6/21/2017
 
H E A D L I N E S
LAKEVIEW EAST WINE & SWEETS STROLL

The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce has partnered with three of our local wine shops  wineHouse Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine, and Stellar Wine Company to put on the 2nd Annual Lakeview East Wine & Sweets Stroll on July  16th  from 3 - 6pm. 

Wine distributors from these three wine shops will be sampling their wines inside retail businesses throughout Lakeview East. Sweets shops in the neighborhood will also be sampling sweets and treats along the routes. The Wine & Sweets Stroll will feature two routes (North & South), you can select either route or both for double the fun! 

Each route is $25/person or you can select both routes for $40 ! With the purchase of a Wine & Sweets Stroll ticket you will receive a  wine sampling glass over 24 different wine samples delicious local sweets  and  two Laugh Factory tickets . Enjoy  exclusive retail discounts  only offered to participants during the event. Must be 21 or older! 

Wine distributors include Glunz Wines, h2vino, VineJoy, Heritage Wine Cellars, Vintage Wines and more!  No ticket refunds will be given. 


CHECK OUT THIS YEAR'S PRIDE PARADE ROUTE
WHERE CAN PEDESTRIANS CROSS THE PARADE ROUTE?
There are nine pedestrian cross-over intersections to assist pedestrians to cross the parade route safely.
 
Montrose Ave. at Broadway
Irving Park Rd. at Broadway
Grace St. at Halsted St.
Addison St. at Halsted St.
Roscoe St. at Halsted St.
Wellington Ave. at Broadway
Aldine Street at Halsted St.
Cornelia Ave at Halsted St.
Barry Ave. at Broadway

At each corner of the streets listed above there will be police officers assigned to assist pedestrians to cross the parade route.

$1000 PUBLIC ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION FINE
Alcohol consumption should not take place along the parade route. Drinking on the public way will result in tickets and/or fines

ROOFTOP & BALCONY PARTY WARNING
Rooftop parties will not be allowed on the parade route during the Pride Parade or after the parade. In addition, balconies and porches will not be occupied past capacity and items are nt to be thrown from balconies and porches onto the street. 

PARKING RESTRICTIONS
Both the Assembly Area and Parade Route (listed above) will be posted with temporary signs indicating "NO PARKING ON SUNDAY JUNE 25, 2017, FROM 5:00 AM TO 8:00 PM. - Both sides of the street." The following streets will have parking restrictions:

Montrose Ave. - Greenview Ave. to Hazel St.
Broadway St. - Leland Ave. to Grace St.
Sunnyside Ave. - Broadway St. to North Sheridan Rd.
Halsted St. - Grace St. to to Belmont Ave.
Belmont Ave. - Sheffield Ave. to Broadway St.
Broadway St. - Belmont Ave. to Diversey Pkwy.
Diversey Pkwy. - Broadway St. to Cannon Dr. (Sheridan)
Cannon Dr. - Diversey Pkwy. to Fullerton Pkwy.
Addison St. - 736 W. Addison St. to Sheffield Ave.
Waveland Ave. - Halsted St. to Broadway St.
Grace St. - Halsted St. to Fremont St.
Clifton from Montrose Ave. to Sunnyside Ave.
Wellington Ave. from Clark St. to Racine Ave.
North Sheridan Road from Montrose to Agatite Street
East Side of Racine St. from Belmont Ave to Wellington Ave

MINIMUM WAGE UPDATE
City of Chicago
 
The minimum wage for non-tipped  employees in the City of Chicago increases to $11.00 per hour  July 1, 2017. The new minimum wage rate for tipped employees starting July 1, 2017 is  $6.10 per hour
 
Click Here for more resources from the City of Chicago, including the notice to employers and employees, FAQ, and rules and regulations. 

 
W E L C O M N EWESMEMBE R S
THE MEN'S ROOM

The Men's Room is the premier retail destination for high quality men's fashion, grooming and fetish products. Featuring incredible local and international brands that focus on the urban lifestyle, the Men's Room has quickly become the go to location to pick up all the latest trends and products. By showcasing up and coming local designers as well as carrying well known international brands, the store offers a wide variety of products that can meet any discerning taste. 
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KANELA BREAKFAST CLUB

Kanela brings a local, organic, and flavorful approach to a Greek-infused American breakfast & lunch. Their menu reflects their heritage as well as the origin of the name, which means cinnamon in Greek. You'll find it featured in many items from the menu. Everything they cook is from scratch and made with local organic ingredients whenever possible. Their first location opened in Lakeview in 201 and since then, they've opened locations in Old Town, Wicker Park, Streeterville, Andersonville and coming soon to Ukrainian Village. 

E V E N T S
FIT BODY BOOTCAMP CELEBRATES PRIDE

Fit Body Boot Camp is hosting a pride-themed workout this Saturday the 24th. They will have three sessions at 8:15am, 9am, and 9:45am where guest are encouraged to dress in their best pride attire, suitable to workout in. These three sessions will be free and open to the public, all that's required is a $5 donation that will go to the Human Rights Campaign. Each month Fit Body Boot Camp chooses a charity to support and in June it's the Human Rights Campaign.
 
Please RSVP for a particular session by emailing info@lakeviewfitbody.com.
IRISH OAK PARADE AFTER PARTY

Pride doesn't stop after the parade! This Sunday, the Irish Oak is throwing a Pride Party in support of the Trevor Project starting at 1pm. Expect rainbow bombs and great music! They'll be raffling some exciting prizes to benefit this cause. 
PRIDE PARADE PARTY AT
BRIDGET MCNEILL'S
SIDETRACK PROFESSIONALS HAPPY HOUR
SIDETRACK CELEBRATES 35 YEARS WITH A WEEK OF EVENTS!

LUCKY HORESESHOE PRIDE EVENTS

June Drink Special
$4 Three Olives Watermelon Cocktails and Shots
 
SHOW US WHAT YOU GOT! Underwear Contest
Thursday, 6/22
1st Place:  $100 Cash;  2nd Place: $50 Bar Tab 
Sponsored by Steamworks Chicago

HEAT with DJ Riley York
Friday, 6/23  @ 9pm
Hot Beats & Hot Bodies

LIQUID BRUNCH WITH THE DIVAS
Saturday, 6/24
From 2pm - 10pm
All hits from past, present, & current divas
$20 Mimosa Drink Special from 2pm - 6pm

PRIDE PARADE
Sunday, 6/25
Doors Open @ 10pm
Enjoy Chicago's Pride Parade in air-conditioning 
CELEBRATE PRIDE DAY WITH PRIDE PANTS AT SHEFFIELDS
JOIN SHEFFIELDS FOR THE VIRTUE CIDER RELEASE PARTY ON JUNE 24TH!
DE A L S P R O M O T I O N S
FOURTH OF JULY AL FRESCO DINING AND SUMMER COCKTAILS AT KANELA

Saturday, July 1 through Tuesday, July 4; open at 7am -- $9 seasonal cocktails!


For Chicagoans staying in town this Fourth of July weekend, Kanela Breakfast Club offers al fresco, dog-friendly dining in Lakeview. Guests can sip on summer cocktails all weekend long including the Cinnamon Toast Brunch, Ginger Paloma, and the Tony Danza.
 
Perfect for summertime, Kanela has new health-conscious menu items like the Kanela Club, Coastal Wrap, Garden Wrap and more!
GET YOUR PRIDE COOKIES AT
CAFE L'APPETITO!

PASTORAL CATERING

Order catering from Pastoral just in time for your Pride party! They offer 5% half case and 10% full case discounts for the perfect pairings. Contact your nearest Pastoral to arrange for local delivery.
BOOZY SNOW CONE AT BAR PASTORAL!

Join Bar Pastoral on parade day and enjoy bubbles, special sandwiches and the return of Boozy Sno Cones! This year they are mixing up a strawberry limeade with CH Distillery vodka and passion fruit.

TO-GO SANDWICHES

On the go in need of a quick snack? Both Pastoral and Bar Pastoral are serving up made to order sandwiches, perfect for a quick bite or a snack on the go! Fuel up after the parade at Bar Pastoral with specials including: The "PB&J" featuring nutty Gjetost cheese & strawberry champagne jam, or an Egg Salad Sandwich with peas, arugula, crispy speck prosciutto.
STAN'S DONUTS

Stan's Donuts will be offering special Pride donuts during the month of June at their
Clark & Broadway stores. 
PRIDE SPECIALS AT NATIVE FOODS

Anyone that mentions the word "Pride" will receive a free dessert from the Native Foods Lakeview location. They are also offering a "Pride Meatball Sandwich".  
PRIDE ARTWORK AT LEIGH GALLERY

Exclusive to The Leigh Gallery --  "Chicago PRIDE" Original Acrylic Painting by Joe Canup.  "Pride Study", "Transgender Pride" and "Bear pride" Original Oil Paintings by Michael Barnett.
Celebrating diversity, creativity and PRIDE! 

FOURSIDED

Get your Pride vibes on at Foursided! Stop by for an array of flags, pins, prints, and other celebration gear. 
PLANNED PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
PRIDE SPECIAL

$500 off the 1st month's rent on all new leases signed in June!  Studios start at $950.  806 W. Belmont,  773.598.4444,  ppmapartments.com

BITES ASIAN TAPAS PRIDE PARADE DEALS

Bites Asian Tapas is serving $18 Bottomless Mimosas at brunch (11am-3pm) and Buy One Get One 1/2 OFF Signature Rolls (after 3pm, for equal or lesser value) on Pride Parade Day!
REVOLUCION & EL MARIACHI PRIDE DEALS

Join Revolucion and El Mariachi Tequila Bar & Grill before, during and after the Pride Parade for a special deal on Maestro Dobel shots and bottomless mimosas!

                          BURGER KING

Burger King will be handing out Pride shirts and crowns on the day of the Pride Parade. The deal of the day will be a free drink with any purchase with a minimum of $1.00, a BOGO Whopper, a free value fry with any purchase with a minimum of $1.00, and a BOGO Whopper coupon.

THE NORTH END

North End will be running $5 22oz Miller lite Drafts on Saturday and $5 absolut cocktails and $20 Leinie buckets on Sunday.
PRIDE SPECIALS AT BLOWN BY BOCAJ
PRIDE SPECIAL @ ADVANCED SPINE & SPORT

Call (773) 868-0347 and mention this promotion when you set up your appointment, you will receive a consultation with the doctors, an exam, a complimentary insurance benefits check, and x-rays for $39. (normally up to a $495 value!) For more information, visit their  website .
 
J O B P O S T I N G S
AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE HIRING

American Family Insurance agent, Michael Plageman is hiring for an Agent Associate - Sales & Customer Service - All Lines. Contact him at 847-823-0220 or email mplagema@amfam.com to express interest!

TEAGSCHWENDNER JOB POSTING

Join the Best Tea Shop in Chicago's team -TeaGschwendner. They have been a loose leaf tea retailer since 1978 offering pure, organic, pesticides and sugar free, award-winning premium teas. Their Lincoln Park location has an opening for a Part Time Tea Associate - 15-25 hours per week with great benefits.
 
Please apply in person or email your resume to info@tgtea.com

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