Lincoln Ashland Belmont Streetscape project started, will finish in August, 2023

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Lincoln Avenue Beer Stroll is back

The Halloween Beer Stroll will return to Lakeview October 23, 2021.

The Halloween Beer Stroll will return to Lakeview this year after being cancelled by the pandemic in 2020.

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Sam of the S&G (Sam and George’s) passed away

We just learned that Sam of the S&G (Sam and George’s) passed away. The S&G has been at Southport and Wellington for well over 50 years. Back in the day, you had to go down to Wellington to get Breakfast- pre Starbucks. The restaurant is still in the family. 

Rest in peace, Sam.

MK NOODLE now open

New restaurant alert!

Vietnamese restaurant MK Noodle Pho opened in early August with an expansive menu ranging from egg rolls and “doughnut shrimp” (made with taro and coconut powder) to banh mi, pho, and fried rice, according to the Tribune.

Dalgona milk tea, Vietnamese iced coffee, and other beverages are also available. 

MK Noodle Pho, 3341 N. Lincoln Avenue, Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

What could help this stretch of Lincoln Avenue?

The area of Lincoln between Ashland and Barry has had it’s share of retail turnover through the years. The Gap was once housed here before moving to The Southport Corridor in 2013.

We’d like to hear from you – what types of businesses or other suggestions do you have to help the stretch of Lincoln Avenue?

See the full listing here for 3145-67 N. Lincoln Avenue.

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Bitter Pops is ready to open on Lincoln Avenue

Bitter Pops Original Beer Shoppe is opening in April at 3345 N. Lincoln Avenue the weekend of April 15.  

From Bitter Pops: 

Bitter Pops Original Beer Shoppe endlessly endeavors to create the “The Ultimate Beer Experience.” We are striving to create a place where beer drinkers can experience the stories and beers from their favorite breweries. We also hope our space will encourage people to come together and enjoy the social and relaxed atmosphere that beer naturally creates.
Additionally, with a myriad of beer options in today’s market, beer drinkers can easily become overwhelmed by the beer purchasing process. Bitter Pops seeks to remedy this by applying a three tiered approach:
1) Selection:
2) Education:
3) Experience:
Finding the right beer should be simple and intuitive Learning about beer should be rewarding Journeying the process should be exciting and fun
As a specialty retail beer store, Bitter Pops focuses on selling the best selection of American Craft and International beer. Social elements of the store include:
  • Special monthly events such as brewer/supplier guest appearances
  • Weekly tastings of new beers, rare beers, and seasonal beers
  • Mini Growler & Pop service in our Tasting Room
  • Giftables, Wearables, and Packaged Edibles
Bitter Pops is located at:
3345 N. Lincoln Ave. Suite 102 
Chicago IL, 60657

Bitter Pops coming to 3345 N. Lincoln Avenue

Per Alderman Ameya Pawar’s Facebook post, Bitter Pops, a specialty beer and tap room is coming to 3345 N. Lincoln Avenue which is part of L3’s Lincoln Avenue Development. A community meeting will be scheduled soon, but it’s great to see retail activity happening in West Lakeview.

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