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Massage therapist arrested in connection with sexual assault

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

October 17, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Crime, Local

Evanston police arrested a man Saturday in connection with a criminal sexual assault incident at a spa earlier in the week. A 20-year-old woman was getting a massage from massage therapist Kai Wang at Art of Health at 1638... Read more »

Cook County board considering tax on sugary drinks

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 14, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

Your can of soda may cost a little bit more next year, if the Cook County Board of Commissioners follows through on a proposal to tax sugary drinks. Board President Toni Preckwinkle introduced the proposal on Thursday as part... Read more »

Kabul House to relocate in Evanston to accommodate growing popularity

Gabby Grossman, Reporter

October 12, 2016

Filed under Business, City

Kabul House, a popular Afghan restaurant in downtown Skokie, will be closing its doors to move to a larger venue in Evanston with an expanded menu by the end of 2016. The restaurant is set to open at 2424 Dempster St., the... Read more »

City’s first cider distillery awaits approval on new license

Kristina Karisch, Reporter

October 10, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

A new cider brewery is in the process of opening up in Evanston. North Shore Cider Company will open at 707 Howard St. later this year and will sell craft cider in bottles and growler fills for off-premises consumption. The... Read more »

Food truck with donuts, coffee fights to operate in Evanston

Olivia Zapater-Charrette, Reporter

October 7, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

A new food truck may soon be operating near campus, as Beavers Coffee and Donuts looks to expand to Evanston. Beavers Coffee and Donuts is a food truck currently operating in Chicago that serves gourmet donuts and freshly brewed... Read more »

Illinois suspends investments with Wells Fargo

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

October 4, 2016

Filed under Business, City, State

Illinois will cease investments and business relations with Wells Fargo for at least a year, the state treasurer announced Monday. According to a news release, Wells Fargo “improperly opened” 2 million bank accounts nationwide... Read more »

City settles dispute with Home Depot

Nora Shelly, City Editor

September 27, 2016

Filed under Business, City

The city has resolved its dispute with The Home Depot, with the store agreeing to pay its outlying bills, assistant city manager Marty Lyons said Monday. The store, located at 2201 Oakton St., previously owed Evanston more than ... Read more »