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The Daily Northwestern

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 chalkboard sign that says Small Business Saturday, with the words “giveaways,” “donate” and “socks” in smaller letters below.

Evanston businesses talk shopping local on Small Business Saturday

November 28, 2023

Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday aims to increase economic activity a little closer to home. Small businesses nationwide — including some in Evanston — held sales and...

Several Evanston stores, like Assembly Creators Market, sell masks that have become necessities due to the pandemic. But for the stores, they are more than protective — they’re also fashionable.

In addition to necessary tools for protection, face masks have become fashion accessories

July 8, 2020

The demand for face masks increased exponentially when the coronavirus hit. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said he wears masks in public to...

The Downtown Evanston Farmers’ Market is enforcing new safety measures as it prepares to operate during the pandemic. Masks are required for vendors and customers, for example.

For its 45th season, Evanston Farmers’ Market adjusts to pandemic

April 29, 2020

When the Downtown Evanston Farmers’ Market opens for its 45th season on Saturday, customers won’t be able to gather around booths or handpick fresh produce. The coronavirus pandemic prompted market...

 Sew on Central makes masks and donates them to a senior living community in Morton Grove. Community members can also drop off masks they make in the box outside its storefront.

Local businesses sew masks to address shortage

March 30, 2020

After seeing reports about mask shortages during the COVID-19 outbreak, customers reached out to Evanston Stitchworks owner Amalia Malos on March 20 about an effort to make hand-sewn masks. She said her...

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