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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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Evanston small businesses adapt to plastic bag ban as new compliance date approaches

October 4, 2023

“Paper or plastic?” It’s the quintessential question customers are asked at most grocery and retail stores — and starting January 2024, a question Evanston residents may no longer have to answer. Evanston...

Als Deli. Bob Pottinger, co-owner of the beloved Noyes Street establishment, passed away Saturday following a medical emergency.

Bob Pottinger, beloved co-owner of Al’s Deli, passes away on Saturday

September 19, 2023

Bob Pottinger, co-owner of Al’s Deli on Noyes Street, passed away on Sept. 16 after struggling with a medical emergency. Pottinger developed sepsis after suffering a clogged artery. After his infection...

John (left) and Bob Pottinger (right), co-owners of Al’s Deli at 914 Noyes St.

Community rallies around Al’s Deli after co-owner’s health emergency

September 11, 2023

A local GoFundMe campaign has raised tens of thousands to help Noyes Street staple Al’s Deli stay afloat following a co-owner’s medical emergency. John Pottinger, who runs the local restaurant along...

Six actors in olive jumpsuits stand behind a wooden plank on milk crates as one, wearing a blue robe, holds a piece of trash.

Cirque Us performs high-flying acrobatics at The Actors Gymnasium

April 9, 2023

Although trash day on Noyes Street usually occurs Wednesday, the Noyes Cultural Arts Center was littered with garbage cans Saturday and Sunday for a trash-themed circus show. With four performances at...

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Moving to Evanston for the first time? Here’s what you need to know

August 12, 2022

When people who aren’t familiar with Northwestern ask me where I go to school, I often find myself telling them my university is in “a suburb just outside of Chicago.”  Once you’re here, though,...

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