The Daily Northwestern

Despite high tax, city brings in high revenue from liquor sales

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 30, 2014

Although Evanston’s liquor tax is higher than those of surrounding communities, establishments continue to request licenses from the city. Compared to four similar Illinois suburbs, Evanston has distributed the most liquor...

Noyes Street hotdog restaurant granted license to sell liquor

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

August 12, 2014

Evanston aldermen voted Monday to reverse Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl’s decision to deny a liquor license to a Noyes Street eatery. D&D Dogs, 825 Noyes St., will be permitted to sell alcohol on its premises because of the...

Aldermen approve liquor license for Evanston’s first nanobrewery

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

May 30, 2014

City Council authorized a special liquor license at its meeting Tuesday night for Evanston’s first nanobrewery, despite concerns from neighbors about its location on an alley where residents live. The license for Sketchbook...

Manager: ‘No definite date’ for beer, wine at downtown Evanston Starbucks

Kelly Gonsalves, Reporter

November 4, 2013

Although Evanston aldermen have approved a liquor license for the downtown Starbucks, a manager said Sunday there is “no definite date” for when the coffee shop will start serving alcohol. City Council agreed Oct. 28 to...