December 5, 2018
Lakeview East Holiday Party

We will have our Annual Holiday Party on Thursday, December 13th from 6 - 9pm at Deuce's and The Diamond Club's Santa Baby Bar (3505 N. Clark). Tickets are online, $25 for members and $30 for non-members. Tickets include complimentary food and beverage.

TBOX 2018, The Original 12 Bars of Xmas Chicago Bar Crawl is coming to Wrigleyville this Saturday December 8! It's the world's largest and longest-running pub crawl, and TBOX Bar Crawls has donated over $280,000 to local charities over the last 10 years. For tickets and info, visit 
22nd Annual Giver's Gift

The 22nd Annual Giver's Gift has begun! Now through Friday, December 21st collect $300 in receipts from Lakeview East neighborhood stores and get a free $50 Lakeview East gift card to spend at participating stores.
Wrigleyville Winter Wonderland

We are proud to announce a new immersive experience coming to Chicago this holiday season: Wrigleyville Winter Wonderland: four heated geodesic domes, from the acclaimed company  SynerGeo Designs , that welcome visitors with unique, fun and interactive seasonal experiences. Admission is free and food and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. 

Holiday Extravaganza

Our Holiday Extravaganza this past Saturday was quite the day to remember. We had a successful Treat Stroll and Gift Card sales day, breaking the record for amount in Lakeview East Gift Cards sold! Thank you to everyone who participated!
Member Spotlight
Lauren Rubbelke

After selling hand-made sport's team dresses and fitness tracker charms under the name Fanfashions on ETSY for several years, in June 2015  Lauren Rubbelke launched .

The website continued to feature hand-made items as well as an array of contemporary brands and styles. After operating the website, along with ETSY sales, and working a full-time retail management job, Lauren decided it was time to take the leap of faith and open a brick-and-mortar store. On April 1st 2016, The Colette Collection proudly opened at  2858 N Clark St. in Chicago's vibrant Lakeview East neighborhood. It was a long awaited dream come true for Lauren. 

The Colette Collection offers an eclectic mix of carefully-curated clothing, bold accessories, and playful gifts that are as fun to give as they are to receive. Lauren hand-picks styles from up-and-coming fashion brands to deliver high fashion without high prices. The boutique keeps everything moderately priced with clothing ranging $29-$68 and jewelry as low as $2! The Colette Collection receives an array of new arrivals almost daily, so you'll always discover something special and amazing on every visit. And because they are a local boutique, we only carry a few of each item, so you don't have to worry about seeing your outfit twin at the next social gathering! 

If you have yet to visit our boutique stop in today and let the considerate & knowledgeable sales staff help you find pieces that work best for your style. This trendy boutique has something for everyone including fun gifts, perfect for the Holidays!

The Colette Collection just opened a second location in Lauren's hometown of St. Louis, MO. The store is located at West County Center and opened in August 2018. The Colette Collection also sells as several pop-up events throughout the city as well as continues the website and active on Facebook with Facebook Live sales. 

The Colette Collection's annual Holiday Party is scheduled for Sunday ,December 16th 12pm-6pm! Come stop by, cheers champagne or spiked egg nog, enjoy yummy treats, and shop amazing Holiday discounts. 

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Lakeview East Event Space Guide

Planning a private party? Check out our Lakeview East Event Space Guide for all of the best event spaces in the Lakeview East and Wrigleyville area!
Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Zeglio will have a Ribbon Cutting for their new location at 3245 N. Broadway. Come join us tomorrow December 6th at 4pm to welcome them to a beautiful new space and showroom in the community!
Businesses Opening Soon in Lakeview East!
Big City Optical -  3232 N. Broadway
Wear Moi - 3352. N Broadway
Happy Camper - 3548 N. Clark
Hero Coffee Bar - 2950 N. Sheridan NOW OPEN! 
Solid Core - 3312 N. Broadway NOW OPEN! 
The Roost Carolina Kitchen  - 3474 N. Clark
Shake Shack - 
3519 N. Clark NOW OPEN! 
Baseballism- 1027 W Addison St a107 NOW OPEN! 
Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken - 1027 W Addison St  NOW OPEN! 
Grand Mongolian Hot Pot - 2904 N Broadway 

The Lakeview East area is bustling with new development. For development projects visit our website 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:

Thursday, December 6th from 6:30-7:30 pm  - 19th District Beat 1915 Meeting
Location:  Uptown Buena Library, 929 W. Buena

Monday, December 10th from 6:30-7:30 pm  - 19th District Beats 1934 & 1935 Meeting
Location:  2nd Unitarian Church, 656 W. Barry

Wednesday, December 12th from 7:00-8:00 pm  - 19th District Beat 1914 Meeting
Location:  Clarendon Park, 4501 N. Clarendon

Tuesday, January 8th from 6:30-7:00pm  - 19th District Beat 1933
Location:  Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital

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 December 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 Available

The Lakeview East Street Pole Banners are located throughout the District are still 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 Kate McKenna for more information at or by calling 773-348-8608.




Come party down with Talos, Tessa, Braith and the rest of the Wigglyville Crew on Friday, December 14th from 6:30-8:30pm. They'll have sales, snacks, drinks and goodies for the pets! Bring your family, bring your friends, bring your pets!

All professional hair care products:  Buy one get one 50% off 
Don't forget to view the clearance section - 70% off Nioxin, Biolage, Sexy and more!

Chicago Bagel Authority needs your help in donating items to House of the Good Shepherd. See the list above for what is needed.


Bittersweet Pastry is ready for your Hanukkah orders! Order online
or call 773-929-1100 for pick up or delivery.
Ann Sather  is offering a Christmas menu again this year. See what it's all about
Join Room 13 for a Vaudeville Show on December 5th! For more details and to purchase your tickets click  

Jeni's Ice Cream Wrigleyville  has new delicious holiday flavors now available online and in-store!

Robert Jeffrey Hair Studio is ready for the holiday season! 
Make your appointment today and take advantage of their holiday specials, gift certificates and RJ product gift sets. 



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