The Daily Northwestern

Evanston shuts down pop-up restaurant Under the Table for lack of license

Kimberly Railey, Managing Editor

November 8, 2013

Filed under Business, City, Local

Although pop-up restaurant Under the Table was shut down by Evanston last month for not having a license, its owners say the issue will be resolved in the next few weeks. When the fine-dining spot came to the city in August, ...

City Council OKs liquor license for Starbucks in downtown Evanston

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 29, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston aldermen Monday night approved a liquor license for the Starbucks in downtown Evanston. The license will allow the coffee shop, 1734 Sherman Ave., to serve beer and wine as part of the national chain's "Starbucks Evenings" pilot...

Former Ald. Maxine Lange remembered for community activism

Sabrina Rodriguez, Reporter

October 9, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Maxine Lange, a former Evanston alderman and activist, died Monday at the age of 81. Lange served on City Council from 1971 to 1979 and was also a teacher and health care administrator. “She believed people in the co...

On Syria, Chicago-area activists ‘haven’t exhaled yet’

Kelly Gonsalves, Reporter

September 26, 2013

Filed under City, Local, National, Politics, State

Almost two weeks after the United States scaled back its military threat against Syria, Chicago-area activists still question Americans' motives and the country's next steps. More than 150 Evanston residents gathered Sept....

Study: Evanston police stand out for ‘upfront’ use of stop and frisk

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 26, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

A new report by the Better Government Association says the Evanston Police Department's use of stop and frisk is one of the most transparent in the Chicago area. The Chicago-based watchdog's study, published Tuesday, found that EPD has publicized the controversial tactic more than at least 10 other police departments in...

Protein Bar likely to replace Lululemon Athletica in downtown Evanston

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

August 15, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Health food restaurant Protein Bar may soon replace athletic apparel store Lululemon Athletica in downtown Evanston. City Council must grant Protein Bar a special use permit before the business can open at 1622 Sherman Ave....