Summer comings and no-goings

May 27, 2010

Play

Opening up next to New Wave Coffee will be a toy store for the neighborhood, called Play.  Reader/commenter Carter noted the need for a toy store back in 2008.  This one certainly looks playful with the sparkly jack on its sign.

Play, Coming Soon to Logan Square

La Boulangerie

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Nothin’ Less than delightful

April 17, 2010

Nothin’ less than inviting.
Nothin’ less than comfortable.
Nothin’ less than refreshing.

That’s my first impression of Nothin’ Less, Logan Square’s newest coffee shop that quietly opened its doors on Thursday at 2642 N. Milwaukee Avenue.

The premise, near to my heart, is nothin’ less
than “around the world.”  The owner, Elena Martiniuc, is Russian, her husband Lithuanian, the baristas I’ve seen are Morrocan and American, the baked goods are Georgian and Austrian, and coffees come from the far coffee-planting corners of the earth. Read the rest of this entry »