The Daily Northwestern

Two cars plug into an electric charging station in Evanston.

As electric cars grow in popularity, Evanston automotive industry expects to shift

Wesley Blaine, Reporter September 24, 2021

Warren Fellingham started working at a gas station and automotive repair shop in 1988. A few years later, he purchased the business for himself and renamed it Warren’s Auto Service. But after spending...

Illustration of yellow, teal and mauve houses set along a sheet of light blue drawn graph paper, with a white water tower at the far right of the x-axis.

5/5 TIF opponents demand council votes it down in resident meeting

Ilana Arougheti, Assistant City Editor September 23, 2021

Opponents of the proposed 5th Ward Tax Increment Financing district demanded Wednesday that City Council vote down the TIF at its upcoming meeting.  When a TIF proposal is enacted, the existing property...

Century 12 movie theater pictured outside during mid-day, at its Church Street location surrounded by other businesses, sidewalks and passerby.

Evanston’s Century 12 movie theater to return next year

Ilana Arougheti, Assistant City Editor September 23, 2021

Evanston’s former Century 12 movie theater will reopen in about a year amid a planned mass revitalization of the Church Street Plaza.  The plaza is set to be sold to Chicago-based development firm...

An illustration of five young people holding backpacks and books

City to create Youth Advisory Committee for civic participation

Jorja Siemons, Assistant City Editor September 22, 2021

The city is recruiting a new Youth Advisory Committee to develop youth-oriented community resources, according to a news release. The committee will prioritize youth participation in local civic activities...

The board in front of the Hemenway United Methodist Church reads “Hate Has No Home Here.

Evanston’s only fully Spanish Immersion preschool focuses on inclusive education

Iris Swarthout, Reporter September 22, 2021

When Karla Koziura decided to send her two children to Puerta Abierta, Evanston’s only fully Spanish-immersion preschool, she said she was hoping to normalize bilingualism for her kids.  “I grew...

Load More Stories