Business owners from Winnetka, Glencoe, Northfield, Evanston, Wilmette and Kenilworth enjoyed a night of networking and cocktails.
Business owners from around New Trier Township and beyond packed Trifecta Grill in Winnetka and learned how to use social media to grow their businesses online. Related Articles: Want to follow similar articles in Winnetka, Glencoe and Northfield? Sign up for Winnetka-Glencoe Patch's newsletter. Want to follow similar articles in Wilmette and Kenilworth? Sign up for Wilmette-Kenilworth Patch's newsletter.
The store will move into the old Blockbuster space at 1211 Chicago Ave.
Trader Joe's will open a 13,000-square-foot store in Evanston early next year, the company announced today. This will be the first outpost of the popular grocery store in Evanston, and the 14th in the state. Judging by the comments on a recent story about what businesses people want to see move into Evanston Plaza, as well as the responses on Evanston Patch's Facebook page to the Trader Joe's announcement that are heavily laced with exclamation points, the news will be warmly received by residents. City officials expressed their delight as well. "I am thrilled that Trader Joe's has signed a lease and is scheduled to come to Evanston in the next year," Third Ward Alderman Melissa Wynne, whose district will house the new store, said in a …