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Lakeview was ranked in the Top 15 "Hoods for Food and Drink"



Article by: Mike Gebert

Lakeview’s food scene was so direly mediocre for so long, the fact that it finally has an outfield’s worth of solid neighborhood restaurants is kind of a big deal, especially when they include mfk, Wood, and Pastoral. Drinking is still dominated by the year-round Spring Break that is Clark, South of Wrigley Field, plus the gay bars on Halsted, but there are quieter, cooler places to be found, like The Gingerman or The Twisted Vine.

Read the full article at Thrillist.com

Ceres' Table featured in Time Out Chicago's 100 Best Dishes

Photograph by Martha Williams"We like Ceres’ Table’s new Lakeview East location, but we like the new wood-burning pizza oven even more since it started turning out these exceptional, lightly charred crusts topped with mozzarella. The prices for the pizzas range from 14 to 16 dollars."See the full list at Timeout.com
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MINIMUM WAGE TO INCREASE

The minimum wage for the City of Chicago will increase to $13 per hour by 2019. Find out more here.
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Wow Bao Open in Lakeview East

By: Erica Demarest"Wow Bao plans to bring its famous steamed buns to Lakeview by the end of this month.The Asian-inspired eatery, known for its savory and sweet bao, will take over the former Red Mango space at 2806 N. Clark St., a spokesman with Lettuce Entertain You confirmed Thursday.Tentative plans call for a mid-November opening."Read [...]
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Lakeview East Gift Cards Help Local Businesses and Shoppers

By: Erica Demarest"Love gift cards? Love shopping local? You're in luck this holiday season.Starting Dec. 5, the Lakeview Chamber of Commerce will sell gift cards good at nearly 100 West Lakeview stores along Southport, Ashland and Lincoln. The cards don't expire and can be used at multiple locations, the chamber said.To kick off the program, [...]
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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Proposed for Lakeview East

By: Erica Demarest"A group of southeast Lakeview residents threw its support behind a proposed medical marijuana dispensary Monday night — but voiced some safety concerns.MedMar Inc. announced last month plans to open a dispensary at 2843 N. Halsted St., a long-vacant site that once housed a bar. The Illinois company is vying for one of two [...]
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DryHop Brewers Expands with New Southport Location

By: Erica Demarest"DryHop Brewers announced Monday plans to open a second Lakeview brewery next summer.Corridor Brewery & Provisions at 3446 N. Southport Ave. will have a distinctly Midwestern feel with farmhouse-style beers, owner Greg Shuff said."We're trying to be different from what we've already done" with DryHop, Shuff said. "While we're certainly happy to claim [...]
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Windy City Sweets featured in American Express Small Business Saturday TV ad!

Check out this American Express Small Business Saturday TV commercial which features Windy City Sweets!If you haven’t already seen it, the commercial is airing on a variety of networks and during programs such as The Today Show, The Blacklist, The Tonight Show and The Mindy Project. We are running it on FOX and CBS during Sunday and Thanksgiving [...]
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Ceres' Table and Chilam Balam on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list

By: Erica Demarest"Four Lakeview restaurants made the 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list: Ceres' Table, Chilam Balam, Wood and TAC Quick.The list, released Wednesday, honors affordable spots tailored to locals. To qualify, each restaurant has to offer two courses and a glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less, excluding tax and tip. The 2015 [...]
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LVECC Newsletter 10/29/31

NEWS & EVENTS October 29, 2014 [...]
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