The Daily Northwestern

Evanston panel tosses out ethics complaint against Tendam

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 15, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, The Summer Northwestern 2013

The Evanston Board of Ethics on Tuesday night unanimously dismissed a complaint against Ald. Mark Tendam (6th) stemming from a $1,000 campaign contribution. Neighbors Nick Agnew and Claire Delgado had taken issue with Evanston...

Protein Bar likely to replace Lululemon Athletica in downtown Evanston

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

August 15, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Health food restaurant Protein Bar may soon replace athletic apparel store Lululemon Athletica in downtown Evanston. City Council must grant Protein Bar a special use permit before the business can open at 1622 Sherman Ave....

Evanston aldermen delay introduction of ETHS safety zone ordinance

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 13, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, The Summer Northwestern 2013

City Council on Monday night held off formally discussing a safety zone around Evanston Township High School amid growing concerns that the proposal would unfairly target black neighbors. In a rare response during citizen comment,...

Northwestern student pens housing report for Evanston

Edward Cox, Assistant Summer Editor

August 6, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State, The Summer Northwestern 2013

A Northwestern student authored a report this summer on how Evanston is using a federal grant to redevelop foreclosed homes in the city's poorest areas. As an intern this spring for Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl, rising Weinberg...

First West Nile-positive bird discovered in Evanston

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

July 26, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

A bird found in Evanston has tested positive for West Nile virus, the first one this year, the city announced Thursday. The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District collected and studied the bird earlier this week, the city...

Evanston aldermen give Piven more time to find new space

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

July 24, 2013

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Evanston aldermen Monday postponed a vote on Piven Theatre Workshop's controversial expansion plan, giving the group more time to explore other options, including a downtown location. City Council tabled a proposal by Piven...