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City seeks theater companies for Howard Street theater

Tori Latham, City Editor

May 13, 2015

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

Evanston requested Tuesday that theater companies submit their qualifications to be considered to operate out of a Howard Street property. Qualified companies are being asked to submit proposals to manage the property and its...

Evanston city manager unveils plans for major changes to services, department structures

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

May 12, 2015

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

Illinois Budget Crisis City manager Wally Bobkiewicz announced a restructuring of his staff into groups focusing on a major realignment of city departments and invigoration of infrastructure projects. With the uncer...

City seeks theater companies to fill vacant Noyes Street Theatre

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

May 7, 2015

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

Evanston is requesting letters of intent from theater companies looking to lease the vacant Noyes Street Theatre starting in September, the city announced Wednesday. The theater, located inside the Noyes Cultural Arts Center...

Educational development program holds first local event at Roycemore School

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

April 24, 2015

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

An education and technology development organization will host its first Chicago-area event at the Roycemore School, 1200 Davis St., on Saturday, April 25. Share Fair Nation was founded in Denver in 2009 by John and Carrie...

Evanston residents win annual poetry competition

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

April 21, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City

The Evanston Public Library announced Wednesday the winners of its annual poetry contest, which honors Chicago-area poets of all ages. Winners of EPL’s 37th annual Jo-Anne Hirshfield Memorial Poetry Awards, will read their...

EveryBlock website expands to Evanston, other Chicago suburbs

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

April 20, 2015

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

An interactive website for neighborhood news and civic engagement will launch Tuesday in Evanston. Local information website EveryBlock will expand to Evanston, Oak Park and River Forest, the site’s parent company Comcast announced Monday....

RTA system ranks highly nationally despite aging vehicles

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

April 19, 2015

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

Nearly one-third of the state’s northeastern region’s transportation vehicles under the Regional Transportation Authority had reached the end of their minimum useful life in 2013 but still ranked highly in the nation, the...