June 19, 2019

Lakeview Summer Series

The Lakeview East Summer Series: Fridays Afterwork is kicking off at Union Full Board's new outdoor patio in Wrigleyville!

Join us right after finishing up a long work week for just $10. Your ticket includes two free drinks from Hornitos Tequila , passed appetizers, and a prize drawing. Come hang out with friends and neighbors!

Lakeview East Rummage Sale
The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce wants you to join us for our first EVER  Lakeview East Rummage Sale !
On  Sunday, July 14th from 10:00am - 4:00pm, we'll be under the
Belmont EL Stop at 938 W. Belmont with neighbors, vendors, food, and music.

What's better than a sunny summer shopping day in your own neighborhood? Come join us! 

We still have a few sales spots left as well. Have some things you want to sell?  Sign up here for a spot!
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 Kate McKenna (SSA #17) kate@lakevieweast.com or Felix Quintiliani (SSA #8) felix@lakevieweast.com. Or call 773.348.8608.
Crosstown Classic
Clark Street /Cubs Event Parking and Monthlys

Customer Parking for events and employees, 24/7, safe, secure, and benefiting the Lakeview East Community Partnership.

Contact Kate McKenna Kate@lakevieweast.com for more information regarding rates and monthly specials.
New Lakeview East Sculptures!
Slow Dancing by Judd Neslon
Located in the Sheridan Station Corridor 
Taking Flight by Michael Young
Located at Halsted & Clark

The Lakeview Supper Club is on Facebook and Instagram! Like and follow us to stay in the know of all Lakeview Supper Club happenings!
Upcoming Lakeview Supper Club Events 

Not a Lakeview Supper Club member? Membership is just $10/annually and gets you access to 3 exclusive dining events a month in Lakeview restaurants. Join today and receive the passwords to purchase your tickets to the events above!
Businesses Opening Soon in Lakeview East!
Happy Camper - 3548 N. Clark
Kilwins - 1027 W. Addison
CMX: The Cinema Experience1027 W. Addison   
Taste of New York Bagels & Deli 3268 N. Clark
Cargo Food Authority - 1027 W. Addison
Devil Dawgs  - 945 W. Belmont Now Open
The Alley843 W. Belmont Now Open
Klein's Bakery & Café426 W. Diversey Now Open
Spruce Salon  - 2815 N. Pine Grove
Cuddle Bunny - 2901 N. Clark

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 Kate McKenna for more information at  Kate@lakevieweast.com  or 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.


Minimum Wage Increase

The City of Chicago Minimum Wage will increase to $13.00 per hour on July 1st.  All tipped employees will increase to $6.40 per hour.  Businesses - Please adjust your payrolls to reflect these increases.

Gas and Cigarette Tax Increase

Governor J.B. Pritzker's $45 billion package for transportation and other construction and developments was approved June 1st. He is expected to sign the bill. Both cigarette and gas taxes will increase to help raise money for the bill.

Gas taxes will increase from 19 cents per gallon to 38 cents per gallon (beginning in July). Cigarette taxes will increase as well from $1.98 per pack to $2.98 per pack. Both tax proposals are some of the highest in the country.
ChibizHub is a new 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:

Monday, July 8th from 7:00-7:30pm  - 19th District Beat 1932
Location:  New Life Church

Tuesday, July 9th from 6:30-7:00pm  - 19th District Beat 1933
Location:  Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital

Wednesday, July 10th from 7:00-8:00pm  - 19th District Beats 1923, 24 & 25
Location:  19th District Police Station

Thursday, July 11th from 6:30-7:30pm  - 19th District Beat 1932
Location:  Courtenay School

Small Business Education Workshops 

The Small Business Center offers FREE classes and workshops all year long.  
Stay  Local  this  Weekend  for  all  Your  Pride  Fest  Celebration  Needs !

Need a place to stay? See here.
How about somewhere to eat? See here.
Best places to grab a drink (or two)? See here. 
Get your Pride gear!  See here.

Northalsted's Pride Fest is this Saturday and Sunday in Boystown! More information can be found here.

The 19th annual two-day street festival is held the weekend leading up to the Chicago Pride Parade and celebrates LGBTQ+ life, culture and community. The festival features live music by popular artists, four stages, food and drink, 100+ arts/craft and merchant vendors, DJs and dancing, drag shows, pet parade, Out At Wrigley National Anthem Singing Contest, sponsor booths and more.

WHEN: June 22 and 23, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

WHERE: Boystown on Halsted from Addison to Grace St.

SCHEDULE: Click here for the event schedule.

STREET CLOSURES: Halsted Street between Addison and Grace will close at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 21, and will reopen on Monday, June 24, at 4 a.m.  Street closures will also impact Waveland between Halsted and Broadway, as well as Bradley Place.
Parking restrictions will be in effect from 8 a.m. Friday, June 21, through 4 a.m. Monday, June 24, on the following streets:
800-858 W. BRADLEY PL.
744-820 W. WAVELAND AVE.
732-847 W. GRACE ST.
3600-3768 N. HALSTED

Vehicles left on the street will be ticketed and towed at owner's expense.
No access to Halsted Street surface parking lots or parking garages (this includes Halsted Flats)
beginning Friday, June 21 at 11:59 p.m through Monday, June 24, at 4 a.m.
The Whole Foods parking lot will remain open for customers, with access on Waveland west of Halsted during regular operating hours.
The Field Museum is bringing back it's ever popular pride event: Slushies & Science! On Tuesday, June 25th, Field Museum scientists are taking over Sidetrack for an evening of cocktails, curiosities, and the science of sex and gender. General admission includes 1 drink ticket, taco bar, and an exclusive behind the scenes look into what our Field Museum scientists are up to. This event is hosted by Outfielders, the LGBTQ affinity group of the Field Museum. Cost is $20. Purchase tickets here.

  Room 13 at the Old Chicago Inn has a packed calendar of fun the next few days! Make sure to join them for one, two, or all three of the below events:
June 20th
Jazz duo Treble on the L make their musical debut!
June 21st
The PS Burlesque has their monthly show!
June 22nd
1920s Murder Mystery at the Speakeasy

For the second year, Shake Shack will be launching a Pride Shake - a cake batter shake topped with rainbow glitter sprinkles (starting at $5.69). The shake will be available for the month of June at all US locations (excluding stadiums, ballparks, transit centers and airports). 

Northalsted Dental Spa

$1 Oyster, Wine & Cocktail Happy Hour
Everyday 4pm-6pm
TBOX 2019

"Luxe Pride" is an original acrylic on canvas, 36" x 24" by our wonderfully local artist, Michael Barnett. 
Start off your Pride Month beautifully with this ultimately fabulous 6 color creation ! 

CSz Theater Chicago , 929 W Belmont, is celebrating Pride with an adults only LGBT variety show featuring music, magic, drag and standup. The guest acts serve as inspiration for the CSz improvisers, who will do improv based on each act. Tickets are only $10 and we have a full bar. Get your tickets here!


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