Two store openings marked this week


A fitness studio and a kitchen countertop store have ribbon-cutting ceremonies scheduled in Evanston this week.

Fitness Avenues and Give Me a Break Salon will get a visit from Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and Alderman Peter Braithwaite, 2nd Ward, at 4 p.m. today to mark their opening in the old township offices space at 1910 Main St.

And Blue Pearl Stone, which actually opened just over a year ago, will get the ribbon cutting treatment from the mayor at 3 p.m. Thursday at its location at 517 Dempster St.

And in the third ribbon-cutting this week co-sponsored by the Evanston Chamber of Commerce, the mayor and Alderman Mark Tendam, 6th Ward, will celebrate the re-openng of the Alden Estates rehab facility at 2520 Gross Point Road, after a substantial renovation project. That one takes place at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Editors’ Picks