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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

White lettering reads “Clarke’s Off Campus” over a building with floor-to-ceiling windows.

In Memoriam: Clarke’s Off Campus

February 23, 2023

When I visited Northwestern’s campus for the first time in the summer of 2018, my first taste of off-campus life came in the form of a buttery, indulgent blueberry short stack at Clarke’s Off Campus. Though...

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,...

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...

This past September, Clarke’s moved from its iconic home to further downtown, becoming Clarke’s Off Campus.

Open Tab: At Clarke’s Off-Campus, the Evanston institution ups its game

February 12, 2020

The Monthly There are few things in life as satisfying as a perfectly poached egg — the bright yellow yolk is like sunshine in this never-ending winter. But when a plated egg lands in front of me,...

Clarke’s Off Campus moved to a new location in September. This is the restaurant’s first change of address since it opened over 30 years ago.

Clarke’s Off Campus brings its food and history to a new location on Davis Street

October 9, 2019

Among the memorabilia covering the walls of Clarke’s Off Campus is a sign that reads, “Clarke’s: Home of the Wildcats since 1985.” The Wildcats, or the students Clarke’s serves every day, are...

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