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New MedSpa Brings the Vogue of Skin Care to Lakeview East

Images from BodyBrite Coming the first weekend of May to the Lakeview East Neighborhood is a medical spa with a mission. Welcome BodyBrite, where their slogan is “Let Your Beauty Shine.” "Come and experience their IN approach: Intelligent, innovative, inspiring and inclusive. Whether you’re a man or a woman, whatever your skin type, ethnicity or [...]

2019-04-16T11:39:52-05:00April 16th, 2019|

Record Store Day in Lakeview East

  Images by Calvin Boyles Chicago's heart beats for all things music related—and some sick record stores are no exception "Whether you’re looking for the classics or newer releases, these places got you covered. If you’re looking to expand your record collection, here’s where you should go. With three locations around Chicago, Reckless Records easily [...]

2019-04-12T15:37:07-05:00April 12th, 2019|

Johnson’s Real Ice Cream Announces Official Grand Opening of Chicago Location

The Lakeview community is in for a sweet treat just in time for summer. Brothers Matt Wilcoxon and Jeff Wilcoxon of the 4th generation family owned and operated Johnson's Real Ice Cream are happy to officially dedicate the opening of the first location outside of Ohio in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood on Saturday, May 4 at [...]

2019-04-12T13:16:42-05:00April 12th, 2019|

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, [...]

2018-05-22T10:38:47-05:00May 22nd, 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 [...]

2018-03-22T10:10:54-05:00March 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 [...]

2018-03-22T10:06:41-05:00March 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 [...]

2018-03-01T17:42:17-05:00March 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 [...]

2018-02-15T15:22:08-05:00February 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 [...]

2018-01-30T12:39:04-05:00January 30th, 2018|