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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

The city is now poised to leave the Georgian Revival-style building at 2100 Ridge Ave. that has been the heart of Evanston civic life since 1979 before the end of the year.

Downtown lease sparks concerns over cost, transparency amid discussion on Civic Center’s future

February 7, 2024

Growing up in Evanston in the 1980s, Emilio Vargas remembers the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center as the building at the center of the city. His mother would bring him to art shows, book fairs and other...

A storefront with a decorated tree, and an open sign.

First Night Evanston terminated due to lower attendance and sponsor contributions

January 3, 2024

For the first time since 2013, nonprofit First Night Evanston did not host its annual New Year’s Eve celebration, largely due to decreasing attendance and fewer corporate sponsor contributions, the organization...

Two voting stations in front of a beige curtain

Evanston voters brave the rain to cast ballots in municipal election

April 4, 2023

Residents sprinted from the parking lot into Robert Crown Community Center to cast their votes Tuesday, using books to shield themselves from golf-ball-sized hail and torrential rain. Despite a severe...

An old stone building with towers and a red roof, covered in ivy.

Harley Clarke Mansion faces uncertain future as Artists Book House withdraws from project

February 2, 2023

After a contentious Administration & Public Works Committee meeting Jan. 9, Artists Book House decided it would withdraw from the Harley Clarke Mansion, capping off the group’s three-year attempt...

Mayor Daniel Biss sits at his desk at City Council. He sits in a black chair at a brown desk and is wearing a black and blue suit. The walls behind him are also blue.

Mayor Daniel Biss discusses turbulent city manager search during town hall forum

July 13, 2022

Mayor Daniel Biss addressed Evanston’s city staffing shortages and responded to resident concerns of a lack of transparency and diversity in the 14-month long city manager search in a Tuesday town hall...

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