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The Daily Northwestern

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

Incoming students are always excited to get to know Chicago, but there are plenty of small businesses in Evanston to explore as well. The Daily takes you on a tour of some of our favorites.

Shopping Local: An Evanston Small Business Starter Pack

August 15, 2021

Many Northwestern students walk into Wildcat Welcome determined to get to know “the city” well during their four years on campus. Though the phrase usually refers to wide-eyed Chicago outings at first,...

A circle logo. The bottom says “Plant Shop Evanston.” Above it is two plants and an orange dot, resembling a sun.

Backlot Coffee to close coffee service at Sherman Ave. location, open plant shop in its place

May 27, 2021

From beans to greens, Backlot Coffee is transforming. The cafe will end its coffee service at its Sherman Ave. location this Sunday and transition the space into a plant shop, the business announced Monday. Owners...

Northwestern students walk across a snowy Lakefill. The Evanston Winter Games aim to encourage residents to get outside and appreciate the winter weather.

Evanston groups host inaugural winter games

February 7, 2021

Anybody have a torch? The inaugural Evanston Winter Games have come to town. The City of Evanston, Downtown Evanston, Amita Health, Byline Bank, the Family Institute at Northwestern University, the...

Brainstorm: The Buzz Behind Caffeine

Brainstorm: The Buzz Behind Caffeine

October 15, 2020

How much caffeine is too much caffeine? Brainstorm spoke to the experts to find out (and drank copious amounts of coffee while doing so). NEYA THANIKACHALAM: Hi everyone! Long time, no listen. Sorry...

Mayor Steve Hagerty talks with protesters outside the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center about defunding Evanston Police Department in July. Residents and activists have staged a number of protests surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement and defunding the police.

Year in review: Around town

August 16, 2020

In your time at Northwestern, you’ll become intimately familiar with Evanston, a bustling city whose downtown is just a few minutes from campus. Staying up-to-date will help make your experience with...

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