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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

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Krissie Harris, 2nd Ward incumbent, talks community roots and improving city safety

March 15, 2023

Ald. Krissie Harris (2nd), a fifth-generation Evanston resident, said she comes from a “family of service,” bringing a strong sense of community into her work. In September 2022, Mayor Daniel Biss...

Two rows of tables filled with groceries are set up in front of C&W Market.

C&W Foundation brings food, jobs and growth to Evanston residents, students

January 19, 2023

Once lunchtime begins at Evanston Township High School, the aisles of C&W Market fill with high schoolers, prompting co-owners Clarence and Wendy Weaver to jump into action. Clarence Weaver greets...

School lunch on a tray.

Evanston to kick off summer food program Monday

June 12, 2022

Evanston will offer cold breakfast and lunches for people 18 and younger starting Monday.  Residents can pick up meals Monday through Friday each week until August 12. The city will provide breakfast...

A bag of groceries containing produce with a green background.

Community leaders discuss food access in the 5th Ward

February 1, 2022

C & W Market and Ice Cream Parlor on Church St. is a community staple for groceries in Evanston’s 5th Ward. The small corner store’s shelves are lined with chips, processed goods and basic items....

The storefront of Hecky’s Barbecue. The restaurant sign reads, ‘It’s the sauce.”

Black-owned restaurants serving good eats in Evanston, near campus

August 16, 2020

According to Clarence Weaver, owner of C&W Market and Ice Cream Parlor, supporting one black-owned eatery in Evanston supports them all. To spread this message, Weaver founded the Black Business Consortium...

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