May 20th, 2016          

 
NEIGHBORHOOD NITE: 
Summer Fashion Show +Shopping Event
Hosted by: wineHouse, the Colette Collection, Spare Parts, and Vanille 



SUMMER FASHION SHOW + SHOPPING EVENT
Hosted by wineHouse, the Colette Collection, Spare Parts, Vanille and Ingmar James Salon

It's summer in the city, so cheers to you feeling pretty! Join wineHouse, the Colette Collection, Spare Parts, and Vanille for a Summer Fashion Show and Shopping Event on Thursday, June 16th from 7 - 8:30pm at wineHouse (3164A N. Broadway). Guests will enjoy samples of macarons and petit fours from Vanille and wine from wineHouse while viewing this season's latest fashions from the Colette Collection and Spare Parts. Doors open at 7pm, with the show beginning promptly at 7:30pm. Grab your friends to make a night of it, and let's kick off a summer of seriously rockin' outfits and accessories! Tickets are $10/person.

REGISTER NOW TO RESERVE YOUR SEATS!
On the first Tuesday of each month, restaurants throughout the bustling dining hub of Lakeview East, host Neighborhood Nites. Participating restaurants offer prix fixe menus to sample favorite, new and special one-time-only dishes. Check out the menus for 
Tuesday, June 7th HERE and don't forget to call and make a reservation ahead of time. We encourage you to take pictures of your food and share them with the hashtag #lakeviewfeast!
 
 
WELCOME NEWEST CHAMBER MEMBER

Stan's Chicago is serving up freshly made donuts of extraordinary flavors and textures. Proudly Serving Intelligentsia coffees and teas. 


Sushi Buritto, at 2904 N. Broadway, serves up a hybrid of two very different cuisines, melding the to-go convenience of a burrito with the crisp freshness of sushi. 
 
 HEADLINES
1ST TUESDAY NEIGHBORHOOD NIBBLE NIGHTS

The next Neighborhood Nibble Night will be on Tuesday, Jun 7th. This will serve as the one year anniversary of Lakeview & Market in our neighborhood.  Stop by to check out the kitchen space and to try food samples form participating food purveyors.
SUPPORT A LOCAL BUSINESS

We LOVE our local Lakeview Kitchen & Market! They have a great concept and are an example of a small business helping other small businesses. The Lakeview Kitchen & Market has started a Kick Starter Campaign to help with facade improvements, coffee machines, repairs and more! Click HERE to read more and to help a local, small business thrive!

BUDLONG CHICKEN IS NOW OPEN!

Barbecue master Jared Leonard, who owns Rub's Backcountry Smokehouse in Rogers Park, is opened his Budlong "Nashville-Hot" chicken joint on Tuesday at 2928 N. Broadway, in the old Bunny, Microbakery location. Read more about Budlongs at DNAinfo.com


NETTELHORST PRIDE FENCE

Nettelhorst became the first public elementary school to walk in Chicago's Gay Pride Parade, and since then, the school's Pride Fence has become an enduring symbol of tolerance and LGBTQ equality. Join Dabble Cares and the Center on Halsted as they help Nettelhorst students make a rainbow! Stop by on Friday, May 27th any time between 10am and noon. Treats and lemonade will be served at 6pm. Drop in, adult required, $10 donation encouraged. In case of rain, the event will take place on Tuesday, May 31st, or the next sunny day thereafter. Check out more information or click here to register for a time slot
 
STAN'S DONUTS IS OPENING THEIR 
2ND LAKEVIEW EAST LOCATION

Stan's Donuts at 3300 N. Broadway will be having their grand opening tomorrow, May 21st. As it has done at its previous grand openings, Stan's will be giving away prizes, ranging from free coffee to donuts for life, to the first 100 people in line on opening day, starting at 6:30am. The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce will also be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony that morning to welcome them to the Broadway portion of our neighborhood.
LAKEVIEW EAST DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Lakeview East has multiple development project taking place over the next year. Check out our development page to stay up-to-date on information and plans. 
BRUNCHING IN LAKEVIEW EAST

In Lakeview East, brunch is more than just a meal, it's an occasion! Whether you're having Sunday Funday with friends, meeting the family or are just out and about in the neighborhood, take some time to enjoy Lakeview East's many 
 
  UPCOMING NEIGHBORHOOD EVENTS

SIDETRACK MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND


CRAM FASHION IML KICKOFF PARTY
CHICAGO CRAFT BEER WEEK

Chicago Craft Beer Week starts May 19 and DryHop Brewers will be participating again this year! Their schedule is up and they're excited to release collaborations with Big Star Chicago, 5 Rabbit Cerveceria, Tribes Beer Company and The Burnt Hickory Brewery this year. Check out their full CCBW schedule HERE.
GRAND OPENING


SOUTH AFRICAN POP UP DINNER AT WIRED COFFEE HOUSE

Join Wired Coffee House on June 15th for a culinary tour of South Africa, led by owner Antony Van Zyl. Enjoy a multi-course, buffet-style meal, finished with authentic milk-tart and coffee. This is a BYOB event with no corkage fee. RSVP now as spots fill up quickly! Click here to Register.
TKO PRIDE CELEBRATION 2016
FEATURING LADY BUNNY

Friday, June 24th
6pm - 9pm

Start your Pride Parade weekend with community for Center on Halsted's annual pride bash overlooking Halsted Street on the Richard M. Daley Roof Terrace. Jump in and groove to the killer sound of dueling djs: DJ Billy Brown vs. DJ Gemini Jones. Lady Bunny will perform and officiate. $20 entry includes admission with two drinks, nibbles and a cash bar. 


Brendan's Pub has daily specials and don't forget to ask about private parties in Lower Broadway, which holds up to 50 people. For more information, contact 773-929-2929. Check out upcoming events below.

DJ John "JAMMIN"Jackson June 7, 7pm until close 
Mr. Marshall Nelson on the keyboard June 14 Lower Broadway 9pm until 12 am. 
DJ John "JAMMIN" Jackson June 26, Gay Pride day. 11 am until the end of the parade.

 
DEALS & DISCOUNTS 

LAUGH FACTORY CELEBRATES TEACHER APPRECIATION MONTH


Enroll your child in Kumon and give them the advantage to compete in today's world. Save 15% on tuition fees* for one year with free registration. Call (773) 931-6284 to schedule a free placement test and parent orientation. We are conveniently located at 2828 N Clark St (4th Floor Century Mall), Chicago, IL 60657. Validated parking up to one hour is available. www.kumon.com /www.kumonlincolnpark.squarespace.com
 
*Required one-year commitment.



For eight years, Art De Triumph & Artful Framer Studios had 2 storefronts on Clark. May 31st will mark their final day of 13 years in their south space. As a result, they're having their Biggest-Ever-Sale through May 31st to clear their south space. Unframed originals are deeply discounted and earlier framed Original are highly reduced. 
 
HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY!

 
LET'S GO FOR A PICNIC!


Choose from a number of delicious picnic foods and beverages like breads, cheeses, olives, finely cut meats, champagne, wines and more, packed perfectly for an afternoon spent outside!

Stop by wineHouse and pick up a bottle of wine for your picnic or get-together on Memorial Day. They have wine accessories to make the journey easier, too!


Pick up a gowler for your Memorial Day party or picnic at DryHop (3155 N. Broadway). They have other delicious bites that you could order to go, but a growler of beer is their specialty. Don't forget that Chicago Craft Beer Week is going on through Sunday, May 29th!


Falafill provides a Mediterranean meal on-the-go with individual picnic boxes filled with their custom wraps, scratch-made salads, dip and a few other items. Falafill offers four picnic box options paired with a choice of beverage.


Jersey Mike's has great sub sandwiches to grab-and-go before a picnic in the park or by the lakeside! Try it Mike's Way with special seasoning and sauce. 


Cafe L'Appetito has everything from pasta salad to soups, sandwiches and desserts. Everything is made fresh and ready to go! 


Treasure Island Foods has a hot food section that can be package for the perfect day out and about Chicago. They also have a wonderful catering department if you're looking to throw a Memorial Day cookout!


Menu items are constantly changing at Lakeview Kitchen and Market depending upon which chefs have been in the kitchen that week. Variety is key at this market and they have many grab n' go options.
 
BELMONT THEATER DISTRICT
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FREE & DISCOUNTED BTD THEATER TICKETS
Free & Discounted (under $15) Theater Tickets available in the Belmont Theater District - Chicago's largest theater district with over 30 theaters located within a 1 mile radius. Visit BTDChicago.com to find the perfect show; enjoy exclusive discounts & packages from neighborhood businesses within walking distance of your theater; and join our mailing list to be the first to know about ticket offers, exciting BTD events like our recent sold-out BTD Open House Tour - and insider Chicago theater info!
 
COMEDY SPORTZ
 
One Day Ticket Sale on Thursday, May 26!

CSz Theater Chicago will offer its special ONE DAY TICKET SALE on Thursday, May 26, between 10am & 10pm. Call 773.549.8080 to receive super discounted tickets to be used all summer through Labor Day for all ComedySportz shows and select Signature shows including House Party (Sundays at 7pm), The Blue Show (Fridays at 10pm), and Midnight Blue (Saturdays at midnight). After purchase, patrons call the box office to pick show date(s): $10 Tickets

 

FREE Memorial Day Tickets for Veterans and Active Service Members. CSz Theater Chicago offers free tickets to any military veterans and active service members for the Thursday, May 26, 8pm and Saturday, May 28, 6pm shows - please call the box office to reserve and pick up tickets with your military ID.

 

Otherworld Theatre Company presents Fight Quest on Wednesdays at 8pm, June 8-July 27, $10 tickets. In this 90-minute choose-your-own-theatrical-adventure, a lucky audience member chooses a champion to quest beside them then step aside to watch the choreographed fights!  

 

Improv Training Camp. CSz Education is registering now for adult and kid summer camps, which includes a FREE ticket to a May or June ComedySportz show to preview our format!
 

DREAMGIRLS - PORCHLIGHT MUSIC THEATRE
 
Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre brings to Chicago the must see show of the spring - DREAMGIRLS!  DREAMGIRLS, the Tony and Academy Award winning musical LIVE ON STAGE is now extended through May 22 at Stage 773.  Full of on-stage joy and backstage drama, Dreamgirls is the story of an up-and-coming 1960s all-female singing group from Chicago and the triumphs and tribulations that come on the road to fame and fortune. Featuring the unforgettable hit songs "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going," "One Night Only" and "I Am Changing," and a story that celebrates the journey of popular music in America, this musical will receive an intense and illuminating interpretation presented in Porchlight's signature intimate and up-close style live on stage. For tickets and information go to PorchlightMusicTheatre.org 

 
GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS
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. Click here for a schedule of May Workshops.
   
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: Click here to report potholes and other street damage. 
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