MYSALON Suite franchise to open in Glenview

Upscale salon franchise MY SALON Suite has signed an agreement with multiunit owner John Weiss for Glenview. Located in the Glenbrook Marketplace Shopping Center at 2843 Pfingsten Road, the new complex is expected to open in Spring 2019. Preleasing specials are currently being offered to early adopters. The complex will span approximately 5,400 square feet…

Furious Spoon converting to full service, expanding menu

Furious Spoon, a mini-chain of ramen shops by chef Shin Thompson, is abandoning its fast-casual format in favor of full service. The first location to upgrade will be Furious Spoon’s Lakeview location (800 W. Belmont Ave.) Wednesday. Other locations will follow, ending with the Pilsen location (1316 W. 18th St.) at the end of January….

Colectivo Coffee Opens In Downtown Evanston

Evanston’s newest coffee shop opened Friday at the corner of Church Street and Sherman Avenue. Colectivo Coffee, a Milwaukee-based chain with 20 locations, is now open daily in the 716 Church St. storefront last occupied by a shuttered Radio Shack. Since applying for a use permit nearly a year ago, Colectivo has hired artists, architects…

Urban Air Adventure Park Coming to Naperville

An adventure trampoline park is coming to Naperville. At the latest Naperville Liquor Commission meeting, Urban Air Adventure Park requested an expansion on the cap for the Class M Recreational Liquor License. The park plans to lease out 1955 Glacier Park Avenue in Naperville, formerly a Babies “R” Us. Naperville Community Television // View the Full…

This Is What The New Colectivo Coffee In Wicker Park Will Look Like

Fast expanding Milwaukee-based coffee chain Colectivo plans to open in a new building under construction at the northeast corner of Division and Damen. Colectivo Coffee aims to open its fourth Chicago outpost at 1211 N. Damen Ave. in Wicker Park by late winter or early spring, according to Scott Schwebel, vice president of brand, marketing and…

Wicker Park’s Colectivo Coffee Is Coming to Division in Early 2019

Colectivo Coffee should officially arrive in Wicker Park in early 2019 near the northeast corner of Damen and Division. The new coffee shop from the Milwaukee company will feature an outdoor patio and it will sell beer, much like the chain’s first Chicago location in Lincoln Park…. …Meanwhile, the spokesperson also has news about an upcoming…

Colectivo Coffee Opens Largest Cafe Yet In Andersonville — And Wicker Park Is Next

Colectivo Coffee’s newest (and largest) Chicago cafe opened in Andersonville Monday. The cafe at 5425 N. Clark Street is the company’s third in Chicago, occupying the storefront that previously housed Noodle Zone… …Andersonville will be Colectivo’s largest Chicago location at 2,500 square feet. The space features sidewalk patio seating (another first for Colectivo in Chicago),…

Andersonville Now Has a New Coffee Shop From an Acclaimed Milwaukee Roaster

Colectivo Coffee, the Wisconsin-based roaster and bake shop, has opened a third Chicago location. The chain’s 2,500-square-foot Andersonville coffee shop debuted this morning at 5425 N. Clark Street. Following up on openings in Lincoln Park and Logan Square, the new North Side coffee shop features new drinks such as a sparkling espresso and a cold brew with maple-flavored syrup,…

Construction of apartment buildings underway at Prairie Centre in St. Charles

Ground has been broken for the construction of the first two residential buildings consisting of 96 luxury apartments at Prairie Centre, a mixed-use development in suburban St. Charles. Located at Route 38 (Lincoln Highway) and Randall Road on the former St. Charles mall site, Prairie Centre is a $100 million, 27-acre Shodeen development that will…

Burlington opens big box store in Highland Grove shopping center in Highland

Just as summer gave way to fall and temperatures started to turn a little crisper, Burlington has arrived at a new Northwest Indiana location to bundle Region residents up for the season. The New Jersey-based retailer opened a 40,000-square-foot big box store in the Highland Grove outdoor shopping center in Highland, hosting a grand opening…

An Expansion-Hungry Indian Chain Should Debut its Lakeview Location Next Week

Bombay Wraps, the fast-casual Indian chain with locations in the Loop and Streeterville, should open a third location next week. The owners used data from a variety of delivery partners — including GrubHub — which showed that Lakeview is supposedly full of customers who order a lot of Indian food. With that mind, the owners of Bombay…

Rezoning for Shops 96 development approved in St. John

Plans for a major retail development in St. John are moving forward following a decision by the Town Council…. …The change from the previous zoning of small planned unit development and commercial zoning will allow developer Bruce Boyer to have more flexibility for his development on the site for Shops 96. Shops 96 is a…