Latest ‘Newsletters’

48th Ward Weekly Update – June 24, 2022

June 24th, 2022 Dear Neighbors,  Today is a difficult day as the Supreme Court handed down a decision overturning Roe v. Wade. For 50 years, Roe v. Wade ensured a woman’s constitutional right to have an abortion. Being able to access reproductive healthcare should be a woman’s absolute right, but this decision sets a very terrible precedent as […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – June 17, 2022

June 17th, 2022 Dear Neighbors,  This week saw record-breaking temperatures, and I want to thank the neighbors who worked to check in on neighbors and keep each other safe. The weather will be cooling down this weekend, so try to take time and enjoy the nicer weather.On Wednesday night, we held our final meeting of the Broadway […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – June 10, 2022

June 10th, 2022 Dear Neighbors,  I hope you have been enjoying this weather and are excited for an eventful weekend in our neighborhood! This weekend is the first Midsommarfest in three years, and neighbors will be coming together to celebrate with live music, fantastic food, and activities across Andersonville this weekend, starting this evening until […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – June 3, 2022

June 3rd, 2022 Dear Neighbors,  June is Pride month, which is an important time for us to celebrate the LGBTQ+ members of our community and the important work we can do to support our LGBTQ+ neighbors. Our neighborhood has been very intentional in creating inclusive spaces for LGBTQ+ neighbors, and we have a number of LGBTQ+ […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – May 27, 2022

May 27th, 2022 Dear Neighbors,  I hope that you and your family will have a safe and peaceful Memorial Day weekend.  Our country was once again shaken by the massacre of innocent school children with the killing of 19 students and 2 teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. We all grieve this heartbreaking […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – May 20, 2022

May 20th, 2022 Dear Neighbors,  Epworth Methodist Church has been in our community for 132 years and has always been an important gathering place in the Edgewater Beach area. The Epworth congregation, like many places of worship in our community, has seen decreasing participation in recent years. Last year, the Epworth Congregation and the Methodist Church […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – May 13, 2022

May 13th, 2022 Dear Neighbor,  Last night at 3:30 am, a shooting incident occurred on Glenlake and Broadway, where an individual in a white SUV fired several shots into a small gray car. Both cars fled southbound on Broadway heading to DuSable Lake Shore Drive and ended in a car accident on Wilson Avenue in Uptown. One individual was shot in […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – May 6, 2022

May 6th, 2022 Dear Neighbors,  On Wednesday, I shared an update on two deaths in the Belle Shore Apartments. A young college student, Brittany Kinlow, was shot and killed in the building, and as police were investigating, they found the body of a male resident, who is believed to have died due to a self-inflicted […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – April 29, 2022

April 29th, 2022 Dear Neighbors,  The CTA has continued to move forward and make progress on the Red Purple Modernization project. If you get a chance to stop on Bryn Mawr, you’ll get a glimpse into what the future viaduct will look like (pictured here). We still have a ways to go, and next week […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – April 22, 2022

April 22nd, 2022 Dear Neighbors,  I hope you have been enjoying the warm weather this week! This weekend will be even nicer, so try to stop by some of the events happening across our community, including ways to celebrate Earth Day today!  Our annual Clean & Green is happening tomorrow, and we have a number of […]

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