Edgewater Glen Garden Walk: Sunday, July 12th

The EGA Annual Garden Walk will be held Sunday July 12th from noon til 5pm, featuring gardens in the 1200 & 1300 blocks. The starting point is at 1420 W. Glenlake with a fee of $5 per adult & children free. Admission includes a raffle ticket to win Gethsemane gift certificates. It’s also a chance for EG residents to vote for EGA Officers and renew EG membership.

This lovely event was started in 1973 and continues to offer a rare chance to see the efforts of the many talented gardeners in this compact, easily-walkable route. 20 gardens have already been entered with unique features like: grape arbor, ponds, exuberant hydrangeas, 50+ year-old hostas, 100 year-old garage, award-winning rain garden, and 100+ year-old handmade wooden grain augers!

21st Annual Edgewater Garage Sale Address List (June 6th)

The Edgewater Garage Sale is one of those special events that help bring us together as neighbors. Last year was a huge success, with most sellers exceeding expectations. As in the past, other neighborhoods around Edgewater Glen will also be participating. For the first time this year, our neighborhood businesses will also have sidewalk sales at the annual sale on Saturday, June 6th.

A PDF version of the full list of garage sale addresses is available here: MAP-ALL 2015-8

You can also access the online Edgewater Garage Sale Google Map here: Online Garage Sale Map

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The State of Edgewater: Tuesday, June 2

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Hear from elected representatives and how their work impacts Edgewater, from the ward level to federal level, and everything in between.

The Edgewater Chamber of Commerce invites businesses, community leaders, and residents to a discussion with our elected officials about the current state of our neighborhood and where we are headed. Take this opportunity to engage with city, county, state, and federal representatives while enjoying a fine breakfast!

Tuesday, June 2, 8:30 a.m.

The Breakers at Edgewater Beach, 5333 N. Sheridan Rd.
$35 ticket includes a beautiful breakfast from the Breakers’ Executive Chef
Tickets available: stateofedge.bpt.me

Confirmed speakers:

  • 48th Ward Alderman Harry Osterman
  • Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle
  • Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer
  • 7th District State Senator Heather Steans
  • 14th District State Rep. Kelly Cassidy
  • 13th District State Rep. Greg Harris

Invited speakers:

  • 40th Ward Alderman Patrick O’Connor
  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel
  • 9th District Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky