The Daily Northwestern

New restaurant occupies Curt’s Cafe South space at night

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

April 28, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

A new restaurant is sharing a space with Curt’s Cafe South after Curt’s closes in the evening. Heavenston Eatery opened mid-April, shortly after the opening of Curt’s South, 1813 Dempster St., said Susan Trieschmann,...

New Curt’s Cafe location helps at-risk young women and teenage mothers

Billy Kobin, Reporter

March 30, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

A second Curt's Cafe location opened last week that will focus on providing job training and employment for at-risk young women and teenage mothers. Curt’s Cafe South, 1813 Dempster St., aims to follow the mission of the...

Connections for the Homeless undertakes new young adult housing program

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Connections for the Homeless has absorbed a new transitional housing program for young adults. Our House will provide housing, 24-hour supervision, tutoring and counseling services to young adults between ages 18 and 23 in...

Local bank extends Facebook donation campaign

Tori Latham, Assistant City Editor

January 14, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Local

First Bank & Trust has decided to extend its Facebook donation campaign through May and will give money to five local nonprofit organizations. The bank, which is based in Evanston, began the campaign in August, giv...

Business organization aims to continue improvements to Dempster, Dodge area

Rachel Yang, Reporter

November 20, 2014

Filed under Business, City

After a brief period of inactivity, an Evanston association is planning to revamp the area around Dempster Street and Dodge Avenue by bringing in new businesses before the new year. Nancy Floy, president of the Evanston...

Group launches campaign to fundraise for Nepali school

Madeline Fox, Reporter

October 28, 2014

Filed under City

A nonprofit with ties to the Heartwood Center, an Evanston holistic health center, kicked off an Indiegogo campaign Sunday for a Nepali medical school, earning half of their 30-day goal in the first day. Acupuncturist Mark Sobralske of the Heartwoo...

Edzo’s owner recognized as ‘life changer’ for work with Curt’s Cafe

Tori Latham, Reporter

October 27, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

The owner of Edzo’s Burger Shop will be honored Saturday for hiring at-risk youth who have graduated the Curt's Cafe job training program. Eddie Lakin of Edzo's, 1571 Sherman Ave., will receive the Life Changer Award at...

Evanston nonprofit tackles restorative justice

Alice Yin, Reporter

May 28, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston community members convened Tuesday night to learn about resolving school-related conflicts through mediated dialogue with local nonprofit Restorative Justice Evanston. About 10 participants gathered at Curt's Cafe, 2922...