The Daily Northwestern

Evanston roller rink plans develop

Sara Grossbarth

October 7, 2009

It's a Friday afternoon, and school's out for the weekend. Where will Evanston's youth be tonight? If Timothy Barfield is able to "turn a dream into a reality," they'll be skating around a brand new roller rink.Barfield, a transportation coordinator at New Trier Township High School in Winnetka, Ill...

Police Blotter

Katie Park

October 7, 2009

Student harassed through text messagesA Northwestern student was harassed by an unknown man over text messages last week, police said.The girl received a text message from an unfamiliar number containing an image of a penis last Thursday night, University Police Deputy Chief Dan McAleer said. She delet...

Project to showcase Evanston women in history

Grace Johnson

October 7, 2009

A two-year effort to research and display the history of influential women in Evanston is ready to be unveiled at the Evanston History Center next year.The Evanston Women's History Project is a collaborative, multifaceted endeavor to build curriculum, increase tourism and receive a federal designati...

Evanston, NU weigh possibility of lobbyist

Ali Elkin

October 6, 2009

In keeping with recent cooperative efforts, representatives from Northwestern and Evanston say they plan to work together to represent mutual issues at both the state and national levels of government.At a recent goal-setting meeting of the City Council, the aldermen and Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl discussed th...

What the Food! serves authentic Asian dishes

Dan Hill

October 6, 2009

Sandwiched between Sherman and Benson avenues, restaurants at 822 Clark St. have notoriously suffered from bad luck and quick exits from the Evanston dining scene. The site's newest incarnation, an Asian bistro called What the Food!, is the sixth restaurant in the last 10 years to call the space home.Tacos De...