July 11, 2018
 
LAKEVIEW EAST HEADLINES
2018 Lakeview East Festival of the Arts

INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING AT THE 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 Friday, September 7th-Sunday, September 9th 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, please email fotavolunteer@gmail.com to sign up!
 
Lakeview East Festival of the Arts  - Food Vendor
 
The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce is seeking Food Vendors for the 2018 Lakeview East Festival of the Arts. W e still have a few spots for additional food vendors, so if interested please email info@lakevieweast.com for more information on this opportunity.
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 Dillin@lakevieweast.com or by calling 773-348-8608.
Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting at  YOGGIC

Join the Chamber in welcoming and celebrating Lakeview East's newest yoga studio YOGGIC, located at 3110 N. Sheffield Ave on Saturday, July 21st at 9:30am.
Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting at Otherworld Theatre

Otherworld Theatre, located at 3914 N. Clark St, will have their Grand Opening gala on Saturday, July 14th from 7pm-12am. Join the chamber in welcoming them! Click here to purchase tickets. 
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)
Pancake Cafe -  3805 N. Broadway  NOW OPEN!
Get in the Kitchen Cooking Parties -  3617 N. Broadway 
YOGGIC -  3110 N. Sheffield  NOW OPEN!
Off the Ground Dance Studio - 2907-2909 N. Clark
Otherworld Theatre - 3914 N. Clark
Clarkview Apartments - 3226 N. Clark

LOCAL DEALS, SPECIALS & EVENTS






 
Join Byline Bank in nominating your local small businesses! The winning small business will receive $10,000! To nominate your favorites and to find more information click here






Celebrate Bastille Day this upcoming Saturday, July 14th, by stopping by our local Lakeview East French eateries!
Ceres' Table is now exclusively on RESERVE . When making a reservation on the app, write CHEERS in the Special Requests and receive a round of free Prosecco!

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.
  Aurelio's Pizza Wrigleyville is offering $5 Cubby Punch AND a new Brunch Menu!

The new, beautiful  Clarkview Apartments is having their Grand Opening party tomorrow with tours of the units, food, music, and more! You can purchase your tickets here

Congratulations to El Nuevo Mexicano for being listed as one of Chicago's 12 Essential Mexican Restaurants! Click here to see the article in the Eater!

The River Kitchen and Bar is having a VIP Party this Friday, July 13th.  Say "Let the River Run" at the door from 9pm-11pm to get an open drink and food package for $20!

 
 
WELCOME OUR NEWEST 
CHAMBER MEMBER!
 
Otherworld Theatre Company is the first venue ever dedicated to the performance of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Hosting two unique stages and a full bar, strap in for evenings of fantastical adventures.
Government & Business Affairs
REMINDER:  MINIMUM WAGE INCREASED ON JULY 1ST
 
Pursuant to the Chicago Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, MCC Chapter 1-24, beginning on July 1, 2018 the minimum hourly wage for Covered Employees 
will increase from $11.00 to $12.00 per hour.

The hourly wage for Covered Employees engaged in occupations receiving gratuities will increase from $6.10 to $6.25 per hour. Under both Illinois law and the Chicago ordinance, if an employee's wages plus tips do not equal at least the number of hours worked times the applicable minimum wage, his or her employer must make up the difference.
 
For more information on the City's minimum wage, click here.

We have attached the official poster to display at your business. Minimum Wage Poster English and Minimum Wage Poster Spanish.

Wellington Water Main Replacement

NPL crews will be preforming cross-street connections which will require at least two separate water shut-offs.  The first of the two shut-offs will include properties between Sheffield and Seminary and is expected to take place tomorrow, July 12th .  Notice to all affected properties will be posted on front doors 48-hours in advance of the water service interruption.

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.
Alderman Tom Tunney's Annual Senior Picnic

The 44th Ward and Alderman Tom Tunney are holding their Annual Senior Picnic on
Tuesday, July 17th from 11am-1pm. Lunch will be provided by John Barleycorn and there will be entertainment and prizes! For more information view the flyer  here .
19th District Police Events
Anti-Theft and Burglary  Prevention Forum

The Chicago Police Department will be holding an Anti Theft and Burglary Prevention Forum entitled "Keeping It Real" on Thursday, July 26th. The forum is at the Olson Auditorium at Advocate Hospital, 836 W. Wellington from 7pm-8:30pm. The panel will include convicted burglars. The community is strongly encouraged to attend!
Coffee with a Cop

Join Starbucks and the 19th District Community Policing Office from 11:30am-1pm at the 3030 N. Broadway Starbucks to have coffee!
National Night Out Block Party

The 19th Police District will be having their National Night Out Block Party on Tuesday, August 7th 2018, from 5:30pm-7:30pm . The theme is Midnight Circus! There will be free hot dogs, drinks, games, and more.


***For more information about all of the above events, click here.
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 July 2018.
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, July 18th from 7-8pm  - 19th District Beat 1922 Meeting
Location: 2452 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618

Wednesday, August 1st from 7-8pm - 19th District Beats 1923, 1924, and 1925 Meeting
Location: 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

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