The Daily Northwestern

Update: Bicycle accident near the Rock sends one to hospital

Grace Johnson

November 4, 2009

NU faculty member taken to hospital after bicycle accidentA female Northwestern student and a female NU faculty member collided on their bicycles near the Rock Wednesday evening, police said.The student was unharmed and refused treatment, while the faculty member reported feeling pain in her head and left...

Bill’s Blues faces last call without fundraising

Ali Elkin

November 4, 2009

The stage was dark and silent at Bill's Blues on Wednesday, the live music absent.Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., was closed Tuesday and Wednesday after the city suspended the bar's liquor license in compliance with the state of Illinois.Bill Gilmore, who owns the bar, said he owes the state sales taxe...

Bike collision near the Rock

Chris Kirk

November 3, 2009

Updated Nov. 4, 8:10 p.m.Two bikers collided so hard that an ambulance had to take one to the hospital Wednesday evening, police at the scene said.The two bikers smashed into each other near the Rock. Paramedics had to use a stretcher to lift one into an ambulance.The ambulance lingered about 10 minutes ...

Evanston, NU foster creativity with open mic

Emilia Barrosse

November 3, 2009

Comedians cracked jokes, poets spilled their souls and musicians blended harmonies and melodies at Kafein's open mic night Monday.Kafein, 1621 Chicago Ave., mixes coffee mugs with creative minds at its weekly open mic night. Every Monday at 9 p.m., locals gather at the coffee shop to perform in front ...

City students reclaim lot, plant garden

Grace Johnson

November 3, 2009

A coalition of Evanston community volunteers and students at Evanston Township High School are turning a vacant school parking lot - once a magnet for student smokers - into an organic garden.The garden, known as the Edible Acre Project, first got off the ground in August 2008 when discussions began bet...