The Daily Northwestern

Evanston chef nominated for James Beard Award

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

March 1, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Above all else, Evanston chef Brian Huston values simplicity. Wearing a starched white-collared T-shirt, Huston opens his downtown Evanston restaurant Boltwood to the public just before noon. Boltwood is there to bring good f...

Y.O.U. hosts talk on pilot school model

Hal Jin, Reporter

October 15, 2014

Filed under City, Education

Youth Organizations Umbrella, a local youth development agency, hosted a discussion Tuesday on its pilot program of the "community school" model, which aims to engage Evanston and Skokie parents in their students' school communiti...

‘Game-changing’ initiative aims to shape entire Evanston community

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

May 4, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston community leaders are drafting a proposal to bring a long-term education initiative called Cradle to Career to the city. Cradle to Career has established itself with the vision that “by the age of 23, all Evanston...

Youth advocates call for collaboration among families, social service agencies

Susan Du, City Editor

September 23, 2012

Filed under City, Education, Local

Central Street restaurant Curt’s Cafe hosted a panel discussion of issues facing Evanston’s youth Tuesday. The talk touched on topics such as racism, homelessness and the disconnect between families and the community. Curt's...

Residents walk, talk about creating peace in Evanston

Tanner Maxwell, Reporter

September 10, 2012

Filed under City

Margaret Nelson said she dreams of walking through Evanston to catch the night sky over Lake Michigan. The city's crime is the only thing between her and that scenic stroll, she said. Nelson, a volunteer for the Youth Organization...