4/12/2017
HEADLINES
CHICAGO CUBS 2017 SEASON

 

Cub's Season is now open. A ribbon cutting for Wrigley Plaza took place on Monday to celebrate the opening of this new outdoor event space from the Chicago Cubs. 

Click here for a link to a downloadable Chicago Cubs game calendar! 

Click here for more information about Wrigley Field's Summer Concert schedule. 


SPECIAL EVENT PARKING METERS

Area Affected -
all meters within and both sides of boundary streets: Belmont - Irving Park          Broadway - Southport
 
Effective Days/Times - Two hours before the start of a scheduled baseball game or concert at Wrigley Field, rounded back to the nearest hour, and for the following seven hours.  This includes Sundays, holidays and late hours when the meters are not normally in service (after 10pm on arterials or after 6pm on residential wrap-arounds).
 
Posting - signage will go up on all pay boxes and existing meter signs prior to the first home game of 2017. 
 
Rate - the hourly rate will increase to $4 per hour (from $2) during those hours when Special Event pricing is in effect.  The rate will be posted on the box and also appear on the mobile app.
 
For More Information - www.chicagometers.com or call 311.
BELMONT SHEFFIELD MUSIC FESTIVAL
 
This is the last week we're excepting Exhibitor Applications. The Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival is excepting Exhibitor Applications until April 20th, please visit Chicago Events for more information or to fill out an application today. 
 
Celebrating its 33rd year in 2017, Belmont-Sheffield Music Fest will kick off Chicago's outdoor street fest season when it again welcomes the start of summer and the warm weather on May 27 & 28 on N. Sheffield Ave. from Belmont to Roscoe.
Located just steps from the bustling Belmont Red Line "El" stop, this wildly popular street fest in the heart of Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood will again showcase the region's favorite tribute bands. This iconic fest (sponsored by the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce) also features plenty of food and libations as well as artisans who will roll out their newest creative handiwork. 
SIDEWALK CAFE APPLICATIONS
 
Now is the time to turn in those Sidewalk Cafe Applications for the 2017 year! Sidewalk café season began on March 1st, and ends on December 1st. Sidewalk Café Permits have a 9 month term, and must be applied for, and issued, every year. The sooner the better in order to assure you can set up your cafe by the time the weather warms up. 

NEW STARBUCKS WRIGLEY RESERVE BAR OPENED
 

The Park at Wrigley now features a Starbucks store with a Reserve coffee bar, bringing together the "third place" experience with the educational aspects of its Seattle Reserve Roastery, its new premium brand featuring rare, small-lot Reserve coffees. In addition to Starbucks' core menu, the store is centered around an interactive coffee bar where baristas bring the craft of coffee to life through unique brewing techniques such as Clover, pour over, press, chemex, siphon, Black Eagle manual espresso machine and Nitro Cold Brew taps.
 

WELCOME NEW CHAMBER MEMBERS!
 KNECHT CHIROPRACTIC
Knecht Chiropractic is located at 3444 N. Halsted
Phone: 773.234.3363
 MIA FRANCESCA'S

Mia Francesca's is located at 3311 N. Clark St. 
Phone: 773.281.3310
MAISON MARCEL

Coming soon to 3114 N. Broadway
 AL'S ITALIAN BEEF

Located at 3420 N. Clark St.
773.935.2333
 MARY MEYER SCHOOL

Located at 2817 N. Pine Grove Ave.
773.549.0870
 REBELL STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

Located at 2831 N. Clark St.
773.687.8750

 H. GREGORY MERMEL, CPA

Located at 2835 N. Sheffield Ave.
773.525.1778


EASTER WEEKEND
EL NUEVO EASTER BRUNCH

El Nuevo is open for Easter! Between 11am - 2pm, enjoy a  $25 Bottomless Mimosa Brunch with Entree.

Enjoy Easter Brunch at Cesar's Restaurant on Sunday, April 10th from 11am to 3pm.  
CELEBRATE EASTER BRUNCH + BUBBLES BAR AT 

Along with their usual brunch menu, Chef Jeff has a few amazing brunch specials including a house-made "pop tart" as well as an asparagus and tomato quiche! In addition to Bottomless Mimosas for only $15, they are bringing back their Bubbles Bar, with special bubbly pours and bubbles cocktails. Reservations are recommended. Call or reserve online at www.barpastoral.com.  Bar Pastoral will be closed for dinner on Easter. 
CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL THE BRUNCH PLACES IN LAKEVIEW EAST.

Shop from a fantastic selection of decadent Belgium Chocolates.
EASTER WINE & CHOCOLATE TASTING AT

Sample wine and chocolate for Easter weekend during wineHouse's free tasting Friday, April 14 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. They'll pour five wines from Rodinia Wine Company and sample locally-produced craft chocolate bars from Barcacao Chocolat.
LAKEVIEW KITCHEN & MARKET

Fill your Easter Basket with delicious macaroons, lavender cookies and more from Lakeview Kitchen & Market!

Have you placed your order for Easter? Bittersweet Bakery's  holiday menu features cookies and macarons, signature cakes and pies, and brunch favorites like deviled eggs, cinnamon rolls and more!  Order by clicking here .

Don't forget to pick up all your Easter Treats from Vanille.  They have chocolate bunnies, special cakes, macarons, and more! 


Enjoy Peep Glazed Donuts from Stan's Donuts for Easter Weekend! Cute and delicious.

50% OFF MANY EASTER SUPPLIES AT

WINDY CITY SWEETS OFFERS EASTER TREATS - CHECK OUT HUNGRY HOUND!

Windy City Sweets made it on Hungry Hound! With Easter coming up they talked about Easter sweets, treats and deals. Don't forget to head over and pick up all your Easter Basket needs! Enjoy chocolate rabbits, eggs and more. 

ST. PETER'S CHURCH UPCOMING EASTER SERVICES
 

PASSOVER
Looking for good places to grab food during Passover? Lakeview East has some great options.
UPCOMING EVENTS
SHEFFIELD'S BEER FEST
MUSICAL MONDAY WITH BARBARA AT
STAND-UP TO NF AT THE

SPRING FLING CLOTHING DRIVE
LAKEVIEW PANTRY HOSTS ELIMINATE HUNGER SOCIAL

Every dollar donated to Lakeview Pantry allows them to provide 10 pounds of food to neighbors in need, so grab a few friends and join them on April 27th for an evening social to benefit the Lakeview Pantry, hosted by the Young Leaders Board! Included in you r ticket price is an open bar and a variety of heavy appetizers. Bring a group of 4 and they'll drop the ticket price $10!
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY AT
 
Chicago Comics & Graham Cracker Comics  will be celebrating Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 6th. On this day, comic stores all over the nation will be participating by giving away millions of comic books. 

At Chicago Comics, they will be giving away Chicago Comics t-shirts to the first 30 people through the door, along with discounts on specially marked items. 
GARDEN TO TABLE POP-UP DINNER SERIES
AT 

Community Dining and The Yellow Tractor Project have partnered together to present a Garden to Table dinner series on April 20 from 6:30 - 9:30pm. Dr. Geeta-Maker Clark will speak about the value of engaging in the means by which we fuel ourselves for an evening filled with nutrient-dense, healing, and garden-fresh food prepared by skilled home cook Hanne Dobre at Euroluxe Interiors, a Chicago based direct supplier of Italian cabinetry, interior doors, vanity sets, shower cabins, walk-in closets and other products.
OPEN HOUSE AT
 
Join Our Lady of Mount Carmel Academy on Friday, April 22 from 8:30am to 10:30am for an Open House event. 
JOEL GANUCHEAU AT

The Leigh Gallery is now carrying Joel Ganucheau's Prints!  Retro and timely subject matter that's fun and hip.  They are small (10" x 8") and affordable.

XSPORT FITNESS BEACH PARTY
BUILDING SAFER COMMUNITIES



DEALS & DISCOUNTS
BELMONT THEATER DISTRICT
btd
Free & Discounted (under $15) Theater Tickets available in the Belmont Theater District, Chicago's largest theater district, including our popular BTD Theater Night series, featuring 50% off tickets for "The Columnist," American Blues Theater's latest masterpiece about power, the press, sex and betrayal, on Thu Mar 23rd. Details at BTDChicago.com

Visit btdchicago.com for a listing of local theater shows. 
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