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Guest Essay: The City Should Uphold Its Zoning Standards, By Eleanor Revelle

Northwestern University has requested an amendment to Evanston’s zoning code to allow professional sports events and for-profit entertainment events on its athletic campus on Central Street. The Evanston City Council should deny this request. Allowing professional sports and for-profit events would undermine the protections that our zoning code is expected to provide to area residents. […]

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Evanston Is Going Wild For Birds, Bees, and Butterflies

Envision an Evanston with hundreds of green spaces – backyards, apartment balconies, city parks, school grounds, gardens at houses of worship – alive with birds and pollinators. Picture an Evanston whose citizens are knowledgeable advocates for sustainable gardening practices and who pitch in to remove invasive plants and restore natural landscapes. Imagine an Evanston that […]