Evanston's Own Chainsaw Dupont to Rock CSNA July 4th

CSNA is pleased to again present Evanston's own Chainsaw Dupont with his Delta Crush Blues guitar and his Blues Warriors band for our July 4th, 2015 parade entry.


This will be our fourth year featuring Chainsaw. You can join us at parade position #31 marshalling on Central St. between Cowper Ave. and Prospect Ave. just west of Bent Park starting at 12:30 pm. ... or catch us along the parade route after 2:00 pm.

From the City of Evanston Independence Day webpage:

"The award-winning Evanston 4th of July Parade begins at 2 p.m. on Central St. at Central Park Ave. and travels east to Ryan Field. Lawn chairs may be placed along Central St. beginning at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, July 1, in accordance with City ordinance. The 2015 parade theme is 'Tree City - Green City.' "

Canal Shores Spring/Summer Newsletter

Find out what's happening at your local golf course!


Read the Canal Shores Golf Course newsletter here.



Harley Clarke Citizens' Committee to Present Final Report to City Council on Monday, June 8

The Harley Clarke Citizens' Committee will present its final report to to the City Council during the reular City Council meeting on Monday, June 8. The agenda and meeting packet are available on the City Council webpage.The full report is in the packet and runs about 40 pages. The presentationn is a special agenda item. The Council Meeting will be in Council Chambers on the 2nd floor of the Civic Center beginning at the conclusion of committee meetings that begin at 6:45 p.m. (near 7 p.m.)


While the golf season is off to a great start in Evanston, Canal Shores Golf Course is not just about golf.  Recognizing the golf course’s proximity to migratory birds’ flight path, and the opportunity to enhance valuable natural areas and wildlife habitats, Canal Shores has earned a Certificate for Environmental Planning as part of the 

Harley Clarke Meeting Monday 5/18 7:00 pm Civic Center, 2100 Ridge

On Monday, May 18 at 7 p.m.. the Harley Clarke Citizens’ Committee will host a workshop to hear from presenters about several options for the future of the property.
The workshop is open to all residents and will be held in the Parasol Room on the 4th floor of the Civic Center at 2100 Ridge Avenue.
The committee, appointed by the City to look at alternatives for the property once the Evanston Arts Center vacates in June, has been meeting for several months and has identified five options.
They include:

  1. Renovating the building for City use (TBD).
  2. Demolishing the building and redeveloping the site as parkland.
  3. Selling the building and allowing it to be renovated for a commercial use, such as a hotel or event space.
  4. Selling the building and allowing the site to be redeveloped under R1 (residential) zoning.
  5. Selling or gifting the building to an organization that would renovate and preserve it for public cultural and/or educational use.


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