June 13, 2018
Chicago's 49th Annual Pride Parade
Join Lakeview East and historic Boystown for one of the biggest events of the year, the 49th Annual Chicago Pride Parade! This year's Parade theme is "Remember the Past, Create the Future". The Parade begins right at 12PM on Sunday, June 24th.


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.

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 not to be thrown from balconies and porches onto the street. 

Alcohol consumption should not take place along the parade route. Drinking on the public way will result in tickets and/or fines.

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. 

Both the Assembly Area and Parade Route (listed above) will be posted with temporary signs indicating "NO PARKING ON SUNDAY JUNE 24, 2018, 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 Belmont Ave.
Belmont Ave. - Racine 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.
N. Sheridan Rd. - Sunnyside Ave. to Buena Ave.
Wellington Ave. from Clark St. to Racine Ave.
North Sheridan Road from Montrose to Agatite Street

On Friday, June 15th at 5:30PM, we will celebrate the opening of The River Kitchen + Bar. The Ribbon Cutting will be at 2909 N. Sheffield Ave. 
Stop in to welcome them to the neighborhood and try their new menu and specialty cocktails. There will also be FREE appetizers and one complimentary drink per guest!
LIKE our new Facebook Page  Wrigleyville Chicago Neighborhood!

Check out our new Facebook page, Wrigleyville Chicago Neighborhood and make sure to hit that "like" button. We will be posting the latest in Wrigleyville neighborhood news, local business deals and events, community happenings, and much more. Tell your friends and family to give us a follow too so everyone can stay updated with the Wrigleyville Chicago Neighborhood!
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.
Businesses Opening Soon in Lakeview East!

Big City Optical -  3232 N. Broadway 
Slice of Cheesie's - 964 W. Belmont NOW OPEN!
The Wheelhouse Hotel - 3475 N. Clark  
Union Full Board - 3475 N. Clark (Opening inside The Wheelhouse Hotel)
Pancake Cafe -  3805 N. Broadway
Get in the Kitchen Cooking Parties -  3617 N. Broadway
Yoggic - 3110 N. Sheffield Ave.
Whisk - 3720 N. Clark Street
The River Kitchen + Bar - 2909 N. Sheffield Ave. NOW OPEN!


Sip on some great coffee at Intelligentsia with Dad!

Join Hutch American Bistro for Father's Day this year and enjoy free Miller High Life's!

On Father's Day join PR Italian Bistro to celebrate Dad all day.  Chef Stefano will present special blackboard items for brunch & dinner with a variety of coveted & classic selections.

Burger of the Month!

Kuma's is bringing back the Goblin Cock as their Burger of the Month for June. Bring Dad along to this Chicago hot dog-inspired burger! 

B ring in your artwork soon if you'd like to have it framed in time for Father's Day. Or, stop by to get Dad a last-minute gift of local art at Real Art Chicago!

Who said you can't buy your way to being Dad's
favorite? Shop Foursided for the best Father's Day Gifts!

TeaGschwender will be at the Lincoln Park Conservatory on F ather's Day Sunday June 17 th .
They will be presenting & selling Iced Teas and Loose Leaf Teas.
A portion of the proceeds will go towards
the purchase of the
Tree Stump Tea Party for North Pond Garden
Treat Dad to a beautiful cup of Tea!

CBA is celebrating their 20 year anniversary and wants you to join in by enjoying their celebratory sandwich The Vern V. Vern!

Celebrate Sidetrack Chicago's 36th Anniversary next Wednesday, June 20th. They will have drink specials, lite bites, and giveaways.

Just in at The Leigh Gallery...an original acrylic painting by Samantha DeCarlo. Come see this 30"x40" on wood panel painting for yourself!

Ready to celebrate PRIDE? Celebrate with El Jardin and book a Pride Weekend Fiesta!

ROCKS Lakeview is offering some pretty tasty June Food Specials. Stop in throughout the month to try them!

What better way to ring in the weekend than with the launch of the new burger and shake of the month at DMK? Enjoy the Bok Joy Burger AND the Peaches and Cream shake all June.

Did you know HVAC Pub in Wrigleyville offers a $30 Cubs Game wristband deal featuring food and drink? Now you do! Come stop by!

Get your Summer yoga work outs in at Yoga Body Elements. Check out their June events calendar!

Luxury apartments in historic Lakeview offering the urban lifestyle you want featuring amenities such as a rooftop, fitness center, and resident lounge.

A new restaurant in Lakeview with American inspired sharable plates and craft cocktails in a thrilling, energetic, and socializing atmosphere.
Government & Business Affairs

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 June 2018
MINIMUM WAGE UPDATE -  City of Chicago
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.
Keep up to date with all the water main and infrastructure projects on the 44th Ward website.
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:

Tuesday, July 10th from 6:30-7:30pm -  19th District Beat 1933
Location: Illinois Masonic Med Center Library, 836 W Wellington Ave # 7501, Chicago, IL 60657

Wednesday, July 18th from 7-8pm - 19th District Beat 1922 Meeting
Location: 2452 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618



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