Facebook Twitter 
July Newsletter
Friends of Clark Street,

Summer in Lincoln Park is really shaping up. With the many festivals, spacious patios, outdoor recreation, and amazing shopping, there's so much to do! We encourage you to explore the neighborhood, during the upcoming Art on Clark Opening Night Party, and take in the summer while it's here. Plus, feel free to share your photos with us - tag @ClarkLincolnPk on Instagram and Twitter so we can share them with our community of followers!

-The Clark Street Team

Neighborhood News, Events & Reminders
Art on Clark Opening Night Party
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Free Event
Celebrate summer and the return of Lincoln Park's annual public art program, Art on Clark, with a special opening night party! Grab your event passport, a free drink and a bite to eat at Gaslight Bar & Grille (2450 N. Clark), then set off on a self-guided tour, with the help of the Otocast app, to visit all 10 sculptures along Diversey Parkway and Clark Street.

Make it to four select sculptures along the route and you'll be entered into a raffle for a chance to win two $100 gift cards to a delicious Clark Street restaurant. Plus, indulge in Art on Clark specials at shops, pubs, and one-of-a-kind businesses along the way.

Highlights from the 2017 Cravings on Clark Restaurant Craw


Foodies and friends from all over Chicago braved the rain and joined us for the fourth annual Cravings on Clark restaurant crawl on Wednesday, June 14. With 22 different restaurants participating, eager diners bounced from stop to stop, indulging in savory bites and sweet treats. Everything from filet sliders, to yucca bites, to iced tea and passion fruit tarts could be found on the crawl. 

It was a delectable night full of great food, laughs, and the chance to experience a wonderful neighborhood. We look forward to a delicious restaurant crawl again next year, but until then, check out these highlights!

Trunk Show at Frankie's on the Park
Thursday, July 13, 2017 | 3:00 - 6:00 pm | 2322 N. Clark 

Frankie's on the Park  is celebrating the height of summer with a trunk show! Stop by to shop some awesome styles and enjoy sips and snacks during the afternoon! 

Christmas in July! 
July 13 - 16, 2017 | 2453 N. Clark 

Firecakes Donuts is bringing back some of their delicious holiday favorites for summer. Indulge in the holiday spirit from Thursday, July 13 through Sunday, July 16 only!

Lincoln Park Zoo Events

Friday, July 14 | 6:30 pm - 12:00 am

Join the Women's Board of Lincoln Park Zoo for a prestigious black-tie affair of dining, dancing, and entertainment. 

Friday, July 28 | 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Stroll, sip and savor more than 35 different varieties of wine at Lincoln Park Zoo's inaugural Summer Wine Fest. 

Chicago History Museum Events 

Tuesday, July 18 | 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Grab your pals and head on over for happy hour! This series features a free drink, plus tours, talks, and activities.

August 11 - 13

Held steps from the Museum, this delicious festival hits at the core of our city's love affair with the hot dog! 

Green City Market Chef BBQ
Thursday, July 20 | 5:30-8:00 PM  

The Green City Market Chef BBQ returns to the neighborhood on Thursday, July 20 at the intersection of Clark and Lincoln. The fundraiser benefits the market's education and access initiatives including their Link/SNAP Matching Program, Club Sprouts, The Edible Gardens, Chef Demonstrations, Compost Program, Edible Education Program, and their Produce Box Program.

Get your tickets today and experience 100+ food samples from top chefs around the city, plus delicious drinks from local purveyors.
Belgian National Day(s) at HopCat
July 21 - 23 | 2577 N. Clark

Belgian National Day(s) commemorates an event on July 21, 1831 in which Leopold of Saxe-Cobourg swore allegiance to the new Belgian constitution, thus becoming the nation's first monarch. Hopcat - Chicago honors their Independence Day in classic HopCat fashion, with Belgian beer and food offerings!

A limited custom HopCat logo Belgian beer glass will be offered to anyone who purchases an Authentic Belgian bottled beer. All beer, food, and glassware are only available while supplies last.
Lincoln Park / Lakeview / Roscoe Village  Joint Chamber After Hours
Wednesday, July 26 | 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Xavier, 625 W. Division

Want to connect with north side business leaders and enjoy skyline views from one of Lincoln Park's premier residential developments? Join the Lincoln Park, Lakeview, and Roscoe Village Chambers of Commerce for great conversation and great food at the Joint Chamber Networking event. Learn more and register today!
Coming Soon to the Neighborhood
Shore Club
North Avenue Beach | 1600 N. Lake Shore

This August, we can expect three new restaurants at North Avenue Beach as a multi-million dollar development comes to completion. Each restaurant will have it's own flavor, with The Oasis requiring reservations, The Restaurant featuring Sunday brunch, and The Patio open on a first come, first serve basis. Several of the spaces have unique designs and open air concepts. Get ready to make your reservations and find out all the details in this Eater Chicago article. 

Goodbye and Good Luck
In case you missed it, we're sad to announce the closing of the following business on Clark Street. Keep your eyes open for a new concept coming soon to this space! 

 Eleven City Diner (2301 N. Clark) 

Clark Street in Lincoln Park
c/o Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce
 1925 N. Clybourn, Suite 301
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: (773) 880-5200