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Justin Wynn Leadership Academy Excited to Host 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament After Tough Year

The Justin Wynn Leadership Academy’s 3-on-3 basketball tournament is back after a one-year hiatus. JWLA has an annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament where numerous elementary and middle school players participate. The tournament did not take place last year because of the pandemic. This year, it will take place on June 26 at Mason Park, Church Street […]

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Evanston LGBTQ Organization Prepares for June Pride Celebration

A number of Evanstonians, who recently banded together to create a new community LGBTQ pride organization, unveiled plans for a Pride Month celebration at the end of June.  The function of Evanston Pride, Inc., according to its organizational website, “is to organize and support the full spectrum of local LGBTQIA+ community members through specialized programming […]

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Community Science Project Hopes to Draw Endangered Bumble Bee to Evanston Gardens

When Americans think about bees they likely envision wax-filled hives humming with honeybees, which were brought to North America from Europe several hundred years ago. Honeybees thrived here until the mid 2000s when alarming declines sparked interest in bee conservation, native plants, and backyard beekeeping. What people may not know is that many of America’s […]

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Coming to Evanston in June – a large, new abstract piece of public art, called “Inclusiva,” will be installed on the east side of the new Robert Crown Center, just north of the main entrance. Commissioned by the City and managed by Woodhouse Tinucci Architects, the building’s designers, the stainless steel sculpture will stand some […]