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Two bottles of orange hot sauce and one bottle of a yellow-green hot sauce, all with labels that say “Awe-Sauce Hot Sauce” with a pepper below. The background is filled with red peppers hanging from green plants.

Evanston resident builds handcrafted hot-sauce brand

Yiming Fu, Assistant City Editor April 22, 2021

Verzell James has brought 100 boxes of Awe-Sauce, his hand-crafted hot sauce, to various shops and restaurants around the city. His goal? To expand, to succeed and to show others they too can grow a business...

A graphic combining American flag imagery with a close-up image of Evanston, Illinois on a map. The shape of Evanston is outlined in tan with a red grid, with Lake Michigan in blue to the east and other areas of Illinois, colored in red with white stars, to the west.

City Council will see four new aldermen in May, election results show

Delaney Nelson, City Editor April 20, 2021

Final election results confirm that City Council will have four new aldermen sitting on the dais this May. Newcomers Clare Kelly, Jonathan Nieuwsma, Bobby Burns and Devon Reid will all fill seats in the...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, a tall red brick building with stone archways around the doors.

Proposal to replace Board of Ethics headed to City Council from Rules Committee

Jacob Fulton, Print Managing Editor April 20, 2021

City Council is slated to vote on a proposal to eliminate Evanston’s current Board of Ethics on April 26.  Currently, the Board of Ethics, which reports to the Rules Committee, serves as the accountability...

The right side of an open book with light brown pages. Some of the pages are ripped. The top most page says “Asian American History?” and the background is turquoise.

TEAACH Act could make Illinois first state to mandate teaching of Asian American history in public schools

Yiming Fu, Assistant City Editor April 20, 2021

Samantha Fajardo, a first-generation Filipino American and a freshman at Oakton Community College, remembers flipping through her sixth grade social studies textbook and seeing a small paragraph titled...

A bug’s-eye view photo of Evanston’s Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, taken in daylight. The center is a brown brick building with the front door set into a tan stone wall.

Zoning committee discusses ‘brothel law’ in Wednesday meeting

Yiming Fu, Assistant City Editor April 20, 2021

The Plan Commission’s Zoning Committee debated a proposal to end Evanston’s “brothel law” Wednesday, with members ultimately deciding to delay any decision on the matter. The “brothel law,”...

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