd Annual Edgewater Fall Arts Fair, there is a ton going on in the neighborhood again.

Hope everyone has an awesome weekend!

m.henrietta? Oh no, say it ain’t so…

This just in from the neighbors…


Clearly it has been awhile since we’ve been on Granville (practicing our Metra commute in anticipation of the Peterson stop instead of the Red Line). This may not be news to anyone else in the neighborhood but…

“After four years, m.henrietta is closing its doors. We thank the wonderful Edgewater neighborhood for their support and patronage, you made our experience a very special one.


You can still have all of your favorite dishes at our flagship location, m.henry cafe in Andersonville, less than a mile away! (5707 N Clark, 773-561-1600) We hope to see all of our m.henrietta regular faces there!


Be on the lookout for Revival, an exciting new restaurant opening its doors very soon.


Once again thank you for your well wishes and your kindness. See you at m.henry!”

It is a tough act to follow but welcome to the neighborhood (Revival) folks. You have landed in a wonderful little corner of Chicago.

Link: Revival Bar, Restaurant to Open on Granville in the Fall

Thanks for the neighborhood sleuthing, photos & submission to EGD Elyse!

– Elyse (Elmdale Ave Neighbor)

Tales of the Hood: Listing Toward Halloween starts in one week!

Well folks… It looks like the whole neighborhood is starting to get into the spirit.

Link: Listing Toward Halloween starts in one week!

Putting Edgewater Glen on the (Joe Mills) Map

We are thrilled to have received our Joe Mills typography aerial map this weekend.

Does anyone know Joe? It would be exciting to see if he can put Edgewater Glen on the next version of the Chicago Neighborhood Map (or on a new Edgewater specific map?) when he makes an update.

If you dig Joe’s work as much as we do and want to support a great local artist, have a look around his online store.


Backyard Front Yard: 2014 Windy City Coop Tour

Curious about urban chicken keeping?

This is your chance to take a peak at the wide variety of chicken coops and breeds in the Chicago area at the 5th Annual Windy City Coop Tour on September 20 – 21 from 10 AM to 2 PM each day. It looks like there are a few of our Edgewater neighbors on the route.


For a map of the tour and to see what the clucks this is all about, check the Angelics Organics Learning Center Webpage