Four Evanston restaurants to participate in Chicago Restaurant Week

Melissa Shin, Reporter

January 29, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Local

Four Evanston restaurants will participate in this year’s Chicago Restaurant Week, offering three-course meals at a fixed price. For the next two weeks, Jan. 30 until Feb. 12, Quince at the Homestead, Farmhouse Evanston, Oceanique and... Read more »

Evanston waits to see impact of Rauner fiscal plans

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

January 29, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Education, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

Gov. Bruce Rauner’s first executive order declared... Read more »

Police Blotter: Jan. 30

Hal Jin, Reporter

January 29, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Van stolen from U-Haul lot Moving company U-Haul reported a missing van from its lot on 2125 Dempster St.  The company claimed the 2013 Ford cargo van was stolen between Jan. 10 and Jan.... Read more »

Chamber of Commerce honors Evanston community members for charity work

Billy Kobin, Reporter

January 28, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Local

An Evanston Chamber of Commerce annual event honored several community members Wednesday evening for their work with disaster response, homeless citizens and youth. The 95th Annual Celebration & Awards at Evanston's Hilton... Read more »

Police Blotter: Jan. 29

Julian Gerez, Reporter

January 28, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Two cars broken into on same block Two cars were broken into Friday night in the same block of south Evanston, police said. The two vehicles were parked right next to each other in a residential area in... Read more »

Revenue from donated cookbooks to help fund Evanston music therapy internship

Joanne Lee, Reporter

January 28, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Latest Stories, Local

When Art Mollenhauer (Kellogg '02) donated 600 cookbooks in mint condition from his deceased wife's collection to help out a newly opened bookstore, he did not expect anything in return. “I wanted to try to honor her legacy... Read more »

Evanston bakery Sugar & Spice hires individuals with autism

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

January 28, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

Evanston bakery Sugar & Spice Extraordinary Sweet Treats has partnered with Chicago-area nonprofit Have Dreams, to teach a class for people with autism to gain skills for the workforce. The Coleman Foundation, which... Read more »

Illinois confirms measles case in Cook County

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 28, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, State

The Illinois Department of Public Health director confirmed a case of measles in Illinois on Tuesday, the department announced. A suburban Cook County resident became ill in mid-January and then tested positive for the highly... Read more »

Chicago man charged in shooting of two Evanston men

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 28, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

A Chicago man who allegedly shot two Evanston men was... Read more »

Evanston named finalist in international environmental competition

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

January 28, 2015

Filed under City

Evanston has been selected as a finalist in the World Wildlife Fund's yearlong environmental competition and will represent the U.S. along with Cleveland and Seattle, the city announced Monday. The city was one of more than... Read more »