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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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A drawing of a brown-colored business with the sign “open” — and the Pride flag below it — both plastered on the window.

Queer-owned businesses in Evanston focus on positive customer experiences separate from sexual identities

August 8, 2022

Evanston hosted its annual Pride Month celebration this June with a series of events including parades and happy hours. But Pride isn’t just celebrated one month a year. For some local, queer-owned...

A white hand hands a piece of paper over to a Black hand on a teal background.

Reparations Committee considers rolling out payments at quicker intervals

July 14, 2022

Evanston might start rolling its reparations payments out faster after a motion introduced at Wednesday’s Reparations Committee meeting. Instead of releasing the payments in intervals, the committee...

A man carries two plastic CVS bags out of the store.

Evanston proposes 10-cent tax on shopping bags to replace 2014 plastic bag ban

June 23, 2022

Evanston is moving toward imposing a 10-cent tax on all shopping bags as part of its broader effort to increase sustainability after the Economic Development Committee approved a proposal in late May. The...

Two people walk down the middle of a street. One holds a sign that says “Proud to be… Black” and the other holds a pride flag and wears a shirt that says “Proud to be…”.

Local restaurants, artists and residents celebrate Juneteenth with parade, live music

June 19, 2022

  Evanston partnered with Evanston Present and Future to host Juneteenth celebrations Saturday. Residents marched in a morning parade from Robert Crown Community Center to Ingraham Park, where...

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Downtown Evanston’s Thursday Night Markets to showcase local artisans, retailers

May 25, 2022

For jewelry maker Marti De Boer, there’s almost nothing better than seeing her works appreciated and “adopted” into the care of others.  This summer, Downtown Evanston’s Thursday Night Markets...

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