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Posted inArt & Life

Dedication Ceremony for Logan Family Gymnasium Celebrates Peace, Justice, and Unity

The City of Evanston and Friends of the Robert Crown Center officially dedicated the Logan Family Gymnasium earlier this month in a ceremony attended by members of the Logan family, the Evanston Parks and Recreation Board and Friends of the Robert Crown Center. The public was invited to attend the virtual celebration by joining the Friends […]

Posted inArt & Life

The Slow Meltdown

Sunshine and temperatures reaching near 50 degrees on Feb. 23 revealed the mysterious nature of snow mounds – soft and hard, frozen and melting, but remarkably persistent. The lingering snow resulted in a delay in the start of the City’s 2021 street cleaning season. Street cleaning operations and related parking restrictions have been canceled until […]

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Mandela in Chicago’: A Documentary With a Strong Evanston Connection Premiers on Valentine’s Day

April 27 will mark 27 years since the formal end of apartheid in South Africa. After decades of activism from both inside and outside the country, Nelson Mandela was elected president in the country’s first free election, after having spent 27 years in prison for his opposition to the regime that allowed the white minority […]

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Evanston Chamber Award Winners Are a Few of the Many Who Make Evanston Proud in a Time of Crisis

As people across the globe continue to experience uncertainty and loss amid the pandemic, we are seeing some of the best that humanity has to offer on a local level. The Evanston Chamber of Commerce recently recognized four who embody hope in community during a time of crisis. Monique Jones, Meleika Gardner, Heather Bublick and […]

Posted inCity News

Plowing Through Winter

The winter storm system that hit California with rain, snow and mudslides last week left a thick blanket of white in Evanston as it moved through the Midwest, developing into a nor’easter off the coast of the Northeastern U.S. Evanston’s Public Works Agency was well prepared for the potent weather system that produced more than […]