8/17/16
 
12TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS!
 
HEADLINES

PASTORAL CELEBRATES 12 YEARS!

Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine is celebrating 12 wonderful years of their very first location right in the heart of Lakeview East and they'd like to personally show their loyal customers their appreciation! Stop by between 2pm and 5pm Saturday, August 20th at 2945 N. Broadway for lots of cheese, wine and surprise in-store specials to thank their friends, neighbors and customers for 12 years of support. Owners and Founders Greg O'Neill and Ken Miller will be on hand to personally thank you for your support and to raise a glass with you! Discover all the great things their small shop offers, from cut to order fine cheese, to small production wines and craft beers for every budget to their well-loved sandwiches, picnics, catering trays and gift baskets! Lots of businesses come and go but they are proud to be your local neighborhood cheese and wine shop for years to come! Bring a friend or your family. Check out their Facebook Event Page  HERE .
LITTLE WOK IS NOW OPEN!

Head over to  Little Wok on the corner of Briar and Broadway to enjoy delicious sushi, cocktails and Asian cuisine.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE 
LAKEVIEW EAST FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

T he Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce is looking for energetic, friendly and dependable volunteers to help with varied activities
throughout our weekend festival, taking place on September 10 & 11 this year, with a special kick-off concert on the 9th! Some
volunteer jobs include working the gate, information booth and bars. For more information or to express interest, please send an email to FOTAvolunteer@gmail.com .
#FindCarol

Join the Scavenger Hunt for Carol! "Red Mask Carol" is the chosen poster artwork for the 2016 Lakeview East Festival of the Arts, by Kenneth Kudulis. 

Search for Carol in businesses throughout the neighborhood! Upload a picture of Red mask Carol from September 1st to 9th. Include the hashtag #FindCarol and follow @LakeviewEast on Instagram. Winners will receive a Festival of the Arts V.I.P Packages. More details can be found at lakevieweast.com.
LAKEVIEW EAST DINING GUIDE

Check out our brand new Lakeview East Dining Guide, with information and pictures of over 60 restaurants! Lakeview East is known for it's award-winning restaurants in a vibrant and diverse commercial district. The culinary offerings are a favorite amongst "foodies" and international diners. From farm to table to its own brewery, ice cream and roasting houses, Lakeview East is a must stop for dining. 

LAKEVIEW EAST JOB OPPORTUNITIES

For a listing of job opportunities in Lakeview East, visit www.lakevieweast.com. The Job Board is updated weekly. 
LGBTQ JOB FAIR

Head to the Center on Halsted on Friday, September 16th for a LGBTQ Job Fair. The Fair takes place from 11am - 4pm. 
VANITE SALON: NOW HIRING

Vanite Salon currently has two positions open: a Full-Time Stylist and a Full-Time Stylist specialied in men's womens cutting. Apply online at vanitebeauty.com/careers.

FFC is looking for passionate, service/goal orientated Personal Trainers to join our team! If you have these assets, we want to meet you! The Personal Trainer is responsible for building a client base and delivering personal training sessions in order to reach individual and departmental goals.

FFC is also looking for highly motivated sales professionals that are interested in working in a fun and healthy environment. Are you outgoing, charismatic, goal oriented, driven to succeed and are passionate about fitness? The Sales Professional are  responsible for pursuing inside & outside member prospects and build relationships with the community & local businesses. You will have individual quotas based on monthly memberships and ancillary revenue.
ADVERTISE IN THE 2017 LAKEVIEW EAST BUSINESS DIRECTORY

Don't miss this great advertising opportunity to market your business, products and services to Lakeview residents and visitors all year long! Contact Laura Berbeka, with Town Square Publication, who is working in partnership with the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce to produce the 2017 Lakeview East Business Directory. Laura can be reached at (847) 778-9336 or lberbeka@tspubs.com.

 
WELCOME NEW CHAMBER MEMBER

Fringe Focus is a one-man creative factory of fantastic goods. That man, Rob Loukotka, calls Fringe Focus a visual arts playground complete with a laser cutter, CNC router, power tools, and a literal metric ton of screen prints. Rob is an artist, graphic designer, woodworker, optimist, and serial risk taker. His ACME Corporation poster is one of the most successful graphic design projects ever on Kickstarter. His artwork can be found in galleries in Los Angeles and Brooklyn, and Fringe Focus has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Wired, and Paste Magazine. 

 
NEIGHBORHOOD EVENTS
AUGUST IS WINECLUB MONTH AT WINEHOUSE
Join wineClub* during the month of  August, and you'll receive a  complimentary bottle of wine Current wineClub members - refer a new member* in August, and you'll receive  TWO complimentary bottles of wine ! *a minimum 3-month membership is required.
Read all about wineClub on  the wineHouse website!
UFC GYM - WRIGLEYVILLE OPEN HOUSE EVENT 
UFC Gym is hosting an open house event on Thursday, August 18th will from 5pm-9pm. This   is a free event and anyone seeking to reach fitness goals is HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to attend. They offer a wide variety of fitness classes every week and members burn 1,000 calories per class. The great thing about UFC Gym is you always get to workout with a coach! 

PRESENTS BUBBLES BROWN


END OF SUMMER SOIREE 
Join the Center on Halsted for the 4th Annual Feel Good Fair on Sunday, August 21st from 10am - 6:30pm. This fair is a day's woth of classes led by aread organizations, promoting healthy and active lifestyles for LGBT! and Allied communities. Many elements of wellness will be explored, including exercise, financial literacy, sexual health, meditation and more! Join them for a class to make connections, get active and meet some new friends along the way. All sessions occur at the Center on Halsted. Classes, descriptions and times are listed here .  All classes are FREE. Register for classes HERE

Brendan's Pub has daily specials and don't forget to ask about hosting private parties in lower broadway! The space holds up to 50 people for more information, call 773.929.2929. Don't forget to stop at Brendan's Pub before or after the Festival of the Arts on September 10 & 11. 

Upcoming Events
Sarah Alysse - 9/2, 9/16 & 9/30 - 9pm - 12am

Bob Solone - 9/20 - 9:30pm - 12:30am

DJ John "Jammin" Jackson - 9/13 - 7pm Start

Rocks  is hosting their Annual Golf Outing on August 19th. You can purchase tickets and register here
HUGE CLOSEOUT & SAMPLE SALE!

Save over 50% on all in-store items! Browse through over 400 photos - framed and unframed. Mention this newsletter to get into the pre-sale taking place on Thursday, August 18th from 3pm to 10pm. There are many one of a kind pieces! The sale itself runs on Friday, August 19th, Saturday, August 20th and Sudnay, August 21st from 10am - 10pm. Visit them at 2812 N. Clark and call 773.750.7500 for more information. 

 
DEALS AND SPECIALS

 
BELMONT THEATER DISTRICT
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FREE & DISCOUNTED BTD THEATER TICKETS & OPEN HOUSE TOUR!

Free & Discounted (under $15) Theater Tickets available in the Belmont Theater District - Chicago's largest theater district! Early Bird Tickets on sale for our Oct BTD Open House - brand new shows & exclusive behind-the-scenes access to over 10 BTD theaters - free drinks, snacks, tickets and giveaways All Weekend Long; and BTD Theater Nights - great ticket deals, pre-show receptions and post-show discussions for a perfect night out at the theater! 
BRAND NEW BTD THEATER NIGHTS

Check out brand new BTD Theater Nights! Enjoy great ticket deals, pre-show receptions and post-show discussions for a perfect night out at the theater! To purchase tickets, visit

ROOM RENTAL SPACE AT COMEDY SPORTZ

The CSz Education Training Center 12' x 16' room is climate-controlled, fits 10-12 people and is located at 3435 N. Sheffield Ave in Lakeview. Chairs, a dry erase board and markers are provided, and a table is available on demand.  Clean, accessible bathrooms are conveniently located next to the room. This space is great for a business meeting or special event as there is full daytime availability, seven days a week, as well as for a rehearsal, class, audition or performance.

The regular rental is $15/hour to rent the room at Comedy Sportz, but they are offering Lakeview area businesses a special rate of $10/hour.
 
To book this room,  click HERE  or email  cszspacemanager@gmail.com  with questions.
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