The Daily Northwestern

After two defaults, some city officials seek more structure in loan process

David Fishman, Reporter

May 22, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

In the midst of two recently defaulted loans from local businesses, some Evanston officials want to create a more transparent and concrete loan process over the next year. “There isn’t a clear understanding from people...

Dave’s Italian Kitchen owner to turn down city loan, launches crowdfunding campaign

David Fishman, Reporter

May 8, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

The owner of Dave’s Italian Kitchen, which closed its location on Chicago Avenue last month, will no longer pursue a loan from the city and will instead rely on individual donations to help fund a new restaurant on Noyes Street. “This is easier and it’s more politically palatable,” Dave Gla...