The Daily Northwestern

Taco Diablo, Lulu’s to return to Evanston

Paige Leskin, City Editor

September 25, 2014

Filed under Business, City

Former Evanston restaurants Taco Diablo and Lulu's may be making a comeback. Co-owners Daniel Kelch and Marty Cless plan to reopen both restaurants in June 2015 in the same building at 1026 Davis St. Construction cou...

Self-defense studio gets Evanston City Council approval

Paige Leskin, City Editor

September 22, 2014

Filed under Business, City

An exercise studio that will offer programming for both fitness and self-defense training received approval from City Council on Monday to open its doors on Davis Street. Aldermen voted on Monday night to suspend the rules...

Evanston to host art, food festival

Jennifer Ball, Assistant City Editor

September 22, 2014

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

Evanston will host a festival featuring artwork and food from local residents and restaurants this weekend to explore city culture. The event, called the "Evanston Art & Big Fork Festival," will take place from Friday...

Residents weigh in on preliminary bike plan

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

May 3, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A consulting firm presented the latest draft of a citywide bike plan on Saturday that would add features to make bike travel safer on some streets and prohibit it on others. The plan would add safety features to eight “corridors,”...

Evanston to receive federal funding for bike paths

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

April 13, 2014

Filed under City, State

Evanston will receive nearly $1.5 million in federal funding for a bike path through Northwestern’s campus along Sheridan Road, Gov. Pat Quinn announced Saturday. The bike path will start on North Campus at Lincoln Street...

NU student makes peace after pizzeria damage

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

December 10, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A Northwestern student who drunkenly kicked in the front door of Gigio's Pizzeria this weekend returned hours later with a sincere apology and a $600 check, according to an alderman and the restaurant's owner. Gigio's owne...

LuLu’s to close after 21 years in downtown Evanston

Scott Brown, Reporter

December 8, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

LuLu’s, an Asian restaurant in downtown Evanston, plans to close in January after 21 years in business. Owner Dan Kelch said he is “just tired” after so many years of running the establishment, 804 Davis St. “While...

Before you leave: What you need to know

Rosalie Chan, Jeanne Kuang, and Patrick Svitek

November 26, 2013

Filed under City, Local

NU Shuttles, SafeRide change hours NU Shuttles and SafeRide are adjusting their schedules for Thanksgiving break. The Evanston Loop and Campus Loop shuttles will not run Thursday through Saturday. Normal hours will start...

Evanston lands $480K grant for protected bike lane

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 5, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston has secured nearly half a million dollars in federal money to build a protected bike lane along Dodge Avenue, a city official announced this morning. City manager Wally Bobkiewicz said the $480,000 grant will...