July 20, 2022
Mural Unveiling of "“Energy Conversion" by Miguel A. Del Real Tomorrow!
Join us for the mural unveiling ceremony on July 21st at 2PM at 3300 N. Sheffield!
The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Paramont EO and Crest Lighting is proud to announce the unveiling of Lakeview East’s latest public artwork, Thursday, July 21 at 2 p.m., 3300 N. Sheffield Ave. This new mural, “Energy Conversion,” is created by local artist Miguel A. Del Real and symbolizes Chicago’s skilled trade workers and their bright future. At the unveiling, the artist Del Real will be in attendance as well as representatives of Paramont EO and Crest Lighting and Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce. We hope to see you there!
Grand Openings Galore
Goldie’s Flower Shop Grand Re-Opening | Jul 21st at 11AM | 3744 N. Broadway
Please join us in welcoming Goldie’s Flower Shop to Broadway! Originally located on Irving Park road, Goldie’s has moved to Broadway into a brand new space! From low-key to lavish, Goldie’s has been making some of the most beautiful floral arrangements in the city for over 20 years, and we hope you will join us to welcome them into their new space!
CRMD Ice Cream | July 22 | 2PM | 2951 N. Broadway
Join us on July 22 at 2PM for the grand opening of CRMD Ice Cream! Originally based out of Columbus, Ohio, CRMD is ready to take on the windy city with their incredible flavors, unique puffle cones, and tasty toppings. This is going to be the perfect spot to cool off with this summer and we hope to see you at their grand opening to welcome them to the neighborhood! The first 50 people
Nola Bar and Kitchen Grand Re-Opening Party | August 12th, 7PM - 10PM
Nola Bar and Kitchen has expanded! Now bringing a slice of Bourbon Street to two storefronts on Clark Street! To welcome their expansion, they're hosting a party on August 12th from 7PM - 10PM that will showcase their newly expanded space. Laissez les bon temps rouler and stop by to see the newly upgraded space!
New Open Books Donation Site in Lakeview East
We've partnered with Open Books to install a book donation bin outside of Nettelhorst Elementary School! You can put your books, any books, to good use when you no longer want them. Children's books, adult fiction and non-fiction, multi-lingual. Any books.

Open Books, a Chicago-based literacy organization, repurposes used books in two ways. They either grant them to children who lack access to high-quality titles, or they resell them in one of our two stores (West Loop and Pilsen) and online. Children who benefit from book grants gain access to literacy. Proceeds from their sales help to fund their literacy programs, which reinforce reading and writing and span birth through 12th grade. Open Books' literacy programs impact 6,000 students every year, while our book grants empower 80,000 more.

They've made giving back to the city simple. Drop your books off at the corner of Aldine and Broadway (Aldine side) in the newly placed Open Books' Donation Bin at The Nettelhorst School and they handle the rest!

Festival of the Arts Returns September 10th & 11th
The 17th Annual Festival of the Arts Returns in September
The Lakeview East Festival of the Arts will be taking over Broadway from Belmont to Hawthorne on September 10th & 11th! We have over 120 juried artists, culinary treats, a landscape oasis, family activities, street performers, and incredible local musicians lined up for this fun filled weekend! Mark your calendars now for this wonderful celebration of art, culture, and everything Lakeview East!
Volunteer Opportunities Open!
The Festival of the Arts is made possible by our incredible volunteers! Come help our team & community by volunteering for the festival and enjoy a great weekend filled with art, music, and supporting your neighborhood.
Food Vendor Applications are Now Open
Food Vendor applications are now open for the Festival of the Arts! Show the neighborhood what your business is cooking up and give them a taste of local flavor!

Non Member Rate: $750
Member Rate: $300

Save the Date - Oktoberfest
Get your lederhosen ready, we're hosting an Oktoberfest!
We are excited to announce that we are planning an Oktoberfest! We are partnering with Our Lady of Mount Carmel for a fun, music, and schnitzel-filled weekend on October 1st & 2nd! We'll will also be hosting a VIP Opening Night on September 30th from 6PM - 10PM! We're ready to party it up at a brew-tiful Oktoberfest with all of our neighbors! Mark your calendars for our newest event!
Joint Chamber Networking Event | July 28th from 5:30PM - 7:30PM
2022 Joint Chamber Networking with Lincoln Park, Lakeview Roscoe Village, Lakeview East, and Old Town
July 28, 2022 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

City Views and Networking with Four Neighborhood Chambers of Commerce
Celebrate the summer with the return of one of the most exciting, in-person, networking events of the season! Join us on the outdoor roof deck at Lakeshore Sport & Fitness for the 2022 Joint Chamber Networking event with the Lincoln Park, Old Town, Lakeview Roscoe Village, and Lakeview East Chambers of Commerce. Connect with professionals from across the north side of Chicago while enjoying delicious bites, drinks, and breathtaking skyline views as you kick back and watch the sunset.

*When registering, if not an LPCC member, please select the guest registration option. 
The BeyoU Ladies’ Fund Night - August 11th - 7PM
Ain’t no party like a Ladies’ Night!
Join BottlesUp! for a night of wine and celebrating women and women-owned businesses! They’ll have:
+ wine tasting with Anderson Ganne Wines and Klinker Brick Winery
+ samples from a 6L bottle of Triennes rose
+ a pop-up shop from The Colette Collection (clothing boutique), Amelia's DragonGoddess Boutique (incense and perfumes), and Estella Novae & Co (jewelry and accessories).
+ bites from Chilam Balam
+ chair massages from Advanced Spine + Sports Care
Grab your gals or come solo and make some friends! They will also be announcing the recipient of the $2,600 BeyoU Ladies’ Fund, which is given annually to a female entrepreneur in need (selected by Nolita, President of Chicago Financial Women, Kim, Co-founder of Birch Road Club, and Nicole, Co-founder of Ama La Vida)!
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News and Recent Happenings
Metro Celebrates 40 years in Wrigleyville!
Metro is turning 40! If you live in the neighborhood, you know how much this iconic music venue means to Lakeview East and Wrigleyville. Bringing endless fun nights & international and local acts alike to their wonderful stage on Clark Street, they've made memories for millions of folks over the last four decades. This weekend, they're celebrating their big 4-0 party with two nights of venue wide performances, so pop over to their page and get your tickets to the party next weekend

Lakeview’s Belmont Army Vintage Will Close For At Least A Week After Fire Ruins Basement
On Tuesday morning, a fire broke out in the basement of Belmont Army Vintage at 925 W. Belmont. They have been in business since 1975 and will be closed for a week, but hope to reopen early next week and are excited to welcome customers back! Belmont Army Vintage sells everything from vintage clothing to bridal pieces, antiques and costumes
See the Upcoming Games At Wrigley Field
Lakeview East Job Board
Job Board on the Lakeview East Website is now active!
Are you looking for a new opportunity? The Lakeview East Job Board is open! Our 500+ members can post their open positions directly to our website!

If you would like to become a member to post jobs and events to our website, please email mary@lakevieweast.com
Lakeview East Façade Program
Facade Applications are Now Open!
The Lake View East Façade Incentive Program is designed to promote and revitalize the Lake View East Commercial retail buildings. It is managed by the Lake View East Chamber of Commerce and is funded solely by the Special Service Area (SSA) #8 and Special Service Area #17. Rebates are provided in recognition of the significant impact storefront improvements have on the appearance and marketing of the Lake View East commercial area.
Civic & Business Updates in Lakeview East
Register Your Camera with The City Of Chicago
The City of Chicago has launched a free and voluntary camera registration program open to anyone who lives or operates a business in Chicago. If you have a private security camera that captures the public way and you are interested in assisting in an investigation in the event of a crime in your neighborhood, you can register your camera with the Chicago Police Department.

By registering your camera, you are simply allowing the Chicago Police Department to contact you in the event of a crime in your area. The Chicago Police Department will not have direct access to your camera system and cannot access camera footage without your consent. There is no requirement to provide footage at any time.
Upcoming Promotions
Mordecai "Let's Play Two" Exclusive Dinner This Friday, July 22nd
Morecai’s ‘Let’s Play Two’ July menu is centered around two cocktails: Vintage Amaro Daiquiri and Vintage Rum Old Fashioned. To complement the bar, Chef McKinnell is serving up Lemongrass Panna Cotta, Salmon Belly, Squid Tortellini, and Goat en Papillote. McKinnell and Peterson will walk guests through the history and inspiration behind the spirits and plates, providing guests with a one-of-a-kind experience in between each anticipated bite. There will be one seating on Friday, July 22nd at 6:30 PM. With tickets being extremely limited, be sure to secure yours today for $125 to experience this exclusive event by purchasing via Tock.
Join The Japanese Culture Center for some chills in the summer heat with a 2-day Japanese horror film festival at Logan Theatre! The weekend boasts classic Japanese horror hits with VIP parties that include talks, drinks with Suntory, partnership with horror themed coffee shop The Brewed, and a themed photo booth Japanese horror fans would die for 😉
Live Music Returns to the Neighborhood
954 W Belmont Ave
Sluggers Dueling Pianos
3540 N. Clark Street
Metro Chicago
3730 N Clark
The Vic
3145 N. Sheffield
Monsignor Murphys
3019 N. Broadway
Uncommon Ground
Business & Government Affairs
Check out all the BACP Webinars here!
Friday, 7/22 Webinar at 9:30 AM
Business Licensing 101
Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP)
Attendees will learn the process to obtain a business license and how to access free resources and support for your business.

Saturday, 7/23 Small Business Expo
The BACP Small Business Expo returns to an in-person event!
Join us on Saturday, July 23rd from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Kennedy-King College (740 W. 63rd Street, U Building).The expo will feature an opportunity to connect with industry experts and government agencies in the exhibitor hall, educational workshops presented by local business service organizations, an inspiring keynote address, and a networking hour to meet with other current and aspiring business owners.

Wednesday, 7/27 Webinar at 3:00 PM
SBA 101: Resources past Recovery
Presented by The Small Business Administration (SBA)
As your business pivots from PPP/EIDL Loans, learn more about SBA's 3 main initiatives, other non-disaster related funding programs and no-cost resources to help your business grow and expand.

Wednesday, 8/3 Webinar at 3:00 PM
City Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers
Presented by the City of Chicago
The Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection, Department of Public Health, and the Department of Buildings will provide insight on how operate a compliant business in the City of Chicago. Topics covered will include how to prepare for inspections, building permits and sign display requirements, food inspection overview and necessary certificates, and zoning review procedures. Learn how to operate safely and avoid common setbacks.
For recordings of past BACP webinars, please click here
Upcoming Community Meetings
CAPS Meetings - Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy
Are you, or anyone you know, looking to open a business to Lakeview East? View Storefront Opportunities on our website here!
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