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Economic Development Updates and Success Stories

Economic Development Updates and Success Stories

Aug 02

New Business Update: The UPS Store Coming Soon

Posted on August 2, 2018 at 12:03 PM by Erin Jason

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The UPS Store will open a new location at 242 N. York later this year. The 1,300sf store will feature shipping & packaging, mailbox rental, and printing services. The UPS Store joins Currito and the Rainbow Cafe at the Elmhurst 255 building, which features 150 covered public parking spaces on site for easy drop-off and pick-up for UPS customers. Build out will begin late summer, with the store set to open before the 2018 holiday season. The new business will serve as the second franchise location for The UPS Store in Elmhurst and will have different ownership.

Jul 27

New Business Update: Windy City Ninjas Now Open

Posted on July 27, 2018 at 2:58 PM by Erin Jason

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Windy City Ninjas (684 W. Lake St.) will celebrate their grand opening on Friday, July 27 with special events and pricing all weekend long. This brand new facility will feature a variety of obstacles to challenge ninjas of every age. Windy City Ninjas offers weekly classes specifically tailored to a variety of age groups from age 2 through adults ages 16 and up; classes will begin August 6, 2018. In addition to classes, Windy City Ninjas also offers open gym time, family fun nights, birthday parties, camps, competitions, school/team/corporate events and more. To learn more about Windy City Ninjas, please visit their website: Windy City Ninjas



Jul 12

New Business Update: Fry the Coop Opening Soon

Posted on July 12, 2018 at 2:37 PM by Erin Jason

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Elmhurst is pleased to announce that Nashville Hot Chicken restaurant, Fry the Coop, will be opening a location in Elmhurst this summer at 623 W. North Avenue. Fry the Coop invites their guests to "come get your happiness." The restaurant serves fresh, never frozen, chicken that is hand breaded daily and available in five different heat levels from the no heat Country to the call 9-1-1 Crazy. Along with their famous chicken sandwiches, the restaurant also offers chicken tenders, chicken & waffles, and the popular Donut Fried chicken sandwich served on a glazed donut. This will be the second location for the restaurant, which also operates in Oak Lawn, IL. Look for Fry the Coop to open in the next few weeks!

Visit their website to learn more: Fry the Coop