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Adults With Disabilities To Open Café In Lincoln Square

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Dorothy's Can Do Café is the newest project by Gateway to Learning, a program that aims to improve the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. The café is set to open in May—here's a sneak peak at the project. (Sarah Flagg/Patch)
Dorothy's Can Do Café is the newest project by Gateway to Learning, a program that aims to improve the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. The café is set to open in May—here's a sneak peak at the project. (Sarah Flagg/Patch)

For more than 20 years, people with intellectual disabilities have been creating delicious meals and treats at Gateway to Learning on Lincoln Avenue. And soon, the rest of Lincoln Square will be able to sample their fares.

In April, GTL—a private day training program for adults with disabilities—plans to open its first member-run café.

Dorothy’s Can-Do Café will have cookies, chocolates and other baked goods. Workers will also be serving Aspire CoffeeWorks, a nonprofit partner of Metropolis Coffee that benefits people with disabilities.

Read the whole story at Lincoln Square (Chicago), IL Patch