Kane McKenna, the City’s longtime Tax Increment Financing (TIF) consultant, identified 283 parcels in the firm’s preliminary study on the feasibility of creating an additional TIF in West Evanston area. Some residents as well as a few candidates in Evanston’s primary election questioned the inclusion of one of the parcels — 2100 Ridge Ave., where the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, the City’s […]
Last week, the community rallied around Erica Castro and Pablo Sanchez to keep Gyros Planet & Taqueria open, raising over $60,000 in about 48 hours. When any small business closes, the […]
President Joe Biden has said he will ask everyone to wear a mask for the first 100 days of his administration to help reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Lenice […]
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