Families were out in force, with kids in costume, for the Main-Dempster Mile’s Spooky Saturday. (Click through the photos to see some of the pumpkin contest winners and more.) Happy Halloween, Evanston!
Hundreds of Central Street neighbors, kids, business owners and other community members gathered Thursday evening for the second annual Central Street Takeout Picnic. The night featured acoustic tunes from The […]
From a festive parade to a sweet potato pie baking contest, Evanston marked the holiday in style.
Supporters of Evanston Township High School packed Sketchbook Brewing Company’s Skokie Taproom & Brewery Friday night for “WILD for ETHS,” the ETHS Foundation’s annual fundraiser. More than 350 partygoers enjoyed […]
Monday, July 4 Haitian Community Organization Festival. Enjoy a free live music concert, Caribbean food, soccer and basketball tournaments, face painting and more at James Park, 300 Dodge Ave.2 p.m. to […]
Happy Friday and Fourth weekend to you! This Weekender edition goes a bit farther than most most weeks as we include the many festivities taking place around Evanston on Monday, […]
Installation of the new mural under the viaduct at Washington and Custer Streets began Oct. 19 beneath a bright full moon. The mural design, by Evanston artist Ben Blount, draws […]
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Last night, the District 202 Board of Education selected Mirah Anti to fill a board vacancy during a special meeting. After interviewing eight applicants for the open position, the Board selected Ms. Anti, who is the parent of two ETHS students and Director of Equity & Inclusion at Highland Park High School and Deerfield High School District 113.
The Evanston City Council unanimously approved a plan last night for three free beach days each week. All Evanston beaches will be free to residents on Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays this summer. Eighth Ward Alderperson Devon Reid had originally proposed that Evanston beaches be free on all days. The substitute motion, proposed by 4th Ward Alderperson Jonathan Nieuwsma, initially included Sundays and Mondays but was later amended to include Saturdays, as well. The Council intends to examine widening free access in 2022