April 27, 2022
Cinco De Mayo in Lakeview East and Wrigleyville
Celebrate Locally at our Lakeview East and Wrigleyville Restaurants!
Life is a fiesta! This Cinco De Mayo, celebrate with our local, authentic Mexican eateries. Gather with friends around a plate of flautas or tacos, enjoy a margarita, and let our restaurants do the cooking this Cinco De Mayo. Be like guacamole, be extra and try more than one spot on our list!
Mother's Day in the Neighborhood
Celebrate Mom This Year While Supporting Local
Mother's Day is May 8th! Have you found the perfect gift yet? You're in luck, we have some ideas to help you find some unique gifts in the neighborhood. Whether you want to give her a day to herself at one of our spas or find that perfect trinket that will always make her think of you, support local this Mother's Day!
Belmont Sheffield Music Fest | May 28th & 29th
Belmont Sheffield Music Fest
Sat May 28, 2022 & Sun, May 29, 2022

Start planning now for the summer kick-off festival that's taken over Sheffield for nearly four decades! The Belmont Sheffield Music Fest this year will be filled with amazing music, incredible performers, local artists, and delicious local treats.
Food Vendor, Merchant, and Sponsorship opportunities are now open!

Email events@lakevieweast.com to learn more
Rates for members of the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce are heavily discounted. The deadline is May 8th so if you're hoping to participate, contact the Chamber ASAP!
Volunteer for the Festival!
Ever wanted to be a part of the action? Volunteer with us at the Belmont Sheffield Music Fest! We are looking entrance helpers and beverage servers in our tents! Sign up today to join our team, see some great performances, and meet your neighbors, all while supporting your community!
Upcoming Grand Openings
Crab King | May 9th | 1PM Ribbon Cutting | 6:30 PM Pris Fix Dinner | 3443 N Broadway
Please join us April 9th to officially welcome Crab King to Lakeview East! We will be hosting their ribbon cutting at 1 PM, and then returning at 6:30PM for a three-course pris fix dinner! Included in this dinner is a glass of wine, their fried shrimp basket as an appetizer, snow crab, shrimp, corn, potatoes, and finished off with their delicious in house made beignets! Tickets are deeply discounted for our supper club members, so get them before they run out!
Dine Out On Broadway Returns This Summer
Expanded Outdoor Dining Takes Over Broadway This Summer
Did you already get your sun hat out? We're dining in the streets again this summer!

While we're only doing one weekend a month this time around, we'll be filling the weekend with fun surprises every month. Mark your calendars now, grab your SPF, and get ready for one of the best outdoor dining features of the summer!
Saturday, May 14 – Sunday, May 15
Saturday, June 11 – Sunday, June 12
Saturday, July 9 – Sunday, July 10
Saturday, August 13 – Sunday, August 14
Saturday, September 17 – September 18
New Business Alerts
Stay in the know by following our Wrigleyville Web Page
Cubs Welcome Back Warm Weather With 21-0 Win Over Pittsburg Pirates
The Taste of Summer Weather This Weekend Brought The Cubs A Franchise Record
With a nearly 80 degree day and a filled stadium, the Cubs shut out the Pittsburgh Pirates in a franchise record-breaking day. The nearly 40,000 fans who attended Saturday's game got to see the Cubs beat the Pirates 21-0, which was the largest shutout win in franchise history.
Photo: Chicago Cubs Twitter
Beers with the First Baseman? Frank Scwindel Celebrated Saturday's Win at Murphy's Bleachers!
Even Sports Icons Like Celebrating with a Cold One
If you've been in the neighborhood for a while, it's not uncommon to see big names hanging around the friendly confines. You could be enjoying a beer after work and run into the likes of Bill Murray, Jim Belushi or Eddie Vedder. This weekend Frank Scwindel, the first baseman for the Chicago Cubs, celebrated the record-setting win with a cold one at Murphy's Bleachers!

It's Fiesta Time! Cinco De Mayo Bar Crawl In Wrigleyville This Weekend
One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, MORE! In anticipation of Cinco de Mayo the following week, Chicago Twenty Something is celebrating the Saturday before. Cinco de Mayo Bar Crawl gives Chicago the opportunity to blissfully throw back a few drinks with friends, and even make new ones on the way! Get out to the best bars in Wrigleyville to celebrate! All of the venues are within walking distance so you can spend more time partying with friends.
Tickets get you admission, brunch, gift cards & more!
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
Civic & Business Updates in Lakeview East
A Frame Signs are Now Legal To Have On The Sidewalk - But You Need A Permit

Sidewalk cafe season is upon us! Businesses, be sure to renew your sidewalk cafe permits ASAP! The city is experiencing an influx of businesses looking to expand their outdoor dining to enjoy beautiful Chicago summers, and turn around times have slowed. Be sure to submit your permit applications so you can have your patio just in time for the upcoming warm weather
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
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, April 29 at 9:30 a.m.
Understanding the 5C’s of Credit From a Lender’s Perspective 
Presented by CIBC Bank USA 
Whether you’re a business owner or thinking about starting your business; you will learn what you need to know about bank financing products during this discussion. We will talk about credit, capacity, collateral, character, capitalization and loans, lines of credit and other available resources that can help you on your entrepreneurial journey. 
Register by visiting Chicago.gov/BusinessEducation

Thursday, May 5th from 9AM-1PM
BACP Remote Small Business Expo
The Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP), along with sponsor Western Union, are excited to announce the BACP Remote Small Business Expo will be held on Thursday, May 5th from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.! 
The remote BACP Small Business Expo will provide Chicago’s business owners a forum to get expert advice, connect with industry experts and government agencies, learn new business strategies, and meet other business owners.  
Keynote address will feature Katie Tuten, Founder and Co-owner of The Hideout and Joe Shanahan, Owner of Metro, Smartbar and Gman Tavern.
Register by visiting Chicago.gov/BizExpo
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!
Interested in joining the Chamber? The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce is here to help promote, assist and grow your business!

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