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Four Steps to Take to Prepare for the Best Day of the Year (the Jack Daniel’s Chili Cook-Off)

It’s not a big deal. Really. I mean, unless you’re a fan of hot soup on cold days...and figuring out which chef in Lakeview has mastered the art of warming you up against the cold Chicago winter (or early fall, in this year’s case). If you are, though, this might be the most thrilling day [...]

2019-11-14T15:09:05-06:00November 14th, 2019|

A Day on Broadway

Ahhh, finally fall! Crisp, cozy and refreshing – the perfect time to explore the neighborhood. Broadway is buzzing with tons of restaurants and shops you simply cannot miss, and the best part? All the businesses mentioned below accept the Lakeview East Gift Card, which can be used at nearly 200 businesses in Lakeview East. But [...]

2019-11-07T10:07:39-06:00November 6th, 2019|

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Lakeview East

The weather has changed, the leaves are falling, and sweater season is in full boom. All of this and the return of da Bears can only mean one thing: it’s time to drink fall beers. Check out this round-up of the best places to celebrate Oktoberfest in Lakeview East, and head out to take advantage [...]

2019-11-06T10:21:21-06:00October 18th, 2019|

Wine, Whiskey, & Craft Beer Stroll

Fall is welcomed with open arms in Lakeview East. To celebrate crisp weather, falling leaves, and earlier dusk, we're bringing back the Wine Stroll but this time we're making it the Wine, Whiskey, and Craft Beer Stroll! On October 6th, guests 21+ can join us on Broadway to sample local wines, whiskeys, craft beers, and treats [...]

2019-09-19T14:09:16-05:00September 19th, 2019|

2019 Lakeview East Festival of the Arts

The 2019 Lakeview East Festival of the Arts is right around the corner! Celebrating our 15th anniversary, we are pulling out the big stops.  With over 150 artists, performers, chefs, and activities,  everyone will find something that fits their style.  Marking the unofficial end of summer, this fest gracefully transitions us to fall and celebrates [...]

2019-08-30T10:53:40-05:00August 30th, 2019|

DryHop Creator’s “Roebuck” Opening in September!

See the below article from the Chicago Reader! Source Link: click here. "The owners of DryHop Brewers, the popular Lakeview brewpub that opened six years ago, are getting close to opening a second brewery next door that will serve pizza and fancy cocktails. Pending inspections, Roebuck should open on September 5 at 3159 N. Broadway. This is [...]

2019-08-14T10:31:28-05:00August 14th, 2019|

Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Chicago’s hometown cheese and wine shop, Pastoral, kicks off a season of celebration Saturday, August 17 with a free ice cream social and bubbly toast. The event will be held from 3pm-5pm, rain or shine, at 2945-47 N Broadway, Pastoral’s original storefront location. This is a free, drop-in event, so no RSVP is required. The [...]

2019-08-12T13:57:02-05:00August 12th, 2019|

6 Lakeview East Patios You Don’t Want to Miss This Summer

Did you know that Lakeview East has a plethora of outdoor dining options? Eat and drink “Al Fresco” in Lakeview! View more outdoor dining spaces in Lakeview East in our Al Fresco Guide! 1. Café L'Appetito 3332 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60657 Since 2014, Cafe L’Appetito has brought a taste of Italy right to Broadway. [...]

2019-07-31T13:53:33-05:00July 31st, 2019|

Lakeview East’s First Ever Rummage Sale Pops Up Under The El

This weekend we're bringing the beats, eats, and shopping like never before right off the Belmont Red line Station. Sunday, July 14th popping up for the first time in the lot under the Belmont el station, is the the first ever Lakeview East Rummage Sale. You never know what treasures you'll uncover, or the [...]

2019-06-11T16:43:27-05:00June 6th, 2019|

Lakeview East Merchants at the Belmont Sheffield Music Festival

If you thought we were stopping at two stages and two full days of performers, think again. The Belmont Sheffield Music Festival will have all of the eats, drinks, and shopping that you need to kick off summer this memorial day weekend. Take a look at out local Lakeview East Merchants that will be [...]

2019-05-23T15:05:17-05:00May 23rd, 2019|