Andersonville

Chicago Magic Lounge — hidden behind a fake laundromat, complete with spinning dryers — honors the city’s history of cabaret magic.
Her Fiery Clock Face bookstore in Andersonville was a gathering spot for bibliophiles and her annual New Year’s Eve party was an ‘A-list’ event.
Early to Bed, an Andersonville shop selling a colorful array of sex toys and devices, is celebrating its 20th anniversary.
Erik Elkins, 47, also has to perform 40 hours of community service and is banned from working in law enforcement.
Shoppers visiting the Andersonville Farmers Market can now bring furry friends and touch products before making their purchases. Masks, social distancing and the use of sanitizer are still required though.
A man found his friend’s car window smashed by a chair he says was on the sidewalk when he parked last weekend.
“There are guidelines that we’re trying to follow as best we can ... but it does make it very difficult to make ends meet,” said Tony Marquez, owner of EFK Martial Arts in Edgewater. “We’re not this giant company that can take a sustained hit.”
We haven’t produced a comprehensive land-use plan since 1966. Without one, Chicago will not grow, City at the Crossroads columnist Ed Zotti writes.
Officers responded to reports of a car fire in the 1400 block of West Farragut Avenue and found the woman’s body in the back seat, police said.
Chef at Sweet Virginia’s Kitchen makes the pillowy, cinnamon sugar treat from her grandma’s recipe — and serves it complete with the hole.
In each case, someone entered a garage through an unlocked door or pried open the door before stealing property from within, according to Chicago police.
We spoke to some neighborhood fixtures about why these outdoor events mean more to them than just summertime fun.
Former Chicago police Sgt. Eric J. Elkins, who quit amid two internal affairs probes, had been the subject of a Chicago Sun-Times investigation.
The pigeons were of several types, including King Pigeons — a large, pure white bird that resembles a dove.
Progressive challengers ousted one longtime North Side alderman from his seat on Tuesday and forced another into a runoff.
Ald. Harry Osterman says everything but a property tax is on the table to bring in new revenue to get the city’s budget in order.
O’Connor gets results for the ward, no doubt about it.
Here are some of the lesser-known attractions in the eclectic North Side neighborhood.
Maria Rojas, 64, was located Sunday evening, police said.
Burglars have been climbing through unlocked windows or prying open rear doors to gain entry to businesses, police said.
Stanley Krzak, 26, was charged in connection with armed robberies at a restaurant and convenience store.
A man has robbed multiple businesses at gunpoint since Sunday in the Edgewater and Andersonville neighborhoods on the North Side.