Boocoo space forecloses after youth organization fails to pay

Hal Jin, Reporter

October 31, 2014

Filed under City, Local

The space once home to Boocoo Cultural Center and Cafe, where a youth organization intended to move, has been foreclosed, the city's economic development coordinator Paul Zalmezak told The Daily on Thursday. We Want To Live ... Read more »

Evanston police detective honored for response to shooting

Jennifer Ball, Assistant City Editor

October 31, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local

An Evanston police detective was given an honor this month for her actions in responding to a shooting, according to a news release. Detective Anna Ostap received the Officer of the Year Award on Oct. 9 from the American... Read more »

New barre fitness studio plans to open in winter

Tori Latham, Reporter

October 30, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Local

A new female-focused fitness studio is planning to come to Evanston, joining a number of workout spaces already in the area. The Barre Code, a studio that provides cardio, strength training and restoration classes, received... Read more »

Despite high tax, city brings in high revenue from liquor sales

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 30, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Local

Although Evanston’s liquor tax is higher than those of surrounding communities, establishments continue to request licenses from the city. Compared to four similar Illinois suburbs, Evanston has distributed the most liquor... Read more »

Age Friendly Evanston! committee discusses action plan

Jennifer Ball, Assistant City Editor

October 28, 2014

Filed under City, Local

The chairs of Age Friendly Evanston! presented their individual action plans Tuesday regarding how they hope to make the city a more age-friendly community. The individual action plans presented will be combined into a more... Read more »

Kellogg, ETHS students partner for business mentoring program

Ben Schaefer, Reporter

October 28, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

A group of Kellogg School of Management students are helping launch a mentoring program for local high school students to provide them with preprofessional experience and personal guidance. Martin Green, a Kellogg graduate... Read more »

US Sen. Kirk calls for travel and visa ban for passenegers from Ebola-affected countries

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 28, 2014

Filed under City, Local, National, Politics, State

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday to stop issuing visas to the citizens of African countries that have been affected by the Ebola virus. In order to stop further... Read more »