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Design Evanston Presents Biennial Awards

Owners of nearly two dozen structures were recognized for excellence in design at the 2010 Design Evanston awards ceremony on Oct. 14. “Most architecture awards are given to architects or designers,” said Dave Galloway, past president of Design Evanston, a group that honors owners as the “initial motivators and facilitators for good design projects.” He […]

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‘Bring Out Your Dead’ Campaign For Business E-Waste

The Business Alliance for a Sustainable Evanston (BASE) will hold an electronic-waste recycling-pickup campaign for businesses. The campaign aims to provide a cheap, easy and responsible solution for Evanston businesses to dispose of their old electronics. Electronic waste (“e-waste”) is a growing environmental problem. The United States generated an estimated 3.16 million tons of e-waste […]

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Cans for Cash Recycling Challenge

The City of Evanston is again participating in the annual Cans for Cash City Recycling Challenge. The contest, sponsored by The United States Conference of Mayors, Novelis Corporation and Keep America Beautiful, Inc., challenges cities to collect recyclable aluminum beverage cans and develop innovative ideas for promoting participation. The four-week challenge will end on Oct. […]

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‘Defamation’: Todd Logan’s Drama of Race, Religion, Class

Evanston playwright Todd Logan contributes a unique production to the popular courtroom drama genre with his new play, “Defamation.” This world premiere drama of a fiery encounter between an African American businesswoman suing a Jewish North Shore real estate developer opens on Oct. 29 with a limited run of six shows at three Evanston houses […]