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European-style cafe, eatery to open in The Keg of Evanston’s former location

Darby Hopper, Reporter

February 11, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

A new restaurant is moving to the location formerly inhabited by The Keg of Evanston, bringing European-style coffee and food to the city’s downtown. Cupitol Coffee & Eatery will open in April at 810 Grove St., occupying the... Read more »

Evanston’s fourth quarter economic report reveals stability, diversity

Elena Sucharetza, Assistant City Editor

February 11, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

Evanston’s economic report from the final three months of 2015 was released Tuesday, showing overall economic stability, city officials said. Thirteen new businesses opened in the city and 60 jobs were generated during... Read more »

Local nanobrewery to open new tap room

Billy Kobin, Reporter

February 9, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

An Evanston nanobrewery announced plans last week to expand into a new space next to its current location in the city’s Main-Chicago district. Sketchbook Brewing Co., 825 Chicago Ave., aims to open its new location, a tap ro... Read more »

Ornua Foods president to speak in Evanston

Rachel Silverstein, Reporter

February 9, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

The president of the North American branch of an international dairy marketing company will speak at the Rotary Club of Evanston on Thursday about the company and its place in the Evanston community. Roisin Hennerty, president of the North Amer... Read more »

Accuity moves global headquarters to Evanston

Robin Opsahl, Assistant City Editor

February 9, 2016

Filed under Business, City

Financial services firm Accuity moved its global headquarters from Skokie to Evanston on Monday for better access to potential recruits from Northwestern and transportation to Chicago, company officials said. The company hosted a r... Read more »

Local billionaire to receive recognition from state landmarks organization

Marissa Page, City Editor

January 28, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

Evanston billionaire Jennifer Pritzker will be recognized by Landmarks Illinois, a nonprofit that aims to protect state and cultural landmarks, for her dedication to the preservation and renovation of landmark buildings. Pritz... Read more »

Officials: Evanston businesses complying with gender neutral signage ordinance

Elena Sucharetza, Assistant City Editor

January 27, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston businesses are so far complying with a gender neutral signage ordinance that took effect at the beginning of 2016 after it was unanimously approved in October, city officials said. When the ordinance was initially approve... Read more »