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 »

Police Blotter: Feb. 27

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

February 26, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Metal stolen from Hartrey Avenue business More than $1,500 worth of metal was stolen from the 200 block of Hartrey Avenue on Wednesday, police said. Evanston police officers were dispatched around 10:15... Read more »

Chicago resident arrested in connection with unlawful weapon use

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

February 25, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 21-year-old Chicago resident was arrested in Evanston on Tuesday in connection with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, police said. During a traffic stop for minor traffic violations in the area of Howard Street and Asbury... Read more »