Olive Mediterranean Grill Coming Soon Downtown A new restaurant called Olive Mediterranean Grill is opening soon at 1726 Sherman Ave. in Evanston, at the former Starbucks location downtown. The restaurant has two locations in Chicago, on North Avenue and Clark Street, according to its website. A menu posted on the door includes such specialties as shawarma, kabobs, hummus and baba ghanouj.
AMLI Evanston Apartments Host Grand Opening With rooftop champagne, jazz trios, grand tours and fine chocolates on almost every table, AMLI Evanston celebrated its grand opening in style last week. The new high-rise apartment building at 737 Chicago Ave. officially opened about two months ago, on April 15. They’ve reached 33 percent capacity with 60 units occupied, according to sales and marketing coordinator Marissa Pellegrini.
Resale Shop May Be Coming to Asbury A local entrepreneur is hoping to open a resale shop in a vacant storefront at 1900 Asbury Ave. called Minou Chic Boutique, according to city documents. In a letter to the city, owner Mary May Toussaint said the shop will be "an upscale resale store that will sell fashionable clothing at bargain prices," including new and used apparel, jewelry, shoes, art, antiques, accessories and other items.
Comma Nail Spa Replaces Nail Bar Downtown Nail Bar recently closed its salon at 1524 Chicago Ave., but Comma Nail Spa has moved in. The salon has one other location in Wicker Park, according to its website. Services include manicures, pedicures and waxing.