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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

A construction site on Campus Drive, sitting over a water reservoir that used to be a parking lot.

The Daily Explains: What does it take to build or develop real estate in Evanston?

October 11, 2022

From the gravelly lot on Church Street claimed for the Northlight Theatre to the corporate tower primed to replace the shuttered Burger King, Evanston’s skyline has long been in flux. Many developers...

A photo of the exterior of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.

City Council approves $3 million ARPA allocation to McGaw YMCA men’s residence renovation

June 14, 2022

City Council voted 6-1 to approve a $3 million allocation of American Rescue Plan Act funding to support the renovation of The McGaw YMCA’s Men’s Residence on Monday.  “Our goal is to continue...

A bill with a large green dollar sign is placed against a backdrop of blue houses.

City leaders remain divided over ARPA-allocation process

May 22, 2022

Evanston received the remainder of its federal government funding allocated from the American Rescue Plan Act funding this month — bringing the act’s total COVID-19 recovery funds disbursed to the...

The front of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center with plants in the foreground.

City Council initiates grant agreement process with the AUX to support Black-owned businesses

April 12, 2022

City Council unanimously authorized the city to negotiate a $1 million grant agreement with the AUX Monday. The AUX is a commercial hub development project centered around uplifting Black entrepreneurs...

The Laundry Cafe co-creators Jacqui White and Tosha Wilson stand beside a washing machine.

Two locals to open innovative Laundry Cafe in 2nd Ward

January 16, 2022

While many might view laundry as a mundane chore, two Evanston natives envision a space in which locals could leave the laundromat with both clean clothes and stronger ties to their community.  Tosha...

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