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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

(Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

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

Photo Credit:  Chicago Blues Festival via Facebook

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

Pedro Cruz (Chicago Police Dept. Photo)

Man Charged In Death Of Woman Found Burning In Garage

A Criminal Court judge has denied bail to a Mexican immigrant accused of murdering his downstairs neighbor, and then setting the body afire in the garage behind the Andersonville apartment building in which they lived.

11/05/2011

Maria Santiago (courtesy: Santiago Family)

Women Found Burning In Garage Was Strangled, Beaten

A woman found burning inside a North Side neighborhood garage Thursday morning was strangled and beaten to death, a Friday autopsy determined.

11/04/2011

Maria Santiago (courtesy: Santiago Family)

Autopsy Set For Woman Found Burned To Death In Garage

An autopsy is scheduled for Friday for a 54-year-old woman, whose burning body was found in a garage on the northwest edge of the Uptown neighborhood.

11/04/2011

Maria Santiago (courtesy: Santiago Family)

Woman Found Burned To Death In Garage

A woman was found burned to death Thursday morning in a North Side garage, and police believe she was murdered. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

Carmen Avenue Assailant

Woman Attacked On Quiet Andersonville Street

Police have issued a community alert, after a man tried to sexually assault a woman in a quiet section of the Andersonville neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2011

ComEd Power Yard

Power Restored To 4,000 In Edgewater Following Outage

About 4,000 Commonwealth Edison customers on the Far North Side were without power for about an hour Saturday.

08/27/2011

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