The Daily Northwestern

Whole Foods will occupy former Dominick’s space on Green Bay Road

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

February 3, 2014

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Business, City

Whole Foods Market will move into the Green Bay Road property previously occupied by a Dominick's grocery store, a company spokeswoman confirmed Monday.  Whole Foods will open a store at the vacant property at 2748 Green Ba...

Evanston to launch business mentoring program

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

February 3, 2014

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Local

Evanston will launch a new initiative in March in an attempt to assist local small businesses in their earliest stages of development, the city announced Friday. The resource hub, called NextChapter, will “nurture Evanston’s...

Evanston speedskater to compete in Sochi Olympics

Jack Corrigan, Reporter

February 2, 2014

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston-born speedskater Brian Hansen will be among 230 athletes walking under the star-spangled banner on Friday to kick off the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Hansen, 23, was born in Evanston and grew up in Glenview,...

Skokie man shot in west Evanston on Sunday afternoon

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

January 27, 2014

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Skokie man was shot Sunday afternoon in west Evanston, just a few blocks from Evanston Township High School. The man was shot in the ankle in what police believe is a drug-related incident. The 25-year-old was in a car parked...

Evanston revenues, expenditures drop compared to 5-year projections

Joseph Diebold, Managing Editor

January 23, 2014

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston's revenues and expenditures for fiscal years 2009 to 2013 came in below projections — in some cases by nearly 30 percent — according to a new analysis of the city's five-year financial outlook first presented in 2007. ...

Evanston declares snow emergency, snow route parking ban

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

January 21, 2014

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Local

Evanston declared Tuesday both a snow emergency and a snow route parking ban. The snow route parking ban will be in effect for Tuesday night. Residents are prohibited from parking in areas designated as snow routes to allow...

Blotter: Jan. 22

Julian Gerez, Reporter

January 21, 2014

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Crime, Local

Chicago resident robbed at knifepoint in Best Buy parking lot A man robbed a Chicago resident with a pocket knife in the parking lot of a Best Buy on Saturday evening. The Chicago resident, 51, was approached inside the store, ...

Chicago Tribune recognizes Evanston’s Found in 2014 dining awards

January 9, 2014

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Business, City

Found Kitchen and Social House was recognized in the Chicago Tribune 2014 Dining Awards. The newspaper lauded the restaurant, 1631 Chicago Ave., for its "unfussy American cooking," noting the large crowds and long waits. ...

Blotter: Jan. 10

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

January 9, 2014

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Crime, Local

Evanston man robbed at gunpoint Two men robbed a 54-year-old man at gunpoint Wednesday night. The man was leaving his apartment in the 300 block of Sherman Avenue just after 9 p.m. when the pair approached him, Evansto...