The Daily Northwestern

Zoba Noodle Bar closes after serving downtown Evanston for years

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 1, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

Zoba Noodle Bar permanently closed its doors Friday. The restaurant, located at 1565 Sherman Ave., specialized in Thai cuisine and noodle bowls, and was a frequent participant in Northwestern’s Big Bite Night. Downtow...

New food delivery service Eat Purely expands into Evanston

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

October 25, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

Chicago-based food delivery service Eat Purely expanded to serve Evanston earlier this month with its kitchen-to-door business model — and free delivery. Eat Purely was founded in March 2015 and now delivers to more than...

Parks and Recreation board plans renovations

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

October 21, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

City staff announced renovations for two west Evanston parks at a Parks and Recreation Board meeting Thursday. Department director Lawrence Hemingway said the improvements made to Mason Park will attract more residents, both...

Kabul House to relocate in Evanston to accommodate growing popularity

Gabby Grossman, Reporter

October 12, 2016

Filed under Business, City

Kabul House, a popular Afghan restaurant in downtown Skokie, will be closing its doors to move to a larger venue in Evanston with an expanded menu by the end of 2016. The restaurant is set to open at 2424 Dempster St., the...

Evanston Community Foundation aims to expand in 30th year

Syd Stone, Reporter

October 4, 2016

Filed under City, Local

The Evanston Community Foundation celebrated 30 years of assisting local organizations, highlighting its plans to expand its efforts in the near future. ECF development officer Amy Monday said the foundation aims to grow their...

Guirgis: Seek diverse experiences in Evanston outside campus bounds

David Guirgis, Columnist

October 3, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Somewhere along the way, on a walk to a Jamaican restaurant that was only supposed to be seven minutes long, I recognized the signs of home: dilapidated storefronts, cars that weren’t shiny and new, wire fences surrounding dese...

Soto: Northwestern should work to include Chicago-area youth in campus dialogues

Isabella Soto, Op-Ed contributor

October 2, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Two weeks ago, I attended a sexual health training in downtown Chicago put on by the Illinois Caucus of Adolescent Health. Surrounded everyone from high school freshmen to folks well into their 30s, the training was like nothing...

City holds community meeting to address plans for Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

September 30, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Evanston residents offered input on the future of the Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center at a meeting Thursday. The City of Evanston met with the community to discuss planned site improvements for the Gibbs-Morrison Cultural C...