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Fundraiser for Bijan Choya Early & Family, Organized by the Lakeview East Community Partnership

  May 20, 2020     Lakeview East Businesses & Neighbors,   At around 6pm on Friday, May 15th the daughter of Nita Tanner from Ms. T's Southern Fried Chicken, Bijan Choya Early, was deliberately struck with the car of a Grubhub driver, who was asked to wait outside the restaurant due to Covid-19 guidelines.   [...]

2020-05-20T13:01:33-05:00May 20th, 2020|


We promise to keep you updated on all information regarding Covid-19. Please click on the resources listed below for more information on each topic. If you have any questions for our team, email Click here for the Lakeview East & Illinois reopening plan. For Businesses Webinars - NEW! PPP Loan Forgiveness - NEW! Business [...]

2020-05-20T12:33:20-05:00April 16th, 2020|

Retailers Open for Business Amid New Guidelines

RETAILERS OPEN FOR BUSINESS AMID NEW GUIDELINES Retail stores designated as non-essential businesses and operations are now permitted to re-open to fulfill telephone and online orders through pick-up outside the store, delivery, and shipping. Below are retailers in Lakeview East that will be open for business. Please note some retailers are operating within normal business [...]

2020-05-15T11:09:32-05:00April 16th, 2020|

Restaurants & Bars Open for Curbside Pick Up & Delivery

STAY UP TO DATE HERE WITH LOCAL LAKEVIEW EAST RESTAURANTS & BARS OPEN FOR CURBSIDE PICKUPS & DELIVERIES UPDATED AS OF 3:33 PM on May 18 Please call restaurants directly before opting into third-party delivery apps! Many restaurants are offering direct delivery and carryout orders, and can accept payment over the phone or through their [...]

2020-05-18T16:48:45-05:00April 16th, 2020|

At-Home Workouts

Many local gyms and fitness studios have transitioned to online and virtual programming amidst physical closures. Please see below for a roundup of both free and paid resources to help you break a sweat and stay healthy at home:   FREE   Artis Senior Living Lakeview 3535 N. Ashland | (773) 696-2292 | Free At [...]

2020-04-24T15:07:09-05:00April 15th, 2020|

Support Our Salons

If you already plan on hitting the salon after quarantine, why not help support them now? Here are some ways to support commerce for salon & beauty services right now: Purchase gift cards/certificates Book future appointments (if prepaying is an option) Buy hair products or styling tools Please note salons are closed until May 1st [...]

2020-04-27T11:12:18-05:00April 14th, 2020|

Financial Assistance Programs

Loan Programs & Applications for Small Businesses & Employees *The below comprehensive list will be updated as information becomes available. Online training available for small businesses impacted by coronavirus Led by the Illinois SBA Office All Illinois small businesses can now apply for low-interest disaster loans to help offset the economic impact of the coronavirus [...]

2020-04-29T13:43:56-05:00March 24th, 2020|

Donation Links for Local Businesses

STAY UP TO DATE HERE WITH DONATION LINKS FOR LOCAL LAKEVIEW EAST BUSINESSES LOOKING TO RAISE MONEY FOR THEIR STAFF UPDATED AS OF 12:21 PM on May 8 *Click on each business for their individual fundraising links 4 Star Restaurant Group A Dog's Best Friend Bark by the Park Black & Caspian Boka Restaurant Group [...]

2020-05-08T12:22:00-05:00March 18th, 2020|

How to Spread the Valentine’s Day Love in Lakeview East

It’s coming. You can see it on the horizon. The big day. The celebration of all things love. The pinnacle of romance. It’s Valentine’s Day. And here’s the good news: whether you’re celebrating your fiftieth anniversary or you’re rocking it single this year with your Galentines, Lakeview East has got you covered.   For the [...]

2020-02-07T10:05:20-06:00February 7th, 2020|