East Lakeview

House Of Fine Chocolates

House Of Fine Chocolates To Close After Nearly 70 Years In East Lakeview

Broadway is undergoing a continuing transformation with an assortment of new businesses in the East Lakeview neighborhood, but meanwhile, an old, familiar establishment now is set to close after almost 70 years in operation.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

Chili Mac's

Chili Mac’s Restaurant To Close After 21 Years In East Lakeview

While an assortment of new businesses are bringing a renaissance to Broadway in the East Lakeview neighborhood, neighbors will soon say goodbye to one popular local establishment after more than 20 years in operation.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2012

Derek Fierro

Police: East Lakeview Teacher Admits To Beating His Dog To Death

An East Lakeview neighborhood man called police early Friday and admitted to beating his dog to death.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2012

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Woman Sexually Assaulted On Waveland Avenue In East Lakeview

A woman was sexually assaulted early Thursday in the East Lakeview neighborhood – on the densely-populated stretch of Waveland Avenue between Wrigley Field and Boystown.



La Crêperie Celebrates 40 Years In East Lakeview

La Crêperie at 2845 N. Clark St. is celebrating 40 years in business as what is considered the oldest family-owned French crêperie in the United States.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2012


Pastoral Cheese Shop To Open Concept Bistro On Broadway

A new concept bistro adjacent to the popular Pastoral Artisan Cheese shop is the latest new venture coming to the vibrant stretch of Broadway in the East Lakeview neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2012

Broadway At Surf

Controversial East Lakeview Wal-Mart Going Ahead; World Market To Close

Nearly a year after plans for a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market store generated an uproar in the East Lakeview neighborhood, those plans are officially set to go ahead.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Synagogue Graffiti

Hate Graffiti Scrawled On East Lakeview Synagogue

Police are investigating hate graffiti that was found sprayed on a synagogue and Jewish school in the East Lakeview neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

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New Bistro, Microbrewery Coming To North Broadway This Fall

A new bistro and microbrewery is the latest venture coming to Broadway in the East Lakeview neighborhood, as the transformation of the busy and fashionable strip continues.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

Stratford Place Stabbing

Man Charged With Stabbing Roommate To Death In East Lakeview

A man with no criminal history now stands charged with stabbing his roommate to death during a fight in their East Lakeview neighborhood apartment this week.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

Stratford Place Stabbing

Man Dead, Roommate Wounded In East Lakeview Knife Fight

A man is dead, and his roommate is in critical condition, after police say they stabbed each other during an argument in a quiet section of the East Lakeview neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

S**t Chicagoans Say

YouTube Clips Expose How Chicagoans Really Sound

Two separate YouTube clips are showing us Chicagoans how we really sound, from praising “da Bears” to nitpicking about what neighborhood we live in.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

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Report: Coffee Roasting House Coming To Broadway In East Lakeview

A new coffee roasting house is coming to bustling Broadway in East Lakeview, according to a recent report.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

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Police: Woman Stabbed Boyfriend To Death In East Lakeview

A woman was in police custody Thursday morning, after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death during an argument in the East Lakeview neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012

Lake Shore Drive Fire

Officials: Open Door Helped Spread Fatal Fire In Lakeview

City officials said Monday that a door left open by a Lakeview couple fleeing a high-rise fire helped spread the deadly blaze and an elevator malfunction slowed firefighters’ ability to get to the fire right away.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

Broadway Dominick's Site

Mariano’s Market, Apartments Planned For Old East Lakeview Dominick’s Site

A new plan calls for a Mariano’s Fresh Market grocery store, and as many as seven stories of apartments, at the long-vacant East Lakeview site where a Dominick’s store burned down more than six years ago.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

Walgreens Proposed For Old Borders

2-Story Walgreens Proposed For Old East Lakeview Borders Store

The shuttered Borders bookstore at the busy juncture of Diversey Parkway, Clark Street and Broadway will reopen as a multi-level Walgreens drugstore, according to an architectural firm.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2011

Halsted Street/Bradley Place Development

Neighbors Take Issue With East Lakeview Residential Development Plan

Some neighbors in East Lakeview are taking issue with plans for a massive 15-story residential development at the northernmost end of the Boystown strip.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

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Area Business Not Pleased With New Route For Gay Pride Parade

An East Lakeview neighborhood pizzeria is none too pleased that its stretch of Broadway has been eliminated from the Gay Pride Parade route.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Larry Flynt

Larry Flynt To Visit New Hustler Store In East Lakeview

Hustler publisher Larry Flynt will be in Chicago next week, making an appearance at the new Hustler Hollywood store in the East Lakeview neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2011