We celebrate our community and all of our colorful businesses this month. Throughout the years they have built a safe and loving neighborhood that makes Lakeview East home to over 65,000 people. We support our local businesses that give so much to the LGBTQ+ Community and have compiled a list of all the best specials to celebrate pride month while shopping local
Heartland Health Centers is hosting a weekly pride centric Facebook live series! Heartland Health Centers is a non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center that serves 27,000 patients a year in the north side of Chicago and northwest suburbs. They provide low-cost primary healthcare services for people without insurance, regardless of their immigration status; they also accept Medicaid, Medicare, and some private insurance.
Johnson’s Real Ice Cream is serving up a very festive rainbow sundae! Nothing starts the weekend out right better than stopping by this small business for a scoop of your favorite flavor ice cream made in small batches. Try this Vanilla Ice Cream Sunday with Rainbow Swirls, Whipped Cream, and a cherry on top.
Smoothie Joint is offering half off one item if you stop in wearing pride gear! Tucked just off the side street from Clark St this place offers a good selection of smoothies and juices that offer something for everyone.
After such a crazy year for all of us, CRAM is now very excited to announce their first in store event of 2021! Cram welcomes you to join them for our PRIDE KICK OFF PARTY at CRAM Fashion on Thursday, June 24th 2021 / 8-10pm at their store located at 3331 N Broadway. There will be complimentary cocktails, a DJ, raffle prizes and of course, Shopping!
Cake is love!
Celebrate Pride month with their rainbow layered cake! Tinted vanilla cake layered with cream cheese frosting and finished in cream cheese buttercream, rainbow drip and rainbow sprinkles.
A portion of the proceeds from their pride cake will be donated to The Center on Halsted to support the health and well-being of Chicago’s LGBTQ community.
Sidetrack is a Boystown staple and is having a massive vaccinated party on June 17th from 6pm-2am for their Anniversary Jamboree! With massive sales like 3 dollar cocktails, beers, and boozy slushies & a night full of giveaways and entertainment, you’re not going to want to miss this pride celebration. They are also giving back and request paper products and donations to Heartlland Alliance
[solidcore] Boystown is a Black and Queer managed studio in the neighborhood and they will be hosting a number of pride themed classes. New clients can sign up online here and find their pricing on the website! These are the confirmed classes, but follow [solidcore] for when they add more classes June 18 at 8:20a, 9:30a, 12p, 1:05p June 25 at 6:10a and 7:15a
Get yourself a new colorful set of glasses at a discount this pride month at Vision Boutique! They are offering 20% off any colorful frame during from June 1st to June 30th. Vision Boutique is here to offer the quality Lakeview eye care services that you need. You’ll be glad you found an optometrist close to home to improve convenience each time you need to visit their office. They offer four locations in the Greater Chicago area, with their nearest office right here in Lakeview on Sheffield
Have folks coming to town or need a staycation of your own? Check out this sweet deal from Hotel Versey for pride month. Plan a little get away right in the heart of all the action with 15% off all June long with the promo code LDSD.
Check out Pizzeria Flora With 50% off a whole pizza for the month of June, you’ve got to check out this awesome pizza spot. Food is their thing. With a wide menu(including breakfast until 3 pm!) there is sure to be something for everyone’s unique tastes.
Who doesn’t love a milkshake and a good cause at the same time? Shake Shack on Clark St. will be offering a rainbow pride shake and 5% of every sale goes to The Trevor Project until the end of the month. The new Pride Shake is made with strawberry and blackberry frozen custard and is topped with a mango and passion fruit blend, whipped cream and rainbow glitter
Dumplings, Drag Queens, and Wine? Sign up now (no really, seats are limited) to have a fun filled night with all of those lovely things and one of our favorite local businesses Get in the Kitchen! Get in the Kitchen is hosting a party with Wine Sampling, Drag Show & Dumpling Making to celebrate pride on JUNE 25TH @ 7:00 PM $39 (Includes a $10 gift card towards wine purchase!)
Want to stand out this pride? Handmade local clay jewelry artist Studio Fondant is offering 10% off any purchase with the coupon code PRIDE2021. With jewelry as unique as you are, you deserve something that makes you stand out like Studio Fondant’s colorful line of earrings and necklaces. These modern polymer clay jewelry pieces are created with a focus on modern designs, local production, and hypoallergenic materials.
Wells Street Popcorn has made an awesome specialty ride popcorn this month. Their very festive Rainbow Popcorn for Pride Month are selling for $3.95. The flavors in this colorful popcorn bonanza are Banana, Strawberry, Grape, Blueberry, Green Apple, and Orange.
Wells Street Popcorn is the high-quality, high-value popcorn provider based in the Chicago area. Their homemade recipes have been passed down by family members for generations, dating to the 1930s.
Kit Kat Lounge is having a month filled with drag performances with their Pride Icon Brunch Series and unique drink specials to match! These dazzling shows will take place every weekend for the month of June. They have some themed nights throughout the month, being sure to kick pride month off with style
June 12 & 13 | 11am-3pm Britney Brunch
June 19 & 20 | 11am-3pm Beyonce Brunch
June 26 & 27 | 11am-3pm Ariana Grande Brunch
Chicago Sugar Daddy’s Boystown Rainbow Cake will be available all month-long with a variety of flavors! A classic white loaf for pride has been spruced up to be the most colorful bread you have ever seen. Get $10 off of your 6 inch or 8 inch Boystown Rainbow cake. Regular prices are $50 for 6 inch and $60 for 8 inch. With
Cheesie’s is Chicago’s first grilled cheese restaurant complete with full bar, arcade games, and good times. This month they will be donating $1 from every pride pizza purchase to the Brave Space Alliance, which is the first Black-led, Trans-led LGBTQ Center working on the South Side of Chicago
This month sugar blow is serving up their pink dream milkshake. Cool off with this cotton candy topped strawberry ice cream milk shake. With rainbow sprinkles and colorful branding, this local business has everything you need to keep cool during this toasty pride month
Ingmar James salon is one of the best places in the neighborhood for fun colored hair. Express your true self with their incredible hair color services in a safe space that are firm supporters and allies of the LGBTQ+ community. Whether you’re looking to just refresh your style or change your look completely, Ingmar James Salon is the perfect place to help you feel confident and proud this month.
Pride Highlight! Mark you calendars now for Universal Wellness Source’s event Crack Up on Halsted! This queer stand up open mic event is free! If you’d like to sign up to preform, text 773-250-7673.
Visit Universal Wellness Source and meet with the best chiropractors in Chicago! They are proud to be among the best Chiropractic Centers in Chicago. Get relief from muscle pains, joint pains and spinal injury in your local chiropractic care center. Don’t let pain make your life miserable; consult one of their numerous chiropractic Chicagoland care facilities.