The Daily Northwestern

Portions of Davis Street to close for construction

Jia You, Assistant City Editor

January 27, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Evanston will close portions of two lanes of Davis Street on Thursday for a construction project, according to a release. The release said the Northbrook-based Timm T. Martin Construction Company will close two westbound...

City, NEA study proposes three venues for downtown performing arts district

Jia You, Assistant City Editor

January 15, 2013

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

The National Endowment for the Arts and Evanston released a study last week on downtown-area performing arts, suggesting the construction of three new performing arts facilities downtown. The city obtained a $50,000 grant from...

Evanston to save $1 million in Sherman Plaza garage light makeover

Jia You, Assistant City Editor

January 7, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Work began Monday to upgrade lighting at the Sherman Plaza parking garage, a project that will save Evanston more than $1 million in electricity costs over the next 11 years, according to a city news release. Workers will replace 900...

Evanston small businesses collaborate in wake of closings

Sammy Caiola, Reporter

November 29, 2012

Filed under Business, City, Local

With the holidays approaching, the spotlight has shifted to Evanston’s newest small businesses, which will either sail smoothly into the new year or sink like other shops before them. In an effort to survive, some business owners...

Evanston Police identify man in connection with wire-cutting spree

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

October 29, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Evanston Police identified an Evanston resident as the man responsible for a string of criminal damage incidents over the past two weeks. According to a news release, EPD identified the man, 22, through video surveillance at ...

Downtown wedding boutique opens

Chelsea Sherlock, Reporter

October 17, 2012

Filed under Business, City, Local

After seven years of operating an online business, Rachel and Ted Alvia officially opened their dress shop in downtown Evanston on Wednesday. Avail & Company, 1106 Davis St., hosted its ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand...