If you missed Black Friday and snoozed through Cyber Monday, there’s still no need to panic, pay eye-popping express shipping charges or visit the Old Orchard Death Star with its […]
Chaitasi Naik admits her first date with Joe Collins six years ago came perilously close to never happening. They met on a dating app just as she was finishing her last year of medical school in St. Louis. Collins, who grew up in Evanston and graduated from ETHS in 2010, was about to begin a five-year residency in pediatric neurology at St. Louis University Hospital. Naik was uncertain about where her own residency would take her and wary of commitments.
Retro style rules inside the recently opened Swantiques pop-up at 518 Main St., where collector extraordinaire Lora Swanson has assembled a mashup of antique, midcentury and postmodern furniture and accessories. […]
Steps from the lakefront on a quiet stretch of Dempster sits a captivating gray house with a distinctive gambrel roof, wide welcoming porch and hydrangea-lined walkway that could have been plucked from the shores of Nantucket. This stately grande dame was once an unassuming Colonial, but eight years ago one couple saw beyond the stodgy façade and uninspired interior and commenced a Pygmalion-like transformation.
Nothing elicits higher levels of elation, despair and frustration among drivers than the hunt for free, convenient parking. Many even consider it to be a basic human right like free […]
The RoundTable’s Two-Minute House Walk column takes readers inside some of Evanston’s most distinctive dwellings. Today, take a virtual tour of a splendid Renaissance revival house designed by noted architect Lawrence Gustav Hallberg.
Just beyond the 11th hole of the Canal Shores Golf Course, near a patch of rangy purple milkweed sits a bright red phone booth that seems transported from another time […]
In nearly every way, Simon O’Donnell’s 25th birthday celebration on June 10 was everything he could have wished for. Some 300 family members and friends gathered at Double Clutch Brewing […]
Welcome to Two-Minute House Walk, a new column that will take readers inside some of Evanston’s most distinctive dwellings. We aim to showcase history, style, architecture and design in homes throughout the city, from grand lakefront residences to cozy coach houses, modern apartments and everything in between.
Content warning: This story discusses racial epithets and other offensive language. Numerous classic novels have been receiving mini makeovers of late as the estates of literary luminaries authorize publishers to […]