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A MESSAGE FROM Chamber of Commerce President Maribel Selva Greetings Family, Friends, Neighbors and Colleagues, It is with extreme zeal that I welcome you to the fabulous Northcenter neighborhood. As a Northcenter resident, I am so proud to be a member of this wonderful community and awesome organization, and it is an honor to have the opportunity to serve as President of the Northcenter Chamber for a second term. For more than 70 years, the Northcenter Chamber has been evolving to meet the needs of our varied and vibrant neighborhood and business community. What began as a humble merchants’ association is now leading the way in development and programming, with a membership of more than 400 local businesses—and growing! We work to bring our diverse membership a platform, experience and active community of professionals all working towards being the best they can be. Our programming connects the business community to the neighborhood, with a robust calendar of exciting events, including our seasonal family events, summer concert series, participation in the 47th Ward Senior Holiday Luncheon and community Veterans’ Day Observance, and of course, Ribfest Chicago! This year we are extremely proud to present the 20th Annual Ribfest Chicago. This annual fundraiser allows us to sustain our mission, bring free events to our community and reinvest in local schools and community organizations through our Philanthropy program, which has become a model for neighborhood festivals across Chicago. I am proud to say we have given back more than $350,000 since we started our philanthropy endeavor. I personally invite you to be part of this historical marker in our Chamber’s timeline and join us with your family on Lincoln Avenue to celebrate on June 8th, 9th and 10th, 2018. We have exciting music acts, family fun and terrific food lined up.

47th Ward Alderman Ameya Pawar Dear Neighbors, I am proud to represent Chicago’s 47th Ward and the vibrant Northcenter community, one of the most desirable places to live, work, play and do business in our city. Known for excellent schools, beautiful homes and gardens, walkable neighborhoods with nearby parks and playlots, and a renovated METRA and CTA public transit system, the area continues to improve with new school additions, renovated utility mains, completed streetscapes, proposed and built developments, and new businesses in tune with the needs and wants of this in-touch community. This year, we are looking forward to beginning the renovation and expansion of the Northcenter Town Square at Damen and Belle Plaine so that we can fully realize the potential of this beloved public space. Our local business scene boosts popular ethnic restaurants and themed taverns, clothing and gift shops, home supply stores and supermarkets, new art galleries and established live theaters, all within reach by a pleasant stroll. Northcenter is sought out by many new businesses including preschools, specialty grocery stores, fitness centers, wine shops and restaurants. My office works every day to help new and existing business to thrive in the 47th Ward. Come visit the 47th Ward Public Service Office at 4243 N. Lincoln Avenue or call 773-868-4747 if we can help you or answer any questions. If you want to know about happenings around the ward, sign up for our weekly newsletter at www.chicago47.org. Sincerely, Ameya Pawar Alderman, 47th Ward

It’s an exciting time to be in the Northcenter neighborhood. From a thriving performing arts scene to great food and nightlife, from unique retail shops to compassionate service providers and community organizations, I like to say there is something for everyone. I hope you will use this community guide as a springboard to explore our many incredible local businesses and goings-on at the Chamber and the neighborhood at large. The Northcenter Chamber is here to serve you, and I hope you’ll get to know us! We would love to have you stop by our office and say hello anytime, and I certainly look forward to seeing you out and about throughout the year at our many events. Not a member yet? Give us a call. Yours truly, Maribel Selva Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage President, Northcenter Chamber

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CONTENTS A Message From........................................................................................................2

Classes/Children’s Programs/Schools.......................................................................16

Chamber of Commerce President Maribel Selva..................................................2

Community Organizations/Houses Of Worship/Outreach & Services......................20

47th Ward Alderman Ameya Pawar.......................................................................2

Healthcare/Fitness/Wellness....................................................................................22

Welcome to Northcenter............................................................................................ 4

Real Estate/Real Estate Services..............................................................................30

Great Neighborhood Checklist.............................................................................. 4

Retail And Service Businesses.................................................................................32

SSA #38 ................................................................................................................5

20 Years of Ribs and Rock & Roll: The Making of a Chicago Summer Institution....24

Community Events ................................................................................................5

From A Grill-Out to a Grand Festival....................................................................24

About the Northcenter Chamber of Commerce.........................................................6

By the Neighborhood, for the Neighborhood .....................................................28

Becoming a Member.............................................................................................6

Throwback: Mike McCallum of Baird & Warner...................................................28

Go Beyond the Guide! ...........................................................................................6

Ribfest Firsts........................................................................................................28

Northcenter Chamber of Commerce Staff.............................................................6

It’s Chicago—Vote Early And Vote Often!............................................................34

2018 Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors ................................................. 7

We Knew Them When: A Decade of Rock at Ribfest...........................................34

Making an Impact: Reinvesting In Our Community............................................... 7

Business Index ........................................................................................................46

Getting To Know What’s In The Neighborhood..........................................................8

Category Index ........................................................................................................48

Northcenter Community Map...................................................................................8

Advertser Index .......................................................................................................48

Restaurant & Entertainment Guide...........................................................................12 Northcenter Chamber of Commerce 4054 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60618 p: (773) 525-3609 f: (773) 525-1539 info@northcenterchamber.com northcenterchamber.com

Information was compiled and published June 2018 by the Northcenter Chamber of Commerce. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information in this directory. The Northcenter Chamber of Commerce cannot guarantee the correctness of all the information available to us and assumes no liability arising from error or omission. Send all comments to: Northcenter Chamber of Commerce, 4054 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60618. Copyright 2018, the Northcenter Chamber of Commerce. All rights reserved. Photographs used in this publication are owned and/or copyrighted by others. Reproducing any part of this directory by photocopying, by electronic storage and retrieval or by any other means is prohibited.

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WELCOME TO NORTHCENTER Great Neighborhood Checklist Food and Drink: Whether you enjoy Michelin Guide-acclaimed gastronomic delights, hidden neighborhood comfort-food dives or authentic regional cuisines from around the globe, Northcenter has mouthwatering dining options for all tastes. If you are looking for a drink afterwards, you can find everything from exquisite craft cocktails to $1 cans at one of more than 30 neighborhood bars and taverns. In 2016, The Hop Review readers named Northcenter the best Chicago neighborhood for beer, and with acclaimed breweries like Half Acre Beer Company, Begyle and Dovetail Breweries, Northcenter is the beating heart of Chicago’s craft brew movement. Shopping: Independent businesses and mom ‘n’ pop shops are the backbone of any community, and Northcenter has some of Chicago’s best hidden gems. From games and comic books to handmade jewelry and accessories; from craft brews to crafting supplies, your new favorite store is around the corner, so go ahead and treat yourself. Be sure to check out the all-new “Makers and Merchants” collective on Lincoln Avenue, south of Irving Park, for beautiful furniture, handmade accessories and more.

Community: From families who have been in the neighborhood for decades to a new influx of young professionals, Northcenter combines big-city life with a neighborly attitude. Community events such as the Northcenter Farmers Market, Summer Concert Series and of course, Ribfest Chicago bring people from all walks of life together. Four Chicago Park District parks serve the neighborhood, and the ongoing renovation of Northcenter Town Square will give the neighborhood another dynamic gathering place. You will also find plenty of organizations and service providers improving quality of life for veterans, senior citizens and people with disabilities, as well as religious communities for many faiths. We invite you to explore, experience and enjoy Northcenter!

Entertainment: You don’t have to go downtown or to Second City to enjoy a great night out at the theatre. Northcenter has some of the city’s best performing arts gems. Enjoy Chicago’s most beloved art form—improv comedy—at Cornservatory, Bughouse Theater and Laugh Out Loud. Music lovers will fall for Martyrs’, one of Chicago’s top spots for great local and national musical acts. Take in a world of tunes at other eclectic venues around the neighborhood, or give the dance floor a spin at Dance Center Chicago. Check out acclaimed live theatre right here at Windy City Playhouse and new-to-theneighborhood veterans Strawdog Theatre, or visit any number of local pubs for captivating storytelling and “live lit” nights. Or, gather up some friends and visit one of the neighborhood’s two bowling alleys. There’s truly something for everyone!

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Travel: A variety of transit options conveniently connect Northcenter to the whole city. Three CTA Brown Line stations, nearby Ravenswood Metra station and key bus routes along Irving Park, Damen, Ashland and Western make Northcenter a hub for North Side travel. For more active commuters, Northcenter is one of the city’s most bike-friendly neighborhoods, with designated bike lanes on Damen Avenue, shared lanes on Lincoln and a bike-sharing station in Northcenter Town Square. Real Estate: Over the past several years, Chicago Magazine, WGN and real estate leaders like Redfin and Movoto have all named Northcenter one of the hottest neighborhoods in Chicago to live and buy real estate, citing the neighborhood’s ideal location, community and great education options. Northcenter single-family and condominium home sales have been steadily rising, and the neighborhood remains one of Chicago’s most stable and sought-after real estate markets.

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Education: Bell Elementary and Coonley Elementary are two of the finest schools in the Chicago Public School system. Ravenswood School, a fine arts-focused neighborhood magnet, is a hidden gem with a strong sense of community. A robust private school selection rounds out your great education options, and the influx of families has brought a number of new high-quality early childhood care centers to Northcenter. Photo: Beking Joassaint

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SSA #38

Community Events

Special Service Area #38 was created in 2006 to provide enhanced cleaning, landscaping, snow removal and other services on Northcenter’s primary streets and to help promote Northcenter as a vibrant community for residents and business owners. The SSA provides a locally controlled way for the community to implement enhancements in the way neighborhood stakeholders envision them, and ensures that local tax dollars are reinvested in the community, going to services that directly benefit the community.

The Northcenter Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the following exciting and family-friendly events. Community events are FREE except as noted.

SSA #38 is a “clean and green” SSA, focusing on core supplemental services to improve the safety and aesthetic appeal of the Northcenter neighborhood’s key streets, therefore beautifying the community and contributing to the value of local businesses and homes. Over the past year, SSA #38 provided Northcenter with sidewalk snow removal, litter pickup and sidewalk maintenance, weed removal and planting and maintenance of the sidewalk planters, hanging baskets and pedestal beds around the neighborhood, as well as maintenance of the Irving Park Road streetscape between Ravenswood Avenue and the Chicago River.

20th Annual Ribfest Chicago Lincoln Ave., Irving Park Rd. to Berteau Ave. June 8, 5–10 p.m. June 9, noon–10 p.m. June 10, noon–10 p.m. $10/person $20/family suggested gate donation Proceeds from the event benefit local schools, nonprofit organizations, and funding for Chamber projects and annual programming.

SSA #38 is expecting great things in the years to come, including focusing more efforts on developing our neighborhood public spaces such as Northcenter Town Square and the continued growth of the Retail Northcenter initiative, which connects prospective business owners to available properties in the area. For more information about SSA #38, please visit the Chamber website at northcenterchamber.com.

Northcenter Farmers Market Northcenter Town Square, 4100 N. Damen Ave. Saturdays, June 16 through October 27, 7 a.m.–1 p.m. Northcenter Summer Concert Series Northcenter Town Square, 4100 N. Damen Ave. Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. July 11, 18, 25 August 1, 8, 15 and 22 (movie night) RestauranTour Wednesday, September 12 $10/person, tickets on sale two weeks prior to event (Ticket price is subject to change.) Halloween Trick-or-Treat Northcenter Town Square 4100 N. Damen Ave. Saturday, October 27 at 10 a.m. Veterans’ Day Observance North Center Senior Satellite Center, 4040 N. Oakley Ave. Friday, November 9 at 11 a.m. North Pole in Northcenter and Small Business Saturday Celebration Northcenter Chamber Office 4054 N. Lincoln Ave. Saturday, November 24 Eggstravaganza 2019 Northcenter Town Square 4100 N. Damen Ave. Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m.

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ABOUT THE NORTHCENTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The Northcenter Chamber of Commerce is a business and community development organization committed to fostering a vibrant neighborhood and local business district. Since 1946, the Northcenter Chamber of Commerce has promoted the interests and wellbeing of the Northcenter community.

Benefits of Chamber membership include: •  Marketing opportunities through regular newsletters and a robust social media program •  Listings on the Chamber website and in the annual directory •  A set of mailing labels to reach other Chamber members with promotion initiatives •  Updates about important community information •  Job and deal postings through the Chamber website and digital marketing channels •  Promotional opportunities at seasonal community events, including Halloween Trick-Or-Treat, Eggstravaganza and the Summer Concert Series •  Exposure from Ribfest Chicago, one of Chicago’s largest summer street festivals •  Access to networking, social and business-to-business events •  Opportunities to build relationships in the community

As the Northcenter neighborhood has evolved into a renowned destination for everything from top-notch schools to craft breweries, the Northcenter Chamber has grown from a small merchants’ association to a thriving and diverse membership of more than 400 businesses and organizations and hosts a wide range of programming for businesses and the community. Membership is open to any individual, business or organization located, doing business in, or intending to do business in Northcenter. In addition to promotion and advocacy for local businesses, the Chamber works to enrich the community through fun, family-friendly seasonal events including a Farmers Market, Halloween and Easter celebrations, Veterans’ Day programming, the Summer Concert Series, RestauranTour and, of course, Ribfest Chicago.

Even when there’s not an event opportunity, the Northcenter Chamber is there for you. If you need a local specialist, are looking to work with another business or want exposure within a certain area, contact the Chamber and we can help! Together, we can work to build on a thriving, collaborative business community.

Go Beyond the Guide! For regular information about local businesses, dynamic events, great deals from your favorite local shops and restaurants and much more, be sure to sign up for our Northcenter Chamber newsletters! You can sign up at northcenterchamber.com, or at facebook.com/northcenter.

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Becoming a Member Be a Voice in Your Community! The Chamber is here for you! Whether you’re well established in the neighborhood or just starting out, we offer a variety of services that help grow your business and strengthen your business community. You don’t have to own a business to take advantage of what the Chamber has to offer; many of our members are professionals who live and conduct business in the neighborhood.

Eileen Keleghan, Associate Director Christine Huge, Office and Events Manager Lindsay Eanet, Executive Director

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2018 Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Making an Impact: Reinvesting In Our Community Investment in our community has been one of the guiding principles of the Northcenter Chamber of Commerce. In addition to neighborhood events and programs that support economic and community development in Northcenter, the Chamber takes a more direct approach to giving back to the community. Since 2008, the Chamber has given more than $350,000 to local schools and nonprofits through our philanthropy programs. Ribfest Chicago supports both arms of our two-pronged approach to investment in local schools and nonprofits, funding our general philanthropy program and our innovative Ribfest Volunteer Grant Program.

Executive Committee Maribel Selva, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage President | Ribfest Committee, Community Events Committee Sarah Spraker, Concordia Place Vice President of Administration | Community Events Committee, Philanthropy Committee Tom Fencl, The Davis Theater Vice President of Events | Philanthropy Committee, Ribfest Committee Kathleen Gallagher, Wintrust Bank Treasurer | Finance/Audit Committee, Ribfest Eileen Lysaught, Lysaught Law Offices Secretary | Membership Committee, Bylaws, Policy and Procedures Committee

Directors Kathy Chapman Membership Committee, Marketing Committee Bob Denneen, Denneen Public Affairs Nominating and Board Development Committee, Philanthropy Committee Maggie Jablonska, SERVPRO of Ravenswood Neighborhood Assets and Enhancements Committee, Marketing Committee

In 2017, through the Chamber’s annual philanthropy program, we were able to support a free Thursday community lunch service through Common Pantry, help purchase materials for an arts internship for neighborhood high school students through ArtReach, support a circus arts residency for students at Bell Elementary School through CircEsteem, augment the Gene and Rosemary Schulter Foundation’s financial safety and literacy programs for senior citizens and more! You’ll be able to read more about these efforts and more throughout the guide. Ribfest began as a fundraiser to support our work. As the festival grew, the Chamber and Big Buzz Idea Group saw an opportunity to give back to the community more directly, and the Ribfest Volunteer Grant Program was born. The Volunteer Grant Program is a win/win for the Chamber and the program’s beneficiaries. Volunteers are the lifeblood of Ribfest and help ensure the festival runs smoothly. Each group that volunteers 30 or more people for one or more time slots over the course of the event is awarded a cash grant. Some groups have even turned this into a friendly competition to see who can wrangle the most volunteers! The program is growing every year, not only in the number of volunteers, but participating organizations. In 2017, through this innovative program, Ribfest Chicago awarded about $20,000 in Volunteer Grants to schools and community organizations that educate and engage youth, fight hunger and provide essential services. Throughout this guide, our grant partners share their stories of how the funds raised at Ribfest have supported their important work. We hope to make an even greater impact in the years to come.

Kevin Krasney, Cole’s Appliance and Furniture Co. Ribfest Committee Joel Lefkowitz, MB Financial Bank Membership Committee Benjamin Kennedy, Kennedy Mann Architecture Neighborhood Assets and Enhancements Committee, Ribfest Committee Alex Markov, Markov Consulting Services Finance/Audit Committee Michael McHugh, Harvest Outdoor Media Marketing Committee Rico Tallud, Be Well. The Art of Asian Therapies Nominating and Board Development Committee, Ribfest Committee

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GETTING TO KNOW WHAT’S IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD NORTHCENTER COMMUNITY MAP We invite you to explore Northcenter!

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8 Deborah Fry, LCPC, 4256 N. Ravenswood Ave., #307....................35 9 Eddie Patel, CFP, 2125 W. Irving Park Rd..............................................15 10 Edward Jones, 2001 W. Montrose Ave................................................ 27 11 El Llano Restaurant, 3941 N. Lincoln Ave.............................................40 12 German International School, 1726 W. Berteau Ave. ......................40 13 Great Clips Lincoln Square, 2321 W. Lawrence Ave........................ 27 14 Guaranteed Rate—Joe Burke 3940 N. Ravenswood Ave...............18 15 J ohn Kent—American Family Insurance, 3805 N. Lincoln Ave.....40 16 Makers & Merchants, 3854-3862 N. Lincoln Ave..............................18 17 Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro, 3905 N. Lincoln............................. 27 18 Natural Touch Chiropractic Center, 4361 N. Lincoln Ave................ 42

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RESTAURANT & ENTERTAINMENT GUIDE BAKERY Blue Sky Bakery & Cafe 3720 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 880-9910 http://blue-sky-bakery.org/ Bobbie T’s Bake Shop Chicago, IL 60660 (773) 383-7393 Cookie Spin by Innovative Indulgences 4350 N. Leavitt St. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 739-9400 info@cookiespinchicago.com http://cookiespinchicago.com

BARS & BREWERIES Begyle Brewing Co. 1800 W. Cuyler Ave., 1E Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 661-6963 oh.hey@begylebrewing.com http://begylebrewing.com Cork Lounge 1822 W. Addison St. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 404-5318 corklounge@gmail.com http://www.corklounge.com Dovetail Brewery, Inc. 1800 W. Belle Plaine Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 558-7553 info@dovetailbrewery.com http://dovetailbrewery.com Grace & Leavitt Fire Escape Tavern 2157 W. Grace St. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 472-1138 http://www.graceandleavitt.com Half Acre Beer Company 4257 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 248-4038 http://www.halfacrebeer.com Martyrs’ 3855 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 404-9494 tp://www.martyrslive.com Save More Lounge 4060 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 218-1444

BOWLING CENTERS Waveland Bowl 3700 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 472-5900 http://www.WavelandBowl.com

COFFEE SHOP Coffee Joint 2059 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 629-1725

Julius Meinl 4115 N. Ravenswood Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 883-1862 Red Eyes Coffee 4164 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 601-0056 Starbucks 1601 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (224) 563-7268 s48615@starbucks.com

MOVIE THEATER Davis Theater 4614 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 (773) 769-3999 info@davistheater.com http://www.davistheater.com

RESTAURANTS A.J. Hudson’s Public House 3801 N. Ashland Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 348-2767 http://www.ajhudsonspublichouse.com

Starbucks 3640 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 935-9086 s20797@retail.starbucks.com

BBQ Supply Co. 6954 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60645 (312) 771-0401 https://www.bbqsupply.com/

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Braciole Station 2205 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (312) 766-2322 info@braciolestation.com http://braciolestation.com

Robinson’s #1 Ribs - Lincoln Park 1341 W. Fullerton Ave., # 262 Chicago, IL 60614 (312) 337-1399 http://www.ribs1.com

ENTERTAINMENT Four Star Brass Band (847) 942-4439 fourstarbrassband@gmail.com http://www.fourstarbrassband.com Zaller Brothers Entertainment and Games (833) 338-4491

LIVE THEATER Corn Productions 4210 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 650-1331 cornproductions@sbcglobal.net http://www.cornservatory.org Ghostlight Ensemble Theatre Company 1903 W. Warner Ave. #2 Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 704-4911 info@ghostlightensemble.com http://www.ghostlightensemble.com Laugh Out Loud Chicago 3851 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 857-6000 http://lolimprov.com Strawdog Theatre Company 1802 W. Berenice Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 644-1380 http://www.strawdog.org Theatre Momentum 1803 W. Byron St., Ste. 215-216 Chicago, IL 60613 (872) 216-8775 info@theatremomentum.com Windy City Playhouse 3014 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60618 (312) 374-3196 info@windycityplayhouse.com http://windycityplayhouse.com/

Brownstone Tavern & Grill 3937 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 528-3700 brownstonetaverngrill@gmail.com http://www.brownstonetavern.com

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1701 W. Lawrence Ave. Chicago, IL 60640 (773) 271-0900 byronshd@aol.com http://www.byronshotdogs.com Cafe Orchid 1746 W. Addison St. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 327-3808 cafeorchid@yahoo.com http://www.cafeorchid.com Capt’n Nemo’s 3650 N. Ashland Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 929-7687 http://www.capnemos.com Carbon Arc Bar & Board 4614 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 (773) 961-8946 info@davistheater.com www.davistheater.com/carbon-arc-bar/ Celtic Crown Public House 4301 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 588-1110 celticcrown@lastcalltaverngroup.com http://www.celticcrownpub.com Chicago’s Pizza and Pasta 1919 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 477-2777 chicagospizza3114@yahoo.com http://www.chicagos-pizza.com

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Dos Riccos Mexican Fusion Kitchen 4064 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (872) 206-5789 dosriccos@gmail.com http://dosriccos.com El Llano Restaurant 3941 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 868-1898 http://www.llanochicago.com Fountainhead 1970 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 697-8204 http://www.fountainheadchicago.com House of Wah Sun 4319 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 477-0800 http://www.houseofwahsunchicago.com Jeri’s Grill 4357 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 604-8775 Kitsune Restaurant and Pub 4229 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 kitsunerestaurant@gmail.com http://www.kitsunerestaurant.com Laschet’s Inn 2119 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 478-7915 http://www.laschetsinn.com LC Pho 2739 W. Lawrence Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 (872) 208-7606 lcpho.restaurant@gmail.com Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria 4340 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 654-4000 http://www.loumalnatis.com Marmalade 1969 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 883-9000 http://www.marmaladechicago.com Monty Gaels Tavern & Grill 4356 N. Leavitt St. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 279-4900 http://www.montygaels.com Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro 3905 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 248-3905 irishbistro@gmail.com http://www.irishbistro.com Nami Sushi Bar 1828 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (872) 241-4407 namiinchicago@gmail.com http://www.namicuisine.com

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Braciole Station https://www.braciolestation.com/

Grace & Leavitt Fire Escape Tavern https://www.graceandleavitt.com/

Since 1932–Chicago’s Oldest Chinese Restaurant

Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro https://irishbistro.com/

Orange Garden Chinese Chinese Restaurant http://www.eatorangegarden.com/

Restaurant

Authentic Chinese Cuisine

Dine In | Carry-Out | Catering

TEL: (773) 525-7479

Sunday 12:00 pm–10:00 pm

Monday Closed

Pulaski Ave.

N Lake Shore Dr.

Lunch Specials 11:00 am–3:00 pm

Irving Park

Damen Ave.

Tuesday–Saturday 11:00 am–10:00 pm

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Foster Ave.

O’Donovan’s Pub & Restaurant http://odonovansbar.com/

Diversey Ave.

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Nick’s Pizza & Pub 2434 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (815) 356-5550 office@nickspizzapub.com http://www.nickspizzapub.com O’Donovan’s Pub & Restaurant 2100 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 478-2100 odonovans2100@gmail.com http://www.odonovansbar.com Orange Garden Restaurant 1942 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 525-7479 http://eatorangegarden.com

Poke Burrito 4301 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (312) 877-6655 pokeburritochicago@gmail.com Reclaimed Bar and Restaurant 3655 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 857-0943 www.reclaimedbarandrestaurant.com/ Resi’s Bierstube 2034 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 472-1749 http://www.resisbierstube.com Rocks Northcenter 4138 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 857-1793 http://rocksbargroup.com

Pi-Hi Cafe 3539 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 472-7444 http://pi-hi.com PitchFork 2922 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 866-2010 http://www.pitchforkchicago.com

Savanna Restaurant 4111 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 600-0713 savannarestaurant@gmail.com

Slim’s Chicago 2020 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 878-7546 slimschicago@gmail.com http://slimschicago.com

The Piggery 1625 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 281-7447 http://www.thepiggerychicago.com Tortorice’s Pizza 2101 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 583-4200 feedback@tortoricespizza.com

Spicy Mexican Grill 3925 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 666-5157 http://spicymex.com

Tuscan Hen Market 4019 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 446-2380 tuscanhenmarket@gmail.com

Taco In A Bag 4603 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 (773) 954-2114 http://tacoinabag.com/

Wasabi Café 3908 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 698-6252 http://www.wasabicafe.com

Tavern on Little Fort 4128 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 360-1869 info@littleforttavern.com

Wild Goose Bar and Grill 4265 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 281-7112 parties@wildgoosebar.com http://www.wildgoosebar.com

The Globe Pub 1934 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 871-3757 support@theglobepub.com http://theglobepub.com

MANDARIN • SZECHWAN • CANTONESE

Cork Lounge www.corklounge.com http:// corklounge.blogspot.com/

House of Wah SunDINE IN • CARRY OUT • DELIVERY https://orders.imenu360.us/ houseofwahsun/

4319 N. Lincoln Ave. Order Online

wahsun2go.com

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(773) 477-0800 1822 w. addison chicago il 773.404.5318

Closed Mondays

corklounge@gmail.com corklounge.com

Resi’s Bierstube

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The UPS Store 4044 N. Lincoln Ave. The UPS Store is your locally owned source for printing, packing, shipping and even design needs. Whether you need personal or commercial services, you will receive quality, attentive customer service from owner Daniel Scott and his hardworking team. In addition to their diverse range of printing and shipping solutions, your local UPS Store is also a proud supporter of Northcenter schools! In 2017, the Chamber awarded Daniel the Garrett FitzGerald Award for Corporate Citizenship in recognition of these efforts.

Club Pilates 4023 N. Lincoln Ave. Club Pilates North Center offers highquality, life-changing training at a surprisingly affordable price. Enjoy a full-body workout with an individual trainer or small group class with our state-of-the-art Reformers and equipment. Our goal is to make Pilates accessible through our robust schedule, our team of comprehensively trained teachers, and memberships to help you reach your fitness goals through Pilates. Join us today for a complimentary intro class!

A-1 Jewelry & Coin 1827 W. Irving Park Rd. A-1 Jewelry & Coin has been familyowned and located on Irving Park Road in Chicago since May 1984. Our trusted experts specialize in appraising all types of modern and antique jewelry, metals, gemstones, watches, coins and more. We offer free appraisals and the personalized attention you need to carefully evaluate every transaction. Bring in this magazine & receive one free wrist watch battery.

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Maribel Selva Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Eddie Patel, CFP 2125 W. Irving Park

Maribel Selva likes to say that she “helps make your dreams come true.” For more than 25 years, Maribel has been helping Chicagoans fulfill their goals of owning their ideal homes. She stays up to date on market trends and keeps her finger on the pulse of the Chicago community, always providing the highest level of service and expertise to her clients. Call her today at 312-475-3277 to get started on your home ownership journey! Mention this ad and receive a home warranty or home inspection free (up to a $600 value) when you close with Maribel!

Eddie Patel is not like any investment advisor, tax advisor, or accountant you have ever met before. He has an unmatched work ethic, a highly accomplished resume, and a team of great people helping to get the job done. Whether you are an active working professional, a small business owner, or a life long community resident looking to retire, Eddie will dedicate himself to being sure you receive authentic, high quality information that will help you put your kids in a better school, your family into a better home, and help you live a longer happier retirement. Learn more at: www.eddiepatel.com

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Academic Angle Academic Angle specializes in one-onone college admissions consulting and ACT/SAT test preparation. Because we focus on matching our students with “best-fit” schools, 100% of our students have been admitted to multiple schools on their college list and, on average, have earned $200,000 in total scholarship offers! Our programs decrease stress and increase success in the college admissions process. Interested in learning more? We’d love to meet you! Contact us today for a 100% free college readiness evaluation! Learn more at www.academicangle.com.

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CLASSES/CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS/SCHOOLS ACADEMIC & YOUTH SUPPORT PROGRAMS Academic Angle (847) 999-4065 info@academicangle.com https://www.academicangle.com/ CircEsteem 4730 N. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, IL 60640 (773) 732-4564 http://circesteem.org Clubhouse Therapy Center 2630 W. Bradley Place, Unit A Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 205-8500 http://communicationclubhouse.com The Teacher’s Way (773) 677-3267 http://www.mollymoynahan.com

AFTER SCHOOL/ PLAY AREA/SPORTS Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club 2501 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 463-4161 http://www.nbgc.org Present Place Chicago 3701 N. Ravenswood Ave. #247-248 Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 697-7552 info@presentplacechicago.com http://presentplacechicago.com We Got Game 3553 W. Peterson Ave., Ste. 106 Chicago, IL 60659 (773) 685-1682 http://wggsportskids.com/ Bricks 4 Kidz Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 383-5211 http://www.bricks4kidz.com/chicagonorth

CircEsteem http://circesteem.org/

ART/MUSIC/DANCE/CRAFTS Chicago International Movies and Music Festival 1658 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60647 (773) 234-2466 info@cimmfest.org Dance Center Chicago 3868 N. Lincoln Ave., Fl. 2 Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 880-5044 dance@dancecenterchicago.com http://www.dancecenterchicago.com Dovetail Studios for Dance & Fitness 2853 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 872-208-6169 http://www.dovetail-studios.com Eighth Blackbird 4045 N. Rockwell St, Fl. 2 Chicago, IL 60618 847-868-2171 https://www.eighthblackbird.org/ Indigo & Violet Studio 1411 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (312) 884-1561 leigh@indigoandvioletstudio.com https://www.indigoandvioletstudio.com/ LYRIQ Music School, LLC 1906 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 270-8284 info@lyriqmusic.com https://lyriqmusic.com/ Old Town School of Folk Music 4544 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 (773) 728-6000 http://www.oldtownschool.org Scratch DJ Academy 4001 N. Ravenswood Ave., Ste. 101 Chicago, IL 60613 312-506-5560 info-chicago@scratch.com https://www.scratch.com/

The Chicago Mosaic School 1806 W. Cuyler Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 975-8966 info@chicagomosaicschool.com http://www.chicagomosaicschool.com

Chicago Montessori 1713 W. Cullom Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 7735254358 director@chicagomontessori.org http://chicagomontessori.org/index.html

The Voice Lab 2017 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 360-8507 info@thevoicelabinc.com http://thevoicelabinc.com

Coonley Elementary School 4046 N. Leavitt St. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 534-5140 http://www.coonley.org

The Wishcraft Workshop 3907 N. Damen Ave. #1 Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 348-9474 hello@wishcraftworkshop.com http://wishcraftworkshop.com

EARLY LEARNING/ PRESCHOOL Black Bear Academy-Chicago Private 1801 W. Byron St. Chicago, IL 60613 773-244-0700 http://www.blackbearacademy.com Blue Bird Day Northcenter 1921 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (312) 243-8487 info@bluebirddayschool.com https://bluebirddayschool.com/ Concordia Place 3855 N. Seeley Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 935-3739 http://www.concordiaplace.org Tiny Giants Early Learning Center 3911 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 654-1048 http://www.tinygiantschicago.com

SCHOOLS Alexander Graham Bell Elementary School 3730 N. Oakley Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 534-5150 http://www.agbellschool.com

German International School Chicago 726 W. Berteau Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 880-8812 info@germanschoolchicago.com www.germanschoolchicago.com Lycée Français de Chicago 1929 W. Wilson Ave. Chicago, IL 60640 (77S) 665-0066 http://www.lyceechicago.org/ North Park Elementary School 2017 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 327-3144 http://www.npeschool.org Prairieland Montessori 3652 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 698-7514 info@prairielandmontessori.com http://www.prairielandmontessori.com St. Andrew Parish & School 1710 W. Addison St. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 525-3016 http://www.saintandrewchicago.com St. Benedict Parish and Preparatory School 3900 N. Leavitt St. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 463-6797 http://www.stbenedict.com

Spirit. Study. Service. Saint Andrew School

Saint Andrew School https://www.gosaintandrew.com/

Come See What Educational Excellence Looks Like 1710 W. Addison Street (773) 248-2500 www.gosaintandrew.com

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St. Benedict Preparatory School https://sbps.stbenedict.com/

St. Benedict Preparatory School http://www.stbenedict.com

Blue Bird Day Northcenter 1921 W Irving Park Road

Therapeutic Preschool and Kindergarden Physical Therapy Behavioral Therapy

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Makers & Merchants 3854-3862 N. Lincoln Ave.

Cole’s Appliance & Furniture Co. 4026 N. Lincoln

Makers and Merchants is a distinctive group of locally-owned shops offering a wide range of unique items. Hawthorne: vintage furniture & home goods. Knit 1: natural yarns, supplies & classes. Bari Zaki Studio: Bookbinding studio, classes and shop. Union Handmade: locallymade clothing, millinery, accessories and textiles. Soutache: Buttons, ribbons and trims.

Cole’s has been on the same Lincoln and Cuyler Avenue corner since 1946. Three generations and 72 year later, they are still known for their competitive pricing on all major appliances and have added a complete line of custom-built upholstery furniture. Stop in the store or call and they will be happy to help you replace your stinky washer & dryer or freshen up your living room with a new sofa or chair.

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Guaranteed Rate—Joe Burke 3940 N. Ravenswood Ave. Joe Burke of Guaranteed Rate has been in the top 1% four years in a row by keeping his customers at the center for everything and providing personal, unmatched service. Joe understands that choosing a mortgage is the biggest decision of your life. With the cutting-edge technology that Guaranteed Rate provides, Joe makes the process of finding the perfect mortgage simple and fast.

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Alan Gonzalez Insurance Agency 4118 N. Western Ave.

Northcenter Rug Cleaners 3726 N. Lincoln Ave.

Ruby Nails 4017 N. Lincoln Ave.

Finally saved up for that boat you’ve always wanted? Thinking about a vacation home? Or, maybe you’re looking for a new space for your business. No matter what your dreams are, Alan Gonzalez Insurance can help you safeguard them. Alan, a proud Northcenter resident and Lake View High School alum, has been insuring the Northcenter community since 1982. He and his team will find you the best rate with the best company for your needs, and specialize in commercial and residential real estate, summer homes, boats, motorcycles, personal and commercial auto insurance.

Your friendly neighborhood nail salon offers a variety of services, including spa mani-pedis and waxing. And in addition to quality treat-yourself treatments at affordable prices, you can also enjoy peace of mind: the salon’s expert nail technicians and estheticians use all disposable materials and sanitize all equipment for a safe and sanitary treatment for every customer. Ruby Nails does not work with artificial or acrylic nails as part of a commitment to keeping their space fume-free, so you can enjoy your manicure without that chemical smell.

A neighborhood institution celebrating a century of quality service this year, Northcenter Rug Cleaners cleans area rugs, carpets and furniture, and you can “lug your rug” in for a 20% discount. Worried about allergy season? Welcoming a new pet? Northcenter Rug Cleaners offers deep cleaning for a clean, green, allergy-free home and offers a 100% odor removal guarantee. If you’re looking to switch up your carpet or flooring, Northcenter Rug Cleaners can help with that, too, and you can even shop at home!

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Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club Part of Your Neighborhood for 87 Years!

She may not know what play-based curriculum means. Or how enrichment activities can promote her development.

-School Programs Nieghborhood Boys & Girls Club Summer Camps http://www.nbgc.org/ Youth Leader Program

She may not know the value of individualized care from our experienced and educated team.

But she will feel it.

Bill Abplanalp, Director of Development bill@nbgc.org (773)463-4161 ext. 115

Concordia Day https://concordiaday.org/

JUNE 8, 9 &http://www.ribfest-chicago.com/ 10 LINCOLN/IRVING PARK/DAMEN

Ravenswood infants through 3 years old Old Irving Park infants through 5 years old

The Ribfest Chicago Volunteer Grant Program provides cash grants to our community schools, youth sports, and social service programs.

Come in for a tour enroll@concordiaday.org

Ribfest Chicago Volunteer Grants

Making a difference in the community

Great Clips

Change your haircut, change your game.

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Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club “The Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club has been a part of Northcenter Chamber’s Ribfest since its birth 20 years ago. The amazing nonprofit grant program has allowed our youth and parents to become involved with our neighborhood chamber and get to know so many of the Northcenter residents on a different level. Each year we have filled over 100 spots at the Ribfest gates, kids square and beverage booths which in turn allows our nonprofit to come together for the weekend to give back to the neighborhood we love so very much! In turn, our neighborhood also gives back to us! All earned proceeds from the Ribfest charity grant program have been spread across our Youth Leadership Program, Athletic Programs, Afterschool Programs and Summer Camp Programs. So many young lives have been changed because of this amazing fun program!” —Candice Werstein, NBGC

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COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS/HOUSES OF WORSHIP/OUTREACH & SERVICES CHILDREN’S SERVICES GiGi’s Playhouse Chicago 3948 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 583-7529 chicago@gigisplayhouse.org http://www.gigisplayhouse.org Tuesday’s Child 3633 N. California Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 423-5055 http://www.tuesdayschildchicago.org

CHURCH/SPIRITUAL Ancient Dragon Zen Gate 1922 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 899-3841 info@ancientdragon.org http://www.ancientdragon.org Epiphany United Church of Christ 2008 W. Bradley Pl. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 281-4144 http://www.epiphany-ucc.org Ravenswood United Church of Christ 2050 W. Pensacola Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 549-5472 info@ravenswooducc.org http://www.ravenswooducc.org Restoration at Bell Elementary School 3730 N. Oakley Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (312) 498-9031 info@restoration.life http://www.restoration.life/

COMMUNITY/NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS Back 2 School Illinois 3959 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (847) 268-3550 info@B2SI.org http://www.B2SI.org Blue Sky Bakery & Cafe 3720 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 880-9910 http://www.blue-sky-bakery.org

Chicago Engineer’s Foundation 65 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604 (312) 765-0406 www.chicagoengineersfoundation.org

MDA Chicago 222 S. Riverside Plaza, Ste. 1500A Chicago, IL 60606 (800) 572-1717 http://Facebook.com/mdachicago

Chicago Sky Cares Foundation 5500 W. Howard St. Skokie, IL 60077

NAMI Chicago 1801 W. Warner Ste. 202 Chicago, IL 60613 (312) 563-0445

CHIRP Radio 4045 N. Rockwell St. Chicago, IL 60618 (312) 804-3361 dj@chirpradio.org http://chirpradio.org DANK Haus German American Cultural Center 4740 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 (773) 561-9181 dank@dankhaus.com https://dankhaus.com/

David L. Hoyt Education Foundation

4054 N. Lincoln Ave., Fl 2 Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 340-9291 info@davidlhoytfoundation.org http://www.davidlhoytfoundation.org/ Direct Effect Charities 4044 N. Lincoln Ave., #400 Chicago, IL 60618 (312) 296-5311 directeffect@ameritech.net http://www.directeffectcharities.org Friends of Ravenswood School 4332 N. Paulina St. Chicago, IL 60625 nccfar@gmail.com http://www.ravenswoodelementary.org Gene and Rosemary Schulter Foundation P.O. Box 25430 Chicago, IL 60625 info@SchulterFoundation.org http://www.schulterfoundation.org Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce 1770 W. Berteau Ave., Ste. 207 Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 250-7640 info@ravenswoodchicago.org http://www.ravenswoodchicago.org

North Center Chicago Families Against Racism Chicago, IL (773) 412-1150 nccfar@gmail.com Northcenter Neighborhood Association P.O. Box 180180 Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 326-2440 info@northcenterneighborhood.org http://www.northcenterneighborhood.org Perceptual Motion, Inc. 4057 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 549-3958 pmidance@gmail.com http://www.perceptualmotiondance.com Tattler Post #973 American Legion 4355 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 588-5809 tattlerpost@gmail.com http://www.tattlerpost973.com Welles Park Parents Association P.O. Box 257840 Chicago, IL 0 (312) 670-6273

FOOD PANTRY Common Pantry 3744 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 327-0553 director@commonpantry.org http://www.commonpantry.org

SENIOR HOUSING/SERVICES Bethany Retirement Community 4950 N. Ashland Ave. Chicago, IL 60640 (773) 293-5563 http://www.bethanyretirement.org Forward Chicago 4734 N. Virginia Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 (773) 633-8312 http://www.forwardchicago.org Kin Care, Inc. 4113 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 975-7777 info@kincareinc.com http://kincareinc.com St. Pauls House, A Lutheran Life Community 3800 N. California Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 478-4222 http://www.stpaulshouse.org

SOCIAL SERVICES Neumann Family Services 5547 N. Ravenswood Ave. Chicago, IL 60640 (773) 769-4313 http://www.neumannfamilyservices.org North Side Housing & Supportive Services 4410 N. Ravenswood Ave., 101 Chicago, IL 60640 (872) 829-2835 Thresholds 4101 N. Ravenswood Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 572-5500 thresholds@thresholds.org http://www.thresholds.org

Lakeview Pantry 3945 N. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 525-1777 http://www.lakeviewpantry.org

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June 8, 9 & 10

Thanks to Ribfest Chicago, the Northcenter Chamber of Commerce has been able to invest more than $350,000 in local schools, nonprofits and social service agencies in our community, as well as funding the free community family events and summer concert series.

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Making a difference in the community

Bethany Retirement Community http://www.bethanyretirement.org/

Thresholds The Supported Employment Program is a cornerstone of Thresholds’ diverse array of services for community members living with mental illness or recovering from addiction, helping members live their lives with dignity, independence, and respect by obtaining paid employment. By partnering with more than 150 area employers to help members find jobs, Thresholds’ Supported Employment Program places members in jobs of their choice to create real economic independence and further their members’ recoveries.

CHIRP Radio 107 https://chirpradio.org/

Funds from Ribfest Chicago Volunteer grants helped fund Thresholds’ Annual Members’ Employment Banquet, an annual gathering for Thresholds members celebrating their successes in the Employment Program. This year’s banquet theme was “Anything Could Happen,” where Thresholds honored more than 300 working members on their accomplishments in the workforce. Ribfest Chicago is proud to support this empowering work!

St. Pauls House https://www.stpaulshouse.org/

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HEALTHCARE/FITNESS/WELLNESS CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIANS Align Joint & Spine 1820 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 852-3335 info@myajs.com http://www.myajs.com Irving Park Chiropractic Center 1923 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 880-0880 http://www.ipchiro.com McKinley Chiropractic 2242 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 583-4325 http://www.mckinleychiro.com Natural Touch Chiropractic Center 4361 N. Lincoln Ave., Unit 5 Chicago, IL 60618 (312) 610-9757 naturaltouchchiropractic@gmail.com http://www.naturaltouchchiropractic.com

Psychotherapy Associates of Chicago 1954 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 414-4577 https://www.psychotherapychicago.com/

The FIT Institute 2500 W. Bradley Place Unit F Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 799-2795 http://www.thefitinstitutechicago.com

DENTISTS

The Rise Fitness Boot Camp Chicago, IL (847) 722-6061 http://www.fitnessintheparks.com/

Affinity Dental 2015 W. Irving Park Rd Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 904-7079 info@affinitydentalchicago.com http://www.affinitydentalchicago.com Cusp Dental 3917 N. Ashland Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 687-8052 info@cuspdentalchicago.com http://www.cuspdentalchicago.com Freshworks Dental Studio 3864 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (312) 899-6757 http://www.freshworksdental.com

New Day Network Wellness Center 4308 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 340-2225 info@newdaynsa.com http://www.newdaynsa.com

Healthy Smiles 2005 W. Addison St. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 573-1234 http://www.healthysmilesinc.com

Ravenswood Chiropractic & Wellness Center 5215 N. Ravenswood Ave., Ste. 105 Chicago, IL 60640 (773) 878-7330 info@rennwellness.com http://www.rennwellness.com

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Vitality Health Center 4239 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 528-1500 http://vitality-healthcenter.com

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20 YEARS OF RIBS AND ROCK ‘N’ ROLL: THE MAKING OF A CHICAGO SUMMER INSTITUTION It’s hard to believe now, but once upon a time, there was no Ribfest Chicago. The Northcenter Chamber hosted an event called Razzmatazz in Welles Park. Then, in 1999, a group of local business owners, including Michael Boucher, Ray Quinn and Ed Schwind, devised a brilliant plan: a Father’s Day cook-off, inspired by iconic Chicago columnist Mike Royko and his famous “rib festival.” The first Ribfest may sound small compared to today’s iteration— only on Sunday, in what was then the Corus Bank parking lot—but even so, putting that first event on was a great collaborative effort, involving business owners, volunteers from St. Ben’s, Chamber staff and volunteers and even Cubs bleachers legend Ronnie Woo-Woo, who promoted the festival by handing out cards to all the bars in Wrigleyville. The Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club provided support at that inaugural event, and still remains an active partner in the festival today. Bonnie Werstein, Director of Operations for the Club, recalls how the volunteers stayed late that first year to sweep the street before anyone could go home. Schwind remembers hauling garbage cans at 2 a.m.

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But it was clear through that first day, that the planning and efforts had paid off, and this gathering would lay the groundwork for a summer tradition for years to come. “We had this band from Louisiana, and we opened the fire hydrant, and everyone was dancing and jumping and having a great time,” Ed Schwind recalls. “At one point in the afternoon, I caught a glimpse of this rainbow coming from the hydrant, and saw everyone having a great time, and knew we we’d put together something special.”

From a grill-out to a grand festival Following the success of the inaugural Ribfest Chicago, the Chamber sought to expand upon that first event. In 2000, Ribfest moved to its permanent home on Lincoln Avenue north of Irving Park Road. With a change in city guidelines, Ribfest Chicago transitioned from an amateur cook-off to a showcase of delicious local BBQ restaurants. That year, the Northcenter Chamber also hired Melissa Lagowski as their Executive Director. continued on page 26

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Lagowski says she worked 110 hours the week of her first Ribfest, with the help of a host of local business owners and a host of volunteers. 5,000 hungry festivalgoers came through that first year on Lincoln Avenue, which seems quiet compared to the average crowd of 50,000 in recent years.

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As the festival grows, Ribfest Chicago organizers have always worked to provide “something for everyone” in the community at the event, with past features including a car show and a Senior Oasis. “During a Bingo game, a fight broke out between two of the seniors,” Lagowski recalls. “Our security officers had to step in and calm everyone down. I never dreamed that a friendly game of bingo could get so heated!” In the decades since that first outing, Ribfest Chicago has hosted dozens of restaurants, hundreds of popular roots and indie-rock acts like Nada Surf, Lucky Boys Confusion, X Ambassadors and Jukebox the Ghost, and hundreds of thousands of visitors not just from Chicago, but all over the world. And they keep coming back: Ribfest Chicago has been named “Best Food Festival” by the Chicago Reader five out of the last six years, was featured in USA Today and on an episode of the Food Network’s Eating America With Anthony Anderson in 2014.

Horner Park Advisory Council joined the Ribfest Volunteer Grant Program in 2017. Their Ribfest grant went to help fund Phase 1 of the Horner Park Dog Park initiative. The new .75-acre dog park at California and Irving Park plans to open in 2018. According to volunteer Erica Beutler, they plan to return to Ribfest for the 20th Annual celebration to help raise funds for Phase 2, which will consist of completing the interior space (turf play fields, limestone walking paths, doggie water fountain, landscaping) and sectioning off a separate small dog area. If funds permit, the new dog park will also feature a water play area, tunnels, berms and rock features.

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“I never in a million years dreamed it would be recognized at the level it is today,” Lagowski says.

Windy City Playhouse “Windy City Playhouse was a newcomer to the Ribfest Volunteer Grant Program in 2017, and used the funds to support their summer play, King Liz. King Liz told the story of superstar sports agent Liz Rico, who was tasked with working especially hard, despite her dazzling career, to avoid being passed over for a promotion because of her race and her sex. Stories like Liz’s are not often portrayed on stages in Chicago, and Windy City Playhouse was proud to share it with the community.” —Evelyn Jacoby, Managing Director, Windy City Playhouse continued on page 28 your guide to shopping, dining, entertainment, schools and services in Northcenter

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By the neighborhood, for the neighborhood As Ribfest Chicago grows, the Northcenter Chamber and festival organizers work to make sure it doesn’t forget its roots. Ribfest Chicago reinvests in local schools and nonprofits that empower youth, fight hunger and provide social services through the Ribfest Volunteer Grant Program and Chamber philanthropy programs, and the Chamber has reinvested more than $350,000 back in the community through Ribfest Chicago.

Participation in Ribfest Chicago has been a great outreach opportunity for Baird & Warner’s team. For Mike McCallum, a real estate agent with Baird & Warner, Ribfest Chicago is an important piece of neighborhood identity. “As a real estate agent, for me, Ribfest Chicago helped put Northcenter on the map, certainly for younger people,” McCallum says. “Ribfest might be their first experience in the neighborhood. It’s something people look forward to.”

Ribfest Firsts “Most communities don’t have the opportunity to do something like this,” Bonnie Werstein says. “They don’t have an event where the community is working for them and helping them gain these important resources.” Werstein’s youth leaders at the Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club, many of whom are Northcenter kids themselves, are engaged in running the festival, serving on the street team, working in booths and even transitioning to event staff roles. Werstein says this neighborhood ethos is not just reflected in the philanthropic efforts, but in the amount of local vendors who participate year after year. There are always elements of the neighborhood throughout Ribfest Chicago, and Werstein says she regularly runs into friends and parents from the neighborhood at the festival. Lagowski, too, still finds this neighborhood camaraderie at Ribfest, even 20 years after that first parking lot grill-out. “When I first came to Northcenter, I remember saying [in an interview] that Northcenter felt like a small town in the big city,” Lagowski says. “To this day, the sense of community that I feel in Northcenter runs so deep! It warms my heart how so many people pour hours of time and devotion into Ribfest Chicago year after year to benefit the Northcenter community.”

1999: The first Ribfest is held on Father’s Day weekend 1999 on Damen Avenue between Irving Park Road and Byron. 2000: Ribfest moves from its original home to its current center of operations on Lincoln Avenue. 2006: Kids Square debuts and takes over Northcenter Town Square with inflatable rides, games, activities and live entertainment specifically for kids. Ribfest Chicago debuts the Volunteer Grant Program. 2008: Ribfest Chicago turns 10 years old. The final Sunday night band is given the “headliner” spot for the first time, and indie rock veterans Nada Surf plays to a crowd of thousands along Lincoln Avenue. 2009: Ribfest Chicago hits a record-breaking 50,000 attendees! 2010: Ribfest Chicago adds Friday night and four more bands! 2011: Ribfest Chicago adds one more block and moves north to Berteau. A celebrity jury selects the “Best Ribs,” but attendees still have say in who is the “People’s Choice.” continued on page 34

Throwback: Mike McCallum of Baird & Warner Many Northcenter businesses have been involved with Ribfest Chicago over the course of 20 years. One of those is Baird & Warner City North, whose employees entered in the inaugural rib cook-off in the Corus Bank parking lot in 1999. Even though their office has moved off Lincoln Avenue and the cooks now are all professionals, Baird & Warner remains a strong partner, even sending volunteers from the office to run the beverage tents.

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St. Benedict Preparatory School “The Protégé Internship Program at St. Benedict Preparatory School was created out of the desire to better prepare our students for life after graduation. And it does! Qualified seniors are able to have paid internships in the field they are planning to major in once they enter college. Ribfest has allowed this program to give them a very realistic view of their career direction through its grant program. All funds raised through Ribfest support the stipends paid to St. Ben’s students. The array of career interests led to many partners in the Northcenter neighborhood, including: 47th Ward Office, Andco Management, AthletiCo, Big Buzz Idea Group, Black Bear Academy, Chicago Mosaic School, Coonley Elementary, Dr. Christopher Donohoe, Duke Animal Hospital, Dun-Wel Lithograph, Jakubco, Richards & Jakubco PC., Lincoln Foot and Ankle Center, Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club, Swedish Covenant, The Fit Institute, The Wilcox Company and Wintrust Bank.”

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RETAIL AND SERVICE BUSINESSES ACCOUNTING SERVICES/ CPA’S

ATTORNEYS/LAWYERS/ LEGAL SERVICES

Eilts & Associates, Inc. 3729 N. Ravenswood Ave., Ste. 117 Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 525-6171

Badesch Abramovitch 120 North LaSalle St., Ste.1030 Chicago, IL 60602 (312) 372-1639 http://www.bafamilylaw.com

F.T. Karall Co. 3805 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 404-8484 mail@ftkcpa.com http://www.ftkcpa.com

Elaine Wyder-Harshman 4044 N. Lincoln Ave., #246 Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 267-1009

Michael Silver & Company CPAs 5750 Old Orchard Rd., Ste. 200 Skokie, IL 60077 (847) 213-2092 Stuart J. Cohen & Co., P.C. 3912 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60618-3906 (773) 549-7007 Taxlink, Inc. 4051 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 549-5100 http://www.taxlinkinc.com Trejo & Associates 1909 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 472-0288 Upchurch & Associates 4054 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 360-8280 www.chicago-accountant.com/index.php

ALTERATIONS/CUSTOM CLOTHING Zan Atelier 1625 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 348-8666

ANIMAL SHELTER Found Chicago 4108 N. Rockwell St. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 539-3880 http://www.foundchicago.org

APPAREL PRINTERS BRIDGE® Printing & Promotional Products, Inc. 616 N. North Court, Ste. 220 Palatine, IL 60067 (224) 801-8052

ARCHITECTS Kennedy Mann Architecture 2822 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (872) 241-4855 http://www.kennedy-mann.com

Jakubco, Richards & Jakubco PC. 2224 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 588-3395 John G. Wolf - Attorney At Law 3901 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 935-5585 John J. Lydon, Gomberg Sharfman P.C. 208 S. LaSalle St. Chicago, IL 60604 (312) 332-6194 x36 http://gombergsharfman.com Law Office of Christopher J. Callahan 125 S. Clark St., Fl. 17 Chicago, IL 60603 (312) 818-1225 Law Office of Molly Armour 4050 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 746-4849 Law Office of Patrick R. Casey Chicago, IL (773) 899-0911 Lysaught Law Office 2039 W. Belle Plaine Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (312) 834-7845 http://www.lysaughtlaw.com Malman Law 205 W. Randolph St #610 Chicago, IL 60606 (312) 629-0099 info@malmanlaw.com

AUTO BODY/REPAIR Tiger’s Body Shop 3604 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 935-2131 http://www.tigersbodyshop.com

BANKS Bridgeview Bank 4605 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 (773) 989-2371 MB Financial Bank 3959 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 832-3069 http://www.mbfinancial.com PNC Bank - Northcenter 4201 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 472-5220 Wintrust Bank Chicago 2300 W. Lawrence Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 (773) 907-8100 http://www.wintrustbank.com Wintrust Bank North Center 1946 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 525-2023 http://wintrustbank.com

BARBER SHOP Iron Heritage & Supply Co. 4025 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 857-0277 shop@ironheritage.co https://www.ironheritagesupply.co/ Irving Park Barber Shop 1932 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (708) 369-6544

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CELL PHONE SERVICE/ REPAIRS CPR Cell Phone Repair 4007 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 696-5950 http://www.CellPhoneRepair.com Sprint 3954 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 472-1111 T-Mobile/Wireless Vision 1958 W. Irving Park Rd. CHICAGO, IL 60613 (773) 697-8055

CHRISTMAS TREES & DECORATION City Tree Delivery 1531 North Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60622 (312) GRN-XMAS customerservice@citytreedelivery.com http://www.citytreedelivery.com

CLEANING SERVICES Chicago Clean Home 3501 N. Southport, Ste. 110 Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 769-9145 office@chicagocleanhome.com http://chicagocleanhome.com Neat Cleaning Services 7609 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 622-8127 neatcleaning@yahoo.com http://www.neatcleanigservice.com Window Remedy Chicago, IL (773) 627-2678 https://www.windowremedy.com/

CLOSET DESIGN

Arbonne International Chicago, IL 60618 (312) 560-9458 http://www.arbonne.com

Closet Outfitters 4044 N. Lincoln Ave., #429 Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 570-0238 http://www.closetoutfitters.com

CARPET AND RUG CLEANING

CLOTHING/ACCESSORIES

The Simon Law Firm 303 E. Wacker Dr., Ste. 2725 Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 819-0730

Northcenter Rug Cleaners, Inc 3726 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 525-4300 northcenterrug3726@yahoo.com http://www.northcenterrug.com

Bras Galore 3148 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 697-9199 http://www.brasgalore.com/

Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. 4141 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 516-4100 http://www.zneimerlaw.com

Spotless Cleaning Chicago 230 S. Clark St., Ste. 105 Chicago, IL 60604 (312) 488-1113 spotlesscleaningchicagoil@gmail.com

Staver Law Group PC 120 W. Madison St., Ste. 400 Chicago, IL 60602-4177 (312) 236-2900 support@chicagolawyer.com https://www.chicagolawyer.com

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We Knew Them When: A Decade of Rock at Ribfest

2013: Ribfest Chicago celebrates its 15th anniversary! Scottish rockers We Were Promised Jetpacks headline the festival Sunday night, marking Ribfest’s first international act!

Ribfest Chicago has always set itself apart from other neighborhood street festivals by bringing in the best up-and-coming, original indie, folk, roots and rock music. In addition to more well-known acts like Nada Surf and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, many of the bands who have played Ribfest Chicago have gone on to play big-ticket festivals, earn national and international acclaim and generally “make it big.”

2014: More than 57,000 people visit Ribfest Chicago. For the third year in a row, Ribfest Chicago wins Best Food Fest in the Chicago Reader Best of Chicago readers’ poll. Ribfest Chicago makes its national television debut, as Eating America With Anthony Anderson visits the festival. The episode aired on August 25, 2014. 2016: Ribfest Chicago adds dining lounges hosted by local restaurants and business owners. Q-BBQ Lakeview wins the first award for Best Lounge.

Here are a few of our favorite Ribfest acts of the past 10 years who have become household names after playing Lincoln Avenue first. Maybe at the 20th Annual Ribfest Chicago, you’ll find your new favorite band.

2017: Local favorites Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro win Peoples’ Choice Best Ribs for a record sixth time. Ribfest Chicago wins its fifth Best Food Fest nod in the Chicago Reader poll. 2018: Ribfest Chicago will celebrate 20 years in the Northcenter neighborhood this June. For the first time, Kids Square will be open Friday night!

It’s Chicago—vote early and vote often! People’s Choice for Best Ribs 2002: Corner 41 2003: Gale Street Inn 2004: Corner 41 2005: Corner 41 2006: Corner 41 2007: Cordis Brothers 2008: Cordis Brothers 2009: Pitchfork

The Whigs (2010) Veteran garage rock revivalists The Whigs almost missed their 2010 Ribfest Chicago appearance as bad weather left them on the tarmac in Atlanta, but still managed to make it in the nick of time to play a rollicking set. With three studio albums under their belt, The Whigs already had a strong following, which only grew in subsequent years. Since their Ribfest debut, they’ve continued to perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, tour with Kings of Leon and Drive-By Truckers and continue to make new fans all over the world. This summer, they’re celebrating 10 years (!) of their album Mission Control with a series of anniversary shows.

2010: Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro

J. Roddy Walston & The Business (2012)

2011: Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro

Southern roots-rock quartet J. Roddy Walston and the Business wowed Ribfest Chicago festivalgoers with their high-energy show and distinctive piano style. Since their debut, they’ve released two more acclaimed studio albums, had songs featured on the HBO TV show Eastbound and Down and in a Coors Light advertisement, and continue to be favorites at big-name festivals across the country and around the world.

2012: Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro 2013: Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro 2014: Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro 2015: Q-BBQ Lakeview 2016: Q-BBQ Lakeview 2017: Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro

Celebrity Judges—Best Ribs Winners 2011: Woo Ri Village 2012: Rub BBQ 2013: Uncle Bub’s 2014: Uncle Bub’s

X Ambassadors (2014) Ithaca, New York-based rockers X Ambassadors graced the Ribfest Stage to an enthusiastic crowd. The following year, they released their catchy hit single “Renegades,” which would peak at #17 on the Billboard Hot 100 and be declared Platinum. In the years that followed, X Ambassadors would rack up nominations at the American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards and Teen Choice Awards, collaborate with other superstar artists like Wiz Khalifa and Imagine Dragons and tour to sellout crowds the world over.

2015: Rub’s Backcountry Smokehouse

Magic Giant (2017)

2016: BBQ King Smokehouse

The summer of 2017 was a big one for indie rockers Magic Giant, as they were featured on the Today Show and in Rolling Stone, and of course, made their Ribfest debut, bringing the house down on Friday night. Since then, Magic Giant’s star has only risen, finding bigger crowds and major festivals, including their first appearance at Coachella this spring.

2017: BBQ King Smokehouse (Pictured top to bottom: Corner 41; Cordis Brothers, Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro, BBQ—Lakeview, Uncle Bub’s, BBQ King Smokehouse.)

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Affinity Dental 2015 W. Irving Park Rd. With the winning combination of experienced, knowledgeable doctors and cutting-edge technology, the team at Affinity Dental can solve your dental needs comfortably, affordably and conveniently. Affinity is home to Dr. Lorenzo Prieto, one of Chicago’s few prosthodontists, a highly-trained specialist in cosmetic dentistry, implants and other procedures that improve tooth and jaw comfort and function. Affinity’s team can perform same-day crowns, digital imaging, offer invisible braces and retainers and do pediatric dentistry as well. It’s a one-stop shop that will make the whole family smile brighter!

Deborah Fry, LCPC 4256 N. Ravenswood Ave., #307 Deborah Fry, LCPC has been providing therapy for individuals and couples in Chicago for over 20 years. She is committed to providing innovative, compassionate and culturally sensitive psychotherapy. Her areas of specialization include depression, anxiety, infertility treatment, loss and working with people who have been through trauma. Deborah’s clients can expect a safe, comfortable environment to explore and express their concerns, thoughts and feelings.

The FIT Institute 2500 W. Bradley Place, Unit F The FIT Institute is a training facility focused on bridging the gap between physical therapy and sports performance. Their experts increase the longevity of an athlete’s career by teaching proper movement patterns that can prevent overuse injuries. The FIT Institute’s proven process begins with an athlete’s thorough examination and plan of care to address muscle imbalances, strength and flexibility deficits that can lead to injury. PHOTOS: Steven E. Gross

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COMPUTER CONSULTING CMIT Solutions of Chicago 73 W. Monroe St. Chicago, IL 60603 (312) 324-0248 https://www.cmitsolutions.com/cmitsolutions-of-chicago-downtown/ Markov Consulting Services Chicago, IL (773) 636-9900 http://www.mcsincorporated.com

CONCESSIONS Big Fork Brands Chicago, IL (312) 206-9444 contact@bigforkbrands.com http://www.bigforkbrands.com Bo’s Concessions Chicago, IL (312) 560-1112 Chicago BBQ Company (630) 759-8210 chicagobbq@hotmail.com http://www.chicagobbqcompany.com Fit to be Fried, Inc. Chicago, IL (773) 544-6887

Fix It People 2837 N. Halsted Ave. Chicago, IL 60657 (312) 898-9300 info@fixitpeople.com http://www.fixitpeople.com Hollender House Inc Chicago, IL 60618 (312) 543-0879 http://www.hollenderhouse.com Mangan Builders, Inc. 1607 W. Waveland Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 883-1200 manganbuilders@msn.com http://www.manganbuilders.com Pete’s Quality Remodeling 114 Essex Rd. Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 (773) 557-8865 petesqualityremodeling@gmail.com Shepp Construction, INC. Chicago, IL (312) 371-3700 sheppconstruction@sbcglobal.net http://www.sheppconstruction.com

CONSULTING Ground Floor Partners 150 N. Michigan Ave., Ste. 2800 Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 726-1981 info@groundfloorpartners.com http://groundfloorpartners.com Story Practice Consulting, LLC Chicago, IL (773) 383-3258 info@storypractice.com http://www.storypractice.com

CONSULTING/BUSINESS SOFTWARE Azamba 4044 N. Lincoln Ave., #286 Chicago, IL 60618 (866) 923-9444 http://www.azamba.com TOP Chicago 1937 W. Irving Park Rd Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 248-1695

Glory Concessions Countryside, IL 60525 (718) 417-6344 Sholado Chicago, IL 60618 (312) 619-2514

COWORKING SPACE

GENERAL CONTRACTOR/ REMODELING Cobblestone Development 3066 N. Clybourn Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 661-0606 http://www.renovation-chicago.com/ Dilemma Designs 4310 S. Shields Ave. Chicago, IL 60609 (773) 653-1923 dilemmachicago@gmail.com http://www.dilemmadesignschicago.com

Platform Coworking 4422 N. Ravenswood Ave. Chicago, IL 60640 (773) 850-2797 info@platformcoworking.com http://www.platformcoworking.com

CURRENCY EXCHANGE Lincoln Ave Check Cashers, Inc. 4101 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 549-5000 lacc@cfsc.com http://www.cfsc.com Lincoln-Addison Currency Exchange 1812 W. Addison St. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 477-3790

ELECTED OFFICIALS 47th Ward Alderman Ameya Pawar’s Office 4243 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 868-4747 info@chicago47.org http://www.chicago47.org Illinois State Representative Greg Harris, 13th District 1967 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 348-3434 http://www.gregharris.org Senate President John Cullerton 1726 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 883-0770 http://www.senatorcullerton.com State Representative Ann Williams 1726 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 880-9082 http://www.repannwilliams.com

EXTERIOR SERVICES/ MAINTENANCE TSI - The Service Innovators, Inc. 543 Diens Dr. Wheeling, IL 60090 (773) 278-8467 SERVICE@TSISNOW.COM http://theserviceinnovators.com/

FANTASY COSTUMES/ ACCESSORIES Fantasy Costumes 4065 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60641 (773) 777-0222 fantasyhdq@aol.com https://www.fantasycostumes.com

FINANCIAL PLANNING/ SERVICES Basil Financial Group 4322 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 697-9528 Cooper Financial Planning 8700 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Ste. 740 S Chicago, IL 60631 (773) 399-7772 http://www.seanscooper.com Eddie Patel, CFP 2125 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 248-1000 http://www.eddiepatel.com Edward Jones 2001 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 281-0383 Furlong Investment Solutions 1820 W. Berenice Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 218-4346 http://www.furlonginvestments.com

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Kingsview Asset Management 111 W. Jackson Blvd. #1140 Chicago, IL 6004 (312) 848-9966 Kruse Asset Management 216 S. Jefferson St., Ste. 302 Chicago, IL 60661 (312) 775-6000 http://www.KruseAssetManagement.com Scott Tucker Solutions, Inc. 8745 W. Higgins Rd., Ste. 110 Chicago, IL 60631 (773) 230-2682 http://ScottTuckerSolutions.com

FIRE AND WATER EMERGENCY CLEAN-UP SERVPRO of Ravenswood 4137 N. Rockwell St. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 878-5200 http://www.servproravenswood.com

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS 47th Ward Democratic Organization 2234 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60618 47thdems@gmail.com http://www.47thward.com Denneen Public Affairs Chicago, IL

GRAPHIC/WEB DESIGN Donna Shultz Graphic Designer Chicago, IL 60625 (773) 588-0309 donna@donnashultzdesign.com http://donnashultzdesign.com/ Xtra Mile Creative Chicago, IL 60618 (312) 388-3969 http://www.xtramilecreative.com/

GREEN ENERGY Suzlon Wind Energy Corp. 8750 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Chicago, IL 60631 (773) 328-5077 http://www.suzlon.com

HAIR SALON Fox Hair 3919 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 935-1966 http://www.foxhairchicago.com Great Clips 2321 W. Lawrence Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 (773) 516-4461 http://www.greatclips.com/salons/1193 Lather Chicago 1826 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 271-7200 http://www.latherchicago.com

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HOME FURNISHINGS/ APPLIANCES/DESIGN Cole’s Appliance & Furniture Co. 4026 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 525-1797 http://www.shopcoles.com Sherwin Williams 2959 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 588-5019 http://www.sherwin-williams.com/storelocator/paint-store/chicago/il/3399

HOME INSPECTION Speaker of the House Property Inspections 4044 N. Lincoln Ave., #228 Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 267-2272 http://www.insightfulinspections.com/

HOTELS/INNS Broughton Hotels of Chicago 528 W. Brompton Ave. Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 404-3499 http://www.broughtonhotels.com

INSURANCE AGENTS/ BROKERS

Enrollment Specialists 4518 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 (800) 378-0339

Unpatterned LLC 4044 N. Lincoln Ave., #157 Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 517-2979

GB Group Inc. Insurance Agency 3932 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 477-7400 http://www.gb-group.com

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Goosehead Insurance - Derek Martin 4809 N. Ravenswood Ave., Ste. 227 Chicago, IL 60640 (312) 257-3162 Illinois Vehicle Auto Insurance 3415 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 604-5000 Kane Insurance Group, Inc. 4016 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 525-0661 http://www.cfsc.com LegalShield Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 588-2526 http://www.louiseandstan.com LLC Insurance Agency 4216 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 467-7150 http://llc-ins.com Luke Harding State Farm 3061 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 278-0001 http://lukehardinginsurance.com Salvador Insurance Agency 3360 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60641 (773) 777-1922

A. Gonzalez Insurance Agency LLC 4118 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 604-2200

State Farm Insurance - Hemina Patel 3837 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 267-0303 http://www.heminapatel.com

Allstate Insurance - Jim DeFrancesca & Brian Roscoe 3806 N. Ashland Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 929-9400 http://www.allstate.com

State Farm Insurance Tolentino-Moser Insurance Agency, Inc 2015 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 549-3300 http://www.tolentino-moser.com

Allstate Insurance - Tim Thavis 3843 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 348-8067 https://agents.allstate.com/tim-thavischicago-il.html

The Health Insurance Shoppe 1900 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 880-8484 http://www.thehealthinsuranceshoppe.com

American Family Insurance 3805 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 348-8600 http://www.johnakent.com Country Financial 4725 N. Western Ave. #280 Chicago, IL 60625 (773) 728-3102 https://representatives.countryfinancial. com/robert.barron

INTERIOR DESIGN/ HOME DÉCOR Curtain Couture 3722 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 472-4400 curtainscouture@yahoo.com http://www.curtainscouture.com Eastern Accents 4201 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60641 (773) 604-7174 http://www.easternaccents.com

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Self Defense Centers 2151 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 539-2900 info@selfdefensecenters.com http://www.selfdefensecenters.com

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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN Annette Held Landscape Design, Ltd. 3855 S. Lowe Ave. Chicago, IL 60609 (773) 565-4304 http://www.aheldlandscapes.com Jaxy Custom Flowerscapes Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 343-1148 jaxyflowers@gmail.com http://jaxyflowers.com Timothy Lally Design 2046 W. Hutchinson St. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 868-5088 http://www.timothylallydesign.com

LIQUOR SALES Bottles & Cans 4109 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 857-2270 http://www.bottlesandcanschicago.com West Lakeview Liquors 2154-56 W. Addison St. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 525-1916 info@wlvliquors.com

MANUFACTURING Karl Lambrecht Corporation 4204 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 472-5442 sales@klccgo.com http://www.klccgo.com

MARKETING/INTERNET/ SOCIAL MEDIA GainTap Digital Marketing 4044 N. Lincoln Ave., #541 Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 242-9231 https://www.gaintap.com Lyon Communications 3759 N. Ravenswood Ave., Ste. 129 Chicago, IL 60642 (773) 529-1212 http://www.lyoncommunications.com

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MEDIA TRAINING/ VIDEO PRODUCTION Tricom Associates Chicago 3822 North Oakley Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (312) 371-8707

MEDIATION/CONFLICT COACHING Louis Mediation Services - Chicago, LLC 161 N. Clark St., Ste. 1600 Chicago, IL 60601 (773) 633-0256 http://louismediationservices.com

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Tiger’s Body Shop 3604 N. Lincoln Ave. For more than 65 years, the Yonan family has been operating their auto body repair shop and helping Northcenter residents get back on the road after a collision or damage. The experienced team works hard to deliver high quality work at affordable prices, and will work on any vehicle, foreign or domestic, from accident repair to beautiful paint finishes. Need a repair? Stop in for your free estimate today!

El Llano Restaurant 3941 N. Lincoln Ave.

German International School Chicago 1726 W. Berteau Ave. The German International School Chicago offers a bilingual international education to students from preschool through 8th grade, with plans to offer high school in the future. GISC is an IB World School that prioritizes an individualized, attentive learning environment with low student-teacher ratios. GISC is excited to bring their diverse international community to the heart of Northcenter this summer with their new campus at 1726 W. Berteau.

This proud “mom and pop” Colombian diner is excited to return to their original location in Northcenter, where they first set up shop in 1995. Stop on in for the Gacharna family’s colorful and familyfriendly restaurant for flavorful and affordable takes on Colombian classics, like $1.50 handmade empanadas and all-day ribeye steak and grilled chicken breast specials. El Llano is proud to join the Northcenter Chamber and be back on Lincoln Avenue!

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John Kent - American Family Insurance 3805 N. Lincoln Ave. John Kent has been a licensed American Family Insurance agent for more than 25 years, and he and his team can offer you dependable auto, home, business, health and life insurance. He and his colleagues offer unique experience and areas of expertise to help you find the plan that works best for you. Fun Fact: John is an avid numismatist (someone who studies or collects coins), and partners with local schools to teach history and geography to children by bringing coins and currency into the classroom. PHOTO: Steven E. Gross

CG Realty Group 1928 W. Irving Park Rd.

Tuscan Hen Market 4019 N. Damen Ave. Since Lorraine Orbon and her team opened up shop on Damen Avenue in 2017, Tuscan Hen Market has become Northcenter’s new favorite spot for homemade fresh pasta, Italian sandwiches and other specialties using fresh, local ingredients. Whether you’re looking for a quick family-friendly meal, a leisurely lunch on their bright, BYOB patio or catering for your next business lunch (where they’ll even prepare hot subs and panini at your office!), Tuscan Hen’s fresh, friendly and delicious food will please any crowd.

For more than 20 years, David Chencinski and Steven Glick have used the on-the-ground knowledge and experience they gained as brokers to build CG Realty Group into one of the most respected real estate firms in Chicago. As a locally-owned and operated firm, CG Realty understands the rapidly-changing Chicago market and what Chicago buyers look for not just in a property, but in a community. Whether working with CG on sales, property management or development, customers can expect quality service, a transparent process and smart, skilled negotiation every time.

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Saint Andrew School 1710 W. Addison St. Saint Andrew School provides a caring, safe and supportive environment which instills Catholic values in each student. Our goal is to focus on the whole child; promoting individual academic excellence, developing spiritual awareness, building character and encouraging service for the common good.

North Center Animal Hospital 1808 W. Addison St.

Orange Garden 1942 W. Irving Park Rd.

At NCAH, our goal is to help you take the very best care of your pet—we’re here for you when they’re sick or hurt, and for all their wellness and preventive needs as well. Give us a call, and let us show you our dedication to our motto: “Treating every client like family, and each pet like our own.”

Did you know the oldest Chinese restaurant in Chicago is right here in Northcenter? Since 1932, Orange Garden has been feeding its hungry neighbors, and modern comforts such as online delivery are helping bring their Chinese classics to the masses to this day. The restaurant’s loyal following spans generations, and Orange Garden has even freighted its egg rolls and crab Rangoon cross-country for regulars!

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Tolentino-Moser Insurance Agency, Inc. 2015 W. Montrose Ave.

Bras Galore 3148 N. Lincoln Ave.

Natural Touch Chiropractic Center 4361 N. Lincoln Ave.

Serving the community for more than 30 years, Glenda E. Tolentino-Moser is a second-generation State Farm Insurance agent.

Bras Galore is THE place to get properlyfitting bras in Chicago, carrying A-Q cups and 28-52 bands. Whether you want an everyday bra, date-night, sport or nursing bra, our staff of expert bra fitters help you find the perfect fit from the over 10,000 bras in stock from over 40 brands. We also carry cup and dresssize swimwear year-round as well as nighties, shapewear and bridal intimates.

At Natural Touch Chiropractic Center, we focus on improving your health and well-being the natural and holistic way. We treat a variety of conditions, ranging from neck and back pain to chronic pain due to stress and postural imbalance, using a safe and effective approach that is all-natural, gentle and non-invasive. We offer several treatment methods that include chiropractic manipulative therapy, physical therapy modalities, soft tissue massage, and popular forms of traditional Chinese therapy such as acupuncture, cupping and gua sha.

Our highly trained staff has more than 200 years of combined experience, strives to exceed expectations and provides peace of mind that comes from working with the largest auto and homeowners’ insurance company in the nation. Feel free to stop in anytime!

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Heartland Payment Systems Chicago, IL 60618 (312) 217-2181

MOVING COMPANIES H2H Movers Inc. 4419 W. Irving Park Rd Chicago, IL 60641 (773) 236-8797 New City Moving 2929 N. Campbell Ave. Chicago, IL 60647 (773) 489-0600 info@newcitymoving.com http://www.newcitymovers.com The Professionals Moving Specialists 3918 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 478-1365 info@thepromove.com http://www.thepromove.com/

NAIL SALON Nails @ 4056 4056 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 687-9831 info@nailsat4056.com http://nailsat4056.com Ruby Nails 4017 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (847) 530-2754 http://rubynails.net

NEWSPAPER Lakeview Newspaper P.O. Box 578757 Chicago, IL 60657 (312) 493-0955 lkvwnews@aol.com

NONPROFIT AND ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT Big Buzz Idea Group 4055 W. Peterson Ave., Ste. 105 Chicago, IL 60646 (773) 804-8589 info@bigbuzzideagroup.com http://www.bigbuzzideagroup.com

OUTDOOR ADVERTISING Harvest Outdoor Media Corporation 2516 Waukegan Rd, PMB 350 Glenview, IL 60025 (847) 509-8876 http://www.harvestoutdoor.com

PET CARE/SERVICES Tank It Easy 3700 N. Ashland Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (312) 600-8265 ClownFishRule@TankItEasy.com http://tankiteasy.com The Chicago Dog Walking Co. Chicago, IL (847) 942-1291 thechicagodogwalkingco@gmail.com http://thechicagodogwalkingco.com

Zulu Dog + Cat Grooming 3919 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 281-2009 info@zuluchicago.com http://zuluchicago.com/

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PHOTOGRAPHERS/ VIDEOGRAPHY Peter J Schulz Photography Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 936-3785 pjsphoto@earthlink.net http://www.pschicago.com Products On White Photography 1801 W. Warner Ave., Ste. 102 Chicago, IL 60613 (312) 880-7214 info@powphotography.com https://www.powproductphotography.com/ Sharon Gaietto Photography 2440 W. Cuyler Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 279-1301 smgaietto@gmail.com http://www.sharongaiettophotography.com Steven E Gross & Associates 4330 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 509-9393 steven@stevenegross.com http://www.stevenegross.com http://www.reallifeweddings.com TK Photography Chicago 4353 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (847) 386-1223 info@tkphotographychicago.com

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PLUMBING SERVICES Fettes, Love & Sieben Plumbing & Heating 4325 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 935-7260 http://www.flsplumbing.com

Dun-Wel Lithograph http://www.dun-wel.com/

J. Blanton Plumbing 5126 North Ravenswood Ave. Chicago, IL 60640 (773) 724-9272 http://www.jblantonplumbing.com Power Plumbing & Sewer Contractor, Inc. 3840 N. Ashland Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 248-9574 power@powerplumbinginc.com http://www.powerplumbinginc.com South Park Plumbing, Inc. 12451 Vincennes Rd. Blue Island, IL 60406 (708) 388-9878

In Sight Sign Company http://insightsigncompany.com/car-wraps/

PRINTING SERVICES/SIGNS/ BANNERS Dun-Wel Lithograph Co. 3338 N. Ravenswood Ave. Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 327-8811 info@dun-wel.com http://www.Dun-Wel.com

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Dupli-Group 3628 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 549-5285 http://www.dupli.com In Sight Sign Company 3910 W. Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60651 (773) 267-4002 http://www.chitowncarwraps.com

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Lincoln Alarms Chicago, IL (847) 972-1040 http://www.lincoln-alarms.com

The Lock Up Self Storage - Irving Park Rd. 1650 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 248-6800 irvingpark@lockupselfstorage.com

Duke Animal Hospital 3941 N. Ashland Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 697-9757 dukeanimalhospital@gmail.com http://www.dukeanimalhospital.com

SHIPPING SERVICES The UPS Store 4044 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 871-1400 store4569@theupsstore.com http://www.theupsstorelocal.com/4569

The UPS Store 4044 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 871-1400 store4569@theupsstore.com http://www.theupsstorelocal.com/4569

VEHICLE BRANDING In Sight Sign Company 3910 W. Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60651 (773) 267-4002 http://www.chitowncarwraps.com

RETAIL Baizaar Chicago, IL 60625 (773) 791-9801 baizaarshop@gmail.com

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING James Gates Consulting Chicago, IL 60618 (312) 480-7996

Happy Fig Creator of Latchpal 4044 N. Lincoln Ave., #239 Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 609-3395 http://www.latchpal.com

SPORTS CIBC Fire Pitch 3626 N. Talman Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 327-3473

Pacha Towels Chicago, IL 60618 http://www.pachatowels.com

i9 Sports® - Chicago Northside 4044 N. Lincoln Ave., Ste. 297 Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 245-7834 http://i9sports.com

SCOOTER SALES AND PARTS Scooterworks Chicago 5410 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 (773) 271-4242 https://www.scooterworkschicago.com/

McFetridge Sports Center 3843 N. California Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (312) 235-7150

The Lock Up Self Storage - Lincoln Ave. 3705 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 747-6808 lincoln@lockupselfstorage.com

TECHNOLOGY Quality Connections 4026 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 661-4000 OfficeAdmin@quality-connect.com

TELECOMMUNICATIONS Everywhere Wireless, LLC 832 W. Superior St., #301 Chicago, IL 60642 (312) 361-0052 x710

TRADE ASSOCIATION Illinois Restaurant Association 33 W. Monroe St. Chicago, IL 60603 (312) 380-4138 http://illinoisrestaurants.org

URBAN PLANNING CONSULTANT Lanz & Associates, Inc. Chicago, IL (773) 858-8624 http://www.lanzplans.com/

North Center Animal Hospital, Inc. 1808 W. Addison St. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 327-5050 ncahvet@gmail.com http://www.northcenteranimalhospital.com The Royal Treatment Veterinary Spa 4130 N. Rockwell St. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 267-9966 royalvet@rtvc.us www.royaltreatmentveterinarycenter.com

SCOOTER SALES AND PARTS Scooterworks Chicago 5410 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 (773) 271-4242 https://www.scooterworkschicago.com/

WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT Worksite LLC Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 769-7227 info@worksitellc.com http://worksitellc.com

WHOLESALE/RETAIL Ferguson Enterprises 3914 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 478-4100 http://ferguson.com

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Thanks to Ribfest Chicago, the Northcenter Chamber of Commerce has been able to invest more than $350,000 in local schools, nonprofits and social service agencies in our community, as well as funding the free community family events and summer concert series.

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“Don’t be surprised if your dog begs you to stop by for a gourmet pet treat and pats from the staff!” Jewell Animal Hospital https://www.jewellanimalhospital.com/

At Jewell Animal Hospital, we not only work to provide your pet with the best care possible, we also adapt our care to each individual case. Stop by and let us show you why our clients love us! We are conveniently located on Lincoln Avenue next to the Sulzer Library, with free parking in the rear.

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BUSINESS INDEX

BRIDGE® Printing & Promotional Products, Inc............................................... 32

Delta Kappa Realty & Property Management............................... 30

Ground Floor Partners............................... 36

47th Ward Alderman Ameya Pawar’s Office................................ 36

Bridgeview Bank........................................ 32

Denneen Public Affairs............................... 36

Guaranteed Rate - Joe Burke..................... 30

47th Ward Democratic Organization......... 36

Broughton Hotels of Chicago..................... 38

Dilemma Designs....................................... 36

Guaranteed Rate - Sheryl Cohen Becker.. 30

Brownstone Tavern & Grill..........................12

Direct Effect Charities................................ 20

H2H Movers Inc.......................................... 43

Byron’s Hot Dogs.........................................12

Donna Shultz Graphic Designer................. 36

Half Acre Beer Company.............................12

Cafe Orchid..................................................12

Donohoe Pediatrics.................................... 22

Hamsa Center for Wellbeing...................... 22

Calibr Merchant Services........................... 38

Dos Riccos Mexican Fusion Kitchen...........12

Happy Fig Creator of Latchpal................... 44

Campbell St. Asset Management.............. 30

Dovetail Brewery, Inc..................................12

Harrington Brown, LLC............................... 30

Capt’n Nemo’s.............................................12

Dovetail Studios for Dance & Fitness.........16

Harvest Outdoor Media Corporation......... 43

Carbon Arc Bar & Board..............................12

Haus Financial Services LLC...................... 30

Celtic Crown Public House..........................12

Drs. Valdes & Kulekuwskis Podiatry Center.......................................... 24

Centered Therapy Chicago........................ 22

Duke Animal Hospital................................. 44

CG Realty Group......................................... 30

Dun-Wel Lithograph Co.............................. 43

Align Joint & Spine..................................... 22

Chicago BBQ Company.............................. 36

Dupli-Group................................................ 44

Allstate Insurance - Jim DeFrancesca and Brian Roscoe............................................... 38

Chicago Clean Home.................................. 32

Eastern Accents.......................................... 38

Chicago Engineer’s Foundation................ 20

East-West Integrated Medicine, LLC......... 22

Allstate Insurance - Tim Thavis.................. 38

Chicago International Movies and Music Festival.......................................16

Eddie Patel, CFP......................................... 36

Chicago Montessori....................................16

Eighth Blackbird..........................................16

Chicago North Center Fit Body Boot Camp.................................................. 22

Eilts & Associates, Inc................................ 32

Illinois Vehicle Auto Insurance................... 38

Elaine Wyder-Harshman............................ 32

Chicago Sky Cares Foundation................. 20

Indigo & Violet Studio..................................16

El Llano Restaurant.....................................12

Chicago’s Pizza and Pasta..........................12

In Sight Sign Company............................... 44

embellish chicago...................................... 32

Chicago Vein Institute & Chicago Cosmetic Institute...................................... 22

In Sight Sign Company............................... 44

Enrollment Specialists................................ 38

Iron Heritage & Supply Co......................... 32

Epiphany United Church of Christ.............. 20

Irpino Real Estate....................................... 30

Everywhere Wireless, LLC......................... 44

Irving Park Barber Shop............................. 32

888 Orthodontics, PC................................ 22 A-1 Jewelry & Coin, Ltd............................... 38 Academic Angle...........................................16 Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center........................................... 22 Affinity Dental............................................. 22 A. Gonzalez Insurance Agency LLC........... 38 A.J. Hudson’s Public House........................12 Alexander Graham Bell Elementary School......................................16

American Family Insurance........................ 38 Ancient Dragon Zen Gate........................... 20 ANDCO Management, Ltd.......................... 30 Annette Held Landscape Design, Ltd........ 38 Anthony V Panzica, Attorney at Law.......... 30 Arbonne International................................ 32 Artisan Eyecare.......................................... 22 AthletiCo Physical Therapy........................ 22 Augustyn Family Services.......................... 22 Azamba....................................................... 36 Back 2 School Illinois................................. 20 Badesch Abramovitch................................ 32 Baird & Warner City North.......................... 30 Baird & Warner Real Estate Mike McCallum........................................... 30 Baird & Warner Real Estate Wilma Johnson........................................... 30 Baizaar........................................................ 44 Bari Zaki Studio.......................................... 38 Basil Financial Group................................. 36 BBQ Supply Co............................................12 Begyle Brewing Co......................................12 Beneen PrendivilleArbonne Independent Consultant............. 22 Bergen Counseling Center........................ 22

CHIRP Radio................................................ 20 CIBC Fire Pitch............................................ 44

Edward Jones............................................. 36

House of Wah Sun.......................................12 i9 Sports® - Chicago Northside................. 44 Illinois Restaurant Association.................. 44 Illinois State Representative Greg Harris, 13th District............................ 36

Closet Outfitters......................................... 32

Fettes, Love & Sieben Plumbing & Heating................................... 43

James Gates Consulting............................ 44

Clubhouse Therapy Center.........................16

Fit to be Fried, Inc...................................... 36

Club Pilates North Center.......................... 24

Fix It People................................................ 36

CMIT Solutions of Chicago......................... 36

Forever Sunglasses.................................... 32

Cobblestone Development........................ 36

Forward Chicago........................................ 20

Coconut Yoga............................................. 24

Found Chicago........................................... 32

Coffee Joint.................................................12

Fountainhead..............................................12

Cole’s Appliance & Furniture Co................ 38

Four Star Brass Band...................................12

Common Pantry.......................................... 20

Fox Hair....................................................... 36

Concordia Place..........................................16

Freshworks Dental Studio.......................... 22

CONLON: A Real Estate Company/Christie’s International Real Estate............................ 30

Friends of Ravenswood School................. 20

City Tree Delivery....................................... 32

Cookie Spin by Innovative Indulgences.....12

F.T. Karall Co............................................... 32 Fulton Grace Realty.................................... 30

Cork Lounge................................................12

Big Buzz Idea Group................................... 43

Corn Productions.........................................12

Big Fork Brands.......................................... 36

Country Financial....................................... 38

Black Bear Academy-Chicago Private........16

CPR Cell Phone Repair............................... 32

Gene and Rosemary Schulter Foundation................................... 20

Blue Bird Day Northcenter..........................16

Creative Motion Chicago........................... 24

German International School Chicago.......16

Blue Sky Bakery & Cafe...............................12

Curtain Couture.......................................... 38

Ghostlight Ensemble Theatre Company....12

Blue Sky Bakery & Cafe.............................. 20

Cusp Dental................................................ 22

GiGi’s Playhouse Chicago.......................... 20

Bobbie T’s Bake Shop.................................12

Dance Center Chicago................................16

Glory Concessions...................................... 36

Bo’s Concessions........................................ 36

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center........................................... 20

Golden Physique........................................ 22

Bricks 4 Kidz................................................16

Hollender House Inc................................... 36

Irving Park Chiropractic Center................. 22

Be Well. The Art of Asian Therapies.......................................... 22

Bras Galore................................................. 32

Heartland Payment Systems..................... 43

Jakubco, Richards & Jakubco PC.............. 32

Cooper Financial Planning......................... 36

Bradley Business Center............................ 30

Healthy Smiles............................................ 22

Ferguson Enterprises................................. 44

CircEsteem...................................................16

Coonley Elementary School........................16

Braciole Station...........................................12

Hawthorne.................................................. 38

Fantasy Costumes...................................... 36

Bethany Retirement Community............... 20

Bottles & Cans............................................ 38

Guaranteed Rate - DeVontae Brooks........ 30

Da Sorce...................................................... 36 David L. Hoyt Education Foundation................................ 20 Davis Theater...............................................12 Deborah Fry, LCPC..................................... 22

Furlong Investment Solutions.................... 36 GainTap Digital Marketing.......................... 38 Galter LifeCenter........................................ 22 GB Group Inc. Insurance Agency.............. 38

Goosehead Insurance - Derek Martin....... 38 Grace & Leavitt Fire Escape Tavern............12 Great Clips.................................................. 36 Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce.............................. 20 Great Lakes Clincal Trials........................... 22

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Jaxy Custom Flowerscapes....................... 38 J. Blanton Plumbing................................... 43 Jennifer Howe, LCSW................................. 22 Jeri’s Grill.....................................................12 John G. Wolf - Attorney At Law.................. 32 John J. Lydon, Gomberg Sharfman P.C..... 32 Julius Meinl..................................................12 Kane Insurance Group, Inc......................... 38 Karl Lambrecht Corporation...................... 38 Kennedy Mann Architecture...................... 32 Kin Care, Inc............................................... 20 Kingsview Asset Management.................. 36 Kitsune Restaurant and Pub.......................12 Knit 1............................................................ 38 KoenigRubloff | Anne Rodia Real Estate... 30 Kruse Asset Management.......................... 36 Lakeview Newspaper................................. 43 Lakeview Pantry......................................... 20 Lake View Realty Inc.................................. 30 Lanz & Associates, Inc................................ 44 Laschet’s Inn................................................12 Lather Chicago........................................... 36 Laugh Out Loud Chicago.............................12 Law Office of Christopher J. Callahan....... 32 Law Office of Molly Armour........................ 32 Law Office of Patrick R. Casey................... 32 Law Office of Theresa L Panzica................ 30 LC Pho..........................................................12 LegalShield................................................. 38

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Leigh Marcus | @properties....................... 30

Peter J Schulz Photography....................... 43

Slim’s Chicago.............................................14

The Wilcox Company.................................. 30

Lincoln-Addison Currency Exchange........ 36

Pete’s Quality Remodeling......................... 36

SNS Realty Group....................................... 30

The Wilcox Company.................................. 30

Lincoln Alarms............................................ 44

Physicians Immediate Care........................ 22

Soutache..................................................... 38

The Wishcraft Workshop.............................16

Lincoln Ave Check Cashers, Inc................. 36

Pi-Hi Cafe.....................................................14

South Park Plumbing, Inc........................... 43

Thresholds.................................................. 20

Lincoln Foot and Ankle Center.................. 24

Pilates Center of Chicago.......................... 24 Pioneer Realty Management..................... 30

Speaker of the House Property Inspections.................................. 38

Tiger’s Body Shop...................................... 32

Lincoln Square Athletic Club...................... 22 LLC Insurance Agency................................ 38

PitchFork......................................................14

Spicy Mexican Grill......................................14

Tiny Giants Early Learning Center..............16

Louis Mediation Services - Chicago, LLC.. 38

plants inc.................................................... 38

Spirit Rising Yoga....................................... 24

TK Photography Chicago........................... 43

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria..................................12

Platform Coworking................................... 36

Spitcurl........................................................ 38

T-Mobile/Wireless Vision........................... 32

Luke Harding State Farm........................... 38

PNC Bank - Northcenter............................. 32

Spotless Cleaning Chicago........................ 32

TOP Chicago............................................... 36

Lycée Français de Chicago.........................16

Poke Burrito.................................................14

Spring Yoga and Fitness............................ 24

tori’s bitty bows.......................................... 36 Tortorice’s Pizza...........................................14

LYRIQ Music School, LLC.............................16

Power Plumbing & Sewer Contractor, Inc............................................ 43

Sprint........................................................... 32 St. Andrew Parish & School.........................16

Trejo & Associates...................................... 32

Lysaught Law Office................................... 32

Prairieland Montessori................................16

Starbucks.....................................................12

Tricom Associates Chicago........................ 38

Mainstream Boutique - Chicago................ 36

Present Place Chicago................................16

Starbucks.....................................................12

Trudo Realty................................................ 30

Malman Law................................................ 32

Products On White Photography............... 43

State Farm Insurance - Hemina Patel........ 38

TSI - The Service Innovators, Inc............... 36

Mangan Builders, Inc................................. 36

@properties................................................ 30

Tuesday’s Child........................................... 20

Maribel Selva, Coldwell Banker esidential Brokerage.................................. 30

@properties - Cindi Sodolski Realty.......... 30

State Farm Insurance Tolentino-Moser Insurance Agency, Inc................................ 38

@properties - Dawn Lynch......................... 30

State Representative Ann Williams........... 36

Markov Consulting Services...................... 36

@properties - Shannon Slabada................ 30

Staver Law Group PC.................................. 32

Marmalade...................................................12

Psychotherapy Associates of Chicago...... 22

Martyrs’........................................................12

Quality Connections................................... 44

St. Benedict Parish and Preparatory School.....................................16

Mary Ellen Considine, Coldwell Banker.... 30

Rahilly & Associates - @properties............ 30

Mazek Law Group LLC................................ 30 MB Financial Bank...................................... 32

Raila & Associates, PC - Property Tax Appeals....................................................... 30

McFetridge Sports Center......................... 44

Rany Management, LLC............................. 30

McKinley Chiropractic................................ 22

Ravenswood Chiropractic & Wellness Center......................................... 22

Lyon Communications................................ 38

MDA Chicago.............................................. 20 Michael Silver & Company CPAs................ 32 Michelle DeWoskin Properties LLC............ 30 Monty Gaels Tavern & Grill..........................12 Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro..............12 MYEYEDR.................................................... 22 Nails @ 4056............................................... 43 NAMI Chicago............................................. 20 Nami Sushi Bar............................................12 Natural Touch Chiropractic Center............ 22 Nava Segall M.D. Pediatrics....................... 22 Neat Cleaning Services.............................. 32 Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club................16 Neumann Family Services.......................... 20 New City Moving........................................ 43 New Day Network Wellness Center........... 22 Nick’s Pizza & Pub.......................................14 North Center Animal Hospital, Inc............. 44 North Center Chicago Families Against Racism......................................................... 20 Northcenter Eye Care................................. 22 Northcenter Health Care............................ 22 Northcenter Neighborhood Association... 20 Northcenter Rug Cleaners, Inc.................. 32 North Park Elementary School...................16 North Side Housing & Supportive Services................................... 20 O’Donovan’s Pub & Restaurant...................14 Old Town School of Folk Music...................16 Orange Garden Restaurant.........................14 Orange Shoe Personal Fitness.................. 22 Pacha Towels.............................................. 44 Perceptual Motion, Inc............................... 20

Steven E Gross & Associates...................... 43 Story Practice Consulting, LLC.................. 36 St. Pauls House, A Lutheran Life Community.......................................... 20 Strawdog Theatre Company.......................12

Timothy Lally Design.................................. 38

Tuscan Hen Market......................................14 Union Handmade....................................... 38 Unpatterned LLC........................................ 38 Upchurch & Associates.............................. 32 Vamoose Tattoo Removal.......................... 22 Vitality Health Center................................. 22 Wald Management Company, Inc.............. 30 Wasabi Café.................................................14 Waveland Bowl............................................12

Stuart J. Cohen & Co., P.C.......................... 32

We Got Game...............................................16

Studio 8 Pilates........................................... 24

Weichert Realtors - All Pro......................... 30 Welles Park Parents Association............... 20

Ravenswood United Church of Christ....... 20

Susie Kanter Team / Dream Town Realty.................................. 30

Reclaimed Bar and Restaurant...................14

Suzlon Wind Energy Corp........................... 36

Wild Goose Bar and Grill.............................14

Red Eyes Coffee..........................................12

Swedish Covenant Immediate Care Center................................................ 22

Window Remedy......................................... 32

Symmetry Physical Therapy....................... 22

Wintrust Bank Chicago............................... 32

Taco In A Bag...............................................14

Wintrust Bank North Center....................... 32

Tank It Easy................................................. 43

Worksite LLC............................................... 44

Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA............... 24

Xtra Mile Creative....................................... 36

Tattler Post #973 American Legion........... 20 Tavern on Little Fort....................................14

Zaller Brothers Entertainment and Games...................................................12

Taxlink, Inc.................................................. 32

Zan Atelier.................................................. 32

Theatre Momentum.....................................12

Zneimer & Zneimer P.C............................... 32

The Chicago Dog Walking Co.................... 43

Zulu Dog + Cat Grooming........................... 43

Ravenswood Health and Wellness Center......................................... 22

Resi’s Bierstube...........................................14 Restoration................................................. 20 Rev. Billy’s Chop Shop................................ 38 Revolution 1 Fitness................................... 22 Robinson’s #1 Ribs - Lincoln Park...............12 Rocks Northcenter......................................14 Roxanne Parker - Real Estate Broker........ 30 Ruby Nails................................................... 43 Ryan Realty & Associates, inc.................... 30 Salvador Insurance Agency....................... 38 Savanna Restaurant....................................14 Save More Lounge......................................12 Schwind Realty Group Century 21 SGR Inc..................................... 30

Windy City Playhouse..................................12

The Chicago Mosaic School........................16 The FIT Institute.......................................... 22 The Globe Pub.............................................14 The Health Insurance Shoppe................... 38

Scooterworks Chicago............................... 44

The Kuehl Group, Inc.................................. 30

Scooterworks Chicago............................... 44

The Law Office of Sima L. Kirsch P.C......... 30

Scott Tucker Solutions, Inc........................ 36

The Lock Up Self Storage-Irving Park Rd..44

Scratch DJ Academy....................................16

The Lock Up Self Storage-Lincoln Ave...... 44

SearchLab Chicago.................................... 38

The Piggery.................................................14

Self Defense Centers................................. 38

The Professionals Moving Specialists....... 43

Senate President John Cullerton............... 36

The Rise Fitness Boot Camp...................... 22

SERVPRO of Ravenswood.......................... 36

The Royal Treatment Veterinary Spa......... 44

Shameless Social....................................... 38

The Simon Law Firm................................... 32

Sharon Gaietto Photography..................... 43

The Teacher’s Way......................................16

Shepp Construction, INC........................... 36

The UPS Store............................................. 44

Sherwin Williams........................................ 38

The UPS Store............................................. 44

Sholado....................................................... 36

The Voice Lab..............................................16

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West Lakeview Liquors.............................. 38

Ribfest Chicago: Celebrating 20 Years of Ribs and Rock & Roll

49


CATEGORY INDEX

General Contractor/Remodeling............... 36

Bakery..........................................................12

Consulting/Business Software.................. 36

Bars & Breweries.........................................12 Bowling Centers..........................................12 Coffee Shop.................................................12 Catering.......................................................12 Entertainment..............................................12 Live Theater.................................................12 Movie Theater..............................................12 Restaurants.................................................12 Academic & Youth Support Programs........16 After School/Play Area/ Sports...................16 Art/Music/Dance/Crafts..............................16 Early Learning/Preschool Schools........................................................16 Children’s Services..................................... 20 Church/Spiritual.......................................... 20 Community/Non Profit Organizations....... 20 Food Pantry................................................ 20 Senior Housing/Services............................ 20 Social Services........................................... 20 Chiropractic Physicians.............................. 22 Counseling/Therapy................................... 22 Dentists....................................................... 22 Fitness Center/ Personal Training........................................ 22 Health and Wellness.................................. 22 Healthcare.................................................. 22 Optometrists............................................... 22 Orthodontist............................................... 22 Pediatrics.................................................... 22 Physical Therapy........................................ 22 Pilates/Tai Chi/Yoga................................... 24 Podiatrists................................................... 24 Mortgage Services..................................... 30 Real Estate Appraisal................................. 30 Real Estate Attorney................................... 30 Real Estate Development.......................... 30 Real Estate Management........................... 30 Real Estate Sales........................................ 30 Accounting Services/CPA’s........................ 32 Alterations/Custom Clothing..................... 32 Animal Shelter............................................ 32 Apparel Printers.......................................... 32 Architects.................................................... 32 Attorneys/Lawyers/Legal Services............ 32 Auto Body/Repair....................................... 32 Banks.......................................................... 32 Barber Shop................................................ 32 Beauty/Health Products............................. 32 Carpet and Rug Cleaning........................... 32 Cell Phone Service/Repairs....................... 32 Christmas Trees & Decoration................... 32 Cleaning Services....................................... 32 Closet Design............................................. 32 Clothing/Accessories.................................. 32 Comics/Trading Cards/Games................... 36 Computer Consulting................................. 36 Concessions............................................... 36

Consulting................................................... 36 Coworking Space....................................... 36 Currency Exchange.................................... 36 Elected Officials.......................................... 36 Exterior Services/Maintenance................. 36 Fantasy Costumes/Accessories................. 36 Financial Planning/Services....................... 36 Fire And Water Emergency Clean-Up........ 36 Government Relations............................... 36 Graphic/Web Design.................................. 36 Green Energy.............................................. 36 Hair Salon................................................... 36 Home Furnishings/Appliances/Design...... 38 Home Inspection........................................ 38 Hotels/Inns.................................................. 38

ADVERTISER INDEX

Kennedy Mann Architecture...................... 33

888 Orthodontics....................................... 23

Lincoln Ave Check Cashers........................ 39

A-1 Jewelry & Coin...................................... 39

Leigh Marcus Chicago Realtor...................... 1

Academic Angle........................................... 17

Lincoln Foot and Ankle Center......................Inside Back Cover

Affinity Dental............................................. 23

Lincoln Square Athletic Club...................... 25

American Family Insurance........................ 39

Mary Ellen Considine—Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage................................31

Anne Rodia Real Estate...............................31 Bethany Retirement Community ...............21

Makers & Merchants................................... 39

Blue Bird Day Northcenter.......................... 17

Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro..................13

Braciole Station...........................................13

MyEyeDr...................................................... 25

Bras Galore................................................. 33

Natural Touch Chiropractic Center............ 23

CG Realty Group......................................... 29

Nava Segall, MD...........................Back Cover

CHIRP Radio 107..........................................21

Nieghborhood Boys & Girls Club................19

CircEsteem...................................................16

North Center Animal Hospital.................... 44

Club Pilates North Center.......................... 25

Northcenter EyeCare.................................. 23

Cobblestone Development........................ 37

Northcenter Rug Cleaners, Inc.................. 33

Insurance Agents/Brokers......................... 38

Cole’s Appliance and Furniture Co.............31

North Park Elementary School................... 17

Interior Design/ Home Décor................................................ 38

Concordia Day.............................................19

O’Donovan’s Pub & Restaurant...................13

Cooper Financial Planning......................... 39

Orange Garden Chinese Restaurant..........13

Interior Plant Design.................................. 38

Cork Lounge................................................14

Orange Shoe Personal Fitness.................. 23

Jewelry, Watches, Coins............................ 38

Deborah Fry, LCPC..................................... 23

Poke Burrito.................................................10

Landscape Architecture & Design............. 38

Dun-Wel Lithograph................................... 43

Raila & Associates, PC.................................31

Liquor Sales................................................ 38

Dupli-Group................................................ 43

Resi’s Bierstube...........................................14

Manufacturing............................................ 38

Eddie Patel, Inc........................................... 37

Saint Andrew School...................................16

Marketing/Internet/Social Media.............. 38

Edward Jones............................................. 37

SERVPRO of Ravenswood.......................... 37

Martial Arts................................................. 38

El Llano........................................................10

State Farm Insurance—Hermina Patel...... 39

Media Training/ Video Production............. 38

German International School Chicago....... 17

State Representative Greg Harris.............. 37

Mediation/Conflict Coaching..................... 38

Grace & Leavitt Fire Escape Tavern............13

St. Benedict Preparatory School................ 17

Makers & Merchants................................... 38

Great Clips.................................................... 9

St. Pauls House............................................21

Merchant Services...................................... 38

Great Clips...................................................19

Moving Companies..................................... 43

Great Clips.................................................. 25

Swedish Covenant Hospital............................. Inside Front Cover

Nail Salon.................................................... 43

Great Clips.................................................. 37

Newspaper................................................. 43

Guaranteed Rate—Joe Burke.....................31

Nonprofit and Association Management.. 43

House of Wah Sun.......................................14

Outdoor Advertising................................... 43

In Sight Sign Company............................... 43

Pet Care/Services....................................... 43

Jewell Animal Hospital............................... 45

Photographers/Videography..................... 43

Kane Insurance Group................................ 39

Plumbing Services...................................... 43

The Davis Theater........................................11 The Lockup Self-Storage............................. 41 The UPS Store............................................... 9 The Wilcox Company....................................11 Wintrust Bank North Center....................... 33

Printing Services/Signs/Banners............... 43

THANK YOU

Retail........................................................... 44

The Northcenter Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the following for making this guide possible:

Scooter Sales And Parts............................. 44 Security....................................................... 44 Shipping Services....................................... 44 Vehicle Branding........................................ 44 Software Engineering................................ 44 Sports.......................................................... 44 Storage....................................................... 44 Technology................................................. 44 Telecommunications.................................. 44 Trade Association....................................... 44 Urban Planning Consultant........................ 44 Veterinarians.............................................. 44 Scooter Sales And Parts............................. 44 Website Development................................ 44 Wholesale/Retail........................................ 44

Northcenter Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee: Mike McHugh, Commitee Chair Executive Director Lindsay Eanet, Copywriting Associate Director Eileen Keleghan, Membership Kathy Chapman, Advertising Sales Ann Newton, Advertising Sales Donna Shultz, Donna Shultz Design, Graphic Designer Steven E. Gross, Steven E. Gross Photography, Photography Dun-Wel Lithograph, Printing

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NAVA SEGALL, MD Coonley Core

Business Supporter 2013-2014

Dr. Segall is a Board Certified Pediatrician dedicated to the physical, mental and developmental well-being of children and their family from birth through 21 years of age. She is affiliated with Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Memorial Hospital, Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital and Rush University.

We provide health maintenance, school physicals, sports physicals and well check-ups. We manage chronic and acute problems such as asthma, allergy, acne, constipation and reflux. Same day sick visit appointments are always available.

NAVA SEGALL, MD

Pediatrics 4116 N. LINCOLN AVENUE CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60618 (773) 883-2350

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2018 Shop Northcenter Community Guide & Membership Directory  

The 2018 Shop Northcenter Community Guide & Membership Directory is your handy guide to the best local shopping, dining, services and more!...

2018 Shop Northcenter Community Guide & Membership Directory  

The 2018 Shop Northcenter Community Guide & Membership Directory is your handy guide to the best local shopping, dining, services and more!...