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Old 05-30-2008, 12:13 PM
 
Location: Dublin
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hey thanks a mill for all your help!

Just wondering could anyone tell us how close Edgewater is to Lakeview, like within walking distance or...?Cheers xx
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Old 05-30-2008, 12:23 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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hey thanks a mill for all your help!

Just wondering could anyone tell us how close Edgewater is to Lakeview, like within walking distance or...?Cheers xx
Edgewater's a few red line stops north of Lakeview. If you find a place close to the red line, the nightlife/entertainment areas of Lakeview/Lincoln park can be easily reached via the Red and Brown lines.
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Old 05-30-2008, 12:54 PM
 
Location: Dublin
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Edgewater's a few red line stops north of Lakeview. If you find a place close to the red line, the nightlife/entertainment areas of Lakeview/Lincoln park can be easily reached via the Red and Brown lines.
Oh ok so is it an entirely different area then? Like you couldnt just walk from one to the other? What are the Red/Brown lines haha is that like a train or something? Oh+(sorry to be bombarding with questions!)is edgewater a nice neighbourhood so if it is seperate, like would there be places to get jobs etc.

thanks again xxx
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Old 05-30-2008, 01:11 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Oh ok so is it an entirely different area then? Like you couldnt just walk from one to the other? What are the Red/Brown lines haha is that like a train or something? Oh+(sorry to be bombarding with questions!)is edgewater a nice neighbourhood so if it is seperate, like would there be places to get jobs etc.

thanks again xxx
Edgewater, Chicago - Google Maps

Check that out. Lakeview, I suppose is centered around Belmont/Sheffield well south of Edgewater.

Uptown is the neighborhood between Edgewater and Lakeview, and it has its rough spots (search uptown on the boards for more info on it.)


The Brown and Red lines are the two main "el" (Chicago's Metro lines) that service the North side. Depending on what type of card you get, its $1.75-$2.00 a ride. You'll be using it a lot, especially if you live in Edgewater.

Edgewater is safe, cheaper than Lakeview, with great lake access and a nice beach. If you can't find anything in Lakeview/Lincoln Park, its a great alternative.
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Old 05-30-2008, 08:37 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Buy a monthly or weekly bus pass.
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Old 06-02-2008, 11:45 AM
 
Location: Dublin
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hey thanks again for all your help ..think we've got a place in Byrn Mawr,Edgewater. So could anyone help us out with that area, such as are there possible places of employment nearby etc ? or would we have to commute into Lakeview for that? Cheers xxxx
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Old 06-23-2008, 01:52 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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I posted this same thing to another person from Ireland looking for a job:

I forgot about this,but you easily could get jobs at Wrigley Field or U.S. Cellular Field. Also there are other places that you can work. Check my link below. Not the most fun jobs and the pay usually is not super great (but it can be ok if you have a tipped job.) Contact Levy.

Job Search Results (http://www.levyrestaurants.com/public/levy/jobsearch.aspx - broken link)
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Old 06-23-2008, 02:01 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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hey thanks again for all your help ..think we've got a place in Byrn Mawr,Edgewater. So could anyone help us out with that area, such as are there possible places of employment nearby etc ? or would we have to commute into Lakeview for that? Cheers xxxx
Did you get the place? Did you move here yet?
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Old 01-12-2011, 11:07 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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i read your add dubgirl.ill love to hang out with you for three months.
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dubgirl ,look me up when you get here.id love to show you around n the night life here.my name is corry .im irish as well.i live in wrigleyville(lakeview).you can fell free to stay with me anytime you want if you dont wanna commute so much.my e-mal is corryleem@aol.com...looking forward to hearing from you
You're about 2-1/2 years too late there, bud.
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Old 01-13-2011, 03:10 PM
 
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