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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

People walk in downtown Evanston on Thursday, Feb. 29. A new grant program could help still-struggling local businesses cover their expenses.

New city grant program could help Evanston businesses recover from pandemic

February 29, 2024

A new grant program launched in January by Evanston’s economic development office seeks to help small businesses still struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic’s long-term economic impacts. The Small...

Customers showed up to Evanston Games and Cafe’s grand opening at its new location Tuesday.

Moving one block could prove a game changer for Evanston Games and Cafe

February 21, 2024

For Evanston Games and Cafe, moving one block meant moving mountains. Long located on a quiet block of Maple Avenue just behind the Davis Street Metra station, the store — simultaneously a retailer,...

Two large slides and a toddler-friendly playground are among the various attractions at the new indoor Sky Zone park.

Evanston Sky Zone park jumps into Church Street Plaza

January 8, 2024

At Evanston’s new Sky Zone location, visitors can ride down the Double Mega Launch Slides, play basketball in the Air Courts, tackle immersive digital games on iWalls and face off with jousting sticks...

Community members gather at Bitter Blossom. The bar recently opened in Church Street Plaza.

Bitter Blossom hopes to revive Evanston nightlife scene through creative drinks

October 29, 2023

Nestled in Evanston’s Church Street Plaza, a new establishment has blossomed. Bitter Blossom, a bar owned by the same proprietors as downtown spot Evanston Games and Cafe, invites the community to an...

The former storefront of Terra & Vine on Maple Avenue. Egg Harbor cafe will take over the Italian restaurant’s old location, serving various breakfast foods.

Egg Harbor Cafe to open new location in Evanston on Nov. 14

October 15, 2023

The Egg Harbor Cafe, a chain of brunch restaurants throughout Illinois, Wisconsin and Georgia, is set to open its 21st restaurant in Evanston on Nov. 14. The late Jack Wright (Kellogg ‘52) and his...

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