Driven to Espresso: Drive-through Coffee Stands in the Northwest

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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

No drive-throughs, please

If you are dreaming of opening your own drive-through coffee stand, better not be dreaming in Glencoe, Illinois. According to the Chicago Tribune, they have an outright ban on drive-throughs of any kind.

Also, the nearby town of Northbrook has been reluctant, but recently permitted one at a McDonalds.

It's possible that many other communities do not allow them, and it's even more likely that many of them require a special permit, so it's always best to start at city hall before your dreams become plans.

1 Comments:

Blogger Lynn said...

We have a new Starbucks where we live, but the closest Satrbucks drive thru is about 15 miunutes away. It seems our council has something against the coffee drive thru, too! So glad to hear your book is finding acceptance.

9/28/09, 10:53 AM  

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