The Daily Northwestern

City decides against ban on non-Evanston bakers at farmers’ market

Billy Kobin, Reporter

March 29, 2016

Evanston officials announced last week they will not implement a ban on non-Evanston bakers contributing to the Downtown Evanston Farmers’ Market despite city staff internally agreeing to such a restriction last summer. ...

Evanston aldermen OK ‘arts czar’ position

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

June 18, 2013

City Council approved the new position of cultural arts coordinator Monday night, agreeing to recruit what one proponent called Evanston's first "arts czar." Aldermen voted 8-1 to move ahead with three recommendations included...

City receives $580,000 state grant to fix west Evanston trail

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

February 6, 2013

The Illinois Department of Transportation granted Evanston $580,000 last week to restore a west Evanston trail. Evanston’s grant is part of a total $50 million given to local transportation projects in Illinois. Gov. Pat...

Evanston playground recognized for handicap accessibility

Susan Du, City Editor

September 27, 2012

Noah’s Playground for Everyone, a handicap accessibility playground on Lighthouse Beach, received the Reader’s Choice Award in Time Out Chicago Kids’ 2012 Hipsqueak Awards. The playground at 1431 Judson Ave. is named...