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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Two people sit behind a desk. One is speaking into a microphone in front of him. His name plaque reads “Councilmember Suffredin.”

City Council delays decision to ban cashless businesses

January 24, 2023

City Council voted 8-1 to refer a ban on cashless businesses back to the Economic Development Committee and the Equity and Empowerment Commission on Monday.  The proposed ordinance would make it illegal...

A person stands behind a cash register and in front of bags of chips.

As COVID-19 continues to harm business, some local shop owners ask for support

January 24, 2023

After temporarily closing for the majority of 2022, Edzo's Burger Shop reopened in September. Sales slowly picked up, owner Eddie Lakin said, especially close to the end of the year. But during...

Two pairs of pedestrians are crossing the road and carrying white plastic bags from Target.

‘There’s just no agreement’: Single-use bag tax returns to the drawing board

January 15, 2023

One year after Evanston’s 2015 ban on all single-use plastic bags in large businesses went into effect, city officials reported no issues with compliance. Large chain stores like CVS and Jewel-Osco transitioned...

A sculpture of an ear of corn shaped like a heart hangs on a red wall.

Mexican restaurant Zentli brings home cooking and warmth to Evanston

January 12, 2023

Marcos Rivera, Alfonso Nieves Ruiz and Danny Howard created their restaurant Zentli as a love letter to the flavors and artwork of Mexico.  Rivera, Nieves Ruiz and Howard began developing Zentli three...

The interior of Ton-Ichi Ramen has colorful parasols on the ceiling, tables and the wish wall on the right.

Ton-Ichi serves up ramen and immersive vibes

November 16, 2022

As customers open the door of Ton-Ichi Ramen, a new ramen restaurant in Evanston, they are met with a fake cherry blossom tree at the window and walls lined with Japanese street paper.  As they dine,...

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