Lunchtime at C&W Market & Ice Cream Parlor. As usual, a long line of students from nearby Evanston High School winds through the store. About 50 show up during each of the school’s three lunch periods and another crowd after school. “Walking nachos”—chips with added cheese, cooked turkey and optional peppers—are most popular followed by milk shakes in the summer and soup and chili in the winter. The store, owned and run since 2014 at Church and Dodge by Wendy and Clarence Weaver, has an old-fashioned vibe. “We like it that way,” said Wendy. (Photo by Richard Cahan)

Richard Cahan

Richard Cahan takes photos for the Evanston RoundTable. He also is publisher of CityFiles Press, a small but mighty media company that believes in the power of words and pictures. You can reach him at...

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