If there's any place in Chicago that's been all things to all men,
it has to be the corner of the city that is occupied by Edgewater
and Uptown. Babe Ruth and Mahatma Gandhi found a place of refuge at
the Edgewater Beach Hotel, but the locale has also been a sanctuary
for Appalachian coal miners and Japanese Americans released from
internment camps. Al Capone reportedly moved booze through a secret
tunnel connecting the Green Mill and the Aragon Ballroom, "Burglar
Cops" moonlit out of the Summerdale police station and a "Kitchen
Revolt" by some not-very-ordinary housewives sent once-invulnerable
machine ward boss Marty Tuchow on his way to Club Fed. Ferret out
the hidden history of Uptown and Edgewater with veteran beat
reporter Patrick Butler in this curio shop of forgotten people and
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