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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


FlowersFlowers, a 2023 grant recipient, used Sustain Evanston to fund composting services for a year.

A year after receiving Sustain Evanston grants, local businesses reflect on sustainability efforts

February 15, 2024

For over 10 years, Evanston floral studio FlowersFlowers owner Joanne Leiman had been looking to compost the store’s plant waste. However, the cost had always made her hesitate, she said. So last...

Boba Heaven, located on Church Street, was one of two restaurants which opened and closed within six months in 2023.

Despite closures, Evanston restaurants make themselves heard

January 9, 2024

In December 2022, after almost 10 years of operating the downtown restaurant Farmhouse Evanston, owners TJ Callahan and Ferdia Doherty decided to try something new.  The pair hoped to provide a more...

A black refrigerator and pantry under a small yellow roof on the sidewalk outside of Soul & Smoke.

Local chefs donate meals to Soul Fridge during holiday season

November 29, 2023

The Soul Fridge, one of four fixtures of Evanston Community Fridges and standing outside of Soul & Smoke, will be filled with new meals this holiday season. Twelve chefs from Evanston and Chicago will...

A black refrigerator under a small roof on the sidewalk outside of Soul & Smoke.

Evanston Community Fridges see increased demand, introduce new initiatives over the summer

July 19, 2022

Evanston resident Carrie Jackson had unopened nuts and guacamole left over from a party and wasn’t sure what to do with them. So she drove to the community fridge outside of Kombucha Brava and handed...

A teal, blue and pink poster advertising Evanston Restaurant Week pinned on a tan bulletin board. It lists 13 participating restaurants.

ASG Evanston Restaurant Week offers student discounts, builds community

April 10, 2022

Associated Student Government’s Community Relations Committee is partnering with local businesses to host Evanston Restaurant Week from April 11 through 15.  Northwestern students can present their...

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