Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bike Lake View – May 16 Neighborhood Ride

Bike Lake View

Via Lake View Citizens Council

Join the Lake View Citizens Council (LVCC) for a leisurely bike ride around Lake View.  Get to know your neighbors while exploring our bicycle-friendly neighborhood.  Helmets are required and be sure to bring bike lights and a lock so you can join us for post-ride social time.

Note: Due to the Mother’s Day holiday, we’re switching from our regular Sunday morning schedule to a special weekday evening for the month of May.

Bike Lake View is a free hour-long neighborhood social ride geared toward all of our neighbors – bring your kids and your grandparents! Local elected officials and neighborhood police are also invited to join us every month. For more information, contact Lee Crandell at

What: Bike Lake View neighborhood bike ride
When: 6:30 pm, Thursday, May 16
Where: Meet at Seminary & Waveland (Northwest corner of Wrigley Field)
Post-ride: Ending around 7:30 pm for social time at Trader Todd’s, 3216 N Sheffield (cash bar, children welcome with an adult)

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May 11th Street Closures for Race to Wrigley 5K

racetowrigleyPlease be advised that the Cubs Charities Race to Wrigley will take place this Saturday, May 11, beginning at 8am at Wrigley Field.  The course runs through the neighborhood and ends back at the ballpark.

No Parking will be in effect on affected streets from 4:00 AM until 12:00 PM.

The streets will be closed beginning at 7:45 AM.  After the runners pass through, walkers will be moved to the sidewalks and streets will be reopened to traffic. The course route and timeline are below:

Start Time Ending Time Street Route
7:45am 8:30am Addison-1000w to 1800w
(Addison/Sheffield to Ravenswood)
7:45am 8:40am Ravenswood-3600n to 4000n
(Ravenswood to Irving Park)
7:45am 9:00am Irving Park- 1800w-1100w
(Irving Park from Ravenswood to Seminary)
7:45am 9:15am Clark- 4000n to 3700n
(Clark/Irving to Waveland)
7:45am 9:30am Waveland- 1000w to 1100w
(Waveland from Clark to Sheffield)


ELVN Community Meeting: May 7th

Please join us for a Community Meeting of East Lake View Neighbors!

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 7pm
19th District Police Station Community Room
850 W Addison
*Limited parking available in the garage

wrigleyvideoscreenRicketts: “New Wrigley Field revenue needed for Cubs to stay”

East Lake View Neighbors May 7th Community Meeting will include a presentation by the Chicago Cubs that will show the details of new revenue sources including proposed new signs.

Our guests will include Tom Tunney, Alderman of the 44th Ward, James Cappleman Alderman of the 46th Ward, Elias Voulgaris, Commander 19th /Town Hall Police District, and Mike Lufrano and Julian Green, Vice Presidents – Chicago Cubs

Discussion items will include:

19th Police District

• 19th District Cubs Program Command Center Operation

Cubs Wrigley Field Redevelopment Proposed Framework include:

• Improvements/Changes to Wrigley Field including extending Wrigley Field Walls into Waveland and Sheffield Right of Way
• Triangular Property Development including New Office Building
• Increase to 40+ Night Games and six Friday 3:05 Games
• Proposed 6000 Square Foot Jumbotron and Other Signs including Proposed Sign Structure on Waveland
• Cubs Events on Sheffield between Addison and Waveland

44th Ward and 46th Ward

• Wrigley Field Program Legislative/Ordinance Updates

There is a Cubs night game at Wrigley Field on May 7th, and there will be tow enforcement of Zone 383 resident parking restrictions on area streets.