Category Archives: Edgebrook

Community meeting held on plan to demolish Monastero’s and build church

by BRIAN NADIG The Monastero’s restaurant and banquet facility at 3935 W. Devon Ave. would be demolished under a proposal to build a 50-foot-tall church and community center there. The Monastero’s family

Peterson-Cicero plans mulled

by BRIAN NADIG Development projects near Peterson and Cicero avenues and concerns about car break-ins were discussed at the May 16 meeting of the Sauganash Community Association. Alderman Margaret Laurino (39th) reported

Principal at Edgebrook School to resign July 7

by CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI Edgebrook School principal Chad Weiden will resign on July 7 to head a new charter school in South Carolina. Weiden said via video on the school’s You Tube page

Wildwood Park council revived

by BRIAN NADIG The recent revival of the Wildwood Park Advisory Council came as welcome news to residents at the May 15 meeting of the North Edgebrook Civic Association. "This is huge,"

Area teenager leads effort to build park

by BRIAN NADIG A local teenager recently spearheaded an effort to build a small park in the 4300 block of West Peterson Avenue between the Sauganash mural site and the new Sauganash

Neighboring alderman speaks out against Northwest Hwy plan; project supporters seek to end segregation

by BRIAN NADIG A Northwest Side alderman is publicly opposing a zoning proposal in a neighboring ward, a move considered "unusual" since aldermen usually stay out of other aldermen’s wards and affairs.