Sources said and Winnebago County Health Department records show former Shooters North bartender Thomas K. Steurer will operate the former Cannovas restaurant, which was offered for lease by Dickerson and Nieman Realtors, Inc. Steurer did not return a messages for comment left at the restaurant, which is being remodeled. Other efforts to contact Steurer were also unsuccessful.
According to a mobile sign outside the business, the restaurant plans to re-open Aug. 27.
As of Aug. 19, no building permit had been issued by the City of Loves Park for remodeling the restaurant at 200-204 E. Riverside Blvd.
Reputed Chicago Mafia associate Nick S. Boscarino offered the Loves Park restaurant for lease after it closed in March, when Boscarino purchased the property for $150,000 from Peter and Michael Cannova.
From the Aug. 24-30, 2005, issue