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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 storefront of Curt’s Café, a brick building with a green awning and a glass window.

Curt’s Cafe celebrates a decade of second chances

May 1, 2022

Five years ago, 18-year-old John Thomas felt like he had run out of chances. Thomas had neither a high school diploma nor a social security card, making it nearly impossible for him to find a legal...

Illustration of pale-blue and gray vaccine bottles and needle in front of a gray-and-white grid background.

Evanston businesses react to vaccine mandate

January 11, 2022

A new COVID-19 vaccination mandate for businesses in Evanston went into effect Monday.  The order, issued by the city Dec. 30, 2021, requires that gyms, restaurants and entertainment establishments...

Curts Cafe, 2922 Central Street. Curt’s expanded to Highland Park at the end of October.

Curt’s Café expands to Highland Park

November 7, 2019

Curt’s Café, an Evanston cafe and nonprofit that provides job training to at-risk youth, opened a second location in Highland Park at the end of October. Curt’s Café provides trainees with education,...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave. Last May, City Council passed an ordinance and a resolution regarding restorative justice practices.

Evanston makes progress on restorative justice implementation

October 15, 2019

Evanston is encouraging an increase in the use of restorative justice when handling juvenile cases, following the approval of an ordinance and resolution last May. Restorative justice practices offer...

Susan Trieschmann in her office. Since founding Curt’s Cafe in 2012, she reflected on her success and challenges.

Evanston Organizes: Curt’s Café reflects on success and growth as a staple of the community

October 25, 2018

This story is part of a series of profiles of activist and community groups across Evanston. Susan Trieschmann always welcomes her graduated students to Curt’s Café to share food at “the kitchen...

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