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Evanston City Council rejects proposal to extend time for construction

Paige Leskin, Reporter

November 26, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Evanston City Council on Monday night rejected a proposal that would have given the developers of a controversial 35-story tower more time to start construction. The resolution, put forward by the city’s Planning and Development...

City Council OKs liquor license for Starbucks in downtown Evanston

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 29, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston aldermen Monday night approved a liquor license for the Starbucks in downtown Evanston. The license will allow the coffee shop, 1734 Sherman Ave., to serve beer and wine as part of the national chain's "Starbucks Evenings" pilot...

Off-campus revelry brings headaches to aldermen, residents

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 24, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Every year, Evanston aldermen face the all-too-familiar ritual of handling dozens of residents' complaints about rambunctious Northwestern students swarming off-campus neighborhoods during Wildcat Welcome. Except this year,...

‘Safe School Zone’ talks delayed again

Cat Zakrzewski, Web Editor

September 24, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Evanston City Council delayed discussing a so-called "Safe School Zone" around Evanston Township High School again Monday night, the latest setback for the controversial proposal. Ald. Delores Holmes (5th) asked City C...