BUSINESS & NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Thank you for shopping local this holiday season! Be sure to submit your stamped passport for a chance to win Lincoln Park prize packages.


As we start the new year, we're excited to once again produce the Discover Lincoln Park guide in partnership with the team from Town Square Publications. Reserve your spot now to reach Lincoln Park residents, visitors and LPCC members throughout the year.


Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd) is requesting your feedback on the most recent Lincoln Yards Development Proposal stating, "I strongly encourage you to share your thoughts on this evolving proposal, as well as circulate the survey link with friends and neighbors. I will publish the feedback results on my website and leverage it in ongoing negotiations with Sterling Bay." 


What new laws will affect your retail business in 2019? Listed below are the top retail laws in effect as of January 1, 2019.

  • Main Street Fairness
  • Nursing Mother's Act
  • Employee Expense
  • Food Service Sanitation Managers Certification


The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers workshops every Wednesday and Friday. Workshops vary each month and are conducted by City Officials, experts, and partner business organizations. All workshops are free, and open to the public. Workshops are held at BACP's offices at City Hall.


Email marketing is a smart, affordable way to stay connected with contacts so you can grow your business. LPCC members can save up to 25% when you prepay for the year.

LPCC EVENTS
2019 promises to be an exciting year. Learn more about what’s happening at the local level directly from the source - 2nd Ward Alderman Brian Hopkins, 32nd Ward Alderman Scott Waguespack and 43rd Ward Alderman Michele Smith.

In addition to the panel discussion, connect with fellow members and local business leaders over breakfast at Stratford on the Park. The election for the 2019 LPCC Board of Directors will take place and outgoing board members will be recognized as this event also serves as the LPCC’s annual meeting.

Tuesday, January 22
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Stratford on the Park
2300 N. Lincoln Park West

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Thursday, January 17
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Broken Barrel Bar
2548 N. Southport


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Learn more about the candidates at LPCC’s 43rd Ward Aldermanic Forum moderated by Greg Hinz, Crain’s Chicago
Business.

Monday, January 28
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
DePaul University Student Center
2250 N. Sheffield
Looking Ahead

Wednesday, February 20
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Theater on the Lake
2401 N. Lake Shore


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Free Events

Thursday, January 31
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Victory Gardens Biograph Theater
2433 N. Lincoln


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Get the latest Lincoln Park bar and restaurant updates from the Chicago Police Department and fellow managers and owners.

Wednesday, January 16
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Lion's Head Pub
2251 N. Lincoln

Wednesday, January 16
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Diag Bar & Grill
2856 N. Southport
HOT DEALS

Save 15% on Emerald City Theatre's "Fantastic Mr. Fox"!

1/2 Off select bottles of wine and Happy Hour specials available all day, every day!
MEMBER NEWS

Chay Yew (Artistic Director) and Erica Daniels (Managing Director) were at the top of Newcity's annual theater industry list - Players 2019: The Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago.

Drive north on Clark Street to check out Hotel Lincoln's new hand painted mural!
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Committed employees stick with you for the long term, care about your customers and your company's success, look at their jobs as more than just a paycheck and believe their work matters. Learn from Steve Yastrow how to think beyond engagement initiatives to inspire a committed team.
COMMUNITY NEWS

Chicago's 2019 Tree Recycling Program runs from January 5 - 19 at dozens of parks across the City. Trees recycled through the program are turned into mulch, wood chips for use at Chicago Park Districts and materials for use by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District. 

READ MORE BE MORE raises funds to the support Emerald City’s mission to celebrate all of Chicago’s children through playful, professional, and culturally relevant artistic programs. Last year, the company’s outreach included the One Fund program providing 30,000 Chicago Public School second grade students with free access to an Emerald City show and a free companion book for each student.
FOOD & DRINK

Every Tuesday
9:00 p.m. - Midnight
Drawl Chicago
2423 N Clark

Every Tuesday
5:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Mon Ami Gabi
2300 N. Lincoln Park West

Saturday, January 19
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
HopCat Chicago
2577 N. Clark

Saturday, January 19
12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Gaslight
2450 N. Clark

Starting Monday, January 7
Ranalli's
1925 N. Lincoln

January 25 - February 7

Various Locations

Vanille Patisserie is celebrating the Epiphany throughout the month by baking the famed French Galette des Rois.

Saturday, January 12
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
J9 Wine Bar
1961 N. Halsted

Monday, January 21
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!
2024 N. Halsted
SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

Tuesday, January 8
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Saint Clement School
2524 N. Orchard

Sunday, January 13
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park
814 W. Eastman

Wednesday, January 23
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Park West Cooperative Nursery School
2214 N. Bissell
ART & CULTURE

January 4 - 5
UP Comedy Club
230 W. North

Monday, January 21
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark