Dear Neighbor:

We’ve just sent out an email to all expired and expiring members and thank you in advance for renewing your membership.

The link in the email you received points to That is our website.  Online payments are processed securely through Paypal.

If you have questions about renewing online or in person, please feel free to contact us at

— Steve Stern / President

We meet at a new location: ATHENAEUM THEATRE 2936 N. Southport

7:00 PM – Doors open
7:30 PM – Meeting begins


  1. Zoning Change – 1317 W.Wolfram Single Family Expansion
  2. Mayoral Candidate Bob Fioretti
  3. November Election Candidate Forum

Zoning Change – 1317 W. Wolfram

The owners of this residential house zoned RS-3 and built about 10 years ago are requesting an upzoning to RS4 for the purpose of enlarging their house to accommodate their expanding family. This will be a voting issue.

Mayoral Candidate Bob Fioretti

Opportunity knocks and SLN opened the door. Officially Declared Mayoral Candidate’s people let SLN know the candidate was available to attend the October meeting. Get a preview of what expects to be an interesting February 2015 Mayoral election.

November Election Candidate Forum

SLN has invited all party candidates for US Congress, State Senator, State Representative and County Commissioner. At press time, final arrangements were still being made.

What happened at the September Meeting?

The full details are in the October Newsletter.  Download it here.

In short, Alderman Waguespack gave us insights in city politics, crime, rats,  finances, and the need for a strong Inspector General, plus updates on happenings in the ward.

Jeff Delong, of the Athenaeum Theater, welcomed us to our new space.

Also in the newsletter

  • Neighborhood happenings
  • A review of Zia’s Lago Vista restaurant
  • Reports from the CAPS meetings
  • and much, much more

Read all our newsletters.


If you gave us an email address, we’ll be emailing a membership renewal to you within the week.  Keep an eye out. You may also pay your membership in cash or by check at any meeting. Thanks for joining or renewing and thanks for supporting South Lakeview Neighbors.

From our friends at Lakeview Citizens’ Council

blvJoin the Lake View Citizens Council (LVCC) for a leisurely Sunday morning bike ride around Lake View. Get to know your neighbors while exploring our bicycle-friendly neighborhood. Stick around after this month’s ride for Sunday Play Spot, a pop-up plaza on Lincoln Avenue with free games and activities for all ages (

Bike Lake View is a free hour-long neighborhood social ride geared toward all of our neighbors — bring your kids and your grandparents! For more information, contact Lee Crandell at Visit the LVCC website to get involved in your neighborhood.

What: Bike Lake View neighborhood bike ride
When: 10 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 14 (Second Sunday every month)
Where: Meet at Seminary & Waveland (Northwest corner of Wrigley Field)
Post-ride: Ending around 11:00 a.m. for social time at Dinkel’s Bakery (3329 N Lincoln), with Sunday Play Spot kicking off outside Dinkel’s at noon
Helmets are required and be sure to bring a lock so you can stick around after riding.
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