The Daily Northwestern

Evanston honored as walking-friendly city

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

May 8, 2015

Evanston has been designated a Gold Level Walk Friendly Community by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, the city announced Thursday. The Walk Friendly Communities program, maintained by the PBIC, nationally recognizes...

Evanston to hold 8th annual walking program for women

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

February 24, 2015

Evanston's Health and Human Services Department will be holding a 12-week program that encourages women to walk and promotes health and wellness. Women Out Walking, in its eighth year, is a program where women track their steps...

YWCA partners with city, hosts gardening classes to begin Tuesday

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

April 16, 2014

Evanston's Women Out Walking program is partnering with YWCA Evanston/North Shore to host gardening classes starting Tuesday in an attempt to teach women the "nutritional benefits and pleasure of eating freshly grown vegetables,"...