LOGAN SQUARE — A cafe specializing in cannabis-infused treats and drinks is coming to the Logan Square-Bucktown border.
Infuzed Cafe is taking over the former Wormhole Coffee’s second location at 1953 N. Milwaukee Ave. Owner Shiraz Kahn Rehman applied for a business license April 27, city records show.
The cafe will serve pastries, ice cream and shakes with “fast-acting hemp-derived cannabinoids,” along with “non-infuzed” options, according to the business’s website and the permit application.
Rehman didn’t respond to messages seeking comment.
Infuzed Cafe will fill a corner storefront most recently occupied by Wormhole 2, a ’90s-themed coffee bar.
It closed in September after just two years, citing challenges during the pandemic.
Business “just never got quite where it needed to be,” co-owner Dan Weiss told Block Club at the time.
“We gave it our best,” Weiss said. “It was an overly ambitious project, and, under normal circumstances, we might have been able to wait it out and see what happened, but we don’t really have time for that right now.”
The original ’80s-themed Wormhole outpost at 1462 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Wicker Park remains open.
Infuzed Cafe is the latest cannabis bakery to join the neighborhood. Wake-N-Bakery is opening an outpost on the ground floor of a Logan Square apartment complex at 2757 N. Milwaukee Ave.
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