Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance

The City Council is signing on to a new law that will make it difficult for employers to schedule flexible work schedules. This will be extremely difficult for small businesses. Please join the coalition at Work Your Way and write a letter to our local elected officials. You can view the new ordinance here and [...]

2019-02-11T12:12:13+00:00February 11th, 2019|

Wednesday, January 30th Business Closings

Due to the extreme freezing temperatures on Wednesday, January 30th, there will be several Chamber member businesses that will be closing for the day in Lakeview East. Please check back here for an updated list. 11 Degree North 824 W. Belmont 44th Ward Alderman's Office 3223 N. Sheffield Angelina Ristorante 3561 N. Broadway Apartment People [...]

2019-01-31T09:16:34+00:00January 28th, 2019|

Chicago Restaurant Week in Lakeview East

Get ready to celebrate Chicago Restaurant Week in the neighborhood of Lakeview East! See below for a list of participating restaurants (and Lakeview East Chamber Members) from now until February 12th, 2019. *Click on each individual restaurants to see offered menus* Bar Pastoral - 2947 N. Broadway BITES Asian Kitchen & Bar - 3313 N. [...]

2019-02-07T15:03:09+00:00January 28th, 2019|

Where to Eat Brunch in Chicago Right Now

"Brunch, not quite breakfast or lunch, is one of the best parts of the weekend. Because after a long week, people deserve to kick back and relax over omelets and Bloody Marys. Don’t ruin things by making the wrong choice. The Eater Chicago Brunch Heatmap is here to help by highlighting the newest restaurants offering killer brunch [...]

2019-01-08T09:51:07+00:00January 8th, 2019|

5 Great Cheese Plates Worth Seeking Out

"I've yet to find a cheese assortment to rival that magical experience in Versailles, but that may be just as well: I can't eat as much cheese as I used to. But a quick tour through a few restaurants (I deliberately skipped easy picks such as Spiaggia or Les Nomades) uncovered a few places that [...]

2019-01-04T12:12:44+00:00January 4th, 2019|

14 of the Best Restaurants For Group Dining in Chicago

" Between reservation policies, cumbersome orders, and splitting the bill 10 ways, let’s face it — dining with a big group isn’t always easy. Thankfully, plenty of Chicago restaurants are now on the case, helping to make large party experiences less stressful and more of exactly what it should be — fun. From a pizza must [...]

2018-10-15T14:03:23+00:00October 15th, 2018|

The 12 Hottest Burgers in Chicago

"Chicagoans love a good burger. Whether it's jaw-dropping behemoths or ones crafted with the finest premium ingredients, there's plenty of mouthwatering variety to feed that lust. The city's longtime favorites are always exceptional standouts that everyone can agree on, but what about the next wave of beefiness? These new spots have answered the call and created burgers [...]

2018-10-15T13:59:28+00:00October 15th, 2018|

Jeni’s is Now Scooping Blackberry Buttermilk Ice Cream!

"Now scooping our favorite end-of-summer scoop, Blackberry Buttermilk. This flavor uses beautiful fragrant blackberries grown just for us and blended with a splash of buttermilk to draw out the berries’ natural tartness. Try it in a trio with Strawberry Buttermilk and dairy-free Dark Chocolate Truffle on a Buttercrisp Waffle Cone. Following a similar formula to [...]

2018-08-30T11:54:29+00:00August 30th, 2018|

Where to Eat Brunch in Chicago Right Now, August 2018

"Brunch, not quite breakfast or lunch, is often overlooked. But Eater Chicago is here to give it some well-deserved attention. The Eater Chicago Brunch Heatmap is a continually-updated list highlighting the newest places offering killer brunch options. Because after a long week, everyone should kick back and relax over an omelet and Bloody Mary. So, [...]

2018-08-20T09:44:41+00:00August 20th, 2018|

Chicago’s Best Fried Chicken

"Crunchy, yet tender on the inside; that's what makes for the perfect piece of fried chicken. Yes, Chicago is best known for hot dogs and Italian beef, but you'll be sorry if you don't give the fried chicken offerings the respect they deserve. The recipes may be Southern in origin, but decades of experimentation have made [...]

2018-08-13T11:54:06+00:00August 13th, 2018|