Living in Chicago’s Lakeview and Lakeview East neighborhoods provides many benefits. You can enjoy apartment living close to Lake Michigan with some of the city’s best restaurants and nightlife just steps away.
So how do you stay on top of all of the exciting things happening in Lakeview? Fortunately, there are some great web sites and apps out there to help you stay informed about neighborhood news and events.
LakeviewEast.com is the web site for the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce. It is a comprehensive web site featuring local news, event information, and a large local business directory organized by category.
If you’re looking for Divvy bike stations in the neighborhood, happy hour specials, a list of elected officials, local school information, or just about anything else, LakeviewEast.com is the place to go.
BTDChicago.com is a web site focused on the Belmont Theater District in Lakeview. Over thirty theaters are within a one block radius. This web site provides information on the theaters and a list of shows currently going on.
The web site also includes a list of local businesses that provide discounts to patrons of the neighborhood theaters and an interactive map to help you find them.
The West Lakeview Neighbors web site (www.wlvn.org) provides news and resources for the West Lakeview neighborhood. The boundaries for the area are Irving Park (between Ravenswood and Ashland) and Addison (between Ashland and Racine) on the north; Belmont on the south; Racine on the east; and Ravenswood on the west.
The web site includes a neighborhood map, photo gallery, information about ongoing developments and more.
The Go Lakeview app was created to help residents and those who frequent the Lakeview neighborhood find out about events and local news. The app is subsidized by the Lakeview and Lakeview East Chambers of Commerce.
Learn more about the app and find download links for the iOS and Android versions at GoLakeview.com. The web site also features some informative links to local resources for Lakeview residents.