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New Evanston Arts Council committee aims to unite businesses with artists

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

November 15, 2016

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

A new Evanston Creative Commerce Committee has been formed in an effort to facilitate work between artists and businesses in the city. Still in its infant stages, the committee is comprised of artists, small business owners...

Central Street Art Walk to kick off Friday

Ben Winck, Reporter

May 12, 2016

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

Evanston artists and businesses are collaborating to highlight the local arts scene through the inaugural Central Street Art Walk starting on Friday afternoon. The art show will showcase more than 15 local artists specializing...

Company with Northwestern roots wins Clean Energy Award with product that reduces food waste

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

April 24, 2016

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City

Hazel Technologies, a corporation with roots in a Northwestern classroom, won the Illinois Clean Energy Fund Award earlier this month for its product that slows down food aging. The award, which comes with a $500,000 prize,...

Evanston natural gas pipelines to be replaced this year

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

April 17, 2016

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

Several natural gas pipelines in Evanston will be replaced this year in an effort to bolster public safety. Nicor Gas is replacing the pipelines as part of its own program that will upgrade Illinois’ natural gas infrastructure...

Ross Barney Architects selected to design Howard Street Theater

Robin Opsahl, Assistant City Editor

February 21, 2016

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City

Evanston announced it would hire Ross Barney Architects to lead the concept and design planning for the Howard Street Theater. The company was chosen from 12 applicants to design the theater, to be located at 717-723 Howard...

Film festival seeks to inspire environmental activism

Renzo Downey, Reporter

February 5, 2016

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City

With the first night sold out and the second on its way, the 2016 Wild and Scenic Film Festival will showcase two nights of films on environmental sustainability at the Evanston Ecology Center. The Evanston Environmental Association,...