4 days ago

City Council reaches agreement with Smylie Brothers, moves forward with new proposal process

City Council approved a resolution terminating the lease between the city and Smylie Brothers Brewing Co. at 2222 Oakton St. at a Monday meeting.

    City Council reaches agreement with Smylie Brothers, moves forward with new proposal process
    City Council approved a resolution terminating the lease between the city and Smylie Brothers Brewing Co. at 2222 Oakton St. at a Monday meeting. Aldermen voted 5-2 to pass the resolution with Ald. Thomas Suffredin (6th) and Ald. Cicely Fleming (9th) voting against the resolution. The 10-year lease between Smylie Brothers and the city was...
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4 days ago

Support The Daily’s Future: Donate Today

...at 800-222-5603/847-491-4591 or at their mailing address: Alumni Relations & Development, 1200 Davis St., Evanston, IL 60208

    Support The Daily's Future: Donate Today
    Ask any Daily Northwestern alum - a group that includes many of America's top journalists - and they'll tell you they learned more in The Daily's newsroom than just about anyplace else. To ensure future generations can say the same, we've launched The Campaign for the Future of The Daily Northwestern to: To ensure that The...
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Jul 05

Blotter: Evanston woman charged with obstructing traffic

The woman was arrested near Central Street and McDaniel Avenue after declining to move out of the way of the parade, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said.

The Evanston Fire Department responded to a fire at 2010 Dewey Ave. at 11:56 p.m. Wednesday.

    Blotter: Evanston woman charged with obstructing traffic
    A 50-year-old Evanston resident was charged with obstructing traffic and disobeying police in public Wednesday afternoon after being arrested at the Evanston Fourth of July parade. The woman was arrested near Central Street and McDaniel Avenue after declining to move out of the way of the parade, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said.
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Jun 27

Aldermen hold discussions on Oakton St. property in committee

The city approved a lease with Smylie Brothers in January 2017 at the 2222 Oakton St. property, formerly a city recycling center. In April 2018, company owner, Michael Smylie, wrote to...

    Aldermen hold discussions on Oakton St. property in committee
    Aldermen decided to hold off on further discussion about the former recycling center while city staff continue to speak with Smylie Brothers Brewing Co. about ending a previous lease. The city approved a lease with Smylie Brothers in January 2017 at the 2222 Oakton St. property, formerly a city recycling center.
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Jun 25

Blotter: Police investigate shots fired

The officers were in the Darrow Avenue and Lyons Street area when they responded to the shots. Officers checked the area and found one shell casing at the intersection of Dewey Avenue and Emerson Street, Glew said.

The officers were in the Darrow Avenue and Lyons Street area when they responded to the shots. Officers checked the area and found one shell casing at the intersection of Dewey Avenue and Emerson Street, Glew said.

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Police answered a call about a man with a gun in the 1800 block of Brummel St. around 1:00 p.m., Saturday, Glew said. The caller reported the individual exited his car with a gun in his waistband.

    Blotter: Police investigate shots fired
    Evanston Police Department officers reported two shots fired and recovered one shell casing following the shots Saturday around 6:50 p.m., Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. The officers were in the Darrow Avenue and Lyons Street area when they responded to the shots. Officers checked the area and found one shell casing at the intersection...
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Jun 21

‘Out of Space’ concert series to celebrate SPACE’s 10th anniversary

“Out of Space” will culminate in a “Big Evanston Block Party” August 25-26, which will take place in front of SPACE on Dempster Street and Chicago Avenue, Mitchell said.

    'Out of Space' concert series to celebrate SPACE's 10th anniversary
    When SPACE first opened in Evanston in 2008, they had little more than a card table for a bar, Kristen Mitchell said. Ten years later, SPACE is organizing a summer concert series to celebrate a decade of live music. Mitchell, manager of music operations and creative services at SPACE, said the "Out of Space" concert...
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Jun 13

Northwestern student expected to recover following May 28 incident at Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house

The 20-year-old student was taken to Evanston Hospital after falling from the fraternity house at 2313 Sheridan Rd., University spokesman Al Cubbage said at the time. There is no indication that the incident occured during a party or activity at the fraternity house, Cubbage said.

    Northwestern student expected to recover following May 28 incident at Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house
    The Northwestern student who fell from the fourth floor of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house on May 28 is expected to recover, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew told The Daily in an email. Glew said the student has no apparent brain damage, and said police have not yet interviewed him.
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Jun 06

Cheesie’s to close Evanston location

The restaurant, 622 Davis St., will serve its last few Macs and Tenderizers Friday from 4 p.m. until midnight. After that, the Facebook post said, the restaurant hopes to search for a new location in Evanston.

    Cheesie's to close Evanston location
    Much to the Northwestern community's dismay, Cheesie's Pub & Grub announced in a Facebook post Wednesday afternoon that its Evanston location will close Friday. "As much as it pains us to have to do this....the time has come," the post said. "We loved our time with you all but due to rent increases we will...
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Jun 05

Elderly woman injured in head-on collision on Dempster

Two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision near the intersection of Dempster Street and Fowler Avenue early Monday evening.

    Elderly woman injured in head-on collision on Dempster
    Two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision near the intersection of Dempster Street and Fowler Avenue early Monday evening. Evanston police are following up on the crash investigation, but Evanston police communications coordinator Perry Polinski said a vehicle was struck when another vehicle crossed over into the opposite traffic lane at roughly 7:30 p.m....
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Jun 01

In Focus: Fifth Ward residents advocate for neighborhood school in historical building

...an organization that provides community services and now owns the former Foster School building at 2010 Dewey Ave. — recently put the property up for sale, amplifying ongoing concerns over future educational opportunities in...

    In Focus: Fifth Ward residents advocate for neighborhood school in historical building
    In the 1960s, Jerome Summers was among the first group of students bussed from the only neighborhood school in the historically black 5th Ward to a majority-white school outside of the ward - an effort to further the school district's goal of eliminating de facto segregation.
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Jun 01

City pushes forward with water pump despite resident opposition

Meanwhile, a handful of 5th Ward residents have been working as a task force for nearly four months in an attempt to fight against the fate of the 2525 Church St. lot.

    City pushes forward with water pump despite resident opposition
    A vacant lot, two villages in need of water and a vocal community caught in between it all. Evanston is set to begin construction on a water pump this summer in an attempt to generate revenue from nearby suburbs. Meanwhile, a handful of 5th Ward residents have been working as a task force for nearly...
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Jun 01

The Daily Northwestern’s 2018 Diversity Report

...students in the class of 2020 openly identify as LGBTQ, according to the University’s 2017 Diversity and Inclusion Report. Fifteen percent of respondents in The Daily’s class of 2020 identify...

    The Daily Northwestern's 2018 Diversity Report
    For nearly 137 years, The Daily Northwestern has been the newspaper of record for Northwestern and Evanston. And for the vast majority of that time, we have not been representative of either of those communities. It's no secret that our newsroom's lack of diversity has led - and continues to lead - to mistakes and...
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May 31

Blotter: Police respond to possible false reports of shots fired

...the Evanston Police Department after claiming to hear two shots fired near the intersection of Ridge Avenue and Dobson Street, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. Multiple units responded to the scene and checked the...

    Blotter: Police respond to possible false reports of shots fired
    Police responded to possibly false reports of shots fired Sunday night in south Evanston. An anonymous caller alerted the Evanston Police Department after claiming to hear two shots fired near the intersection of Ridge Avenue and Dobson Street, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. Multiple units responded to the scene and checked the area for...
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May 31

Evanston residents propose demolition plan for Harley Clarke mansion

...the mansion and coach house. The fate of the mansion — located in north Evanston at 2603 Sheridan Rd. — has remained uncertain since aldermen in April denied a proposal from Evanston Lakehouse and Gardens...

    Evanston residents propose demolition plan for Harley Clarke mansion
    Ald. Ann Rainey (8th) requested at a council meeting Monday that aldermen consider a proposal to demolish the Harley Clarke mansion after a group announced it had secured sufficient funding from donations. Nicole Kustok and Jeff Coney, members of the Evanston Lighthouse Dunes group, announced during the public comment section that they have the funds...
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