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Shaved snow shop brings new frozen dessert to downtown Evanston

Amanda Svachula, Assistant A&E Editor

October 8, 2015

Filed under Business, City

After two frozen dessert shops tried and failed to operate out of the storefront at 809 Davis St., a new flavored shaved ice shop is hoping the third time’s the charm. Snow Dragon Shavery will open at 809 Davis St. in the next coup... Read more »

Coffee Lab to take over Rollin’ To Go’s former space

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

September 23, 2015

Filed under Business, City

Coffee Lab will be migrating next month down Noyes Street to the storefront vacated by the made-to-order sandwich shop Rollin’ To Go. The north Evanston cafe, at 922 Noyes St., will be moving to both accommodate more customers... Read more »

Aldermen advance plan for Howard Street Theater

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

September 21, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), Business, City, Local

Aldermen on Monday directed the city to seek an architect to develop an initial drawing for the Howard Street Theater, a long-discussed Evanston project. In a 7-2 vote, City Council approved spending a maximum of $40,000 on... Read more »

Wings Over Evanston to be replaced by Pizza Hut

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 30, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

Wings Over Evanston, a fast-food chain that serves mainly chicken wings, will be replaced by Pizza Hut after the restaurant’s sudden closure, a city official said. The city received an application July 10 from Pizza Hu... Read more »

Evanston overtime costs rise in 2014

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

May 25, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Local

The city paid its employees more than $1 million more in 2014 for working overtime than it did the previous year. The higher costs are mostly due to last year’s extreme weather, which required employees to work extra hours,... Read more »