Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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.
Monday, March 25, 2013
A new bike shop at 1027 Davis St. holds a grand opening celebration this Thursday, March 28. Called Wheel & Sprocket, the regional chain replaces Ten 27 Cycles.
New Evanston bike shop Wheel and Sprocket will host a grand opening in downtown Evanston this Thursday. The Wisconsin-based bicycle chain replaces Ten 27 Cycles at 1027 Davis St., a storefront that has operated as a bicycle shop for the last four decades. Ten 27 Cycles closed in December. "Our passion goes far beyond the walls of our stores by being involved with community events, rides, and support of bike friendly legislation,” Wheel and Sprocket owner Chris Kegel said in a press release. “We have a bike for everyone, stand behind our product and service quality, and offer the best prices in the area.” Kegel owns seven stores altogether, most in the Milwaukee area and Wisconsin's Fox Valley. The Evanston location now has new floors, a …
Monday, November 26, 2012
The Wisconsin-based bike retailer Wheel & Sprocket will take over the space now occupied by Ten 27 Cycles early next year.
A Wisconsin-based bicycle retail chain has announced that it will take over the bike shop at 1027 Davis St. in Evanston, where Ten 27 Cycles is closing its doors this December. Wheel & Sprocket owns six bicycle shops in Wisconsin and operates an internet store, according to a press release from the company. The bike store in Evanston will be Wheel & Sprocket’s first location in Illinois. “Our vision is that everyone enjoys their bikes from Wheel & Sprocket,” owner Chris Kegel said in the release. “Through our shared passion for cycling and commitment to being more than fair to our customers, we will work hard to earn customers’ business.” Ten 27 Cycles Closing Its Doors, New Bike Shop Moving In Chris Mailing, who owns Ten 27 Cycles, …