9/27/2017
 
H E A D L I N E S
CHICAGO MARATHON STREET CLOSURES
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will involve extensive street closures on Sunday, October 8, 2017. Please see below for street closure information in Lakeview East and alternative travel routes. The Marathon starts 7:30am.
 
STREET CLOSURES:
Mile 6  - Stockton Dr.: LaSalle Dr. to Fullerton Dr. 7 a.m. 11:45 a.m.
Mile 6  - Fullerton Dr.: Stockton Dr. to Cannon Dr. 7 a.m. 11:45 a.m.
Mile 7  - Cannon Dr.: Fullerton Dr. to Sheridan Rd. 7 a.m. 11:45 a.m.
Mile 7  - Sheridan Rd.: Diversey Pkwy. to Belmont Ave. 7 a.m. 11:45 a.m.
Mile 8  - Inner Lakeshore Dr.: Belmont Ave. to Addison St. 7 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Mile 8  - Addison St.: Inner Lakeshore Dr. to Broadway St. 7 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Mile 9  - Broadway St.: Addison St. to Diversey Pkwy. 7 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Mile 10  - Clark St.: Diversey Pkwy. to Webster Ave. 7 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
AVAILABLE STREET ROUTES :
North of the Loop Michigan Ave . north of 8th St. North- and southbound lanes will remain open including access to the Magnificent Mile.
Clybourn Ave.  will remain open.
Lincoln Ave. north of Sedgwick St . will remain open.
Clark St. north of Diversey Pkwy . will remain open.
Lake Shore Drive North  - and southbound lanes will remain open.
Inner Lake Shore Drive North  - and southbound lanes will remain open.
Diversey Pkwy. to Belmont Ave. Access to Lake Shore Dr.  - will remain open at Belmont Ave.
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

According to the Chicago Department of Transportation, pavement patching and utility structure adjustments should be completed along Broadway today. Sweeping and tack coat application will be performed over the next couple days. Final paving is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday of next week. 

The barricades are in place at the location of utility structure adjustments until the concrete reaches the appropriate strength. They will be removed once they are no longer needed.
 
All work will be completed by the Marathon on Sunday, October 8th. 
GO CUBS GO!

Help us cheer on the Cubs to make it to the playoffs! We are one game away from the post-season. Click here to check out some great places to eat, drink and watch the games in Wrigleyville.
2018 LAKEVIEW EAST DIRECTORY

The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce is pleased to offer all businesses in the Lakeview East district the chance to advertise in our 2018 Lakeview East Business Directory! Over 25,000 copies of the directory are distributed throughout the neighborhood, as well as city-wide to hotels and Chicago tourism offices, and is available online with links to advertiser websites. Deadline for materials is October 16, 2017.

Click here to see the 2018 Lakeview East Directory Advertising Rates and Deadline sheets that contain details, rates, and ad specifications

If you're interested in advertising in the 2018 Lakeview East Business Directory, please contact jessica@lakevieweast.com.

Don't forget that Lakeview East Chamber members receive a discount on advertising rates! If you're not currently a member and are interested in joining, please contact Jessie Mayo today.

SINGLE SHOT ORDINANCE

The Lakeview East Chamber attended the License Committee Meeting on August 30  to support the amendment to the Single Shot Ordinance 4-60-140.  This amendment will now prohibit package good stores from selling single servings of alcohol between the hours of 12:01am and the legally established hour of the store opening. 
STOREFRONT OPPORTUNITIES

Looking for an open storefront in Lakeview East or Wrigleyville? We have a great storefront vacancy resource that is updated weekly. 



LAKEVIEW EAST FASHION & BEAUTY GUIDE

Lakeview East has everything you need to spruce up your look for any season! From an array of salons and spas, to fashion and eyewear retailers, you'll be sure to find the perfect style that is uniquely you. After pampering yourself, you'll be within walking distance of lakefront parks, theaters, Wrigley Field, a wealth of restaurants and spectacular nightlife. Indulge in all that Lakeview East has to offer today!



 
W E L C O M N EWESMEMBE R S

Smoking some of the finest BBQ in Chicago, Wrigley BBQ sources their meat and ingredients from the finest local purveyors. They deliver sinfully smoked and sauced BBQ of the highest quality. Owner and Pitmaster Mitch Liebovich has always had a passion for BBQ since making his first brisket at age 3. Taking the reins of Wrigley BBQ in 2017, his love for the craft is showcased in every one of their signature items - brisket, ribs, wings, pulled pork and smoked chicken.

Bittersweet is one of Chicago's premier European-style pastry shops and cafés, serving extraordinary confections and custom cakes for every occasion.  Founded in 1992 by award-winning pastry chef Judy Contino, Bittersweet offers fine pastry, lunch and desserts in a beautiful, welcoming café.


Visit Amigos & Us and select from a variety of patches and stickers, hippie skirts and tops, hats, bajas and ponchos, hand carvings, stone jewelry, toe rings and sterling silver rings, patchwork pants, skirts and dresses and bags, decorative glass and more! It's your go to full service hippie boutique and smoke shop.

JC Licht has been giving expert advice and assistance to those looking to breathe new life into their Chicagoland homes since 1907. Their customers are their neighbors and friends and they trust them to share their expertise and provide them with superior products and outstanding service. JC Licht service professionals are trained in their extensive line of products and are skilled home project experts who can help you every step of the way. 

E V E N T S

Join us and Lakeview East businesses for the Jack Daniel's Chili Cook-Off on  Saturday, October 14th from 1-5pm . Attendees will be able to sample chili from over 15 Lakeview restaurants and vote for their favorite to win the competition. Enjoy drink samples from Jack Daniel's, enter to win fun giveaways and sip on your favorite cocktails while tasting delicious chili. Event proceeds benefit the Lakeview Pantry and Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce. 
SENIOR FAIR - SARA FEIGENHOLTZ
WERQ CHICAGO JOB FAIR

It's National Taco Day on Wednesday, October 4th. Graystone Tavern is celebrating by doing what they do best! All specialty tacos are $2 and Tito's cocktails are $5. Doors open at 5pm and food is available until 1:30am.  For more information or to reserve a table, please email info@graystonetavern.com!
 
D E A L S P R O M O T I O N S
BRUNCH AT 

Enjoy brunch every Sunday from 11am - 3pm at Home Run Inn Pizza. Try their brunch buffet for $17.99 and add on $10 for bottomless mimosas and bloody mary's. 
BRIDGET MCNEILL'S NEW HAPPY HOUR

Swing by and check out Bridget McNeill's new specials and extended happy hours!
 
BELMONT THEATER DISTRICT
 
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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