It's getting close to time for the new Colectivo Coffee shop to open in Evanston. The new signs went up on the on the former Radio Shack store at 716 Church St. Wednesday.
The current goal is to have the shop open by the middle of this month.
Make your own Diwali cookies
Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is next week. And Evanston's Spoonfoolery Bakery is holding a cookie painting class Sunday ito help you get ready to celebrate.
You can find details and register online.
New name and owners for Mexican dining spot
817 University Place, in a 2011 image from Google Maps.
Owners of TuKo Cantina appeared before Evanston's Liquor Control Board Wednesday seeking a Class D license for the former Las Palmas site at 817 University Place.
Managing partner Le'Qoinne Rice and the other owners are also in the midst of converting a Wicker Park restaurant at 1938 W. Division to the TuKo Cantina theme.
That location is set to open next month. No date announced yet for the Evanston spot. Both are billed as having a modern Mexican-American menu.