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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

Evanston’s new skate park, located at Twiggs Park, includes a mix of features for skaters of different ability levels.

Here for the ride: Evanston opens new skate park at Twiggs Park

January 4, 2024

By 2002, the wooden surfaces in Evanston’s previous skate park — located in the old Robert Crown Community Center — had degraded, leading to the park’s closure.  Evanston skaters began practicing...

A construction site with a green fence and a sign that says “Path Closed.”

Skaters rejoice as Twiggs Park facility rolls toward completion

September 28, 2023

Quentin Herzig started skating when he was 8-years-old, but later stopped because there was no skate park in Evanston, and he didn’t know many other skaters. During the pandemic, Herzig returned to...

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Geracaris wins 9th Ward election, ‘ready to do the work’ on affordable housing

April 4, 2023

Ald. Juan Geracaris (9th) will continue to serve as the 9th Ward’s councilmember on City Council after winning 67.41% of the vote, according to the Cook County Clerk’s Office. Geracaris ran against...

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Juan Geracaris, 9th Ward incumbent, talks affordable housing and Latine representation on council

March 15, 2023

When the COVID-19 pandemic started, Ald. Juan Geracaris (9th) didn’t think the city provided enough information or assistance to Evanston’s Latine community. Though he did not yet serve on City Council,...

A skater holds a skateboard.

Residents weigh in on final Twiggs Park skate park design at community meeting

May 17, 2022

Residents shared opinions about the design for the skate park slated to be built in Twiggs Park at Tuesday’s final public meeting. At the meeting, the design team presented the final design for Evanston’s...

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