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The Daily Northwestern

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

Make Lemonade is supporting local businesses and spreading positivity in downtown Evanston.

Downtown Evanston kicks off month-long Make Lemonade initiative to help promote small businesses

October 19, 2020

COVID-19 handed small businesses seven months of economic “lemons” — but Downtown Evanston is turning those lemons into lemonade through a month-long initiative. From Oct. 15 through Nov. 15,...

Saville Flowers, 1714 Sherman Ave. Saville is one of many Evanston businesses preparing for one of the biggest marketing holidays of the year: Valentine’s Day.

Evanston businesses ready for you and your boo

February 12, 2019

From special outdoor seating to themed meals, businesses throughout Evanston are preparing for Valentine’s Day this Thursday. Evanston businesses will offer lovers special deals on interesting gifts...

Bookends & Beginnings, 1712 Sherman Ave. The bookstore’s owner, Nina Barrett, said rising rent prices in Evanston are intimidating to local retail businesses.

Local retail stores struggle to compete with rising rent prices

January 17, 2019

Steep increases in rent prices are making it more difficult for local retail stores to stay in business, and, in some cases, local businesses have been forced to close. Rent prices in Evanston increased...

Bookends and Beginnings, 1712 Sherman Ave. The bookstore is one of several Evanston businesses that could close if a proposed high-rise complex is approved.

More than 1,100 students, residents sign petition against proposed city high-rise

September 19, 2017

Whenever Communication senior Orli Spierer moves to a new city, she said she always seeks out small, independent bookstores. In Evanston, her bookstore of choice is Bookends and Beginnings, Spierer said. So...

Police Blotter: May 8

May 7, 2015

Potted plant worth about $600 stolen from Evanston business Someone stole a potted plant worth about $600 from a downtown Evanston business overnight Tuesday, police said. The plant was left on the...

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