The Daily Northwestern

Bank executive begins term as Evanston Chamber of Commerce president

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 22, 2015

Filed under City, Local

A First Bank & Trust executive recently began his term as president of the Evanston Chamber of Commerce, the bank announced Thursday. Michael Corr, the senior vice president of commercial banking, has been working at the ...

Evanston Chamber of Commerce to honor three for work in business, dedication to youth and homeless

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 21, 2015

Filed under City, Local

The Evanston Chamber of Commerce will honor three members of the community Jan. 28 for their work in business and their dedication to youth and homeless citizens, the Evanston Chamber of Commerce announced Sunday. Stephen Hagerty, William...

Local catering company opens Evanston kitchen

Tori Latham, Reporter

October 23, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Local

Feast and Imbibe, an event planning and catering company started by two Evanston residents, officially opened its first permanent location Wednesday at 1601 Simpson St. with a ribbon cutting. Executive chef D’Andre Carter and...

Community discussion of plastic bag ban gets heated

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

June 6, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories

Discussion of a proposed plastic bag ban in Evanston ignited debate among community members at a meeting Thursday. About 25 residents, Northwestern students and local business people gathered at the Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick...

Nonprofit to train Evanston businesses in disability awareness

Katherine Richter, Reporter

May 12, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Local

A nonprofit will host a workshop Tuesday morning in south Evanston to improve business owners’ communications with disabled customers and clientele. The Networking Breakfast and Disability Awareness Boot Camp, which will...

Evanston looks to fill downtown arts panel

Edward Cox, Reporter

October 22, 2013

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

The city is beginning its recruitment process for a committee that will decide whether a performing arts center in downtown Evanston is viable. Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl is looking to appoint nine members to staff the Downtown...