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HEADLINES
CONSTRUCTION ALERT!

STREET CLOSURES BEGINNING TOMORROW EVENING:

BROADWAY STREET CLOSURE
The 3030 Development will be airlifting equipment to be installed on the roof of the building beginning on Thursday, 21st at 7PM and should conclude no later than 6AM July 22nd.   The Broadway closure will be from 3000 - 3040 N. Broadway. 

BARRY STREET CLOSURE
On July 22nd, 600-619 W. Barry will be closed between the hours of 6AM-4PM.  Work will start at 9AM and conclude at 4:00PM.


We anticipate the construction will be concluded in the coming weeks with an anticipated opening for Mariano's in August.
RIBBON CUTTING AT ROBERT JEFFREY SALON

On Thursday, July 14th, we held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to welcome Robert Jeffrey Salon to the neighborhood. Robert Jeffrey Salon recently moved from their old location on Halsted Street to their new location at 3153 N. Broadway. They are up and running and taking appointments, so head in to check out their beautiful new space and to book an appointment today!


VOTE LAKEVIEW KITCHEN & MARKET FOR THE HARTFORD SMALL BUSINESS BOOST AWARD!

Lakeview Kitchen and Market is one of 4 finalists for The Hartford Small Business Boost Award! This award would provide Lakeview Kitchen and Market with a $2,500 boost, but they need your help! You can vote once a day between now and July 24th, so remember to vote and vote often! Lakeview Kitchen & Market has  over 25 small businesses working out of their small business, so they truly are activating small business in our neighborhood. 

CALL FOR FOOD VENDORS FOR THE LAKEVIEW EAST FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
Want to sell your food at this year's Lakeview East Festival of the Arts? We are looking for Lakeview East restaurants who are interested in being food vendors for our 12th Annual Festival on September 10 & 11! There is limited space available, so sign up today. Please email admin@lakevieweast.com by July 15th if interested.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR THE LAKEVIEW EAST FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce  is looking for energetic, friendly and dependable volunteers to help with varied activities throughout our weekend festival, which is 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.
CLARK STREET DOG ON WCIU

Jon Hansen from WCIU's You & Me recently visited Isaac Work at Clark Street Dog to highlight their specials for National Hot Dog Month! Clark Street Dog is also hosting an Instagram contest: every week during the month of July if you tag or hashtag Clark Street Dog in a picture you will be entered in the contest. Whoever gets the most likes on their Instagram photo each week will win free hot dogs for a year.  Click here to watch the interview



The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers FREE business workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall, 8th Floor. To register for a workshop call 312-744-2086. You also can register by emailing BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org.

SIDEWALK SALE PERMITS FOR LAKEVIEW EAST BUSINESSES

The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce has pulled Sidewalk Sale Permits for certain weekends throughout the summer/fall in order to activate the pedestrian walk. If you would like to have a sidewalk sale in front of your storefront please print out one of our permits and have it on-hand. The addresses included in these permits are: 

400 W. to 800 W. Belmont Ave.
2800 N. to 3500 N. Broadway
2800 N. to 3228 N. Clark St.
2800 N. to 3200 N. Halsted St.
400 N. to 800 W. Diversey Pkwy.
3500 N. to 3800 N. Broadway

We have pulled permits for the following weekends:  7/22 - 7/24,  8/12 - 8/14,  8/26 - 8/28,
9/2 - 9/5,  9/16 - 9/18,  10/7 - 10/10

Click HERE  to access the permits as they are received and uploaded. You can currently  view and print the permits for July 22 - 24 & August 12 - 14. 
 
 
NEIGHBORHOOD EVENTS


UFC Gym - Wrigleyville (3215 N. Broadway) is hosting a Members Party at their gym on Wednesday, July 27th from 5pm - 9pm, but you don't have to already be a member to attend. The event is open to the public and will have beverages, food and more! There will also be free classes at UFC Wrigleyville all throughout the day before the party begins and promotions for membership. If you're looking to get/stay healthy, head over a check them out for this great event!



Tree Falls Productions and Third Coast Review present Kill Your Darlings: A Live-Lit Mash-up. The event runs August 3rd -September 14th on Wednesdays at 7pm.  Tickets are $10 and $5 for students who bring an ID. 

Join Vanille Patisserie on Saturday, July 23rd between 8am - 2pm for cookie decorating benefiting The Lakeview Pantry. 

CRAM MARKET DAYS PARTY
AUGUST 11, 8 - 10PM

BOYSTOWN WALKING TOUR

Chicago for Chicagoans is hosting their second monthly walking tour, a lovely 1.5 hour tour of the Boystown neighborhood featuring special guest collaborator  Andie Mckenzie Meadows Beginning at the Belmont Red/Brown Line stop, the tour will cover the history, architecture, and landmarks of one of Chicago's most colorful neighborhoods. The afternoon will end with a meal at Nookie's Tree and an extra-special after party at The Closet. Come learn something new about your place in space! Sign up here.
 
DEALS AND SPECIALS

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.


Head to Sidetrack on Monday, July 25th from 7 - 9pm for a  fun musical evening of inspiration and unity in support of the critical work of Lambda Legal. A  cast of talented Broadway performers and company members from the national touring production of THE BOOK OF MORMON will be at this event.  Click here to RSVP.
Share a Picture on social media of your Bloody Mary creation and tag Drews (@drewsonhalsted or #drewsbyob) to be entered for a chance to with a $50 gift card.
 
Stop by NoteworthyNotes to check out their July Savings. The Semi Annual Clearance Sale is all month long!

DUKE OF PERTH NEW HAPPY HOUR

All Draught Beer Pints only $5 
Monday & Thursday: 5 - 6pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: 4 - 6pm

 
BELMONT THEATER DISTRICT
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FREE & DISCOUNTED BTD THEATER TICKETS

Free & Discounted (under $15) Theater Tickets available in the Belmont Theater District - Chicago's largest theater district with over 30 theaters located within a 1 mile radius. Be sure and check out our brand new 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! The first BTD Theater Night is THIS Saturday, July 23rd at 8pm at We Gotta Bingo. You can save almost $40 on tickets. Visit  www.BTDChicago.com  to purchase.
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