The Daily Northwestern

City holds community meeting to address plans for Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

September 30, 2016


Filed under City, Local

Evanston residents offered input on the future of the Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center at a meeting Thursday. The City of Evanston met with the community to discuss planned site improvements for the Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center, located on the southwest corner of Church Street and Dodge Avenue. The city is pa...

Alderman, husband, to be honored for environmental work

Alderman, husband, to be honored for environmental work

Nora Shelly, City Editor

September 30, 2016


Filed under City, Local, Politics

Alderman Eleanor Revelle (7th) and her husband William are being honored for their environmental work by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. The two are to be recognized at The Bulletin’s annual dinner in November. The Bulletin is a group originally started by scientists involved in the Manhattan...

Animal rescue organization plans shelter in Skokie after leaving Evanston

Nora Shelly, City Editor

September 30, 2016


Filed under City, Local

Community Animal Rescue Effort, an animal rescue organization that used to operate Evanston Animal Shelter, is planning to start a shelter in Skokie. CARE operated Evanston Animal Shelter starting in 1987, the city asked them to vacate the space in April 2014 amid controversy over canine euthana...

Evanston’s first food truck hits the streets

Evanston’s first food truck hits the streets

Jonah Dylan, Reporter

September 30, 2016


Filed under Business, City

Shortly after turning 50, Nathaniel Davis decided to quit his job at Dyson, a vacuum-cleaner manufacturing company, and start a food truck. Davis had no professional experience cooking, but invested in a food truck, called Wicked Good Wiches, nonetheless. “I’ve always really wanted to own a...

Evanston woman charged with felony for deathly substance threat

Stavros Agorakis, A&E Editor

September 29, 2016


Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 28-year-old Evanston woman was charged with a felony after she allegedly mailed an envelope to the Illinois State Tollway Authority containing a granular substance. Authorities with the Federal Bureau of Investigation were dispatched after employees at the Tollway Offices received a letter addressed...