Andersonville

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One Year Later, Swedish Museum Still Hoping To Replace Water Tank

An Andersonville institution lost a historic feature last year. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports on efforts to replace it.

03/19/2015

Thomas Thompson  (Credit: Chicago Police

Bond Set At $500,000 For Man Accused Of Shooting At Police In Andersonville

A shoplifting suspect was ordered held on a $500,000 bond Sunday on an attempted murder charge.

02/16/2015

Thomas Thompson / photo from Chicago Police

Man Charged With Shooting At Officers In Andersonville

A shoplifting suspect was charged with attempted murder after he allegedly shot at two officers who were trying to arrest him in the North Side Andersonville neighborhood on Saturday evening.

02/15/2015

Police Lights Police Car

Shots Fired At Officers In Andersonville

A shoplifting in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood ended Saturday night with gunshots fired at two police officers, who were not hit.

02/14/2015

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Walking Tour Of Chicago’s Andersonville

It can be a joy just to walk around Andersonville and take in the diversity, but here are five places that you should stop at if you do spend a day in the neighborhood.

11/08/2014

A bank was robbed in Lakeview on Aug. 5. | Photo from FBI.

FBI: North Side Bank Robbery Is Suspect’s Second

A man suspected of robbing a Lakeview neighborhood bank earlier this month struck again Saturday morning in the Edgewater neighborhood, the FBI said.

08/30/2014

The water tank on top of the Swedish American Museum in Andersonville is being removed, after it was damaged by the extreme cold this winter. (Credit: CBS)

Iconic Andersonville Water Tower Coming Down

Crews have begun removing an iconic water tower on top of a museum in Andersonville, after it was damaged by the extreme cold this winter.

03/20/2014

Chicago Fire Department paramedic Frank Velez (CBS)

Paramedic Describes Being Attacked During Ambulance Run

Frank Velez was ready to transport a patient when two men across the street began “yelling at the ambulance with profanity,” he tells CBS 2’s Mai Martinez.

10/28/2013

An image from a surveillance video shows a bike thief making off with a bicycle. (YouTube)

VIDEO: Thief Makes Off With Unlocked Bicycle

A video posted on YouTube features music by the band Freezepop, pictures by an Andersonville surveillance camera — and a crime by an unidentified man.

10/07/2013

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Man Hospitalized After Fire In Andersonville

Emergency crews were called to the fire in a two-flat building in the 1600 block of West Foster Avenue about 1:53 a.m.

10/07/2013

Taste Of Lincoln

New Andersonville Fest To Have Local-Only Focus

Ellen Shepard from the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce says the neighborhood that stages the popular Midsommarfest every year decided to develop a new festival dedicated to all things local.

07/21/2013

One of three 100-year-old murals at Trumbull Elementary School. (Credit: Facebook)

CPS Says It Will Protect 100-Year-Old Murals At Closing School

Parents at an Andersonville elementary school slated to close this summer said Chicago Public Schools officials have added insult to injury, with plans to dismantle some historic murals before school is even out.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2013

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Best Local Art Even You Can Afford

There’s nothing quite like displaying a unique work of art, especially one by a local artist that was less than $100. Follow these tips to find creative works while supporting local artists.

11/12/2012

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Racked.com Seeks Votes On Best Shopping Intersections

The Web site Racked.com may be pitting trendy hipsters against young and snazzy professionals, as they ask Chicagoans to pick one of six intersections as the best for shopping.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

A Swedish flag flies proudly in Andersonville in Chicago. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Andersonville, A Swedish Holdover

CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan introduces us to Andersonville, a unique neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side that retains its Swedish heritage.

09/14/2012

Farragut Avenue Garage Fires

Fire Destroys Or Damages 6 Garages In Andersonville

A fire spread to six garages in the Andersonville neighborhood in a period of 15 minutes overnight.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

Andersonville Parklet

‘Parklet’ Replaces 2 Parking Spaces In Andersonville

The Andersonville neighborhood is home to Chicago’s first “people spot,” with a miniature park is taking the place of two parking spaces on Clark Street.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2012

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This Weekend Is Biggest Of Chicago’s Festival Season

A busy and fun weekend for Chicago with, it would seem, something for everyone. It would seem there is something for everyone.

06/09/2012

Draft Beer

Hundreds Dress Up As Zombies For Annual Pub Crawl

It’s not Halloween or the apocalypse, but hundreds of people are dressing up as zombies in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood this afternoon.

04/28/2012

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Andersonville Deli Back Open, ‘Not Going Anywhere’

A renowned Swedish deli in Andersonville is back open for business after being closed during the summer, and says it is not going anywhere.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2011

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