The Daily Northwestern

New Curt’s Cafe location helps at-risk young women and teenage mothers

Billy Kobin, Reporter

March 30, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

A second Curt's Cafe location opened last week that will focus on providing job training and employment for at-risk young women and teenage mothers. Curt’s Cafe South, 1813 Dempster St., aims to follow the mission of the...

CTA to test evening Purple Line Express

Tori Latham, Assistant City Editor

February 10, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

The Chicago Transit Authority will test an evening Purple Line Express train in June, Evanston officials said. The additional express train will encourage those who live and work in Evanston to take advantage of the amenitie...

Evanston intervenes to help struggling restaurant

Tori Latham, Assistant City Editor

February 4, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Local

Evanston will restructure a loan to a local chicken and waffles restaurant to relieve some of its financial struggles. Chicago’s Home of Chicken & Waffles, 2424 Dempster St., was first approved for a $200,000 loa...

Evanston Art Center finalizes purchase of new location

Ben Schaefer, Reporter

November 4, 2014

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Latest Stories, Local

Following three years of searching and planning, the Evanston Art Center closed a deal Monday on the purchase of a new location. The art center bought the building on 1717 Central St. for $2 million, said Johanna Nyden,...