Sold! 3546 N. Southport Avenue

A private buyer has purchased for $5.2 million a mixed-use building that is 97% occupied and includes retail and multifamily in Chicago’s largest populated neighborhood.

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Inaugural Friends of Blaine Turkey Trot

Grab your running shoes and gather the family! Friends of Blaine announces the Inaugural  Thanksgiving Turkey Trot on Saturday, November 20th at 9:15 am. All ages are welcome!  FOBTurkeyTrot21.Givesmart.com

There are a number of ways to participate:

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What is a Transit Oriented Development (TOD)?

You’ve heard the term “TOD” and many are now constructed up and down Southport Avenue (and around the city of Chicago). But what exactaly is a TOD and why have they popped up all over in the past several year?

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These Southport Corridor businesses are now hiring

Looking for work in the neighborhood? Plenty of places are hiring, and here is a direct link to all the opportunities in and around the Southport Corridor. Details at this link.

Southport Avenue voted on USA Today as one of the best shopping areas in Chicago

Southport Avenue has been voted #6 in USA Today‘s top shopping areas in Chicago.

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Your Southport Corridor Condo of the day

You have to check out this rooftop

3512 N. Southport Avenue is your condo of the day, with a rooftop deck you can’t beat. Listed for 1.8M, you can see the full listing and photos here.

Trick or Treat Southport Avenue is today

From the Lakeview Chamber: 2021 LIST OF ACTIVITIES:

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Claire’s has posted job opportunities for a new store in Chicago’s Southport Corridor

Claire’s has officially posted job openings on the web and LinkedIn for a new store in Chicago’s Southport Corridor.

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ZooLights returns at Lincoln Park Zoo

Tickets are on sale now

Tickets for one of Chicago’s most colorful holiday traditions, ZooLights, went on sale Thursday, marking the 27th annual return to Lincoln Park Zoo.

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Former Southport Lanes site no longer listed for lease

New restaurant rumors swirling around

Southport Lanes closed for good last Fall, and for the past year, the site has been listed for lease. Recently, Mid-America Real Estate had the site active for lease, but has recently taken it down.

In the SoPo rumor-ville, the building could be leased (or in the process of being leased) by The Boka Restaurant Group as a new restaurant.

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Lincoln Yards breaks ground on a $5B mega-project that will transform Chicago’s North Side

After years of planning, Sterling Bay broke ground this week on a life sciences center for Chicago’s biotechnology needs.

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Epic Kitchens Opens 2nd Chicago Location in Lakeview

A new “ghost” kitchen has opened in Lakeview.

Epic Kitchens is expanding its Chicagoland reach to the Lakeview neighborhood and celebrating the grand opening of its second location. The new multi-brand ghost kitchen will house four fast casual brands all under one roof and provide food to every customer through streamlined delivery and takeout options, as well as its first in-house dining option.

Online ordering is available at this link.

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