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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

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City Council approves permit for cannabis dispensary and bakery

May 10, 2023

City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve special use permits for Evanston’s second cannabis dispensary and a bakery on Chicago Avenue in South Evanston. The two independent businesses, OKAY...

a red brick building alongside greenery

City staff discuss ADA improvement plan, new comprehensive plan and zoning requests

March 29, 2023

City staff presented plans for ADA improvements to City Council at its meeting Monday.  They also continued a conversation on its proposed updated Comprehensive Plan and zoning code, presenting an...

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City looks to redevelop land around Mayfair railroad, considers history of segregation

November 3, 2022

As Evanston aims to redevelop the Mayfair Cutoff, an abandoned railroad embankment running southwest through the city, experts and residents say the rail line has historically contributed to segregation. The...

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Land Use Commission upholds rooming house designation for Margarita Inn, special use permit still expired

May 26, 2022

Connections for the Homeless can continue operating the Margarita Inn under a rooming house designation, Evanston’s Land Use Commission ruled Wednesday.  Connections’ pending acquisition of the...

In Focus: As Connections for the Homeless looks to purchase the Margarita Inn, residents remain divided on the building’s future

In Focus: As Connections for the Homeless looks to purchase the Margarita Inn, residents remain divided on the building’s future

May 23, 2022

More than 200 people packed St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on March 13 for a special 4th Ward meeting. They were all prepared to discuss the same topic: the future of the Margarita Inn.  The building,...

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