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Boka Restaurant Group to Open Dutch & Doc’s at Hotel Zachary

"Cubs fans have only gotten a taste of what the Hotel Zachary, which opened last month across the street from Wrigley Field, can do. But come Thursday, customers can finally experience the fully armed and operational building when the final piece of the puzzle opens on the northwest corner of Addison and Clark. Boka Restaurant Group, [...]

2018-05-22T10:38:47+00:00May 22nd, 2018|

12 Best Lobster Rolls in Chicago

Article By: Jeffy Mai - Eater Chicago "Summer is prime season for a lobster roll, but plenty of Chicago restaurants serve standout versions of the East Coast favorite all year round. Chicago is a long way from the East Coast but that doesn’t stop local spots from offering luscious versions of the sandwich. Dripping in [...]

2018-05-17T10:10:01+00:00May 17th, 2018|

Jeni’s Ice Cream will Serve Cubs Fans New Baseball Themed Flavor

Jeni’s Ice Creams Will Serve Cubs Fans Next to Wrigley Field Very Soon The shop will also unveil a new baseball-themed flavor on April 5 James Beard Award-winning cookbook author Jeni Britton Bauer will open her ice cream shop in front of Wrigley Field on April 5. The new location would give Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams five Chicago locations, but [...]

2018-03-22T10:10:54+00:00March 22nd, 2018|

Chicago’s Essential Italian Beef Sandwiches

When thinking of iconic Chicago staples, Italian beef is among the first to come to mind. It's a sandwich that's wholly unique to this great city and sparks fierce debate over who does it the best. Because there's a plethora of delicious options all over town, it's impossible to choose just one. Instead, here are 18 messy [...]

2018-03-22T10:06:41+00:00March 22nd, 2018|

Lakeview East 2017 Award Winners

On Tuesday, February 27th, the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce held their 2017 Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony at The Cubby Bear. Over 150 business owners and members of the community attended to network with each other and learn about our 2017 successes, Lakeview developments, and future plans for 2018! Tanya Triche of the Illinois Retail [...]

2018-03-01T17:42:17+00:00March 1st, 2018|

Wrigleyville Taco Bell Redevelopment

The three-story project is one of several new developments transforming the tourist-heavy area. The planned redevelopment of the infamous Taco Bell across from Wrigley Field is moving forward with a new design anchored by San Francisco-based climbing gym Planet Granite. Revised renderings of the project at 1111 W. Addison Street were postedon the website of 44th [...]

2018-02-15T15:22:08+00:00February 15th, 2018|

Big Star to Unleash Two Floors of Tacos in Wrigleyville

"Wrigleyville will get its own larger version of what may be Chicago’s most-popular bar and eatery this spring. Big Star Wrigleyville — across the street from Wrigley Field in the game-changing Hotel Zachary at 3640 N. Clark Street — will give Cubs fans, locals, tourists, and hotel guests two floors and a large patio full of tacos, whiskey, beer, honky tonk [...]

2018-01-30T12:39:04+00:00January 30th, 2018|

New Lakeview Board Game Cafe/Bar Coming to Clark Street

"More than a year after a successful crowdfunding campaign, Bonus Round Game Cafe is preparing to open in Lakeview. The space will serve coffee, food, beer, and wine to give board game fans a place to commiserate and play games like Settlers of Catan and Raiders of the North Sea. Co-owners Drew Lovell and Courtney Hartley want to focus more on new and [...]

2018-01-30T12:32:29+00:00January 30th, 2018|

Heartwarming Hot Chocolates to Sip On

Chicagoans can whine about the cold weather or they can do something about it and warm up with a cup of hot chocolate. There's a variety to select from as Chicago is clearly a city that takes its cocoa seriously. Famed chef Mindy Segal even named her restaurant after the wintry treat while perfecting the [...]

2018-01-18T09:58:35+00:00January 18th, 2018|

New Nitrogen Ice Cream Shop in Lakeview East

Liquid nitrogen ice cream officially returns to Chicago on Friday, this time in Lakeview where Chill N2 opens, giving patrons an interactive experience where they can watch their science in action. Fans say the liquid nitrogen ice cream is creamier than the traditional dessert and enjoy the incorporated mix-ins. Chill N2 holds its grand opening on Friday at 2935 N. [...]

2018-01-17T15:55:41+00:00January 17th, 2018|