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Posted inCity News

Emergency City Council Meeting Called After WBEZ Story of ‘Rampant Sexual Misconduct’ at Lakefront

Evanston City Council Members are scheduled to meet in a special executive session at 6 p.m. tonight, Saturday, July 17, to discuss a story reporting allegations of “rampant sexual misconduct” by the City’s beach staff over a period of several years, in a complaint brought last year by more than 50 female lifeguards and beach employees. […]

Posted inCity News

2715 Hurd Church Building heads to Council for Local Landmark Designation

The City’s Preservation Commission has recommended that the Second Church of Christ, Scientist building and lot at 2715 Hurd Ave. be designated as a local landmark, with the role of prominent architect and lifelong Evanstonian Lawrence Perkins a major consideration in the nomination.  Board members voted 7-0 at their July 13 meeting in favor of landmark […]

Posted inArt & Life

Squash It

It’s mid-July and summer squashes are starting their slow and steady takeover of every garden in America. We’ve got plump green zucchini encroaching on every other planting already, but the Evanston Farmers’ Market is just gearing up. Bright yellow summer squash, striped Romanesco, glorious squash blossoms and adorable baby squash – sunburst, scallop, and more […]