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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

The exterior of Prairie Joe’s. Paintings are propped up in the windows.

Prairie Joe’s closes after 30 years of business

November 3, 2021

After 30 years of business, beloved Evanston restaurant Prairie Joe’s closed on Oct. 28. The iconic locale opened in 1991, when owner Aydin Dincer bought an old snack shop and diner called Jordan’s...

Customers eat Sunday brunch at Prairie Joe’s. The retro neighborhood diner is also a gallery for owner Aydin Dincer’s paintings.

A diner with a soup-rise: Prairie Joe’s sells home-cooked dishes, art

October 24, 2019

The diner on the corner of Prairie Avenue and Central Street is like an artist’s home. Wood-paneled walls burst with bold landscapes and stylized portraits, which hang between plastic sharks, bike tires...

Evanston businesses anticipate historic crowds at Homecoming game

October 3, 2013

With thousands of people expected to turn out for Northwestern’s Homecoming weekend, Evanston businesses are preparing to accommodate crowds they say could reach historic levels. Several establishments...

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