Evanston’s first nanobrewery opens to public Friday

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 20, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Local

Evanston’s first nanobrewery will officially open its doors Friday and start selling beer produced on-site to the public. Sketchbook Brewing Company, 825 Chicago Ave., will serve its own brewed craft beers and ciders through... Read more »

Business organization aims to continue improvements to Dempster, Dodge area

Rachel Yang, Reporter

November 20, 2014

Filed under Business, City

After a brief period of inactivity, an Evanston association is planning to revamp the area around Dempster Street and Dodge Avenue by bringing in new businesses before the new year. Nancy Floy, president of the Evanston... Read more »

City hosts weeklong local entrepreneurship celebration

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

November 17, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Local

A slew of events in Evanston this week will showcase and celebrate entrepreneurial activity in the city. The inaugural Evanston Entrepreneurship Week is being held through a collaborative effort between the city and Now... Read more »

New Evanston art studio features tattoo artists, painters at first exhibit

Tori Latham, Reporter

November 14, 2014

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

A new art studio and gallery will hold its grand opening and present its inaugural exhibit Saturday, adding to Evanston’s fine art scene by displaying work from painters and tattoo artists. "Endless Days, Sleepless Nights" will... Read more »

Evanston approves construction of new location for Taco Diablo, Lulu’s

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 12, 2014

Filed under Business, City

The city approved a permit Wednesday that will allow construction to begin at the space where Evanston residents plan to reopen Taco Diablo and Lulu’s, two restaurants which closed in the last 12 months. With... Read more »

Evanston Art Center discusses relocation progress

Ben Schaefer, Reporter

November 11, 2014

Filed under Business, City

From the gallery floor of the Harley Clarke Mansion, Evanston Art Center staff announced the finalized purchase of art center’s new home on 1717 Central St. and spoke about their plans moving forward. “This is the announcement... Read more »

Evanston releases economic report for third quarter of 2014

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

November 9, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Local

The city released an economic report Friday that presented Evanston’s progress in the third quarter of 2014. The report showed a consistent decrease in the unemployment rate since July. In the report, the city's Economic... Read more »

Buffalo Wild Wings closes in Evanston, will open in Skokie in January

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 5, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

Evanston's Buffalo Wild Wings has officially closed. A popular place for Northwestern students to watch televised sports while ordering plates of wings and fries, the restaurant shut its doors Sunday, manager Adrian Ramirez... Read more »

Jennifer Pritzker’s B&B opens at historic Evanston lakefront mansion

Tori Latham, Reporter

November 4, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Local

A new bed-and-breakfast held its grand opening ceremony Thursday with Evanston residents in attendance. Stone Porch by the Lake, 300 Church St., is a luxury B&B housed in a restored 1889 mansion along... Read more »