Downtown development and U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky’s arrest at were among the most read stories in Evanston this week.
Restaurateur Tony Hu is planning to open a franchise of his Lao Sze Chuan restaurant chain in Evanston, offering Szechuan favorites like dry chili chicken and hot pots.
Other business updates include a new Italian style cafe, slated to open Oct. 14, and the renovation of the Margarita European Inn.
U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky participated in an immigration rally in Washington, D.C. Tuesday and because it blocked a street, she was arrested by authorities.
Kendall Place will consist of 19 single-family homes, located on the former Kendall College site in northeast Evanston.
Two new apartment towers are going up at 1881 Oak Ave. and 1890 Maple Ave., with completion expected in 2015.