The Daily Northwestern

Dining with a splash of green for Chicago Restaurant Week

Madeline Burg, Reporter

January 28, 2015

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Not only does Blackfinn Ameripub keep its regular menu moderately-priced with most entrees at about $15, but it is also the only restaurant participating in this year’s Chicago Restaurant Week that has a Green Restaurant Certification...

Sherman Avenue Starbucks to close Tuesday and Wednesday

Jia You, City Editor

May 5, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

The Starbucks in downtown Evanston will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday in preparation for its relocation steps away. The coffee shop, which has been in business for 21 years at 1726B Sherman Ave., will re-open Thursday at...

Northwestern has much to learn from Loyola University on sustainability, NU students say

Olga Gonzalez Latapi, Reporter

November 29, 2012

Filed under City, Local

Even though Northwestern is quickly becoming one of the greenest campuses nationwide, students can look to their peers at Loyola University Chicago, who have organized a farmer’s market and manage an off-campus farm as a model...

The Mather receives LEED gold certification

Olga Gonzalez Latapi, Reporter

November 19, 2012

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

The Mather retirement community building recently received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, which establishes criteria for the construction of sustainable...

Construction causes closures, lane changes on Ridge Avenue

Susan Du, City Editor

November 6, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

As construction of a new eight-story apartment complex continues, various parts of Ridge Avenue have been experiencing closures or lane changes. Seventeen17 is planned for the construction site at 1717 Ridge Ave. The 175 unit...