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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

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...

The Laundry Cafe co-creators Jacqui White and Tosha Wilson stand beside a washing machine.

Two locals to open innovative Laundry Cafe in 2nd Ward

January 16, 2022

While many might view laundry as a mundane chore, two Evanston natives envision a space in which locals could leave the laundromat with both clean clothes and stronger ties to their community.  Tosha...

Incoming students are always excited to get to know Chicago, but there are plenty of small businesses in Evanston to explore as well. The Daily takes you on a tour of some of our favorites.

Shopping Local: An Evanston Small Business Starter Pack

August 15, 2021

Many Northwestern students walk into Wildcat Welcome determined to get to know “the city” well during their four years on campus. Though the phrase usually refers to wide-eyed Chicago outings at first,...

Kemone Hendricks sits outside in front of a brick wall at a table selling merchandise at a Juneteenth pop-up shop.

Kemone Hendricks and local businesses prepare for first in-person Juneteenth Parade

May 9, 2021

Kemone Hendricks, founder of Evanston Present and Future is organizing Evanston’s first in-person Juneteenth Parade, which she said will bring the community together to celebrate “America’s real...

The storefront of Hecky’s Barbecue. The restaurant sign reads, ‘It’s the sauce.”

After Hecky Powell died last May, his family continues the legacy of Hecky’s Barbecue

March 7, 2021

Nearly four decades after its opening, Hecky’s Barbecue is continuing the legacy of its namesake, Hecky Powell, who died last May of complications from COVID-19. Hecky Powell’s wife Cheryl Judice,...

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