Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Ava is closed

The Italian BYOB was a victim of the economy, says its owner.

Ava is closed

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Ava, the Italian BYOB at Third and Gaskill Streets, has closed just shy of six years, owner Michael Campagna confirms.

He acknowledged that he had fallen behind in rent -- the economy had hurt business -- and that the landlord took over the space. Based on my perusal of court records, Ava also owes the state for a few thousand in back taxes.

Campagna teaches at the Art Institute.

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