August 8, 2018
2018 Lakeview East Festival of the Arts

The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers to assist at the 2018 Lakeview East Festival of the Arts. The 2018 Festival will run from Saturday, September 8 th-Sunday, September 9 th and we are looking for help in all areas of the festival. 

Volunteers will receive a festival t-shirt and a drink ticket for the festival. You can sign up here. If you have any questions, email

Movies in the Park
Join us this upcoming Friday, August 10th for Movies in the Park at Hawthorne School. We will be showing Disney Pixar's, Coco! Cartoons will show before the movie around 7:30pm and the movie itself begins at dusk. 

Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread and Wine is offering movie-goers 
a chance to purchase a picnic basket for the night! Pre-order yours here and make sure to mention "Movies in the Park" in the order comments. You can pick up your ordered basket at the movie between 7:30pm-8:15pm!

The Lakeview East Community Partnership is grateful to receive a donation from Chicago Twenty Something   from this year's  #MustacheCrawl !   In addition a donation was made to the Lakeview Pantry to provide over 8,000 meals to our neighbors. Thank you to Freddie Kole and Chicago Twenty Something for your contribution to the Lakeview community.

We were so excited to join Governor Rauner for the signing of
SB-2436 on Thursday, August 2nd at  Eggsperience Pancakes & Cafe in Lakeview East.
This bill will ease the burden on business owners who apply for a liquor license near a church or school.  No longer will the business owners need to go through a State amendment, however it must be approved by local jurisdiction. Thank you State Representative Sara Feigneholtz for championing this bill, Alderman Tunney for your local support, and to the Small Business Advocacy Council for all their support and work in bringing this to fruition.
Wrigleyville Summer Series

Thank you to everyone that joined us at our first party of the Wrigleyville Summer Series on the Moe's Cantina rooftop! We had a blast and hope you did too. You can view more photos from the event here.

Our second event of the series will be at Casey Moran's IVY Lounge Rooftop on August 30th from 6pm-8pm. More information, including how to purchase tickets, will be available very soon!

3rd Annual Lakeview East Wine and Sweets Stroll
Save the date! The 3rd Annual Wine and Sweets Stroll will be on September 30th from 3pm-6pm. More details to be released very soon. 

A Dog's Best Friend has provided over 15 years of professional loving pet care - dog walkers, groomer, pet sitters in Chicago's Northside neighborhoods of Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Boystown, Roscoe Village and North Center.  Fully insured & bonded so they've got it covered from the pets to your home and everything in between. In the bustle of city life, it is can be a bit demanding to consistently provide the attention your pets need. With years of satisfied owners and loved pets, you can rely on them when you're away.  They'd like to consider ourselves a part of your pet's extended family.

EB Pediatric Resources provides Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Developmental Therapy, ABA Therapy and other Pediatric Therapy services, a comprehensive Behavior Management program for families of children with autism, Global Developmental Evaluations, home-based Infant Massage Instruction, Family Counseling and Support, Therapeutic Listening program, and Interactive Metronome services (helps children with ADD/ADHD or motor planning issues.)

iCandee Marketing & Apparel is a full service custom apparel and branding firm located in Chicago, IL. They offer custom corporate and team apparel, branded merchandise, awards and more! iCandee is a proud NGLCC Certified LGBT Business Enterprise headquartered in Chicago, IL.
Businesses Opening Soon in Lakeview East!
Big City Optical -  3232 N. Broadway 
The Wheelhouse Hotel - 3475 N. Clark  
Union Full Board - 3475 N. Clark (Opening inside The Wheelhouse Hotel)
Off the Ground Dance Studio - 2905-2907 N. Clark
Dance Moi - 3352. N Broadway
Happy Camper - 3548 N. Clark
Pancake Cafe -  3805 N. Broadway  NOW OPEN!
YOGGIC -  3110 N. Sheffield  NOW OPEN!
Otherworld Theatre - 3914 N. Clark NOW OPEN!
Clarkview Apartments - 3226 N. Clark NOW OPEN!


The Lakeview East area is bustling with new development.   For development projects visit our website here.
Greenway Project

Bumpouts are currently being installed on School/Aldine from Lincoln to Inner Lake Shore Drive. Parking restrictions will be in place in several locations on School/Aldine to facilitate this work. They installations are expected to be completed within the next week. Once complete, crews will begin installing speed bumps on School/Aldine.

Parking will be restricted throughout the project Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. as needed. Traffic may be stopped from time to time to allow construction vehicles to move through the construction area.

This project is expected to be complete by the end of August. For more information click here.

Senior Summer BBQ

The 19th District Seniors are having their Annual Summer BBQ on Thursday, August 16th from noon to 2:00pm. Join them for delicious burgers and cold drinks!

More information can be found in this month's 19th District Senior Newsletter here.
19th District Community Alternative Policing Strategies (CAPS)

The 44th Ward is served by the 19th District (bounded by Lawrence, Lake Shore Drive, Fullerton, and the Chicago River). Each police district is divided in beats, and each beat has a team of beat officers assigned to it. Police representatives from these teams and local community leaders conduct the CAPS meetings. For more information on CAPS, visit the Chicago Police Department's web page,  How CAPS Works

Upcoming CAPS Meetings:

Monday, August 13th from 6:30pm - 7:30pm 19th District  Beats 1934 and 1935
Location:  Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave, Chicago, IL 60657 

Tuesday, September 11th from 7- 8pm  - 19th District Beat 1933
Location: Illinois Masonic Med Center Library, 836 W Wellington Ave #7501, Chicago, IL 60657

Wednesday, September 19th from 7- 8pm  - 19th District Beat 1922
Location: 2452 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL, 60618

Wednesday, October 3rd from 7- 8pm  - 19th District Beats 1923, 1924, and 1925 Meeting
Location: 850 W Addison St, Chicago, IL, 60613

Small Business Education Workshops 

The Small Business Center offers FREE classes and workshops all year long.   Click here to view the workshop schedule for Wednesdays and Fridays in August 2018.

Featuring Wrigleyville restaurants, bars, nightlife, local happenings and more, this website will be your one stop shop guide to one of Chicago's favorite neighborhoods. Keep up to date with everything happening in the area and browse the local businesses that give Wrigleyville it's charm. Make sure to also "like" Wrigleyville Chicago Neighborhood page on Facebook for all the hottest deals and news in town.
Lakeview East & Wrigleyville Banner Sponsorship Now Available

The Lakeview East Street Pole Banners are located throughout the District are now available for sponsorship. Banners are located on Broadway, Clark, Belmont, Addison and Diversey. Chamber members and local businesses have the opportunity to sponsor new banners or renew your current banner sponsorship at a discounted rate. 

Wrigleyville Area Banners:
New Banner Sponsorship (per banner):
- Lakeview East Chamber Members - $500 each
- Non-Members - $1,000 each

Surrounding Lakeview East Area Banners:
New Banner Sponsorship (per banner):
- Lakeview East Chamber Members - $250 each
- Non-Members - $400 each

Please contact Dillin Ravenscraft for more information at or by calling 773-348-8608.

Upcoming Concerts at Wrigley Field

Pearl Jam is performing at Wrigley Field on Saturday August 18th, and Monday August 20th. Tickets can still be purchased online here.

The Annoyance Theatre and their improv group, The 
Matt Damon Improv, teamed up with The Chew host Carla Hall on Windy City Live. Watch the segment here!

Tea Gschwender is having a "Thirsy Thursday" Special during the month of August. Come in on a Thursday and buy a cup of tea to go, and get another one free!

Old Crow Smokehouse in Wrigleyville seems to be the latest celebrity hot spot! We spotted native Chicagoan Joe the Grocer and Jordan Kimball, both from The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise, on the Old Crow rooftop this weekend!

Check out Panino's Pizzeria's Cubs Home Game Specials!

Gallagher Way is hosting their Sundown Sessions on select Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 7pm-9pm. Bring a blanket and enjoy the sounds of live Jazz music!

  Did you know the Robert Jeffrey Hair Studio has an app? Download it today to see updates, discounts, and more! 
Wilde Bar & Restaurant is offering a Summer cocktail menu. Stop in before Summer's over to try for yourself!



Join Mild 2 Spicy for their Vegan Night on August 24th. For just $12.99 receive the entire menu above!

All are welcome at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Academy.
 They are accepting applications for preschool- eighth grade! Call or email to set up a tour today.

For the rest of the baseball season, when the Cubs win a road game Dimo's Pizza is offering free delivery the next day on orders placed through using promo code:

NoteworthyNotes is offering a buy 3 get the 4th free special on all of their greeting cards!
The Chicago Athletic Clubs  is proud to partner with the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation for a 1 hour fitness Challenge. For more information click here
Kanela Breakfast Club has a boozy brunch all week long! Stop in and try a decadent bloody mary!
Parking Spot Available!

An indoor parking space is available for rent at 525 W Hawthorne Place. The space is on the main floor and close to the garage. Located one building west of Lake Shore Drive and multiple bus lines! The space is $250 per month. If interested, call 312-371-8850.

The date for Movies in the Park, Paddington 2, has been changed to September 14th. A rain date has been set for September 21st. 


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