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Beer Before Liquor: One-Day Liquor License Discussed in Committee

Mayor and local Liquor Commissioner Elizabeth Tisdahl is recommending that City Council adopt an amendment to Ordinance 55-O-10 that would create a new one-day liquor license to allow sales of alcoholic beverages at private events held on non-City owned property. The amendment was approved by the Liquor Control Review Board by a vote of 5-0, […]

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City Considers Continuation of Funding Families in Transition

Earlier this month, members of the Planning and Development Committee met to discuss research related to the City’s Families in Transition Program (FIT). The program is administered by Connections for the Homeless, an organization that provides housing, employment and supportive services to homeless families and individuals. The FIT program is specifically designed to help homeless […]

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Custer’s Last Stand Hits the Streets of South Evanston

With its fire-eaters and jugglers, corn dogs and lemonade, Custer’s Last Stand drew thousands of people into the streets of Evanston for a festival over Father’s Day weekend. The event spanned Main Street from Chicago Avenue to Sherman Avenue, and flowed south to Madison Street. Affectionately called “Custer Street Fair” by locals, the festival began […]