EGA 2020 Summer Newsletter

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The Edgewater Glen Association’s 2020 Summer Newsletter was distributed to all EGA area neighbors this morning. You can download the newsletter by selecting the link below. If you are interested in going back in time to see what was going on in our neighborhood over the past 45+ years you can also visit the EGA Newsletter archives to see publications dating back to the early 1970s here: https://edgeglen.com/newsletter/

EGA 2020 Summer Newsletter.pdf

Garden Walk Cancelled, New Front Yard Showcase Series Announced

The past several months have been difficult, and the pandemic has led to the unfortunate cancellation of many beloved annual events, including the plant swap, the Edgewater Yard Sale, and block parties. The EGA Board regretfully adds the annual Garden Walk to this list. The Board elections are being deferred until the Fall, and we fully plan to hold our 47th Garden Walk next year.

In lieu of this year’s Garden Walk, we are announcing a special Gardening in the Glen Front Yard Showcase Series. This will run all summer and will give Edgewater Glen residents a chance to showcase their front yards and parkways, while also providing a safe, walkable destination that is free of crowds.

To address any privacy concerns, we will only publicize locations through our EGA email list rather than our Website or Facebook. No contact information will be included in the emails, just the address and plant information, so keep an eye out for our newsletter and subscribe to our email for more details.

2020 Edgewater Glen Street Sweeping Schedule

Street sweeping in Edgewater Glen will start on June 11th (it begins in the 48th Ward on Tuesday, May 19) The Department of Streets and Sanitation delayed the start of this work by more than a month, in line with the Stay at Home order.

The dates scheduled for Edgewater Glen are:

June 11 & 12
July 10 & 13
Aug. 7 & 10
Sept. 4 & 8
Oct. 5 & 6
Nov. 3 & 4

You can access the full street sweeping schedule on Alderman Osterman’s website here: http://48thward.org/ward-services-2/streetsweeping/