Lakeview Safety Walk this Sunday, January 2nd, 2022

Local neighbors have put together a safety walk this Sunday, January 2, 2022 from noon – 2PM that will start at Wrigley Field.

The event page can be found here on Facebook:
https://fb.me/e/27dfVjAkr, and more information can be found on Walk Safe Chicago.

“We will be starting the walk at Addison and Clark, then heading to Halsted, down to Belmont, over to Southport, and then back up to Wrigley. The walk is intended as a peaceful way for the community to come together and express the incredibly deep concern about the rise in crime and violence in the neighborhood.”

“We welcome everyone and hope to see folks there this Sunday.”

New Year’s Eve: Chicago will have the largest fireworks display of all time

New Year's Eve River and Lake Fireworks Cruise | DuSable Harbor | Nightlife  in Chicago
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Mercury Theater has postponed performances of “Sister Act” due to the COVID-19 surge

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Chicago Vaccine Mandate begins January 3, 2022

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Starting January 3, 2022, Chicago requires all folks age 5+to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and wear a mask to visit public indoor locations.

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Massive new development coming to 3914 N. Lincoln Avenue

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Chicago to impose a vaccine mandate for indoor public activities; Announcement Tuesday 12/21

Breaking on Twitter tonight from WTTW’s Paris Schutz:

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Shirts Illustrated closing January 1

Chicago’s Southport Corridor is losing another small shop.

Announced on Facebook today, Shirts Illustrated located at 1340 W. Belmont Avenue will close its doors for good:

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Mayor Lightfoot calls on feds for more resources to help combat violent crime

Lori Lightfoot has requested that U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland send more federal resources to Chicago to help combat the out of control crime and gun violence:

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Whoever wrote this about Schoolyard Tavern – you suck

Schoolyard Tavern closed in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but also has indicated they don’t “feel welcome” following this review:

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Zip codes 60657, 60613 close to 90% vaccinated (12+) with first dose

Currently as of December 17, 2021, 60657’s rate is 86% according to the City of Chicago’s Covid dashboard. 60613 is even higher at 87.4% with at least one does, 12+ in age. This would mean Lakeview is one of the most vaccinated areas in the entire country. Numbers do not show % of folks that have received the booster dose, but GET YOUR BOOSTER DOSE!

Vaccines are available at your local Jewel-Osco, CVS, Walgreens and local health outposts from Chicago’s Vaccine Finder site.

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Ald. James Cappleman’s response regarding recent surge of crime in Lakeview & Uptown

Alderman, James Cappleman
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