Northwestern University students Forrest Bruce (Ojibwe), on the left, and Kayla Giger (Sagamok First Nation) carry the stern of a canoe into Lake Michigan. The traditional Anishinaabe birchbark vessel was […]
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Letter to the editor: Rebuilding Ryan Field will help Evanston thrive
I was thrilled to see your coverage of the Evanston Thrives report being discussed at a Fourth Ward meeting, and noted the irony in the adjacent story about the owner […]
A look at the bird sanctuary at Clark Street Beach. (Photo by Joerg Metzner)
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Demolition contractor John Gipson stands in front of the “graffiti house,” which his wrecking team will tear down in the next few weeks. The house has been covered with artwork […]
NU Astronomy Night Out set for May 19
Hosted by Northwestern University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics, the 2nd annual Astronomy Night Out will be an unforgettable evening of family-friendly astronomy fun!
Shop for native plants and more at the Evanston Garden Fair, May 19-20
The Lincolnwood Garden Club of Evanston will host the annual Evanston Garden Fair on May 19 and 20 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m at Independence Park on Central Street. This year’s sale will be better than ever with tried and true native grown plants plus arrangements, herbs, vegetables, and so much more. Talk with master gardeners and learn about the joys of gardening. Most of the plants sold at the Garden Fair have been grown by member of the Lincolnwood Garden Club.
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High school students pose atop The Mather at a party to celebrate their school year. The students, all from Chicago, are part of Boys Hope Girls Hope. They’re among 24 […]
Celebrate Asian American culture at Umbrella Arts Festival on May 13
The Umbrella Arts Festival is an annual celebration of Asian American history, art, and culture. The event is designed to increase visibility and representation of the Asian American community and to engage the community-at-large in collective experiences that work to dispel harmful myths and narratives about the Asian American community. It provides opportunities to raise awareness, educate and engage people in dialogues that counter the anti-Asian hate and violence that continues throughout the country.
Mighty words/mighty small type, spotted on a light pole at Custer Avenue north of Washington Street. (Photo by Joerg Metzner)
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“This is my pride,” said Ramakant Kharel, who opened Mt. Everest Restaurant on the 600 block of Church Street in the year 2000. “I don’t want to let it go.” […]