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New animal hospital on Dempster Street to open next summer pending city approval

Margaux MacColl, Reporter

November 21, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local, Politics

A new animal hospital on Dempster Street will open next summer pending approval by the City Council. The hospital, which will be headed by veterinarian Gail Henry, would be located at 516 Dempster St. It is tentatively being... Read more »

City Council approves new liquor license for recreation facilities

Nora Shelly, City Editor

November 20, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

A new liquor license class approved by City Council last week allows indoor recreation facilities to serve alcohol. The license was brought to council after the owner of Quad Indoor Sports, 2454 Oakton St., went to the city... Read more »

New Evanston Arts Council committee aims to unite businesses with artists

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

November 15, 2016

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), Business, City, Local

A new Evanston Creative Commerce Committee has been formed in an effort to facilitate work between artists and businesses in the city. Still in its infant stages, the committee is comprised of artists, small business owners... Read more »

Soda prices in Cook County set to rise this summer

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

November 10, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

Evanston consumers will have to pay more to buy sugary drinks later this year after a soda tax was passed narrowly on Thursday by the Cook County Board. The tax, which passed with a 9-8 vote, will increase the price of a two-liter... Read more »

Evanston businesses say proposed soda tax will not change consumer habits

Alan Perez, Reporter

November 7, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

Some Evanston businesses say they aren’t too worried about a potential tax on sugary drinks in Cook County. In the executive budget recommendation for the 2017 fiscal year, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle propo... Read more »

Aloha Poke to serve up Hawaiian fare in Evanston starting this winter

Syd Stone, Reporter

November 6, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

A new Hawaiian-inspired restaurant, Aloha Poke Co., is set to open in January on Davis Street at the former location of Jamba Juice. Aloha founder and owner Zach Friedlander said he hopes to open the location, his fourth,... Read more »

Winery to offer imported wine, bottle customization

Sumin Woo, Reporter

November 3, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

Walter Clements is bringing more than just wine to Evanston. Clements’ upcoming winery, Meta Wine, will take inspiration from European concepts and allow customers to blend different imported wines to create their own custom... Read more »

Zoba Noodle Bar closes after serving downtown Evanston for years

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 1, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

Zoba Noodle Bar permanently closed its doors Friday. The restaurant, located at 1565 Sherman Ave., specialized in Thai cuisine and noodle bowls, and was a frequent participant in Northwestern’s Big Bite Night. Downtow... Read more »