Click on the pins to learn more about the new businesses that have opened since last fall in downtown Evanston, according to a report from the business district.
Since last October 15 new businesses have opened in downtown Evanston, with more than half of them in the food industry. The new businesses employ a total of 112 full-time and 67 part-time workers, according to city data.
World of Beer is set for a grand opening downtown on Tuesday, Jan. 22, while a new wine store is already open on Davis Street. Read on for more business openings and closings.
World Of Beers Opening Today The bar and restaurant is set to host its grand opening at 1601 Sherman Ave. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, according to the World of Beer website. Owner Ted Mavrakis worked out a deal to open a franchise of the national chain in the Fountain Square building after a failed attempt to bring in the Hooter’s-like restaurant Tilted Kilt. The 5,800-square-foot spot will offer more than 50 varieties on tap, with a focus on craft brews. Chicago’s Home of Chicken And Waffles Coming Soon on Dempster Chicago’s Home of Chicken and Waffles will open in the next couple of weeks at 2424 Dempster St., according to Ald. Peter Braithwaite (2nd Ward). Braithwaite said the restaurant has hired approximately 75 employees so far, most of …