After more than 34 years of dedicated service, Firefighter/Paramedic Joseph Moskal retired on January 19. Moskal began his career in Evanston as a firefighter on August 15, 1988.
It was back to Broadway at Evanston SPACE as performers from Porchlight Music Theatre sang hits from the 1951 theatrical season. Here they are performing Top Banana from a musical […]
In an effort to combat rising Hyundai vehicle thefts, the Evanston Police Department, in partnership with Hyundai Motor America, will be giving away free steering wheel locks to Evanston community members that own or lease a Hyundai that was manufactured prior to 2021.
The Jacques Pépin Foundation (JPF) proudly announces YWCA Evanston/North Shore as one of their Winter 2022 Grant Awardees, awarded at the end of December. One of ten recipients this round, YWCA Evanston/North Shore will use their grant to fund their YW Culinary Program: a free, 12-week, paid job training program designed to prepare students for success in Chicagoland’s vibrant food service industry. The program is available to traditionally underrepresented or vulnerable populations, such as women of color, survivors of domestic violence, and low-wage workers. In addition to the $10,000 grant, the community kitchen will also receive JPF branded aprons for their students and a group membership to the Foundation.
The Apostolic Lighthouse Church of Evanston on Dodge Avenue south of Dempster Street, one of Evanston’s many small houses of worship. (Photo by Joerg Metzner)
A child along Dempster Street offers fruit to a lion dancer at the Evanston Lunar New Year Celebration. Tangerines and oranges are symbols of luck and prosperity. The lion spits them back to share the good year with the crowd. “All the moves, all the techniques are martial arts based,” said James Wong, who was the head of the lion. He’s been dancing 30 years with the Seven Star Lion Dance Group. They’ve scheduled 12 dates this week. (Photo by Richard Cahan) Click on the photo for more images from Cahan and Joerg Metzner.
Dear Gabby, I gave my son money to buy a house with his fiancé but recently discovered the house is in her name. What should I do? Perplexed Dear Perplexed, […]
Artist Stacia Campbell uses a flashlight to explain her light sculpture Lightswept, which she created with her 10-year-old son Kai (left). They made 17 plastic lanterns representing downtown Evanston, city […]
Submitted by Oakton College As International Holocaust Remembrance Day approaches Jan. 27, Oakton’s Jewish Studies program has announced a series of free virtual events – open to the public – […]
The city’s Parks & Recreation Department, Public Works Agency and Facilities Management Division have been working toward reopening the Evanston Dog Beach in 2023 following several years of high Lake Michigan water levels. The City tentatively plans to reopen the dog beach for public use on March 1, if weather and conditions permit.