The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Oct. 31

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 31, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Eyewear package taken from apartment building A postal package containing about $45 worth of eyewear was stolen this month from an apartment building in downtown Evanston, according to police. UPS had delivered the box for a 60...

Evanston theater to show first-ever film rated NC-17

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 29, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston's only movie theater will start showing its first-ever film rated NC-17 on Friday. Cinemark Century Theatre, 1715 Maple Ave., will begin screening "Blue is the Warmest Color," a romantic drama that has been cheered...

Blotter: May 8

Ina Yang, Reporter

May 7, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Attempted break-in to Evanston residence Someone tried to break into an Evanston resident's home between April 24 and 26, police said. The 29-year-old resident lives in the 1100 block of Maple Avenue, Evanston Police Cmdr. ...

Council approves high-rise project, Chicago/Main TIF district revitalization

Jia You, Assistant City Editor

January 29, 2013

Filed under Business, City, Local, Politics

City Council approved an amended plan for a high-rise project on Emerson Street and established a special taxing district to revitalize the Chicago/Main area Monday night. Property owner Robert King and developer Fifield Companies...

ComEd outage leaves 2,100 in Evanston area without power

Susan Du, City Editor

October 10, 2012

Filed under City, Local

Commonwealth Edison reported a power outage Tuesday afternoon that affected about 2,100 customers. City spokesman Eric Palmer said in a news release that as of 4:47 p.m., there were 1,285 ComEd customers without power. When...

Evanston seniors celebrate Levy Center’s 10th anniversary

Tanner Maxwell, Design Editor

September 15, 2012

Filed under City

Evanston residents celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Levy Senior Center on Saturday night with food, live music and speeches. The Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave., is one of six centers in Illinois that are nationally...