10/25/2017
 
HEADLINES
ROCKS LAKEVIEW HAS REOPENED! 
JOIN OUR RIBBON CUTTING ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26TH AT 4:30PM.

After a fire damaged ROCKS Lakeview and left them closed down for over 8 months, they are now back and better than ever! ROCKS Lakeview opened on Monday and aside from a few small changes, you can still find all of their signature items like juicy burgers and a wide array of whiskeys. Join us tomorrow, Thursday, October 26th at 4:30pm for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Help us welcome this beloved business back to the neighborhood! 

The CTA released new renderings of how a series of properties could look after the initial phase of the Red and Purple Modernization project is completed.  The CTA held a meeting Monday to discuss the renderings - which provide guidelines for development - as well as other details of the project that will modernize tracks and stations on both lines. Click here for an overview of what was discussed. 
COME BACK TO BROADWAY CELEBRATION

On Friday, October 20th we held a ribbon cutting and Come Back to Broadway event to celebrate the end of construction on Broadway and the repaving of the street. Alderman Tom Tunney, business owners and neighbors joined us at Melrose and Broadway for the ribbon cutting ceremony. We also encouraged neighbors to shop and dine at local businesses along Broadway who struggled during the construction process. Many businesses offered deals, promotions and events. We also had live music, performers, cake, champagne samples, gift card giveaways, shopping bags and more! Thank you to all of those who came out to support our local businesses! 
JACK DANIEL'S CHILI COOKOFF

We had a great time at the Jack Daniel's Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, October 14! Despite all the rain, we still had close to 200 people come out to enjoy chili from our Lakeview East Restaurants. Congratulations again to our top three restaurants: El Mariachi Tequila Bar & Grill, Wrigley BBQ and Muscle Maker Grill. We would like to give a big thanks to our event partner Sidetrack and our presenting sponsor Jack Daniel's!
 
Check out photos from the event on our Facebook Page
 
WELCOME NEW CHAMBER MEMBERS!
BUZZER REAL ESTATE

Buzzer Real Estate's philosophy is simple: 
To be supportive and useful to their clients by being service-oriented, relationship driven and knowledge seeking-- whether you are looking to purchase a commercial/residential property or searching for that perfect apartment to rent. They are known for their impeccable work ethic, unwavering determination, and effective aptitude for excuting deals. 
ALOHA POKE CO. 

Ono is Hawaiian slang for delicious. Where quality fish and good vibes come together. They serve the daily commuter & office hustlers of Chicago. A valued meal with lean proteins, fresh vegetable s & tasty sauces. They're streamlined for the perfect quick and healthy lunch or pack and go bowl. A healthy option is essential for your lunch break or even to close out the busy day. Visit them at  843 W. Belmont Ave.

BISTRO 750
This bistro dining experience is unlike any other Chicago has to offer, because at Bistro 750, they give classic cocktails and shared plate dining a fresh twist. Their  menu features seasonal ingredients and boasts a Mediterranean-inspired cuisine located just off the Halsted strip. What's more, their atmosphere offers a unique, intimate dining experience that contrasts the buzz of Boystown and Wrigleyville. Head to 750 W. Cornelia for a unique dining experience. 
DIMO'S PIZZA

Dimo's sees pizza as their crispy, chewy, edible passion - a platform on which they can imagine all culinary ambitions. With this in mind, they engage their "crustomers" in their pizza and philosophy and seek to be a part of their lives. Check out their location at 3463 N. Clark St. 
MIGHTY MAIDS

Call the pros for house or office cleaning.
At Mighty-Maids, they're extremely focused on quality, and think you'll love the results: fresh, clean homes and offices that are a joy to occupy. They offer expert house cleaning, wall and window cleaning, laundry and ironing services. construction clean up, carpet cleaning and more! No matter what life brings, a fresh clean home or office makes everything seem brighter. For the clean that makes you feel good, call Mighty Maids-Mighty Men today.
PICK ME UP CAFE

Pick Me Up Café was founded in Chicago in 1997. They are one of the first restaurants in the city to offer vegan and vegetarian fare. They pride themselves on being able to serve people with all types of food preferences. They love the idea that a group of friends can come to their restaurant and everyone gets what they are craving. They serve breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner into the late hours of the night. 
SAIGON LOTUS

Saigon Lotus is a new Vietnamese restaurant located at 2925 N. Halsted. They offer authentic and delicious Veitnamese fare, ranging from pho to unique vegetarian dishes. They are a BYOB restaurant so make sure to bring your favorite bottle of wine from our local wine shops! 
SPORTS CORNER BAR & GRILL

The Sports Corner is a neighborhood tavern and grill suitably located across from the commemorative Harry Caray statue outside of Wrigley Field. Since 1976, Sports Corner has been a staple in the Wrigleyville community and is a loyal locals favorite. During the baseball season, it is a before and after Cubs game destination. In the off season it is Wrigleyville's home for Bears, Bulls and Blackhawk games as well as all your College and NFL games.
STRANDS AND TRENDS

At Strands & Trends Hair Salon, their focus is to provide customers with quality services and products while keeping prices reasonable. They don't believe in overcharging their clients, they simply want to provide customers with the best overall experience. Their  hair stylists, barbers, and colorists are on the cutting edge of the latest trends providing the highest level of service. With years of experience, they have an exceptional team of beauty professionals.
SOLARBLU.COM

Solarblu has provided web design, programming and commerce solutions to clients since 1997. They are a gay owned and diverse company that strives to help all small businesses with technology services to help them with their day to day activities as well as web design. 

11 DEGREES NORTH

11 Degrees North is located at 824 W. Belmont and was established in 2017. They offer Caribbean fusion with traditional american food like bagels, biscuits and coffee. Some of their specialties include arepas, smoothies and buddha bowls. Head over to check them out for lunch or dinner!
HLSA SECURITY

HLSA Security is a private security firm in Chicago. Currently they work with the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce to provide quality security throughout the neighborhood. 
 
HALLOWEEN PROMOTIONS & EVENTS
CHICAGO COMICS

Chicago Comics welcomes local legend, Geof Darrow! Coinciding with the release of his latest, Shaolin Cowboy: Who Will Stop the Reign, Geoff will be making an appearance at the Chicago Comics and signing copies of his new book on Otober 25  from 5 - 7pm. Every copy sold of his new Dark Horse release will qualify fans to enter a raffle to win a piece of original art. 
JOKES FOR COATS AT THE LAUGH FACTORY

Join the Laugh Factory as they partner with One Warm Coat to provide a free warm coat to hundreds of students in need. Drop off your gently used coats at the Laugh Factory between October 1 and November 27th. at 3175 N. Broadway. 
LAKEVIEW REWIRED BOOK READING

Join Lakeview Rewired for a book reading and signing of Dahmer's Confession Book  on October 30th. Author John Borowski will be reading from his book "Dahmer's Confessions" at 7pm and discussing his other works as well!


SHEFFIELD'S BEER & WINE GARDENANNUAL PUMPKIN CARVING

Join Sheffield's Beer and Wine Garden for their Annual Pumpkin Carving on Thursday, October 26th from 6:30pm. 


THE LEIGH GALLERY

Shawn Barbagallo has brought in a wonderful assortment of Halloween/Fall Raku pieces.
A nice variety, reasonable priced for all tastes!  Come by and choose your special pumpkin.
 CRAM FASHION HALLOWEEN SALE
INGMAR JAMES SALON
HALLOWEEN PARTY!

Head to Ingmar James Salon on Saturday, October 28th from 6 - 9pm to enjoy spooky music, signature cocktails, costume contests and more!
TEA GSCHWENDNER

Happy Halloween from Tea Gschwendner!

Receive free 50g of Blood Orange Tea with any $50.00 purchase!

PLANNED PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL

Receive one month FREE on all Lakeview apartments (new leases).

773.245.1205
806 W. Belmont
ppmapartments.com
VAUGHAN'S PUB
HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY
VAUGHAN'S PUB
PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST
11 DEGREES NORTH 

Come in your costume and get a 15% off your entire order on both October 28th and October 31st. 
BBU NAIL AND SPA

Take advantage of 20% off for any service for a first time customer.

VENICCI PIZZA


RIP at Venicci - Rest in Pizza at Venicci

Enjoy a special Halloween Drag Brunch on October 29 from 11am - 4pm with rotating hosts, specials guests, performances, tricks and treats, $6 skull shots, $8 Bloody Marys and, of course, their famous all you can drink mimosas!
Drag performances take place 1 to 4 p.m 

$25 all you can drink mimosas and entree
$10 brunch entrees.
HOME RUN INN PIZZA 
HALLOWEEN TAP TAKEOVER

Join Home Run Inn Pizza for a Halloween Tap Takeover from October 26 - October 31st. 

HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST AT WINEHOUSE

Make a purchase at wineHouse in your Halloween costume and you'll be entered into their 2017 Costume Contest! Contestants will have their picture taken, which will then be added to the contest photo album on Facebook. The picture/contestant with the most "likes" by noon on Friday, November 3rd will win a 3-month Estate-level wineClub membership ($90 value)!
BITTERSWEET PASTRY SHOP 
HALLOWEEN ORDERS

Make sure to stop by or pre-order your sweets and treats for Halloween! 


Head to Windy City Sweets for all of your Halloween party treats and sweets! Enjoy caramel apples, toffee, and Halloween-themed candy. 


DIYing your Halloween costume this year? Check out Strange Cargo  for custom t-shirts!
UFC HALLOWEEN DEAL

UFC Gym is holding a Halloween Deal:  $99 to join (includes first month) and opposed to $79 a month it will be $69 a month with unlimited classes of boxing, kickboxing and MMA. This also includes a free hunter house ticket.
 
Deal expires October 31st.
BREEZE ART CREATIVES PHOTOGRAPHY
 
DEALS & PROMOTIONS

CAPTURING CUBA

Spend the holidays in Cuba! Join  Capturing Cuba for an authentic cultural experience. Extensive time will be spent exploring on foot with Cuba travel expert and photographer Scott Fishman as he leads you away from the over-crowded tourist areas and into the nearby streets, surrounding neighborhoods, and rural farmlands where the locals carry-on with their daily lives. You will gain intimate access to people and places virtually unseen by foreigners. Visit  www.capturingcuba.com for details and additional dates. Register for the December or January adventures by November 1st and  SAVE $500 . Promo Code: C500LC. 
EL NUEVO MEXICANO NEW HAPPY HOUR!

Now including special meal bundles and discounted appetizers. Stop by Monday through Thursday to enjoy these new specials from 4-6pm.

UNCOMMON GROUND


"Kids eat Free" Monday-Friday 5-6:30 at uncommon ground 3800 N Clark St
WIRTZ REALTY
 
BELMONT THEATER DISTRICT
BELMONT THEATER DISTRICT - Month of Theater

Special October programming, ticket discounts, drinks deals and more!  BTDChicago.com
 
GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS
City of Chicago BACP Free Workshops 
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 located at 121 N. LaSalle St., City Hall Room 805, Chicago, IL 60602.
   
Monthly Chicago Police CAPS Meetings 
CAPS has monthly community meetings where residents have the opportunity to talk to the officers who patrol their neighborhood. Residents are encouraged to bring questions or concerns regarding safety, quality of life issues and City services. For more information about CAPS and to find your beat, visit   Chicago Police
 
Open Your Business in Lakeview East 
Retail storefronts are very high in demand in the Lakeview East area. If you are interested in opening or relocating a business to Lakeview East please contact us at  info@lakevieweast.com and we can tell you what is currently available.
 
Chicago 311 Reporting
Chicago's 311 service allows Chicago citizens to request city assistance for a variety of issues. The process can be done through the phone by dialing 311 or online at the following links:

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