Evanston aims to help 600 teens find summer jobs

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

March 3, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Evanston hopes to help 600 teens find jobs this summer through the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program, which will host a job fair with more than 20 employers at the end of the month. The fair will take place at Evanston... Read more »

Police Blotter: March 4

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

March 3, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Resident brandishes gun during argument Officers responded to an aggravated assault in south Evanston on Monday afternoon, police said. Two relatives were in an apartment in the 700 block of Brummel Street when... Read more »

Historic Irving House to be moved to permanent Evanston location

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

March 3, 2015

Filed under City, Local

A historic house designed by a noted architect will be moved from its current temporary location in a parking lot to a permanent Evanston location Thursday, according to the city. The house, built in 1928 by John Van Bergen, is... Read more »

Preservation commission to vote on Northwestern subdivision proposal

Ben Schaefer, Assistant City Editor

March 3, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Members of the Evanston Preservation Commission will meet Wednesday evening to vote on a Northwestern proposal to alter the boundaries of the campus’ landmark status. The plan seeks to split the two zones into six, including... Read more »

Police Blotter: March 3

Julian Gerez, Reporter

March 2, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Chicago man arrested in connection with attempted defacement A 20-year-old Chicago man was arrested near the Evanston-Wilmette border in connection with possession of spray paint with intent to deface on Friday... Read more »

Evanston ranked in top 10 of best downtowns list

Tori Latham, Assistant City Editor

March 2, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, National

Evanston was ranked one of Livability.com’s top 10 best downtowns for 2015, the website announced Monday. The website’s editors concentrated on small to mid-sized cities and focused on growing housing... Read more »

Evanston chef nominated for James Beard Award

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

March 1, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Above all else, Evanston chef Brian Huston values simplicity. Wearing a starched white-collared T-shirt, Huston opens his downtown Evanston restaurant Boltwood to the public just before noon. Boltwood is there to bring... Read more »