November 6 , 2019

Giver's Gift
Shop local this holiday season! Collect $300 worth of receipts from Lakeview East merchants and receive a $50 gift card. See flyer above for more details.
Wrigleyville Cider Fest
Join us at the Wrigleyville Cider Fest at Rizzo's Bar & Inn this Saturday, November 9th from 1PM-5PM for an afternoon sipping seven different ciders and a special a Green Apple Effen Vodka cocktail plus a delicious food buffet, prizes and more!

Tickets are only $10 for this event so get yours here! Tickets will be $20 at the door.
2019 Jack Daniel's Chili Cook-Off
Join us at the  2019 Jack Daniel's Chili Cook-Off on  Saturday, November 16th from 1-5pm at  Sidetrack Bar. Attendees will be able to sample chili from Lakeview East 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.
Tickets are just $10 per person, which includes chili samples and fun giveaways. Event proceeds benefit the Lakeview East Chamber and the Heartland Alliance.  Get your tickets here.
Lakeview Supper Club: Vegan Supper with Bottles Up! & Fancy Plants Cafe
Join the Lakeview Supper Club for their first ever vegan dinner on Tuesday, November 19th at 7pm! Begin the night at Bottles Up! with a wine tasting and appetizer pairing, then head over to Fancy Plants cafe for a 5-course vegan dinner.

Tickets are only $45 (including tax AND tip). Members can purchase up to 3 tickets. Dinner at Fancy Plants will be BYOB and discounted wine will be available at Bottles Up! during the appetizer portion of the night.

To join the Lakeview Supper Club and purchase tickets, click here
The 2019-2020 Private Event Space Guide is now available!
 
Ready to book your holiday party? Browse the interactive Lakeview Private Event Space Guide online  here  and find the perfect location for your next special event.
Local Artist Paints Lakeview

Steve Slaske, a local artist,  painted this beautiful watercolor of a dramatic, stormy sky over Lakeview with impressive detail. Prints can be purchased online here in 24" and 32".
Façade Rebate Program

 
  Update the façade of your building with the help of the Façade Rebate Program. Eligible projects within the SSA territories can receive up to $6,000 or 60% in funds for improvements.

Read here for more information and to fill out the application. 

For questions, please contact Felix Quintiliani  [email protected]. Or call 773.348.8608.


 


Long Overdue helps people turn their family trees into family libraries. They help with writing, editing, interviewing, formatting, cover design, and more!

COMING 2020! 

Everbrook Academy is a 21st century preschool with a focus on integrated, hands-on learning experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math.  Everbrook Academy offers programs for every age group from infants and toddlers, Preschool and Pre-K, and before- and after-school clubs for school-age students.  Learn more.
Businesses Opening Soon in Lakeview East!
Kilwins - 1027 W. Addison
CMX: The Cinema Experience1027 W. Addison   
Cargo Food Authority - 1027 W. Addison
Cuddle Bunny - 2901 N. Clark
Starbucks 3845 N. Broadway NOW OPEN!
Dance on Broadway  -3168 N. Broadway
Cumin - 1039 W Belmont Ave
Everbrook Academy- 538 W. Diversey Pkwy
Coco's Wonderland  - 3535 N. Broadway
Taco Bell  - 3001 N. Broadway

Lakeview East & Wrigleyville Banner  Sponsorship Still 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 our office for more information  by calling 773-348-8608.
Storefront Opportunities

Are you or anyone you know, looking to move their business to Lakeview East? You can view Storefront Opportunities on our website here!


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

Mayor Lightfoot and BACP Announce Reforms to Expand 
One-Stop-Shop Services for Neighborhood Businesses and Entrepreneurs

New Regional Small Business Centers and Fast-Track Business Signs initiative both to reduce red tape and bring much-needed licensing support to the neighborhoods

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) yesterday announced two landmark programs to better support Chicago's small business owners by increasing community resources and removing red tape for thousands of entrepreneurs. As part of the Mayor's 2020 Budget, five new Regional Small Business Centers will be established next year to provide residents with easy access to business licensing support and information in their communities.

RED PURPLE MODERNIZATION (RPM) PROJECT-SIGN UP FOR ALERTS!  

Construction has begun for the five year phase of the RPM project.  To find out more about this project please visit the RPM website hereThe modernization project has many steps, and it is important to know when and how you or your business may be affected.  Sign up for construction impact alerts in your community  here
ChibizHub is an online platform build by the City of Chicago to help connect small businesses with service providers.
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:

Wednesday, November 6th from 7:00pm-8:00pm  - 19th District Beats 1923, 24, & 25
Location:  19th District Station

Monday, November 11th from 7:00pm-7:30pm  - 19th District Beat 1932
Location:  New Life Church

Tuesday, November 12th from 6:30pm-7:00pm  - 19th District Beat 1933
Location:  Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital

Thursday, November 14th from 6:30pm-7:30pm  - 19th District Beat 1913
Location:  19th District Station

Small Business Education Workshops 

The Small Business Center offers FREE classes and workshops all year long.  Click here to view the workshop schedule for the first and last Wednesday in October.



Johnson's Real Ice Cream is offering a real treat for Vets and Active Military this Veterans Day: FREE ICE CREAM! Stop in on Monday, November 11 and show your Active Military ID (or other proper identification) and get a free scoop in a cup, cake cone or sugar cone! Valid at 2951 N. Broadway.
 
TBOX is just over a month away! Get your tickets TODAY!
Nonprofit bookstore now open in Lakeview! 
Browse thousands of gently used  books, CDs, and DVDs, all on sale for under $6. Books are provided by Carpe Librum, a used, donation-based bookstore benefiting Chicago Public Schools. 

There's something for everyone here: from bestsellers to cookbooks, biographies to children's books, teen reads to classic vintage hardbacks, and more! 


For over 75 years at Mary Meyer School, children have learned through purposeful play. Mary Meyer School is a NAEYC accredited half-day preschool in Lakeview East. We are currently accepting applications for the 2020/2021 school year for children who will turn three years of age by 12/1/2020. Our online application can be found at  www.marymeyer.org. Please join us for our first Prospective Parent Night on Wednesday, November 6. You can register to attend this informative evening using the Inquiry Form on our website.
Join our wonderful school community!
Let's Learn, Let's Play!
Job Alert!
TODAY! Botox & Bubbly at BodyBrite MedSpa
 Perk up with a complementary skin analysis and consultation, champagne and a can't-miss offer on Botox! RSVP required.

Vanille Patisserie Thanksgiving Menu Now Available
Get 15% off online orders for your Thanksgiving feast now through 11/17 with code "PieSeason." Order online today
Chicago City Day School Open House
Discover Chicago City Day School at their upcoming Open House on  Sunday, November 17, 2019 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.   Visit:  www.chicagocitydayschool.org  to learn more and to register for the Open House.
Official Penguins vs Blackhawks Watch Party at Sheffield's
Join Sheffield's and the Chicago Blackhawks crew for an official Blackhawks watch party.
The Blackhawks take on the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday, November 9th at 6 p.m. There'll be a chance to meet the Chicago Blackhawks Ice Crew , LIVE music by DJ Mark and sweet Blackhawks giveaways. 

First 100 people at the bar receive an official Blackhawks souvenir! More info here
 

 
 

 
 

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