The Daily Northwestern

Student robbed near campus, second in one-week period

Katie Park

October 18, 2009


Filed under City, Crime

A Northwestern student was robbed while walking on Foster Street on Sunday evening, according to an e-mail from University officials.According to the e-mail, the student was on the 800 block of Foster Street around 7:55 p.m. when a black woman in her late teens or early 20s approached her, stepped o...

Blotter

Katie Park

October 18, 2009


Filed under City, Crime

Possible connection in three battery casesThree incidents of battery that occurred Friday night may be connected, police said.A man was walking toward the corner of Chicago Avenue and Clark Street around 8:30 p.m. when a group of about four men approached him and punched him in the jaw, said Evanston ...

Evanston Green Ordinance deferred again

Emilia Barrosse and Emilia Barrosse

October 17, 2009


Filed under City

After once again deferring the passage of the Evanston Green Ordinance, the City Council is still finalizing the ins and outs of an ordinance that has been in the works for three years.The ordinance requires all new buildings and construction sites in Evanston to attain a LEED (Leadership in Energy an...

City manager goes digital to reach out to Evanston

Katie Park

October 17, 2009


Filed under City

For Wally Bobkiewicz, communication is the name of the game.Bobkiewicz, who began his post as Evanston's new city manager in August, is responsible for starting and maintaining the new City of Evanston blog as well as Evanston's Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channel. "I want to make sure that any re...

Jacky’s Bistro opens with new philosophy

Nisha Chandran

October 17, 2009


Filed under City

Evanston residents flocked to Jacky's On Prairie last week for the restaurant's grand re-opening under new management, on more than "blind faith."Formerly known as Jacky's Bistro, the restaurant reopened after a three-month shut down by the same team behind Evanston's Blind Faith Café.Jacky's is still based o...