After our last column, Libby Hill submitted the following question for historians at the Evanston History Center: In the 1950s, several City departments were run out of red brick two-story buildings on what I think was Maple. One was the Health Department. Perhaps simultaneously, perhaps following those buildings, City offices were in a grey limestone-looking building south of the Post Office, before […]
Dear Gabby, While I (thought I) brought my children up to be grateful for all their good fortune, I’m finding that they often act like whiny millennials, claiming […]
From the outside, the Garage Collective looks like any other garage on a small, quiet south Evanston street. The two-story building is inconspicuous from the outside, but the […]
As COVID-19 restrictions lift, the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation (JRC) will worship and socialize together in-person with outdoor lakefront Shabbat services in Evanston lasting throughout the summer. The congregation […]
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