11/22/2017
Happy Thanksgiving! As we enter into the holiday season, we would like to take this time to thank everyone in the community who helps to make this one of the best places to live, shop, dine and play. From community groups and volunteers, to business owners and residents, you are what make Lakeview East the vibrant, unique and diverse neighborhood that it is. 

 
THE HEADLINES
Remember to SHOP SMALL This holiday season to support your local Lakeview Businesses! Head to our FACEBOOK page to view all the great places to shop in the neighborhood for your holiday gifts. 
CTA Holiday Caroling and Shopping Bag Giveaway
Wednesday, December 6 th from 4:30-6:30pm
We will be handing out shop local bags filled with promotional material from local businesses, holiday caroling from the Cabaret Project and other fun giveaways at the Belmont L station.
 
Shop Late in Lakeview East
Thursday, December 7th from 7-9pm
Shoppers can enjoy special discounts and giveaways at local businesses while they shop for holiday gifts. Remember to save your receipts to use in our Giver's Gift Promotion.

 
THANKSGIVING HAPPENINGS

WINEHOUSE OPEN ON THANKSGIVING


wineHouse will be OPEN on Thanksgiving Day! 
Stop by wineHouse for Thanksgiving wine recommendations! They have free tastings EVERY Wednesday and Friday from 5:30-7:30pm so you can try before you buy. They will also be open on Thanksgiving Day from 10am-2pm for all your last-minute, wine-related emergencies

THANKSGIVING CARRYOUT AT
THE CHICAGO DINER

At Chicago Diner, they offer an annual vegan Thanksgiving dinner carryout menu. Their traditional yet fancy entreés, sides, and desserts hit the spot without a lot of work. Fully cooked and refrigerated, each order comes with printed reheated instructions to make your day easier. And if you have a vegan joining you for Thanksgiving, no worries, their dinners will be a thoughtful way for you to include everyone. They also have gluten-free options. Click here to check out their menu and reserve your pickup.
WILDE THANKSGIVING DINNER



Cafe L'Appetito has launched their new Catering business! They have great options for holiday parties. Enjoy 15% off your first order. Check out their menu here


NORTHALSTED DENTAL SPA

Drop off canned good or non-perishables to 3710 N. Halsted any time between now and the end of November. 
DIMO'S PIZZA

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving (November 22) Dimo's Pizza will be offering 15 percent off on all orders, and 20 percent off on orders $100 or more for pickup or delivery. They will also have a pumpkin pie pizza available!
TREASURE ISLAND FOODS
THANKSGIVING CATERING MENU
DEUCES BLACK WEDNESDAY SPECIALS

Deuce's and the Diamond Club is offering some great specials for the Black Wednesday before Thanksgiving. 

$4 - Bud Light 
$5 - 312
$7 - Jim Beam 
$7 - Jim Beam Apple
$7 - Jim Beam Fire

NOTEWORTHY NOTES

Head to Noteworthy Notes for some Black Friday shopping! Enjoy $10 Door Busters and specials until they are gone from 10am - 6pm. You'll also receive a $10 gift card for every $25 spent. 

It wouldn't be Thanksgiving without Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine!  We are open normal hours Tues, Wed and Thanksgiving morning 9am til 1 pm to serve up the finest cut to order and grab & go cheese, charcuterie, fresh bread and gourmet goodies as well as our sommelier selected turkey loving wines (even a discounted 6 pack!). Let our friendly talented team send you home a holiday hero! Artisan trays still available as well. We are grateful for your support and wish you a happy healthy Thanksgiving!

SUPERCUTS

Head to Supercuts on Broadway on November 24, 25 and 26 to take advantage of Black Friday specials: 

- Buy 1 get 1 Free of Biolage Matrix and Nioxin
- 30% off all other products including Paul Mitchell, CREW, Redken, Design Line and IT'a a 10. 
11 DEGREES NORTH

11 Degree North is offering a special latte for the season:  Toasted Coconut Pumpkin Latte with whipped cream on top. You can enjoy this special drink now through December 20th. 


LAKEVIEW REWIRED OPEN ON THANKSGIVING FROM 9AM - 2PM

STUDIO WITHIN SALON & SPA

Purchase a deluxe facial or 90 minute massage and receive a 30 minute massage or mini facial to use for yourself or gift to a friend. Offer expires 12/1/2017. 

Contact them at 773.348.9323.



Let The Leigh Gallery help to "Spruce" up your home for the holidays!  They have many original creations for under $100 and walls filled with reasonably priced fabulous paintings from local artists.  Receive 10% OFF if you mention this ad. 
 
"Tall Dog Sitting", Stoneware Sculpture by Sharon Stelter.
FFC EAST LAKEVIEW OPEN HOUSE

FFC East Lakeview is hosting a Member Appreciation Open House from Nov 28th-30th.  They want to say Thank You to their current members, and are opening up the club to (local) guests to see what FFC is all about. They will have special fitness challenges, food and raffle prizes. Not a bad way to start your New Year's Resolution early or just burn off those Thanksgiving calories! 
 
 
*must be local resident and show ID to participate in activities in the club.

BREEZE ART CREATIVES
ARGO TEA

Argo Tea will be offering Buy 2, Get 1 free on all of our packaged loose leaf black teas for Black Tea Friday. The offer will run from 11/24-11/26

 
WELCOME NEW CHAMBER MEMBERS!
BLUSH BOUTIQUE

Blush Boutique is a women's clothing store located in the heart of Lakeview East. Blush believes in offering fashionably affordable clothing and accessories with price points ranging from $25-$145. Each item is hand selected to bring YOU a style that is current and timeless. Like them on Facebook for 5% off your purchase, and like them on Instagram for an
additional 5% off your purchase. 

THE GUNDIS KURDISH KITCHEN

A collaboration between Mehmet Duzgun, Veysel Yildirim, Mehmet Yavuz, Demisse and her father, Executive Chef Juan Gonzalez, The Gundis Kurdish Kitchen is where Kurdish cuisine and the talent of their Chef makes their Chicago debut. You can sip black team and wine, and enjoy the robust flavors of a kitchen that celebrate and share the diversity of the food and culture of Kurds. Head over to 2909-11 N. Clark to try out their delicious menu

RIZZO'S BAR & GRILL

Rizzo's Bar & Inn, open year-round, is located directly across the street from the historic Wrigley Field. Boasting fantastic food and drink menus, HD TVs on every wall, and an excellent space for private events, Rizzo's Bar & Inn is a great place to dine and enjoy sports year-round. Their food menu is a real "home run", packed with Hall Of Famers, MVPs, and All-Stars. Ask about "Trash Can Nachos", the "Notorious" 72oz burger, or the Giant Pretzel! Their drink menu is no rookie either. Their wine list sports names like Kim Crawford, Charles Smith, Josh Craftsman, and Ruffino Rose. Their beer list features favorite domestics, imports, and IPA as well.

Show this email to the staff at Rizzo's for half off  a GIANT PRETZEL.
BRICKHOUSE TAVERN

Located next door to historic Wrigley Field at the Park at Wrigley, the Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern offers an elevated dining experience with four expansive bars, two outdoor terraces and stunning views of Wrigley Field and the Chicago skyline. Brickhouse offers a unique Chicago experience by paying homage to legendary Chicago Cubs broadcaster Jack Brickhouse. Brickhouse provides a year-round gathering space for neighbors, friends, families and fans with a robust menu featuring refined sports-bar fare and new twists on tavern-style dining that pair perfectly with your favorite craft beer. Whether you're enjoying a family meal, date-night out or cheering on the home team, come to Brickhouse for delicious food and welcoming atmosphere. 

The Catcade concept is an arcade-themed cat rescue and lounge. The owners simulate a home environment where instead of being in cages, the cats get to interact with friendly humans in a free-roam living room atmosphere. Visitors are more than welcome to come hang out with the cats, bring your laptop to do a little work on their free wifi, sign up for movie nights, just sit around with a cat on your lap and play complementary arcade and video games. Their hope is that you find a new family member and adopt them into a loving and caring household because all of their cats are vaccinated, spayed or neutered, microchipped, and ready for same-day adoption. Head over to 1235 W. Belmont Ave. or follow them on  Facebook  to find out about new cat arrivals and adoption options.

RIBBON CUTTING FOR FIX IT PEOPLE

We held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the newly finished Fix It People, located at 2837 N. Halsted. Fix It People is one of Chicago's leading handyman companies. Conveniently located in Lakeview East, they service the downtown, north and west neighborhoods of Chicago. Their handymen and painters deliver effective and affordable work, supported by stellar customer service. They are fully licensed, insured and reliable...and ready to get to work!
JOIN US FOR A RIBBON CUTTING AT BLUSH BOUTIQUE 
  
We will be holding a ribbon cutting for the newly opened Blush Boutique at (3127 N. Broadway) on Monday, November 27th at 4pm. Please join us in welcoming this new business to the neighborhood. And remember to support retail and shop local this holiday season!

 
UPCOMING EVENTS/PROMOTIONS
SHEFFIELD'S BEER & WINE GARDEN HOLIDAY PARTIES

JAYNE BOUTIQUE

Jayne Boutique, located at 2707 N. Clark St. is offering some great Black Friday deals.

JAYNE Lincoln Park's Black Friday Sale!
20 - 50% off Clothing and Accessories!
20 - 40% off Footwear!
 
Plus Black Friday exclusive deals:
Velvet Leggings at $19!
Cold Shoulder Top at $19!
Plaid Vest at $39!
Knit Pom Pom Hat at $12!
Plaid Scarf at $19!
North Face Fleece at $69!
Sperry Waterproof Boot at $59!
BE REALTY CELEBRATES 5 YEARS

Cheers to five years!  Please join us in celebration at our annual holiday party.  Seeing friends, family, neighbors and colleagues his time of year is a tradition we have grown to love.  Please join us!  Saturday, December 16, 
3-8pm.
TEA GSCHWENDNER

Black Friday:  complimentary tea infuser with a $35.00 purchase
 
Small Business Saturday:  purchase 3 bags of 100 grams of tea and receive a 4th bag free.  (Must be of equal or less value.)
 
Dec. 1st - 3rd:  15% off family and friends weekend.  We'll also have complimentary tea and snacks in the store.  Friday night we'll be open until 9:00 as part of the LP Chamber of Commerce holiday shopping event.
 
Dec. 11-17th:  Spend $50.00 and receive a $5.00 gift card for a future purchase
PARK AT WRIGLEY WINTER WONDERLAND

The Park at Wrigley will transform into a winter wonderland and offer a series of winter programming starting Friday, November 24. The inaugural Winterland at the Park will welcome neighbors, families and visitors to skate, shop, eat and celebrate this holiday season.
As part of the winter-themed attractions, the Park will welcome the return of the popular Wrigleyville ice skating rink, debut a third location of the iconic Christkindlmarket and host a variety of outdoor, family-friendly programming. 
Programming dates, times and other details can be found at  ParkatWrigley.com.

KC Chocolatier presents Mr. Robert W. Otto, the President of Chicago Gourmets as their wine pairings expert in the first of their Wine & Chocolate Tasting series featuring KC Belgian chocolates.  
 
Mr. Otto has served as a Director for over 19 years on the Chicago Gourmets Board.  His knowledge and expertise of wine is truly extensivHe is also the Cellar Master for the Chicago Gourmets Group.  
 
The event will take place on Sunday, December 3rd beginning at 1:00 until 3:30 PM 
 
Call 773-525-7775 to reserve your ticket, $30 in advance and $40 at the door. 
THOREK OPEN HOUSE

Starting on November 29 Lark will begin their Holiday Hump Day Movie Extravaganza! They will showcase a different Holiday film (with sound) every Wednesday leading up to Christmas! First up: The Nightmare Before Christmas. They will offer 1/2 off Nachos and a delicious Hot Toddy special! Cozy up next to our fireplace and get into the Holiday spirit!
HEARTLAND ALLIANCE

Heartland Alliance is holding a Toy Drive for newborn to 5 year old patients at the Lakeview Heartland Pediatric Center. Drop off locations are Alderman Tunney's office at 3223 N. Sheffield and the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce at 3138 N. Broadway.
New Happy Hour Specials at El Nuevo Mexicano!
Monday - Thursday from 4-6pm
$3 Imported Beer
$5 Herradura Blanco Shots 
$5 Sangria
$5 House Margaritas

Happy Hour Bundles - $14
Choose One drink from above and choose one entree with chicken, beef, pork or vegan from below:

Two Enchiladas with drink
Two Burritos with drink
Two Tacos with drink


 NORTHALSTED DENTAL SPA
SIDETRACK HOSTS
THE SANTA SPEEDO RUN

BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY PARTY AT 

Book Your Holiday Party at Milt's BBQ for the Perplexed by Nov. 30th and  get a 10% discount off your food order! (On orders $250 and above).
19th District Steering Committee's 
Annual Children's Holiday Party 
          The 19 th District Steering Committee is preparing to host the Annual Children's Holiday Party for approximately 250 children from numerous schools and shelters within the District. The party will be held on Saturday December 2, 2017 at noon in the community room at the station. Santa greets each child and presents them with a stocking of goodies. Each child receives a wrapped gift that was chosen for them from Santa's helpers.  Every child is also provided with a pair of mittens or gloves and a hat. This may be the only holiday celebration and gift these children may receive due to financial challenges of their families.  


Holiday Meals for 19th District Staff


The 19 th District Steering Committee provides meals for the staff on all watches for the 19 th District on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.  Our police work hard 24/7 to protect this community. We are asking for your financial support to help us feed the staff on the holidays or an in kind donation such as cases of water, pop or desserts that we can use on the holidays. These officers work the holiday and are away from their families so we try to make the shift enjoyable with a nice meal of appreciation.  


City of Chicago BACP Free Workshops 
The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers workshops every Wednesday and Friday. Workshops vary each month and are conducted by City Officials, experts and partner business organizations. All workshops are free, and open to the public. Workshops are held at BACP's offices located at 121 N. LaSalle St., City Hall Room 805, Chicago, IL 60602.

Lakeview East Development Projects
Explore all of the development projects in Lakeview East by clicking here
   
Monthly Chicago Police CAPS Meetings 
CAPS has monthly community meetings where residents have the opportunity to talk to the officers who patrol their neighborhood. Residents are encouraged to bring questions or concerns regarding safety, quality of life issues and City services. For more information about CAPS and to find your beat, visit   Chicago Police
 
Open Your Business in Lakeview East 
Retail storefronts are very high in demand in the Lakeview East area. If you are interested in opening or relocating a business to Lakeview East please contact us at  info@lakevieweast.com and we can tell you what is currently available.
 
Chicago 311 Reporting
Chicago's 311 service allows Chicago citizens to request city assistance for a variety of issues. The process can be done through the phone by dialing 311 or online at the following links:
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