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Cappello’s

Capellos

Nothing is more inspirational than to witness someone becoming successful with an idea that has been driven by their passion. Benjamin Frohlichstein from my hometown of Saint Charles, IL partnered with his friend Stacy Marcellus to create a completely unique food company for an unsaturated market.

Cappello’s all began in a small Colorado kitchen. Stacy and Ben quickly began brainstorming ways to be the best gluten-free and grain-free product on the market.  Their mission was simple, to provide fresh, uniquely delicious options for gourmet food-lovers, healthy eaters and people with dietary restrictions. Little did they know the dedication to their once small idea would lead to being in 864 grocery stores, including Whole Foods, in 48 states and growing!

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Heritage Bicycles – Chicago

Heritage- Chicago

Lakeview: 2959 N. Lincoln Ave| Chicago, IL 60657  Uptown: 1325 W Wilson Ave | Chicago, IL

Hours:

Monday- Sunday 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Whether you come to fix your gears or grab a latte, the family culture of Heritage Bicycle will give you the feeling of home in a bustling city. The vintage-inspired bike café displays handcrafted bicycles with a full service bike repair shop. As you enjoy a seasonal pastry with a strong sip coffee, helmeted guests will walk their bicycles straight through the coffee shop to have their bike repaired.  Committed to a strong belief in eco-friendly transportation and local manufacturing, Heritage Bicycles proudly combines the two concepts that really go hand in hand: coffee and bikes. Read more

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