CAKE #5 is sure to be two halves of a hoot, and we wanna make sure that everyone has the opportunity to have a rad, comfortable time. Here’s a quick list of local resources to keep in mind as you show at CAKE. Please note: by listing them on this webpage, we are not endorsing any of the following businesses.
• Trans Lifeline (24 hour): (877) 565-8860
“a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people.”
“While our goal is to prevent self harm, we welcome the call of any transgender person in need. We will do our very best to connect them with services that can help them meet that need. If you are not sure whether you should call or not, then please call us.”
• National Suicide Prevention Hotline (24 Hour): 1 (800) 273-TALK (8255)
“Caring staff will connect you with the closest possible crisis center in your area”
• Lesbian and Gay Hotline (24 hour): (773) 929-4357
“Trained volunteer resource counselors assist callers to the Helpline by providing information and referrals, as well as support, counseling, and crisis intervention.”
• Hate Crime Hotline (24 hour): 1 (800) 616-4283
“A hotline for legal advice, counseling support, and reporting hate crimes.”
Physical Health Resources
• Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Emergency Room, 836 W Wellington Ave, (773) 975-1600
• MedSpring Urgent Care – West Lakeview, 3301 N Ashland Ave, (312) 429-5725
• Lakeview Immediate Care, 1645 W School St, (773) 227-3669
Pharmacies Near CAKE
Walgreens: 3646 N Broadway St, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Walgreens: 3046 N Halsted St, 7 a.m.-12 a.m.
CVS: 3637 N Southport Ave, 24-hour
Jewel-Osco: 3531 North Broadway, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
Save-Rite: 3479 N Broadway St, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., closed Sunday
Nearby Coffee/Tea Joints
Pick Me Up Cafe: 3408 N Clark St, 8 a.m.-3 a.m. Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 a.m. Sunday
Coronas Coffee: 909 W Irving Park Rd, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Emerald City: 3938 N Sheridan Rd, 6 a.m.-9 p.m.
Nearby Vegan Options
Chicago Diner: 3411 N Halsted St, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday
Vegetarian Express: 3109 N Halsted St, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Native Foods Cafe: 1023 W Belmont Ave, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Urban Vegan: 1605 W Montrose Ave, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 12-9 p.m. Sunday
Nearby Gluten-Free Options
Cassava: 3338 N Clark St, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Wheat’s End Cafe: 2873 North Broadway, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Chicago’s Pizza: 3114 N Lincoln Ave, 11 a.m.-4 a.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 a.m. Sunday
Restaurants With Legit Nonalcoholic Drinks
Chicago Q: 1160 N Dearborn St, 10 a.m.-12 a.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Sunday
Allium: 120 E Delaware Pl, 6:30 a.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, 6:30 a.m.-12 a.m. Sunday
Billy Sunday: 3143 W Logan Blvd, 3 p.m.-3 a.m. Saturday, 3 p.m.-2 a.m. Sunday
Restaurant Beatrix: 519 N Clark St, 6 a.m.-12 a.m.
Uncommon Ground: 3800 N Clark St, 9 a.m.-12 a.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Sunday
Solid Breakfast Spots Around CAKE
Nookie’s Tree: 3334 N Halsted St, 24 hours on the weekend
Kanela Breakfast Club: 3231 N Clark St, 7 a.m-3 p.m.
Ann Sather Restaurant: 909 W Belmont Ave, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Chicago Bagel Authority: 955 W Belmont Ave, 7 a.m.-9:30 p.m.