Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Capital One Cafe slated to open this spring, will now be opening this fall

The big white blob of construction at the corner of Southport and Newport will remain a bit longer then expected as Capital One Cafe has confirmed that they are a bit delayed on construction. The Cafe was originally scheduled to open this spring, but will now open this fall.


The Cafe will be approximately 7,500 sq. feet, will offer 3 nooks and 2 meeting rooms for customers, neighborhood and community members/partners to utilize should they need a work or meeting space.







Monday, February 20, 2017

Leahey & Ladue Consignment is closing March 31

Another small business on Southport is closing its doors for good on March 31. The owner of Leahey & Ladue Consignment located at 3753 N. Southport Avenue is officially retiring, and the entire store is on sale. Get there to get the good stuff before they close for good, and enjoy your retirement!


Sunday, February 19, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

Amazon Books Southport Corridor Chicago opening Mid-March

Amazon Books is getting closer and closer each day for their grand opening. Work is happening around the clock with windows up, shelves being put in along with general set-up work. We've been told by Amazon that they should be open around March 14. Amazon will also have a Stumptown Coffee Roasters included in their new space.










Authentic Food & Juice and Butcher Block Restaurants Join the Southport Corridor

In addition to F.I.S.H Poke Bar Milk MoneyBlue Crown WingsMac Royale and Melt 350, two new restaurants have joined the Southport Corridor at 3208 N. Southport Avenue.


AUTHENTIC Food & Juice is now available for pick up and delivery via Grubhub. "Authentic Food & Juice makes sustainably sourced healthy & delicious artisan Sandwiches, Salads & Smoothies." See the menu here.


Butcher Block is now available for pick up or delivery via Grubhub. "At Butcher Block we set out to make serious sandwiches and serve just the best damn food in NYC, Brooklyn and now Chicago." See the menu here.




Southport Corridor Private Security Information for the Area South of Roscoe


You may recall that Theo Epstein and his neighbors had hired a private security company north of Roscoe in the Southport Corridor.  Now the area south of Roscoe in the Southport Corridor is funding private security as well.  

Barr Neighbors (Belmont, Ashland, Roscoe, Racine) are currently collecting donations to help fund private security within this area.  (North Belmont to East Ashland to South Roscoe (west of Southport) to Newport (east of Southport and both sides of the street to East Racine).  

In addition to hiring private security, they are looking to increase communication between neighbors, so even if you are not able to donate, please become part of this neighbors group so you are in the know about crime in the area.  If you are within these boundaries, please email barrneighbors@gmail.com.  In addition, if you would like information on how to set something like this up outside of these boundaries, please email that address as well for more information.



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