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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


The former Burger King location in downtown Evanston was among the many restaurants that closed during the pandemic.

Weinberg junior works to get more late-night dining in Evanston

January 25, 2021

After seeing two memes that criticized Evanston for lacking late-night dining options as a college-town, Weinberg junior Jacob Brown sprung into action. Brown thought he would need to push for a change...

Ald. Judy Fiske (1st). The alderman opposed an ordinance creating zoning codes for recreational cannabis dispensaries because the zoning would allow for dispensaries in close proximity to residential areas.

Aldermen debate cannabis dispensary zoning regulations

October 15, 2019

Ald. Judy Fiske (1st) challenged an ordinance Monday establishing rules for recreational dispensaries after it was disclosed that the ordinance lacked buffer zones for preschools and daycares. Cannabis...

Welsh-Ryan Arena, 2705 Ashland Ave. Northwestern University is working with the city to get approval to host more event at its Ryan Field Campus.

Northwestern looking to amend zoning to host professional sporting events at Ryan Field

May 29, 2019

Northwestern is looking to amend the Evanston zoning codes for its Ryan Field campus facilities in order to host professional sporting events and concerts. Dave Davis, Northwestern’s executive director...

Ald. Robin Rue Simmons (5th) listens during a City Council meeting. Simmons recommended city staff include being an Evanston resident as a requirement for short-term vacation rental licenses.

Aldermen discuss changes to the short-term vacation rental policy

July 27, 2018

Aldermen discussed potential changes to Evanston’s short-term vacation rental policy at Monday’s Planning and Development meeting. Short-term vacation rentals, such as rentals through Airbnb, have...

Ald. Ann Rainey (8th) speaks at a City Council meeting. Rainey suggested the city only accept lease proposals for the 2222 Oakton St. property after the anticipated termination of the Smylie Brothers lease.

Aldermen hold discussions on Oakton St. property in committee

June 27, 2018

Aldermen decided to hold off on further discussion about the former recycling center while city staff continue to speak with Smylie Brothers Brewing Co. about ending a previous lease. The city approved...

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