Some of the city's most popular restaurants, bars
and clubs including Sheffields', Berlin, Spin, Trader
Todd's and Leona's set the tone and ambiance for
the 23rd annual Belmont-Sheffield Music Fest,
benefitting the Central Lakeview Merchants
Association. This festival also features
arts, crafts, people watching and fashions.
Alternative pop/rocker Josh Kelley performs Saturday at
8PM. The festival is Saturday noon to 10PM and
Sunday noon to 9PM on Sheffield between Belmont and
June 10 - Movie in the
Join Central Lakeview Merchants and
Hawthorne Neighbors (the branch immediately west of
Clark Street) for a complimentary movie in the
park. Hawthorne School at dusk.
June 15 - City Sticker and 383
A service of the 44th Ward, you can pick up your
2007-'08 City of Chicago parking sticker and 383 parking
permit (and guest passes) at the Alderman's Office (1057
W Belmont) from 10AM to 6PM. You can also pick
them up on June 21st and July 2nd.
June 18 - Halsted Tastes
The Taste of everything on
Halsted is back. Your ticket entitles you to taste
all the delictable offerings of the neighborhood
restaurants and enjoy some jazz music. Back by
popular demand is the Waitperson Race!
Aldine/Halsted from 6PM to 9PM. $25 in advance or
$30 at the door for 12 tastings or drinks.
June 23 - Pride Fest
with Kathy (Sister)
Hosted by (and benefiting) the
Northalsted Area Merchants Association -- the same group
behind the wildly popular Northalsted Market Days (set
for the weekend of August 11-12) -- this equally
crowd-pleasing gay and lesbian celebration of community
pride will be back bigger than ever in its 5th year!
Chicago Pride Fest showcases an eclectic lineup
of arts & crafts, food and other vendors. It also
features entertainment on two stages
, including one dedicated
to some of Chicago's finest GLBT performers, while the
other will spotlight this year's headliner: Kathy Sledge
from the legendary Sister Sledge of "We Are Family"
June 24 - Gay Pride
Each year, several hundred
thousand people converge on Halsted and Broadway to
watch and participate in the largest Gay Pride event in the
. The parade kicks-off at Belmont and
Halsted and goes north to Broadway. Turning down
Broadway, the parade goes south to Diversey.
Streets will be closed 10AM to