10/07/2022 - 'Sammiches' - 'Score' Some Business Smarts - City, County New Legislation - Hollander Development on Milwaukee Avenue Moves Forward - Fall Fun
Milwaukee Avenue Update
on Former Hollander Building

Hollander Storage & Moving began their family-owned business in 1888. They built and operated the Milwaukee Avenue Warehouse from 1923 to 2018, when it was sold to a developer. Plans for the project were updated recently, and the project is moving forward.

Click here to read Yimby/Chicago article and see architectural renderings
Ian Achong, Yimby/Chicago - 9/27/2022  
SCORE Some Help for Your Business

The Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)
hosts free monthly webinars to help start and grow existing businesses. October's lineup includes Cybersecurity, Boosting Holiday Sales, and Insight from successful entrepreneurs on Starting a Business.
The Illinois Retail Merchants Association is the only statewide organization exclusively representing retailers in Illinois. It provides full-time advocacy services and representation in front of State, Cook County, and City of Chicago policymakers. IRMA’s efforts have resulted in the passage and defeat of significant bills impacting retail stores.

Click for Highlights of Chicago's 2023 Budget Proposal & Recent Legislation
Click here for Food Desert Ordinance passed in Cook County
Stay tuned.....There's a Pizza Party in November and Santa's annual visits to the neighborhood coming up. In the meantime mark your calendar for Coffee, Conversation & Networking at the local White Castle on Tuesday, October 25.
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Don't Miss Out...
Promote your business or service in
NWCC's 2023 Business & Resource Guide -
we can help with the ad artwork if you need it. Reach over
4,000 residents in the Cragin, Hermosa, Humboldt Park,
Montclare, and Austin Communities.
Click here for application form
Questions? email Pete Schmugge - nwconnectioncc@gmail.com
NWCC Membership Renewals - 4th Quarter 2022

Chicago Auto Radiators - Galileo Optical - Ice For Less
Nowak's Farmer Market...

Two from Choose Chicago to Celebrate Fall
'Craft' Your Own Octoberfest
Choose Chicago has mapped one for you on Milwaukee Avenue - five craft breweries from Wicker Park to Logan Square with music, food, and beer.
Pier Pumpkin Lights
Ongoing at Navy Pier through Halloween, there are larger-than-life pumpkin pop-up installations throughout the Pier during a daytime walk or lighting up the night for a spooky stroll. Click to Learn More
Spot the Station...Watch the International Space Station pass overhead - It is the third brightest object in the sky and easy to spot if you know when to look up. Visible to the naked eye, it looks like a fast-moving plane only much higher and traveling thousands of miles an hour faster!

Click to sign up how you can see it from where YOU live.
FOOD FARE - Humboldt Haus
2956 W. North Avenue - 773-697-9590

"Come in for killer sammies and wash them
down with one of our 20 taps!"

Sandwiches, Sides, Yum Desserts
Open Daily 11 AM to 9 PM
Online ordering for Takeout & Delivery
Armitage/Pulaski SBIF Open for Application

The Armitage/Pulaski TIF District includes businesses along North, Cicero, Kedzie, Western, Armitage Avenues, and Pulaski Road. The fund enables tenants and owners of industrial and commercial properties make solid upgrades and improvements to their business. Use the links below to find out more.
Contact: Pete Schmugge, NWCC Executive Director
773-558-8743 - nwconnectioncc@gmail.com
The NW Connection Chamber of Commerce - a Place Making Generalist agency for the
City of Chicago Business Affairs Neighborhood Business Development Center - is funded to
provide assistance to the Cragin, Hermosa, Humboldt Park, and North Austin Communities.