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LAMP Earns National Recognition; Moves Forward on Plan

By Stacy Jeziorowski | Wednesday, September 7, 2011

LAMP Earns National Recognition; Moves Forward on Plan

The Lakeview Chamber of Commerce, along with Special Services Area 27, recently earned two international nominations for the Lakeview Area Master Plan (LAMP). The International Downtown Association received 63 submissions for the 2011 Downtown Achievement Awards, which recognize planning efforts that establish a strategic position for downtown with elements of the plan having already been Read the Rest…

Marmalade: The Hot New Brunch Spot

By Stacy Jeziorowski | Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Marmalade: The Hot New Brunch Spot

I love breakfast foods. I would eat breakfast three meals a day, seven days a week if I could. So when my friend invited me along to Marmalade, 1969 W. Montrose St., I was thrilled to try something new. We ventured over on a Saturday morning at about 10:00, just early enough to beat the Read the Rest…

Get Linked at the Lakeview Network Luncheon

By Stacy Jeziorowski | Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Get Linked at the Lakeview Network Luncheon

Every Thursday, Flourish Studios (3020 North Lincoln Avenue) hosts the Lakeview Network Luncheon. From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., participants explore different aspects of being a successful network with the Luncheon’s featured guest speakers. Attendees will learn the benefits of building a network, common mistake made while networking, specific how-to steps and systems, how to Read the Rest…

Expand Your Palate With Provenance

By Stacy Jeziorowski | Monday, May 2, 2011

Expand Your Palate With Provenance

Looking for a last-minute Mother’s Day gift? On Sunday May 8, Provenance Food and Wine (2312 W. Leland) will host a wine and cheese pairing event, the first of the series, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tracy Kellner, owner of Provenance Food and Wine, told Center Square Journal that the class “will be held each Read the Rest…

Living Philanthropic’s Carlo Garcia Reflects on Year 1

By Stacy Jeziorowski | Friday, April 22, 2011

Living Philanthropic’s Carlo Garcia Reflects on Year 1

Today, Lincoln’s Square’s own Carlo Garcia will make his final donation to complete year one of Living Philanthrophic, his quest to give to 365 charities in 365 days. Last weekend, Garcia sat down with Center Square Journal on his plans as he moves into year two. Carlo will be hosting a party Saturday night in Read the Rest…

Mayor Daley Bids Farewell to 44th Ward

By Stacy Jeziorowski with photos by Brad Bretz | Monday, April 11, 2011

Mayor Daley Bids Farewell to 44th Ward

The sun started to break through the overcast skies Saturday just as Mayor Richard M. Daley arrived at Sheil Park, 3505 N. Southport Avenue, as part of his 50-ward farewell tour. Mayor Daley stepped up to the podium to address the ward, accompanied by 44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunney, Congressman Mike Quigley and representatives from Read the Rest…

Lake View: Bike Your Neighborhood

By Stacy Jeziorowski | Friday, April 8, 2011

Lake View: Bike Your Neighborhood

With warmer temperatures upon us, dust your bike off and tour Lake View. Join the Lake View Citizen’s Council on the second Sunday of every month, starting April 10th, for Bike Lake View. Bike Lake View is an hour-long ride, taking off from the corner of  Waveland and Seminary avenues at 10 a.m. Residents can Read the Rest…

Fork to Host Tyranena Beer Dinner Thursday

By Stacy Jeziorowski | Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Fork to Host Tyranena Beer Dinner Thursday

For those of you who haven’t made it to Fork (4600 N. Lincoln Ave.) since its change from Fiddlehead, head down on Thursday for a hefty pile of pork and beer. Fork is offering a four-course prix fixe dinner paired with beers from Wisconsin’s Tyranena Brewery. For $49 you can try: Salt n’ Vinegar Pork Read the Rest…

Lakeview Area Master Plan Revealed

By Stacy Jeziorowski | Monday, March 21, 2011

Lakeview Area Master Plan Revealed

It was standing-room-only at St. Luke’s, 1500 W. Belmont Avenue, when the Lakeview Chamber of Commerce and Special Service Area  27 revealed the Lakeview Area Master Plan (LAMP) to area residents and local businesses. The night started off with a brief video, followed by a detailed presentation of LAMP from Kimberly Bares, president of PLACE Read the Rest…

Lakeview Chamber and SSA 27 to Reveal LAMP

By Stacy Jeziorowski | Friday, March 11, 2011

Lakeview Chamber and SSA 27 to Reveal LAMP

On Tuesday, March 15, Special Service Area 27 and the Lakeview Chamber of Commerce will reveal the long-awaited Lakeview Area Master Plan (LAMP). Last November and December, the Chamber and the SSA reached out to the community for ideas on how to keep Lakeview one of Chicago’s most desirable neighborhoods,  in which to live, socialize Read the Rest…

The Super Bowl Spectacular Comedy Show

By Stacy Jeziorowski | Thursday, February 3, 2011

The Super Bowl Spectacular Comedy Show

As a Bears fan, is it too painful to watch the Super Bowl this year? Or maybe you just detest football? Or maybe you and the girls want a peaceful night away from your football-crazed significant others? For some fun at the NFL’s expense, Lincoln Lodge invites you to fill that Super Bowl party void Read the Rest…

Taxes and Energy Savings on the Agenda for Ward Night

By Stacy Jeziorowski | Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Ald. Scott Waguespack invites residents to attend the second to last Ward Night before the February elections. On Monday, Feb. 7, ward residents are encouraged to come and learn about cost-saving measures and receive income tax assistance. The Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT), will be available to inform residents on how to increase cash flow Read the Rest…

At the Corner of Snowdrift Street and Snowdrift Ave

By Stacy Jeziorowski | Wednesday, February 2, 2011

At the Corner of Snowdrift Street and Snowdrift Ave

The photo above was taken at the corner of Eastwood and Leavitt avenues in Lincoln Square, though it’s difficult to believe cars could once drive here. Have a blizzard photo to share? Email it to samantha@centersquarejournal.com or post it to our Flickr pool.

47th Ward Offers Property Tax Assistance

By Stacy Jeziorowski | Tuesday, February 1, 2011

UPDATE: (11:56 a.m.) The February 1 session at Coonley Elementary has been canceled due to weather. Are you a concerned resident who thinks your property tax bill is too high? Want a chance to fix it? If you live in Lakeview Township, as indicated on your tax bill, this is your chance. The Cook County Read the Rest…

Local Musician Shares His Local Inspirations

By Stacy Jeziorowski | Friday, January 28, 2011

Local Musician Shares His Local Inspirations

Acoustic pop-rock musician Todd Carey came onto Roscoe View Journal’s radar when Schubas announced his January residency, of which just one date remains. This week, Todd talked to RVJ about his Scubas residency, his local roots and his upcoming musical plans. Carey released his first and little-known album Elevate in 2003 followed by Revolving World Read the Rest…

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