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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


The parade commenced at 11 a.m. Saturday on the intersection of Lee Street and Dodge Avenue.

Community awards, advocacy headline Evanston’s fifth annual Juneteenth parade

June 17, 2024

Filling Evanston’s streets with music, laughter and festivities, the city’s fifth annual Juneteenth parade drew hundreds of spectators and participants to honor the national holiday Saturday. Juneteenth,...

A fist in front of red, yellow and green poofs of color, all with a brown background with black scribbles.

Fifth annual Juneteenth celebration sees new additions to parade, festivities

May 23, 2024

When Kemone Hendricks started Evanston’s annual Juneteenth parade in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, celebrations included just a car parade and online events. Four years later, the founder and executive...

People sit on a grassy field with vendor tents surrounding them. A multi-color balloon arch with the words “Juneteenth 23” is visible.

Evanston commemorates Juneteenth with parade, celebration

June 19, 2023

Evanston residents gathered Saturday for the city’s fourth annual Juneteenth celebration. The city observed the holiday with a parade, kicking off at Robert Crown Community Center, that led into a day-long...

A photograph of Hecky’s Barbecue in Evanston. It is located in a brick building with a black awning.

Hecky’s carries on late founder’s legacy, wins award for best Chicago-style BBQ

May 8, 2023

Hecky’s Barbecue, an Evanston institution for nearly 40 years, won the Chicago Tribune’s Readers’ Choice Award for the best Chicago-style BBQ in April. The award is the first the restaurant has...

A group of dishes on an orange background with the words Hot from the Oven in bubble letters across the top.

Hot from the Oven: At Hecky’s BBQ, the secret is the sauce

February 28, 2022

    This photo-audio story is a part of the Hot from the Oven series, a profile on local Evanston eateries to get a glimpse behind-the-scenes of their staff, clientele and history. Hecky’s...

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