2019 has been a monumental year! Chicagoans elected the city’s first black lesbian Mayor and Boystown’s rainbow pylons are designated a Chicago historic landmark! Take a look at a few memorable moments from the past year presented by Northalsted Business Alliance, chamber of commerce serving the community since 1980. Boystown is OutTraveler.com’s Most Incomparable Gay Neighborhood and the country’s first recognized gay village.
Annual Meeting at the Center on Halsted
The Boystown business community gathered for the Annual Meeting in May to review the year and look ahead to the future. Special thanks to Dessert Table Sponsor RCN Business & Valerie Dys, Thomas Duran & Whole Foods Market Catering, James Stevens & Jonathan Alvarez with Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles & Tico Valle and Paul Helfen with the Center on Halsted
Boystown Pride Award
Congratulations to Jean Leigh of the The Leigh Gallery receiving the Boystown Pride Award in recognition of 15 years of service and commitment to the neighborhood. The Leigh Gallery will be closing as Jean and her partner are retiring later this year.