Evanston newsstand to carry most recent Charlie Hebdo issue

Tori Latham, Assistant City Editor

January 21, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local, National

Evanston residents will soon be able to get their hands on a copy of the most recent issue of Charlie Hebdo.  The French satirical magazine will be available at the Chicago-Main Newsstand, 860 Chicago Ave., as... Read more »

Local bank extends Facebook donation campaign

Tori Latham, Assistant City Editor

January 14, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Local

First Bank & Trust has decided to extend its Facebook donation campaign through May and will give money to five local nonprofit organizations. The bank, which is based in Evanston,... Read more »

Children’s theater company to occupy Noyes Street Theatre this spring

Tori Latham, Assistant City Editor

January 13, 2015

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

A local children’s theater company will move into the Noyes Street Theatre this spring, allowing the company to bring its productions to a larger space in the city. Mudlark Theater Company will... Read more »

Evanston tap water cart conserves 99K bottles in 2014

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

January 7, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Local

In its first year, Evanston's Mobile Water Station served 9,300 gallons of tap water while reducing disposable 12-ounce bottle use by 99,000. The Mobile Water Station, a city-owned cart that provided clean tap water at... Read more »

Quinn signs law creating retirement savings plan

Tori Latham, Assistant City Editor

January 5, 2015

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

Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law Sunday a bill sponsored by state Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) establishing a savings program to help Illinois residents prepare for retirement. The law creates... Read more »

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 »