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Evanston Officials Consider New Liquor Licence Qualifications

A proposed downtown tavern wouldn't sell food, despite current city requirement for liquor licence applicants.

Evanston Officials Consider New Liquor Licence Qualifications

Aldermen on the Administration and Public Works Committee have asked the liquor board to create a new classification that would help Ted Mavrakis bring a World of Beer franchise to downtown Evanston's Fountain Square building, the Evanston Review reports.

Mavrakis was behind last year's failed attempt to .

Under the city's current statute, downtown bars must also serve food to qualify for a liquor license, but the World of Beers franchise only serves alcohol. Mavrakis has made arrangements with seven local restaurants to deliver food to World of Beer patrons if his application is approved, according to the article.

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