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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Several Evanston stores, like Assembly Creators Market, sell masks that have become necessities due to the pandemic. But for the stores, they are more than protective — they’re also fashionable.

In addition to necessary tools for protection, face masks have become fashion accessories

July 8, 2020

The demand for face masks increased exponentially when the coronavirus hit. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said he wears masks in public to...

NaKorn, located at 1622 Orrington Ave., offered a classic Thai brunch for residents on Mother’s Day.

Local business owners talk Mother’s Day preparations and orders amid social distancing

May 10, 2020

In celebration of Mother’s Day, Evanston residents typically find themselves tasked with finding the perfect gift for mom, dinner reservations or the rush to find flowers last-minute. However, in the...

 Sew on Central makes masks and donates them to a senior living community in Morton Grove. Community members can also drop off masks they make in the box outside its storefront.

Local businesses sew masks to address shortage

March 30, 2020

After seeing reports about mask shortages during the COVID-19 outbreak, customers reached out to Evanston Stitchworks owner Amalia Malos on March 20 about an effort to make hand-sewn masks. She said her...

Coucou & Olive closed on Feb. 15. It sold apparel and other items.

Local fashion boutiques struggle in the era of online shopping

February 16, 2020

Kellie Poulos, owner of Coucou & Olive, is a veteran proprietor in Downtown Evanston. She opened her first clothing and gift boutique, Asinamali, in the early ‘90s. It was before Amazon was founded,...

Hygge Fest involves events centered around food and drinks, craft workshops and other activities. Most events are ticketed.

Downtown Evanston hosts month-long Hygge Fest celebration

January 27, 2020

After last year’s inaugural week-long Hygge Fest, Downtown Evanston will expand the program to a month-long celebration in February. Hygge, a Danish word and concept, emphasizes finding joy in everyday...

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