4/18/2018
 
LAKEVIEW HEADLINES

On Thursday, April 12th we held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for at  Eggsperience Pancakes & CafeEggsperience is located at 3233 N. Broadway, in the former Melrose Diner. Head over to the new cafe and have an, Eggsperience!  
Poke Poké -  NOW OPEN

Join the Chamber as we welcome and celebrate the opening of Poke Poké in Lakeview East, located at 802 W. Belmont. Poke
Poké  believes the best p oké  is made with the freshest ingredients, and they are committed to provision only the highest quality fish and seafood in each bowl. All of their sauces are carefully made in-house, and crafted to perfectly complement your p oké  choices. 

Grand Opening at The Alley 1776 Cafe - Saturday, April 21st @ 1pm

Join us for the grand opening of The Alley 1776 Cafe! From 1 PM- 4 PM join us for some free waffle pops, pizza, and coffee plus enter the chance to win some cool stuff like a leather jacket or a limited edition t-shirt!

Mark Thomas, owner of The Alley Chicago, and Michael Markellos, owner of Philly's Best, announce the grand opening of The Alley 1776 Cafe at 3221 N. Clark. From 1 PM - 4 PM The Alley 1776 Cafe will be giving away free waffle pops, pizza, and coffee as well as raffling off leather jackets and offering a limited edition t-shirt to celebrate the day. The Alley 1776 Cafe features Michael Marcello's waffle pops and revolutionary pizza slices. The cafe also features salads, sandwiches, craft beers and coffee from Dark Matter Roasters.
Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting at OKASHI - Saturday, April 28th @ 3:00pm

Join the Chamber as we welcome and celebrate the opening of Okashi, located at 820 W. Belmont on Saturday, April 28th at 3pm. Make sure to try their specialty rolled ice cream flavors.  
Get In The Kitchen Cooking Parties - "New Business Kick Starter"

The owner of Get In The Kitchen Cooking Parties, has started a "New Business Kick Starter" seeking kitchen materials.If you would like to help me on my way, and since I have never gotten married, I have registered at Bed Bath & Beyond for a bunch of utensils, cookware, glassware and general kitchen needs for my new culinary adventure. I appreciate any and all help you might extend to me in order to launch this endeavor. The link to my registry is below. Thanks so much to all my friends and family!


BUD LIGHT M AIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT:
Saturday, May 26th:
NOON - Pearl Jam Tribute
2:00pm - Santeria (Sublime Tribute)
4:00pm - 'Stache 
6:00pm - Trippin Billies 
8:00pm - Wedding Banned

Sunday, May 27th:
NOON- Hello Weekend
2:00pm - LOUDERNOW
3:45pm - 97Nine
6:00pm - Run Forrest Run 
8:00pm - Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press

Looking to showcase at the Belmont Sheffield Festival? Email info@lakevieweast.com!

Dining Out for Life Chicago -
Thursday, April 26th 

 
On Thursday April 26thwhen individuals Dine Out at a participating restaurant they will automatically donate to TPAN. That is the simplicity of Dining Out For Life Chicago. 


Businesses Opening Soon in Lakeview East!

Hotel Zachary -  3600 N Clark Street NOW OPEN!
Dutch & Docs -  Located in hotel Zachary
West Town Bakery and Tap  Located in hotel Zachary NOW OPEN!
Wintrust Bank Located in hotel Zachary NOW OPEN!
Mordecai  Located in hotel Zachary NOW OPEN!
Big Star  Located in hotel Zachary NOW OPEN!
The Smoke Daddy  Located in hotel Zachary NOW OPEN!
McDonald's  Located in hotel Zachary NOW OPEN!

Lucky Dorr Patio & Tap -  1101 W. Waveland NOW OPEN!
The Alley Cafe - 3221 N. Clark NOW OPEN!
Dalobsta - 500 W. Diversey NOW OPEN!
Poke Poké - 802 W. Belmont NOW OPEN!
Slice of Cheesie's - 964 W. Belmont 
The Wheelhouse Hotel - 3475 N. Clark  
Union Full Board - 3475 N. Clark (Opening inside The Wheelhouse Hotel)
Jeni's Spendid Ice Cream - 3657 N. Clark NOW OPEN!
Pancake Cafe -  3805 N. Broadway
Eggsperience -  3233 N. Broadway NOW OPEN!
Okashi  820 W. Belmont NOW OPEN!
Bonus Round Cafe -  3230 N. Clark NOW OPEN!
Get in the Kitchen Cooking Parties -  3617 N. Broadway
Aurelio's Pizza -  3801 N. Clark
Skyline Window Coverings - Hunter Douglas  - 3423 N. Broadway NOW OPEN!


 
WELCOME OUR NEWEST 
CHAMBER MEMBERS!

The Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club is a premier destination venue for every type of occasion and every demographic. With an innovative martini and cocktail list of more than 200 offerings, upscale contemporary cuisine, entertainment by the world famous Kit Kat Divas and sleek "South Beach meets Hollywood" inspired decor, Kit Kat is truly a world-class entertainment hotspot. Kit Kat's nightly shows run every 20 minutes starting at 7.30pm through midnight. On Saturday nights the shows run every 20 minutes starting at 6pm through to 1am. The entertainers perform "tableside" throughout the restaurant, providing an interactive experience like none other.


From the moment that Jim Murphy purchased Murphy's Bleachers, formerly known as Ray's Bleachers, in 1980, it became the center point for so much activity in the neighborhood - including serving as the relaxation point of choice for dozens of Chicago Cubs down through the years (Mark Grace, Rick Sutcliffe, Keith Moreland, Jody Davis, and Randy Myers to name just a few). Jim slowly expanded and re-invested in Murphy's, creating what is now widely recognized as the best sports bar in America that has been a Wrigleyville landmark since the 1930s.



At Yoggic, we offer a welcoming community where we embrace and encourage human connection and genuine interactions. We provide you with the tools to transform your life on and off the mat. Our classes are empowering as they are challenging. We are a place full of people up to really big things! Coming soon to Lakeview East, located at 3110 N. Sheffield Ave.

Blue Star offers a full range of security and investigative services and has earned accolades as a trusted leader in the security industry. Our professional, discreet, well-trained officers along with our ability to respond rapidly and seamlessly to each assignment has earned us a distinctive reputation and extraordinary relationships with our clientele.  In order to better serve our clientele, Blue Star welcomed retired New York Police Department Detective and owner of Squad Security Michael Sapraicone as a partner in 2013.


Everything about Eggsperience Pancakes and Café is bright, warm, and sunny. Natural light floods the restaurant's eight locations, which sprinkle across Chicago and its suburbs like powdered sugar over a slice of French toast. Orange and yellow walls surround each dining room, and some locations have fireplaces, which make ideal places to sip Ghiradelli hot chocolate or espresso beverages. Even the food is colorful. Fresh fruits-either in solid or juice form-complement dishes such as Mediterranean omelette, baked in the French style and filled with a vibrant medley of spinach, tomatoes, olives, and imported feta cheese.

Located right across from the Iconic Wrigley Field. This Wrigleyville favorite is a great place to stop by before or after the game, offering interesting gourmet burgers and an excellent selection of beers; the space has a modern-sports-bar feel with plenty of TVs and cozy booths. Rockit Burger Bar was recently featured on the TODAY Show and Good Morning America. Offering legendary house-made all beef burgers, over 50 craft beers, and all your favorite  ball-park fare - Rockit should be at the top of your roster.



A bi-level bar and restaurant in the heart of Wrigleyville, Mordecai offers a new destination for discerning drinkers and casual cocktail fans. Developed by  Folkart Restaurant Management , creators of the award-winning cocktail bar  Billy Sunday , Mordecai's extensive back bar features one of the country's largest selections of collectible vintage spirits, with a focus on rare whiskey. Guests can enjoy limited edition pours, classic cocktails, wine and local craft beer, ideal for game day celebrations or cocktail-fueled evenings. A full menu serves refined, American-inspired bar fare and grilled entrees.

Named for Bobby Dorr, the longtime Wrigley Field groundskeeper, Lucky Dorr is a bar and patio focused on the local craft beer experience. The menu showcases a new twist on historic ballpark staples, including an oversize German-­-style pretzel served with beer cheese, homemade mustard, as well as delicious salty cured meats form Paulina Market designed for beer pairings. The bar serves a special collection of collaborative beers exclusively available at Lucky Dorr. The 20 taps include rotating collaboration brews from Begyle, Noon Whistle, Moody Tongue, Whiner, Maplewood, Half Acre, and more. 


Poke Poké  (rhymes with 'okay') is a beloved Hawaiian dish with pan-asian roots. Simple yet savory, sushi-grade fish is cubed, seasoned with flavorful sauces and mixed with tasty toppings. Over the years, our sushi-crazed team fell in love with  Poké, and after enjoying, studying and experimenting with variations from all over the world, our team is excited to bring our version of Poké to Chicago. At  Poke  Poké,  we believe the best p oké  is made with the freshest ingredients, and we are committed to provision only the highest quality fish and seafood in each bowl. All of our sauces are carefully made in-house, and crafted to perfectly complement your p oké  choices. You can build your own bowl or choose from our chef-crafted signature bowls. We are delighted to also offer Japanese-style bento boxes.

 
LAKEVIEW EAST & WRIGLEYVILLE 
DEALS, SPECIALS & EVENTS

The Leigh Gallery is having a Spring Promotion Sale!
20% off ALL Roger Heide Original Oil Paintings!
NOW - April 30 th
Don't miss this amazing opportunity!

Brew like a barista at home!  Hone in on your home brew skills during our monthly Brew Class! Learn what happens during the coffee brewing process and how to manipulate variables to make coffee taste better!

Upon completion of the class, participants will receive a bag of Single Origin coffee and a 10% discount on brewing equipment!

 Coming Soon to Robert Jeffrey Hair Studio - Lakeview East
A small two topping pizza, an appetizer or dessert to share, choose between a bottle of wine or pitcher of beer - All for $48

Valid Monday-Thursday 5-9pm
Limit 2 per table per visit


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Shredding Event -  Friday, April 20th

The 46th Ward will be hosting a free shredding event on Friday, April 20th from 2:30pm  - 4:30pm.  We will have a mobile shredding unit outside of our office, 4544 N. Broadway, at that time. Please note this event will be for paper shredding only, with no electronics accepted. Our office will hold a second event this summer, on a date to be announced, when both paper and electronics will be accepted for recycling. In addition to shredding services, we will also have staff from the Cook County Treasurer's office to answer questions and provide information on their services.  For questions related to this event, please contact Lexi at lexi@James46.org.

On behalf of Agassiz students, staff, parents and Friends of Agassiz, we hope you'll consider supporting our CPS school's two spring fundraisers: the 10th annual online auction and 3rd annual spring gala. The combined goal for the events is $50,000, topping last year's total of $44,000. Funds raised will offer immediate support for vital staff positions, computers for classrooms, playground repairs and science lab supplies. Long-term goals include renovating the auditorium/gymnasium and hiring a full-time arts teacher.
To get involved by donating, pleas  e contact Fundraising@FriendsofAgassiz.org
or 773-442-2025 with any questions. And as always, all contributions are tax-deductible.


CLVN
CLVN Flower Sale -
CLVN Flower Orders will be due May 7, 2018 and pick up will be May 12, 2018. 
Also you can order items not on the sheet just send an email to centrallakeviewneighbors@gmail.com to find out the price.  



 
Government & Business Affairs
On the first Sunday in May the Chicago Police hold the St. Jude Parade in memory of fallen officers who were serving in the line of duty. The 19th District Steering Committee provides a breakfast at the 19th District for all the staff after the parade on Sunday May 6, 2018. At this time we are asking for your support with a financial donation for this breakfast which is catered. Any monetary donation would be greatly appreciated to help support this breakfast. Please mail any checks payable to the 19th District Steering Committee, P.O. Box 579177, Chicago, Illinois 60657. All donors will be acknowledged at the breakfast. 
Sheffield Water Main Construction Update:

Construction crews plan on milling Sheffield from Belmont to Roscoe Friday, April 20th between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Paving is expected to be complete by the Wednesday, April 25th. Watch out for no parking signs to avoid towing and ticketing. These dates can fluctuate if there are any delays. 

Click here to view other Capital Improvement Projects in the 44th Ward

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 webpage, How CAPS Works

Upcoming CAPS Meetings:

Tuesday, May 8th from 6:30-7:30pm - 19th District Beat 1933
Location: Illinois Masonic Med Center Library, 836 W Wellington Ave # 7501, Chicago, IL 60657, United States

Wednesday, May 16th from 7-8pm - 19th District Beat 1922
Location: 2452 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618 (Police Auditorium) 

Click here to view more information about CAPS

2018 Sidewalk Cafe Permits

Click the link below to download and start your 2018 Sidewalk Cafe Permits. The 2018 sidewalk café season, began on March 1st and ends on December 1st, so the earlier you apply the sooner you can use your outdoor cafe. Please contact the chamber if you need any assistance


Small Business Education Workshops 

The Small Business Centers offers FREE classes and workshops all year long. Click here to view the workshop schedule for Wednesdays and Fridays in March. 

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