Monthly Archives: June 2014

ELVN Pride Fest Advisory

Chicago Pride Fest 2014, June 21 and 22 East Lake View Community Traffic Alert

The 12th Annual Chicago Pride Fest is scheduled for this weekend, Saturday, June 21st and Sunday, June 22nd, 2014. (The Gay Pride Parade is scheduled for Sunday, June 29th.)

Full event details for Pride Fest can be found on the Northalsted Business Alliance website.

Pride Fest Street Closures and Parking Restrictions

Waveland Avenue will be closed from Broadway to 820 W. from 9 AM Friday until Monday morning at 4 AM. (If you are a Whole Foods patron, the parking lot will remain open and you can enter from Waveland west of Halsted.)

Halsted Street will be closed between Broadway and Addison from Saturday 12:01 AM until Monday morning at 4 AM.

Bradley Place from Halsted west to 840 W. will be closed the same hours as Halsted.

NO PARKING will be allowed from 1 AM Saturday, June 21st through 3 AM Monday, June 23rd from on the following streets:

  1. HALSTED STREET: From Addison to Grace
  2. WAVELAND AVENUE: From Broadway to 820 W. Waveland
  3. BRADLEY PLACE: From Halsted West to alley near 820 W. Bradley


Be reminded, the Chicago Cubs are hosting the Pittsburgh Pirates at 3:05 PM on Friday, June 20, at 6:15 PM on Saturday, June 21st and at 1:20 PM on Sunday, June 22nd. (Sunday is a Cubs Mr. Potato Head Keychain giveaway.)

We hope our East Lake View Community participates in and enjoys the event!

Bike Lake View – June 8 Neighborhood Ride

Bike Lake ViewJoin the Lake View Citizens Council (LVCC) for a leisurely Sunday morning bikeride around Lake View. Get to know your neighbors while exploring our bicycle-friendly neighborhood and socializing over coffee afterwards.

Bike Lake View is a free hour-long neighborhood social ride geared toward all of our neighbors — bring your kids and your grandparents! Our neighborhood police will be riding with us again this month. 

For more information, contact Lee Crandell at Visit the LVCC website to get involved in your neighborhood.

What: Bike Lake View neighborhood bike ride
When: 10 a.m., Sunday, June 8 (Second Sunday every month)
Where: Meet at Seminary & Waveland (Northwest corner of Wrigley Field)
Post-ride: Ending around 11:00 a.m. for social time at a TBD location in Lake View

Helmets are required and be sure to bring a lock so you can join us for post-ride coffee.

Ald. Tom Tunney’s Annual Recycling Day – June 7

WHEN: Saturday, June 7, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
WHERE: 330 W. Diversey Parkway

Alderman Tunney will be hosting his annual recycling day on Saturday, June 7 from 9:00am-Noon at 330 W. Diversey.

COM-2 Recycling Solutions will be collecting electronics.

Here's a list of what they will take: Computers & Peripherals, Office Equipment & Products, Small Home Appliances & Home Improvement Products, Home Entertainment, Software, CDs & DVDs Cintas Document Management will provide Document Shredding Service. Please remove all staples, paper/binder clips from your documents prior to arriving at the recycling station. Limit two boxes/containers per household. – See more at:

Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival – June 7 & 8

WHEN: Saturday & Sunday, June 7-8, 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM
WHERE: N. Sheffield from Belmont to School

Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2014, Belmont-Sheffield Music Fest will kick off Chicago's outdoor street fest season when it again welcomes the start of summer and warm weather. Located just steps from the bustling Belmont Red Line "El" stop, this wildly popular street festival in the heart of Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood will again showcase the region's favorite tribute bands. This iconic fest (sponsored by the Central Lakeview Merchants Association) also features plenty of food and libations as well as artisans who will be rolling out their newest creative handiwork. – See more at: