Posts in category "Edgewater"

Spend one more day at Hollywood Beach

Spend one more day at Hollywood Beach
It’s going to be a nice Saturday, why not spend one more day at Hollywood Beach – and give back while you’re at it.  It’s the annual Adopt-a-Beach Cleanup tomorrow and you won’t want to miss it. Check my post earlier in the week for the details. Come on, head out to Hollywood Beach one... Read more »

What's new at Hollywood Beach

What's new at Hollywood Beach
We stopped by Hollywood Beach this past weekend and things are moving along for a great summer season.  Chicago beaches officially open in just a few weeks and it can’t come fast enough for most of us. Folks were working at the concession stand getting things on the patio all set up for us, people... Read more »

Check out the Edgewater Lighthouse Festival this weekend

Get out and see the Lighthouses of Edgewater this weekend, you can even ride the trolley! If you’ve been anywhere in the Edgewater neighborhood over the past few months, undoubtedly you’ve seen the more than 20 lighthouses dotting the landscape. Reminiscent of Cows on Parade that blanketed the city several years ago, the Edgewater Lighthouses... Read more »

Edgewater Gets New Brunch Choice at m. henrietta

And bar seating area.
With little to no fan-fare, m. henrietta quietly opened last week offering Edgewater a new brunch option. Occupying the space that used to be Standees, m. henrietta  1133 W Granville (sister restaurant to m. henry on Clark Street in Andersonville) offers Edgewater a delicious taste of Andersonville that we’ve long needed.  Living in Edgewater I... Read more »

Check out some Edgewater Homes this weekend

Photo Credit: Anne Rossley via Flickr CC This weekend you can check out the insides of some beautiful homes during the 2010 Edgewater Home Tour going on this weekend! Head north to Edgewater this Sunday where the Edgewater North neighborhood will be featured in this annual event.  Meet at the Granville Avenue United Methodist Church... Read more »

Hollywood Beach Closes for Season - but still needs cleanup!

You had a great time at Hollywood Beach this summer and now that the party is over it’s time to clean up.   Labor Day has come and gone and unfortunately that means that the Chicago Park District has officially closed all of the beaches in the city.   Even though we had a cool... Read more »

Harry Osterman to Announce Campagain for Alderman

State Representative Harry Osterman is set to make an announcement this evening on his running for 48th Ward Alderman. Stop by the Broadway Armory (5900 N Broadway) this evening at 6:30PM when he will make an official announcement of his entry into the Aldermanic race after it was announced earlier this summer that long-term Alderwoman... Read more »

Mayor Set to Visit Osterman Beach

Mayor Daley is set to visit Osterman Beach, AKA Hollywood Beach, this Saturday to dedicate the new comfort station.  If you’ve been following along, of if you’ve been to Hollywood Beach recently, you know that the new comfort station is open – HOORAY!  It’s a HUGE improvement over what was there and has added additional... Read more »

VIDEO: Check out the new comfort station at Hollywood Beach

It’s here, it’s queer and it’s gorgeous – the new comfort station at Osterman Beach is open! Well it’s really not queer, but it is here for certain! My boss was great enough to give me the afternoon off yesterday so I treked down to Hollywood Beach to check out the new comfort station. I’ve... Read more »

A peek over the fence at Osterman Beach

FINALLY, today is the day! The new comfort station is scheduled to open for business at Osterman Beach! The new comfort station has plenty of room, including space for the lifeguards, both mens and womens restrooms, vendor space – which I shared with you earlier this week will be PICNIC – as well as plenty... Read more »