The Daily Northwestern

Evanston Public Library’s North Branch to temporarily close in August for repairs

Yvonne Kim, Reporter

July 3, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

The Evanston Public Library’s North Branch will close throughout the month of August as part of a 2016 plan to improve and repair its dated building, city officials announced last week. The North Branch, located on 2026 Central...

Dawes Park pond dedication to kick off concert season

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

May 25, 2015

Filed under City, Local

The dedication of the newly-renovated pond at Dawes Park next month will mark the start of Evanston’s summer concert series. The pond, located at Sheridan Road and Church Street, was renamed Arrington Lakefront Lagoon in...

Yamin: Why we need to improve disability access

Jennifer Yamin, Columnist

January 21, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Seven months ago I pumped gas by myself for the very first time. In my home state of New Jersey, self-service stations are illegal, and the law requires certified gas attendants to pump drivers' gas. Since I've never had to lea...

Evanston City Council to vote on Penny Park redesign plans

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

October 12, 2014

Filed under City, Local, Politics

City Council will vote Monday on the contractor for the Penny Park redesign, which has been delayed since its original renovation plans in the spring. Leathers & Associates, which initially designed the park, will oversee...

Penny Park redesign planned for fall

Paige Leskin, Reporter

March 7, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

More than 20 years after its creation, Penny Park will undergo a complete transformation, Ald. Peter Braithwaite (2nd) said. Braithwaite said the 2014 Evanston budget allotted enough money for the redesign. The renovations...