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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

A white lighthouse stands with a green tree in the foreground.

From lighthouses to gardens, Evanston offers picturesque, natural hidden gems

May 25, 2023

Evanston is home to a variety of scenic green spaces and natural landmarks. The warm spring weather is reason enough to explore all corners of the community in search of its hidden gems. Here are just...

A group of dogs run on a beach

Evanston makes dog beach passes free for residents, but some question upkeep funding

March 28, 2023

Passes for Evanston’s newly reopened dog beach will be free for residents during the 2023 season, the city’s Parks and Recreation Board announced March 17. The city also reduced the fee for second...

A brown dog is running on the sand.

Tails wag in excitement as Evanston Dog Beach is set to reopen

February 26, 2023

The Evanston Dog Beach will officially reopen Wednesday — to the delight of the city’s four-legged residents. The dog beach, located between Clark Street Beach and the Church Street Boat Ramp, allows...

Several dogs running around on the beach and in the water. One dog runs toward the camera.

Residents and dogs rally support to reopen Evanston’s Dog Beach

October 16, 2022

After six years without access to the Evanston dog beach, furry friends ran along the shore, dug in the sand and jumped into the lake Saturday morning. They accompanied their owners at a rally to support...

The Evanston dog beach, located just south of Northwestern, is rapidly losing ground as water levels of Lake Michigan rise. Marty Lyons, assistant city manager, said city officials would present a plan for the beach at next week’s City Council meeting.

As Lake Michigan rises, Evanston’s dog beach disappears

May 5, 2016

The water level of Lake Michigan is rising, and Evanston residents — both four-legged and two — are seeing the effects at the dog beach. The beach, located off Sheridan Road south of Northwestern,...

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