12/6/2017
 
THE HEADLINES
Remember to shop local this holiday season! Supporting local businesses means investing in your neighborhood - skip the online shopping and visit your favorite business owners instead. 


BLUSH BOUTIQUE RIBBON CUTTING

We held a ribbon cutting ceremony last week for Blush Boutique to welcome the new retail store to the neighborhood! Blush Boutique is a women's clothing boutique located at 3127 N. Broadway. They carry dresses, tops, bottoms, jewelry, hats, scarves, bags and more! Like them on Facebook for 5% off your order. They accept the Lakeview East Gift Card so head over and do some holiday shopping today. #shoplocal!
 
WELCOME NEW CHAMBER MEMBERS!
SECOND UNITARIAN CHURCH

For over one hundred years Second Unitarian Church has been a beacon of hope in the heart of Lakeview. They are an inclusive church family and their members are young, old, rich, poor, gay, straight, single, married, and reflect the diversity of the city.  As a Unitarian Universalist congregation, they join a 500-year tradition of progressive faith that emphasizes God's love for all people, the inherent dignity of every person, and the church's mission to make the world a better place.
BMO HARRIS BANK

BMO Harris Bank is moving from their location on Diversey to 3101 N. Broadway in the heart of Lakeview East. They will be opening their doors in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more information about an opening date. 
WINTRUST BANK

Wintrust Bank is dedicated to providing the solutions and services of a larger institution with the personal touch of a small community bank. Their customers and community come first: when you bank with Wintrust, you're more than just an account number. You're worth more than the content of your accounts. They believe in solid customer service and prove it with every interaction. 


 
HOLIDAY PARTIES!

BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY PARTY AT 

Book Your Holiday Party at Milt's BBQ for the Perplexed by Nov. 30th and  get a 10% discount off your food order! (On orders $250 and above).
DECK THE PAWS HOLIDAY FUNDRAISER
THE CATCADE
LEIGH GALLERY HOLIDAY PARTY
 
NEW YEAR'S EVE EVENTS
CERES' TABLE NYE MENU

CHILAM BALAM NYE MENU

THE CLOSET PRE NYE PARTY
SIDETRACK NYE PARTY
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
BARK BY THE PARK
EL JARDIN SHOWING FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
BRENDAN'S PUB

Upcoming Events

Live Music
Sarah Alysse: 12/1, 12/15, 12/22
Julia Merchant: 12/9, 12/29

Comedy
"Laughs in Lakeview" w/ host Darrick J.: 12/11
ROBERT JEFFREY WINTER SOLSTICE SACRED SOUND CERMONY

Winter Solstice Sacred Sound Ceremony

Saturday, December 16 from 7 - 9pm at Robert Jeffrey Salon (3153 N. Broadway)
$20 entrance

Celebrate the Return of the Sun in a Sacred Gathering of Intention, Meditation and Sound. Winter Solstice is the time when the sun reaches its farthest point in the Southern Hemisphere and begins making its return journey North.  Robert Jeffrey invites you to join them for a circle gathering of blessing, meditation and deep relaxation. 

Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or blankets. 
SECOND UNITARIAN CHURCH
COOKIE SALE!

The Annual Second Unitarian Church Holiday Cookie Sale is Sunday, Dec.10. Purchase a variety of homemade cookies from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 656 W. Barry. Cookies are $12 per pound and make great holiday gifts. For more information, contact the church office at (773) 549-0260.
CERES' TABLE BRUNCH AND GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATING PARTY
CHANUKAH WONDERLAND BY
CHABAD EAST LAKEVIEW
MENORA LIGHTING AT TREASURE ISLAND

 PARK AT WRIGLEY WINTER WONDERLAND

The Park at Wrigley will transform into a winter wonderland and offer a series of winter programming starting Friday, November 24. The inaugural Winterland at the Park will welcome neighbors, families and visitors to skate, shop, eat and celebrate this holiday season.
As part of the winter-themed attractions, the Park will welcome the return of the popular Wrigleyville ice skating rink, debut a third location of the iconic Christkindlmarket and host a variety of outdoor, family-friendly programming. 
Programming dates, times and other details can be found at  ParkatWrigley.com.
ROCKS LAKEVIEW
BE REALTY CELEBRATES 5 YEARS

Cheers to five years!  Please join us in celebration at our annual holiday party.  Seeing friends, family, neighbors and colleagues his time of year is a tradition we have grown to love.  Please join us!  Saturday, December 16, 
3-8pm.
TEA GSCHWENDNER

Dec. 11-17th:  Spend $50.00 and receive a $5.00 gift card for a future purchase
THOREK OPEN HOUSE
  HEARTLAND HEALTH CENTER

Heartland Alliance is holding a Toy Drive for newborn to 5 year old patients at the Lakeview Heartland Pediatric Center. Drop off locations are Alderman Tunney's office at 3223 N. Sheffield and the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce at 3138 N. Broadway.
 
DEALS & PROMOTIONS

Noteworthy Notes is hosting a very special promotion on behalf of Lakeview Pantry! Shop at the store between December 6th - 10th  and 20% of your purchase will go directly to Lakeview Pantry!  Noteworthy Notes stocks the most popular invitations, announcements, and a host of fun and   interesting gifts. 

 
BUSINESS 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.

Lakeview East Development Projects
Explore all of the development projects in Lakeview East by clicking here
   
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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