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Local Attorney Places Decision Making Power in Hands of Clients

Clients who engage with lawyers practicing collaborative law make determinations outside the courtroom and without a judge, determinations that would generally be made by a judge in a courtroom. Brigitte Bell, whose collaborative law firm is located in downtown Evanston, said, “We help people find their own solutions, but it’s very hard work for everyone […]

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Evanston Academic Talks About Work of Media Mogul Tyler Perry And Talks About Raising a Son in Evanston

The book Dr. Miriam Petty, a professor at Northwestern University in the School of Communication department of Radio, Television and Film, is writing examines the work of media mogul Tyler Perry, specifically about the older adult female character he created and performs. The character, Medea, is a good Samaritan, somebody who has principles. But Dr. […]

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Café Coralie Seeks Balance Between American and French Taste Buds

Café Coralie, the sister café to Patisserie Coralie, occupies the former police outpost at 633 Howard St. Pascal Berthoumieux opened this second location in partnership with the City of Evanston, which offered support for purchase of the building. Café Coralie follows the path of the Peckish Pig, the Café’s restaurant neighbor just two doors east, […]

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Interfaith Action Readies for Winter, Calls for Community to Help

Those who come across someone who is homeless, at whatever time of day, are seen as potential partners by Interfaith Action, said Joey Rodger, a member of the Evanston organization’s board. In partnership with 40 faith communities from across Evanston, Interfaith Action operates winter warming centers and an emergency overnight shelter, which rotates between the […]

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New Outdoor Structures Extend Communal Living and Draw In Friends

Through the summer and fall three towers of residential decks each three stories high have been constructed at 805 Sherman Ave. The new structures replace decades-old porch and stair structures and improve upon them, adding shorter and deeper stairs, larger outdoor living areas, enclosed stairwells to protect from harsh winter weather, enclosed private seating areas […]