Good Morning, Evanston

It’s July 25, the 205th day of the year; 160 days remain in 2018.

The National Weather Service reports that yesterday’s Lake Michigan temperatures were 69 at the Chicago shore, 69 at the Chicago crib and 68 at the Wilmette buoy.


Lunch on the Lake at Northwestern with Chicago Soul Revue, offering  an authentic tribute to the classic soul of Motown, Memphis, Philly and Chicago.  East lawn of Norris Center. Buy your lunch or bring your own. Noon

Screening of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. East lawn of Norris Center on the NU campus. Free ice cream.

In History (from

1941: Henry Ford writes fan letter to Mahatma Gandhi.

1943: Mussolini falls from power.

1945: Truman drops hint to Stalin about a terrible new weapon.

1965: Dylan goes electric at the Newport Folk Festival.