May 22, 2019


This upcoming Monday, May 27th the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce will be closed to remember and honor those who have fallen while serving in the Armed Forces. We will open for regular hours again starting Tuesday, May 28th.
Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival

Ready for one of the first festivals of the Summer here in Chicago? 

Look out for an email on Friday with the band schedule, vendors, and street closure information regarding the 2019 Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival!
Summer Sanitation Workshops

We have partnered again this year with the Northalsted Business Alliance to offer Restaurant Managers Training and Summer Sanitation Classes to our local bars and restaurants. The SafeDining Association will be teaching the final classes on Wednesday, May 29th. Classes are available on a first come, first served basis. 

You can view more information, here and register using the links below.

May 29th Food Service Sanitation Class - Sold out
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, June 9th 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? Sign up today to take part by hosting your own little sale spot in the lot. 

Residents can also apply to be a vendor at this event! Space is limited.  Please apply here. Resident vendors will be chosen by June 1st.
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) [email protected] or Felix Quintiliani (SSA #8) [email protected]. Or call 773.348.8608.
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 [email protected] for more information regarding rates and monthly specials.
Looking for a Mural Artist?
Lakeview East artist Dennis Jose is offering original oil paintings from his Garden Series at no charge for long term display at schools, libraries, health centers and other public places. Business owners and building managers who want art for their retail spaces or public lobbies are also encouraged to contact Dennis. He also has experience doing outdoor murals -- be in touch if you would like a free proposal.
Dennis' work has been featured by several designers at the Merchandise Mart and at galleries in five states. He studied at the School of the Art Institute.
Reach Dennis at 312-371-4301 or  [email protected]. Additional work may be viewed at

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!

"Paying homage to first generational roots, Maddon's Post (1119 W. Waveland) is a local restaurant where we celebrate the simple and give a nod to our favorite family recipes. Located in the heart of Wrigleyville, guests can expect an approachable lively environment showcasing genuine flavors with a twist on our childhood favorites, classic cocktails emphasizing on seasonal ingredients and local spirits."

Serving up a big, tasty menu of pizzas, small plates, specialty sandwiches and desserts, with the highest quality spirits, wines, classic cocktails and, of course, ...... craft beers. Beerhead Bar & Eatery makes exploring the ever expanding world of craft beers and specialty cocktails a fun, even educational, experience. Located in the Addison & Clark complex at 3519 N. Clark St. C-104. 
Chiro One Wellness Centers is the world's largest chiropractic provider group with more than 70 locations, including 3132 N. Sheffield. The company was founded on the vision that all human beings discover their full potential and a mission to lead patients and communities to a life of optimum health and wellness. 

We welcomed BodyBrite to 2949 N. Broadway on May 10th! Attendees enjoyed goodie bags with discounted coupons and beauty treats. They are having a Grand Opening sale - $49 on all services! Purchase yours here today.
Big City Optical Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Join us as we welcome Big City Optical to Lakeview East at their 3232 N. Broadway location. They will have a raffle and light snacks! The event will begin at 4:30pm on Friday, May 31st. 
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
Maddon's Post -  1119 W. Waveland  Now Open
BodyBrite - 2949 N. Broadway Now Open
Devil Dawgs  - 945 W. Belmont
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  [email protected]  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.

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:

Thursday, June 6th from 6:30-7:30pm  - 19th District Beat 1915
Location:  Uptown Buena Library

Monday, June 10th from 6:30-7:30pm  - 19th District Beat 1934 & 35
Location:  2nd Unitarian Church

Wednesday, June 12th from 7:00-8:00pm  - 19th District Beat 1914
Location:  Clarendon Park

Small Business Education Workshops 

The Small Business Center offers FREE classes and workshops all year long.  
It's almost Memorial Day weekend in Lakeview East! See below for local specials and here for the full list. **Please keep in mind, some businesses will be closed or hours change - please call a business beforehand to get their hours.
Free archery session this Saturday! Click here for details.
Join Room 13 for a History of The Cocktail class on Friday, June 7th. More information can be found here.
3258 N.Sheffield Ave
Movies in the Park

Rush University is working on a study that examines experiences with trauma and other minority stressors on mental health among older LGBT Asian populations. We are looking to conduct phone interviews with older Asian LGBTQ individuals 50+ years for the study.
After the phone interview, participants will receive a $25 incentive to compensate for their time. If you are interested in participating in a phone interview please contact [email protected] or 312-469-0726.

"Mushroom Hunting" Original oil on linen by Milwaukee artist, Ann Powell. Click here to see more details!



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