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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Nov. 11

November 10, 2013

Man takes woman's wallet at CTA station A man struck up a conversation with a woman and then stole her wallet Thursday evening at the Main Street CTA station, according to police. While the woman...

 A commuter uses the new Ventra system at the Davis Street CTA station. Ventra allows users to tap their cards for entry rather than swiping them and can be managed online.

What students need to know about CTA’s new Ventra system

September 24, 2013

Ventra,the Chicago Transit Authority’s long-awaited new payment system, fully launched earlier this month. The contactless cards allow commuters to manage El and bus funds online, and the tap-and-go...

Uber allows customers to request a ride using an iPhone app. The on-demand car service launches Wednesday in Evanston.

On-demand car service Uber coming to Evanston

September 22, 2013

On-demand car service Uber launches Wednesday in Evanston, its first foray into the Chicago suburbs and a new option for Northwestern students as they start the academic year. The San Francisco-based...

Commuters wait for a Chicago-bound train at the Davis Street CTA station in April. Earlier this year, the CTA began its first major upgrade to the Purple Line in nearly four decades.

CTA begins third phase of major upgrade to Purple Line

July 25, 2013

The Chicago Transit Authority this month entered the third phase of its first major construction on the Purple Line in nearly 40 years. The $2 million project involves replacing over 6,000 aging and...

Forever Yogurt, Lao Sze Chuan, Olive Mediterranean Grill and La Macchina Cafe are all opening this summer in downtown Evanston. The popular Chicago eatery Farmhouse opened its first location in Evanston last week.

Grubbing soon: What’s new to eat this summer in downtown Evanston

July 14, 2013

Passersby clogged the sidewalk in front of Farmhouse Evanston, the city's newest restaurant, trying to grab a glimpse of the menu on its opening day Wednesday. The Midwestern craft tavern, 703 Church St.,...

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