This weekend, Evanstonians paid tribute to the soldiers who died while serving their country. Small American flags decorated sidewalks and more than 150 people attended a memorial service at Fountain Square.

Credit: Fred Tanenbaum
Rehova Nemo, quartermaster of VFW Post 7186, lays a wreath in Fountain Square. (Photo by Richard Cahan) Credit: Richard Cahan

Evanston Bicycle Club member Joanne Davis, Lieutenant Colonel, Retired, US Army Reserve, led a group of approximately 25 club members on a ride to the Fort Sheridan Military Cemetery Sunday. The group commemorated the memorial holiday and honored the armed service members who are buried there with readings of war-related poetry, a minute of silence and the playing of Taps

Photo and caption credit: Al Cubbage

The beaches opened this weekend, drawing eager students and families to the lakefront for an afternoon in the sun.

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The Downtown Evanston Farmers’ Market is also in full swing! Check it out every Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. behind the Hilton Garden Inn.


More weekend scenery, featuring peonies and rhododendrons.

Adina Keeling

Adina Keeling is a photojournalist and reporter, covering city news, sustainability, schools, and art. She also investigates mental health systems and environmental injustices in Evanston, and puts together...

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