September 21, 2010
Perhaps you’ve heard that the eagerly anticipated La Boulangerie opened a couple of weeks ago. The four-seater bakery/crêperie has opened to much ado about an agreement it made that it would not sell coffee or individual croissants in order to secure a lease at this 2569 N. Milwaukee Avenue location.
Inside La Boulangerie Overlooking Logan Square
This has many neighbors up in arms. Sacré Beurre! You can’t eat buy just one croissant or un café. But this is because those are the terms La Boulangerie agreed to.
When New Wave Coffee negotiated its lease, probably two and a half years ago or more now, it protected its business venture by securing the exclusive rights to sell soup, sandwiches, coffee and baked goods in this building at the southeast corner of Logan Boulevard and Read the rest of this entry »
August 20, 2010
Tuesday’s public meeting about the current proposal for the Logan Square public plaza was well attended by the standards of most neighborhood community meetings; it was, in fact, standing room only by a large margin. I’m not sure how many attendees actually live in Logan Square. I know there was a large presence of local food movement types, but I’m not certain they were necessarily loca-resideres, to coin an awkward phase (so awkward I find it necessary to explain it’s a riff on the word “locavore”). I just don’t know.
August 17 Proposal
for Logan Square Public Plaza and Orchard
The meeting began Read the rest of this entry »