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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


“Smylie” is written in white bubble lettering and outlined in multiple colors, with a depiction of a train map next to the logo.

In Memoriam: Smylie Brothers Brewing Co.

February 23, 2023

What began as a pipe dream of Mike Smylie’s, a former commodities broker, morphed into reality with the inception of Smylie Brothers Brewing Co., an Evanston-based brewery.  Smylie, the eldest of...

Ald. Ann Rainey (8th) speaks at a city meeting. Rainey and other members of the Administration and Public Works Committee discussed possibilities for 2222 Oakton St. after Smylie Brothers Brewing Co. requested to terminate its lease.

Aldermen discuss new possibilities for Oakton Street property

May 30, 2018

Aldermen held the termination of the lease with Smylie Brothers Brewing Co. in committee during the Administration and Public Works meeting Tuesday, requesting direction from city staff about negotiations...

Captured: Evanston Art and Big Fork Festival

Captured: Evanston Art and Big Fork Festival

August 18, 2017

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community....

North Shore Cider Company, 707 Howard St. The cidery, which opened Feb. 23, offers free tastings and allows customers to fill up growlers of cider to go.

City’s first cidery prioritizes local ingredients, business

April 12, 2017

Chris Collins first tried making cider in his Evanston basement eight years ago using store-bought apple juice. “It didn’t turn out so great,” he said. “It was an early lesson on using the absolute...

(Allie Goulding/The Daily Northwestern) Smylie Brothers Brewing Co. currently has a location at 1615 Oak Ave. The company was approved to lease a property from the city in south Evanston.

Smylie Brothers approved to expand into former recycling center

January 5, 2017

Smylie Brothers Brewing Co. is set to open a second location in south Evanston after being approved to lease the city’s former recycling center near James Park. The city approved a 10-year lease followed...

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