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March 23, 2018 

Evanston Business Lowers Language Barriers for Clients Far and Wide
When Jill Kushner Bishop and her husband, Mark Bishop, decided to move from Chicago’s Logan Square to Evanston, they were looking for a smaller community, where their young son would thrive. Dr. Bishop knew Evanston was a good choice for all of them, but she did not realize the role that it would play in helping to grow her translation and transcription business, Multilingual Connections. 
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Dancing to Glasgow
St. Patrick’s Day is over, but six Evanston girls will be following their rainbow halfway around the globe in search of a pot of gold.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Pop-Up for Good
Central Pizza Pie held its first “Pop-Up For Good” at Curt’s Café South on March 4. 
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Good To Go Opens April 6

The community is invited to join Tony and the Good to Go staff for a grand opening celebration on April 6.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Rock 'N Ravioli Official Opening
Ribbon-cutting on March 12
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Chessmen Hold 60th Anniversary Gala
The grand ballroom at the Hotel Orrington was nearly full as hundreds of Evanstonians gathered for the annual Chessmen gala and benefit on March 17.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
National Vegetarian Museum Temporarily Rooted at EPL
The National Vegetarian Museum’s traveling exhibit has been making its way around the Chicagoland area and has landed at the Evanston Public Library as part of the Local Art@EPL program. “What Does it Mean to be Vegetarian?” will be on display through April 2.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Unsung Heroine Award to Emily Guthrie
Emily Williams Guthrie was honored as the 2018 Unsung Heroine from the 13th Cook County Board District. Ms. Guthrie was honored by the Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues for her role as a community advocate and dedicated volunteer.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Larry and Marilyn Cohen to be Honored for Mental Health Advocacy
Long-time Evanston residents Lawrence and Marilyn Cohen will be honored at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology’s inaugural Social Impact Leaders Awards luncheon March 29 in Chicago.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
EEA's All-New 'Nature's Night Out'
The Evanston Environmental Association is changing and re-branding its annual fundraiser.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Evanston Swims! Celebrates Five Years
Evanston Swims!, a community collaboration that gives second-graders access to free swimming lessons, was conceived in 2011 as part of a visioning project to mark the 150th anniversary of Evanston. The idea was bold but simple: give all Evanston children access to swim lessons so they could be safe around water.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
NU Dance Marathon Raises More Than $1.1 Million
Exhausted and emotional after 30 hours of dancing, more than 1,000 undergraduate students who had just completed the final hour of the 44th annual NU Dance Marathon stood in suspense as members of the executive committee announced the total funds raised through their collective efforts
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Kim Hammock and Harvey Pranian Honored At Justin Wynn Fund Soiree
The Justin Wynn Fund held its Annual Red Tie Soirée on Feb. 10, raising more than $41,000, to be used to support the Justin Wynn Leadership Academy, a community service-based youth leadership program in Evanston.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
ETHS Freshman Represents Evanston at Miss Teen Globe United States
Semari Diamond Moore was crowned Miss Evanston on Feb. 3 and represented Evanston at the Miss Teen Globe pageant in Oak Park on March 17.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Third Coast Baroque Plays It Different
“We’re the new kid on the block,” says Evanston resident Angela Young Smucker, one of the founders of Third Coast Baroque, “so we’ve come up with some fresh angles to reframe the music.”
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
ESO Joins With District 65 to Help Student Musicians
In a strong commitment to help low-income and minority orchestra musicians, the Evanston Symphony Orchestra and District 65 are teaming up to present a free Young Persons’ concert at 7 p.m. April 12 at Evanston Township High School.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Peggy Tarr Interviewed On 'Underground Routes'
RoundTable columnist, artist, community activist, advocate for youth, and long-time Evanston resident Peggy Tarr was a guest on the podcast “Underground Routes” on March 19 at the Chicago Avenue/Main Street Branch of the Evanston Public Library.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
The Permanence of Paper Literary news you can use from Evanston Public Library's blog The Book Bird
Roughly 10 years ago I worked for New York Public Library. The year 2008 was, as you might recall, a year of great economic strife thanks in large part to the housing-market crash.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
“Redlined” by Evanston author Linda Gartz is the story of an immigrant family who remained in Chicago’s West Garfield Park in the 1950s and ’60s as it changed from a middle-class white neighborhood to a poverty- and crime-ridden area, largely ignored by City services.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Against All Odds: Portrait of a Talented Mechanic
Walking into J&B Transmission and Auto Repair at 1905 Greenleaf St., one sees a young woman with a determined expression working on cars. Twenty-three-year old Jessica Garcia has worked at J&B for the past four years, and has become one of the shop’s full-time mechanics.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Environmental Film Festival, Part 2
The Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Evanston Environmental Association’s annual showcase of environmental documentaries, continues on March 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. at One Rotary Center, 1560 Sherman Ave.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
New CEO at Impact Behavioral Health Partners
 Impact Behavioral Health Partners of Evanston has selected Patti Capouch as its new Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Capouch  has a 20-year career in the field of health and human services, working with underserved communities to reduce stigma and provide access to healthcare, housing, and social support.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
African American Lit Discussion Welcomes New Leader
Those who are interested in discussing stories from an Afro-centric perspective will have a new opportunity to do so.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Self-Publishing at the Library: How Biblioboard Works for You
Anyone can write a book. The question is, “How do you draw attention to it?” The Evanston Public Library is offering a service that aims to answer that question.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Y.O.U. Names New CEO
Y.O.U.’s Board of Directors has named Maggie Blinn DiNovi as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer effective March 26.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
'Dead Serious'
Jane Leder’s book “Dead Serious” is a compendium of research, strategies, statistics, and stories about a topic that is frightening even to whisper: teen suicide.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Students Will Dance for 30 Hours at NUDM
For the past year, more than 1,000 undergraduate students have applied their talents, imagination, and social contacts to fundraise for Northwestern University Dance Marathon (NUDM) 2018.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Journey for the Sun: A Sci-Fi Cartoon Circus
What do you get when you cross a drive-in movie theater, earth-threatening solar flares, and a popcorn machine who has “recently gained consciousness?” Why, it must be “Journey for the Sun: A Sci-Fi Cartoon Circus,” the winter offering from the Actors Gymnasium.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Evanston Moms Help Pull Off Political Upset
The Evanston bus women helped make history.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

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