The Daily Northwestern

Evanston looks to make liquor code more ‘user-friendly’

Jia You, City Editor

April 16, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Evanston’s Liquor Control Review Board is considering updating the city’s liquor code to make it more user-friendly. City attorney Grant Farrar announced during a board meeting Thursday he had drafted a revised liquor code....

Evanston officials eye Keg replacement

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

April 12, 2013

Filed under Business, City, Local, Politics

City officials aren't sweating the future of 810 Grove St., where The Keg of Evanston permanently closed March 31 after a yearlong tussle over its bad rap for underage drinking. During a liquor board meeting Thursday, Mayor...

Evanston aldermen pass panhandling amendment, discuss water sale plan

Sophia Bollag, Reporter

February 12, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics

City Council approved an amendment on Monday night to the city code limiting hours for legal panhandling. The amendment, which passed unanimously, will limit panhandling — the practice of asking for money, loans or gifts i...

1st Ward candidate stays on ballot after resident withdraws objection

Manuel Rapada, City Editor

January 13, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

A 1st Ward resident withdrew her objection Friday to a challenger’s petition to run against incumbent Ald. Judy Fiske (1st) in the April election. Barbara Janes, who currently sits on the city’s Rental Unit Licensing...