| May 7, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Western Avenue may not be Chicago's most beautiful street, but local artist and architect Jane Sloss thinks that it is the city's most revealing. That's why the 31-year-old Andersonville-based artist decided to paint 24 watercolor paintings, one to...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Michael Robbins called from the road. He explained he was driving back to Chicago from Mississippi, headed for his new apartment in Andersonville, white-knuckling at the wheel of a U-Haul too big for him, a drumbeat of imminent freeway death pounding in...
| Dec 8, 2011
We've gathered some more stories about people who saw a need or faced a challenge, and created a solution for our "Problem? No Problem!" series. Here are their stories.
—Jenniffer Weigel, Tribune Newspapers
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| Dec 22, 2011
"Just so everyone knows," Tom Martin announced to all in the diner, "it's this gentleman's fault that I'll be singing a song."
On the word "this," Martin gestured to me. Sitting at the counter alone, like a duck in the cross hairs, I suffered the judging...
| Mar 20, 2009
Chicago developer Bob Angevin combined retail with rental property when he took over The Landmark building in Andersonville. He did the same at The Abbey condominiums in Hyde Park. So he was ready to venture into the Near West Side when the opportunity...
| Jun 13, 2008
Christopher Watson started his search for a condo by reading a tourism guidebook about Chicago, one that included descriptions of its neighborhoods. He liked what was written about Andersonville. After a job interview at Northwestern University in...
| Jun 16, 2008
| 9:21 AM
| Jul 8, 2010
Chicago is filled with reasons to celebrate in the summertime. The major one, of course? It's not winter.
We all have our own list of the joys of summer. At the very top of mine is power shopping — outdoors!
Throughout the city and suburbs,...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 8:57 AM
On June 2nd, 2010, George C. Kim sold his home at 1738 W. Summerdale Avenue to Jessica E. Linker. Ms. Linker paid $655,000 for the home.
Dr. George C. Kim is a Nephrologist, practicing in nearby Evanston, Lincolnwood and Skokie. He earned his medical...
| Dec 25, 2009
Susan Robbins and her husband were renting an apartment in Andersonville when they decided to take the plunge into homeownership. They found the home of their dreams in North Park -- a brick bungalow that needed repair with a yard that needed work....
| Sep 19, 2009
Celebrating its 30th anniversary on October 3rd, Women and Children First feminist bookstore is a treasured pillar of Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. With thousands of titles by, for and about women and with a huge selection of children's...