Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

64° Evanston, IL
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

Tommy Nevin’s Pub is a popular bar on Thursday nights — at least for now. On Monday, Evanston City Council approved plans by Albion Residential to build a 15-floor tower that will result in the closure of the bar.

Students share favorite memories, lament impending Nevin’s closure

November 15, 2017

For many Northwestern students, there wasn’t another place in Evanston that better combined cheap alcohol, intoxicated undergraduates and classic camaraderie like Tommy Nevin’s Pub. There’s a reason...

As overall violent crime goes down, gun violence still vexes city

As overall violent crime goes down, gun violence still vexes city

April 29, 2016

Emeric Mazibuko is already worried about the next victim of gun violence in Evanston. Mazibuko, the street outreach case manager for Youth & Opportunity United, has worked with the city’s at-risk...

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and members from Footman Hospitality cut the ribbon at Bangers & Lace’s grand opening. The bar officially opened in the space formerly occupied by The Keg of Evanston in December but held off on holding a ceremony until this spring.

New bar, restaurant celebrates grand opening in Evanston

April 16, 2015

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl cut the ribbon Thursday at bar and restaurant Bangers & Lace, officially welcoming the business to Evanston. More than 25 city officials and restaurant associates celebrated...

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl stops by Dillo Day in 2014. The mayor called the annual Mayfest event pleasant even though she received a record number of complaints from Evanston residents.

In Focus: The mayor behind the myth

March 5, 2015
“I’ve become something of an urban legend,” the mayor said. “I don’t know that that will ever change.”

Man arrested in Evanston in 2013 sentenced to 12 years in prison

October 19, 2014

A Cook County judge sentenced a Skokie resident Friday to 12 years in state prison after Evanston police arrested him in 2013. Blair Aikens, 28, was arrested in Evanston in July 2013 in connection...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881
The Keg of Evanston