EDGEWATER — A new pop-up industry celebrating younger artists and business owners will get above Bryn Mawr Avenue in Edgewater Friday, trying to get to aid revitalize a organization district battered by the pandemic.
Bryn Mawrket will just take place from 1-9 p.m. Friday on Bryn Mawr Avenue in between Broadway and Sheridan Road. The celebration will see about 40 youthful artists, entrepreneurs, smaller businesses and nonprofits established up on the sidewalk and in vacant storefronts, selling their wares and undertaking for the crowds.
Enterprise varieties that will pop-up on Bryn Mawr Friday contain trend designers, classic outfits vendors, painters, dancers and musicians. Bryn Mawr Avenue will not be shut throughout the event.
The historic Bryn Mawr organization district has been reeling from the decline of anchor firms, which includes Italian supper spot Francesca’s and the well-known diner Nookies. It has misplaced other companies like Bryn Mawr Jewellery Co. and Mama K’s Cafe.
Neighbors also just lately attended a group meeting with Ald. Harry Osterman (48th) on means to improve security and fight crime on Bryn Mawr Avenue.
The Bryn Mawrket party is making an attempt to aid revitalize the corridor and return it to some of its mid-century glory, when it was visited by the likes famous people and politicians, said Graema Phillips, organizer of the event.
“Bryn Mawr was once 1 of the most vivid cultural epicenters in Chicago,” Phillips said in a assertion. “As young [residents], we are taking on the obligation of revitalizing this historic neighborhood by partnering with youthful enterprise house owners and community leaders to help ‘upcycle’ Bryn Mawr.”
Bryn Mawrket is remaining generated by Osterman’s business office, the Edgewater Chamber Chamber of Commerce, younger artist-boosting nonprofit Agora and GetFlea, a team that can help young manner designers crack into the industry.
The event is absolutely free and open up to the general public.
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