The Broadway At Surf

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

East Lakeview Wal-Mart

Anti-Wal-Mart Facebook Group For East Lakeview Comes Down

The organizer of the Facebook group dedicated to stopping a planned Wal-Mart store in East Lakeview took the group offline over the weekend, saying continuing the fight now is a “waste of time.”

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011

Signs against a proposed Wal-Mart have been popping up in the Lakeview neighborhood. (CBS)

Community Group Votes Against East Lakeview Wal-Mart

A community group on Monday evening voted overwhelmingly against a plan by Wal-Mart to move into the East Lakeview neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

East Lakeview Wal-Mart

Community Group To Vote On Support For East Lakeview Wal-Mart

Members of a community group are set to take a vote this evening on whether they support a proposed Wal-Mart store in the East Lakeview neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

Wal-Mart Protest

Neighbors Protest East Lakeview Wal-Mart Plan

Residents of the East Lakeview neighborhood are not backing down in their efforts to stop a Wal-Mart store from moving in.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2011

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th)

Tunney Seeks Changes In East Lakeview Wal-Mart Plan

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) says he wants to see some revisions to the plan for a Wal-Mart store in the East Lakeview neighborhood, while community activists still hope to keep the store out altogether.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2011

Signs against a proposed Wal-Mart have been popping up in the Lakeview neighborhood. (CBS)

No Warm Greeting For Wal-Mart At Community Meeting

Wal-Mart proposes building a downsized store in the East Lakeview neighborhood, but residents gave the retailer a not-so-warm welcome Monday night at a public meeting.

04/11/2011

Walmart: Lakeview, Little Village

Wal-Mart Advances In E. Lakeview; Little Village Asks Why Not Us?

As activists clamor for a Wal-Mart store in the Little Village neighborhood, Wal-Mart is instead moving ahead with plans for a new store in East Lakeview despite heated opposition.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2011

East Lakeview Wal-Mart

Lakeview East Chamber Awaits Plans From Wal-Mart

The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce met last week with Wal-Mart representatives to discuss a controversial possible new store in the neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2011

East Lakeview Wal-Mart

Discussion Heats Up About East Lakeview Wal-Mart

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) and representatives of a real estate group said last night that they have met with Wal-Mart about a possible new store in East Lakeview.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2011

Wal-Mart (file; Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Wal-Mart Signals It’s Not Interested In Lakeview, For Now

Ald. Tom Tunney tells opponents the retail giant told him it’s looking around Chicago, but hasn’t moved on rumored Broadway site.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2010

Chicago Wal-Mart Supercenter

Wal-Mart Flap Enters Aldermanic Campaign

The controversy over a proposed Wal-Mart store in the East Lakeview neighborhood has now made init to the aldermanic campaign for the area.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2010

Chicago Wal-Mart Supercenter

Controversy Erupts Over East Lakeview Wal-Mart Plan

Controversy has already erupted about plans for a Wal-Mart store in the East Lakeview neighborhood, within 24 hours of reports of the planned store.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2010