The Daily Northwestern

Evanston City Council passes moratorium on drones, debates zoning ordinance

Ciara McCarthy, Assistant City Editor

May 28, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics

The Evanston City Council narrowly approved a resolution Tuesday night that bans unregulated drone technology in the city. The move makes Evanston one of the first U.S. cities to pass legislation restricting the use of drones...

Evanston aldermen stall vacation rental ordinances

Rachel Janik, Reporter

April 1, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Discussion of Evanston’s controversial vacation rentals stalled at City Council on Monday night after proposed ordinances failed to garner support from aldermen on the Planning and Development Committee. Vacation rentals...

Bike shop opens first Illinois location in downtown Evanston

Jia You, City Editor

March 28, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Wisconsin-based bicycle shop Wheel & Sprocket opened its first Illinois branch Wednesday in downtown Evanston. Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and Ald. Donald Wilson (4th) attended the opening ceremony at 1027 Davis St...

Council approves high-rise project, Chicago/Main TIF district revitalization

Jia You, Assistant City Editor

January 29, 2013

Filed under Business, City, Local, Politics

City Council approved an amended plan for a high-rise project on Emerson Street and established a special taxing district to revitalize the Chicago/Main area Monday night. Property owner Robert King and developer Fifield Companies...