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Streaming video: Crown groundbreaking - Evanston Now

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 16:58

Evanston Now

Streaming video: Crown groundbreaking
Evanston Now
Groundbreaking ceremonies were held this afternoon for the new, $53 million Robert Crown Community Center in Evanston. Here's a video of the event. Unavailable. This video can't be embedded. Watch on Facebook · Learn More ...

Loaded gun, bags of marijuana recovered during traffic stop in Evanston: Police - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:40

Chicago Tribune

Loaded gun, bags of marijuana recovered during traffic stop in Evanston: Police
Chicago Tribune
Evanston police recovered a loaded gun from a teen during a traffic stop, and the driver he was with is facing drug possession charges, according to a police news release Thursday. Police said in the release that on July 7 at 5 p.m., Tactical Unit ...

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World Arts and Music Festival at Dawes Park July 21 and 22 - Evanston RoundTable

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:11

Evanston RoundTable

World Arts and Music Festival at Dawes Park July 21 and 22
Evanston RoundTable
The free, two-day event transforms Evanston's lakefront into a global village to celebrate diversity worldwide. Visitors can enjoy art from an abundance of countries, family crafts activities, international cuisine, and live music and dance ...

Report: New construction slows rent hikes here - Evanston Now

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 10:26

Evanston Now

Report: New construction slows rent hikes here
Evanston Now
A report from Integra Realty Resources says the median net apartment rent in Evanston and other North Shore suburbs has risen just 2.3 percent percent in the two years ended in March. That's just under half the increase during the same period for the ...

Evanston native Kweku Collins precedes Pitchfork performance with new single - Daily Northwestern

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 09:58

Daily Northwestern

Evanston native Kweku Collins precedes Pitchfork performance with new single
Daily Northwestern
For producer and artist Kweku Collins, Pitchfork Music Festival is, and has been, his big thing. “That was the festival I went to in high school and, after I graduated, that's my hangout when it comes summertime,” the 21-year-old said. “That's the one ...

Judge Agrees To Reinstate Lawsuit Against Evanston Alderman - Patch.com

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 09:28

Patch.com

Judge Agrees To Reinstate Lawsuit Against Evanston Alderman
Patch.com
EVANSTON, IL — The Cook County judge who ordered an Evanston alderman to pay more than $64,000 after she was accused of abandoning a home rehab job last week vacated his judgement and reinstated the case. Cook County Associate Judge ...

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Recent Evanston home sales, June 24-30, 2018 - North Cook News

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 08:45

North Cook News

Recent Evanston home sales, June 24-30, 2018
North Cook News
According to BlockShopper.com, there were 25 reported residential sales in Evanston for the week of June 24-30, 2018. The median sale price was $450,000 and the median property tax bill was $8,885 for the previous twelve months. 215 Dodge Ave.

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Kathleen Hagerty named interim dean of Kellogg - The Daily Northwestern

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 22:29

The Daily Northwestern

Kathleen Hagerty named interim dean of Kellogg
The Daily Northwestern
Kellogg Prof. Kathleen Hagerty has been named the interim dean of the Kellogg School of Management, the University announced in a Thursday news release. Hagerty, who currently serves as the senior associate dean of faculty and research, will begin her ...

Evanston sees decrease in part one crimes - The Daily Northwestern

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 22:17

The Daily Northwestern

Evanston sees decrease in part one crimes
The Daily Northwestern
Part one crimes in Evanston have decreased by 20 percent in for the first six months of 2018 compared to the same time period in 2017, according to a Wednesday news release. Part one crimes include assault, burglary and murder. Of those crimes ...

Wirtz to attend Crown groundbreaking - Evanston Now

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 20:22

Evanston Now

Wirtz to attend Crown groundbreaking
Evanston Now
Chicago Blackhawk's owner Rocky Wirtz is scheduled to attend Friday's groundbreaking ceremony for Evanston's new Robert Crown Community Center. The $53 million project includes a new 6,000 square foot branch library where neighborhood kids can ...

Doggie day care plans expansion - Evanston Now

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 20:07

Evanston Now

Doggie day care plans expansion
Evanston Now
The owner of Rex's Place, a doggie day care facility at 2120 Ashland Ave. in Evanston is planning to expand to offer overnight boarding for dogs. Kathy Lichtenstein. Owner Kathy Lichtenstein told the city's Design and Project Review Committee this week ...

Should Police Use Powers Of Arrest In Nonviolent Situations? - Patch.com

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 16:37

Patch.com

Should Police Use Powers Of Arrest In Nonviolent Situations?
Patch.com
At the Evanston 4th of July Parade, I was disappointed to find myself arrested for an act of protest. I went to the parade as a cautionary tale from my own heritage: an Abuela de Plaza de Mayo, one of the women whose children were "disappeared" by the ...

Howard Street Apartment Tower Listed Less Than 2 Years After Sale ... - Patch.com

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 15:37

Patch.com

Howard Street Apartment Tower Listed Less Than 2 Years After Sale ...
Patch.com
221-Unit Rental Tower On Howard Listed Again - Evanston, IL - The 17-story building is being touted to buyers as an opportunity to raise rents after renovations.
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Sale returns condo building to rentals - Evanston Now

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 15:10

Evanston Now

Sale returns condo building to rentals
Evanston Now
The deconversion sale of a 34-unit condo building on Asbury Avenue in Evanston was announced today by Interra Realty, a Chicago-based commercial real estate investment services firm. An Illinois investor paid $4.82 million for the courtyard building.

Northwestern professor wants black women to look for love outside their race - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 09:40

Chicago Tribune

Northwestern professor wants black women to look for love outside their race
Chicago Tribune
Cheryl Judice knew her book would be met with some skepticism. She wrote it anyway. “Interracial Relationships Between Black Women and White Men” tells the stories of black women who are dating, married to or divorced from white men. She interviewed ...

City maintains bond rating for new borrowing - Evanston Now

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 20:56

Evanston Now

City maintains bond rating for new borrowing
Evanston Now
The bond agencies Fitch and Moody's both maintained the Evanston's existing debt rating for the $47.1 million in new debt the city plans to issue later this month to fund the new Robert Crown Center and other capital projects. Fitch, which rates the ...

Evanston Township High School buzzer beater nominated for ESPY ... - WLS-TV

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 17:06

WLS-TV

Evanston Township High School buzzer beater nominated for ESPY ...
WLS-TV
A last second shot at the buzzer is up for Best Play at this year's ESPY awards.

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Major crimes off significantly this year - Evanston Now

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 16:04

Evanston Now

Major crimes off significantly this year
Evanston Now
Burglaries and thefts in Evanston are down a significant amount compared with last year, Evanston police reported today. Burglaries are down for the first six months of 2018 by 41 percent, compared to 2017. There were 180 burglaries in the first six ...

A scratched Chevy on McDaniel - Evanston Now

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 15:49

A scratched Chevy on McDaniel
Evanston Now
A 2006 Chevrolet sustained scratches yesterday afternoon in the 1500 block of McDaniel Avenue. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police. Criminal Damage. 1500 McDaniel. A 2006 Chevrolet received scratches on the ...

$50M bond sale for Robert Crown construction approved by Evanston aldermen - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 12:43

Chicago Tribune

$50M bond sale for Robert Crown construction approved by Evanston aldermen
Chicago Tribune
Evanston aldermen approved the issuance of $50 million in bonds Monday to help pay for the new Robert Crown Center construction project. “I'm very excited about it,” said Ald. Don Wilson, whose 4th Ward includes the popular community center. “I really ...

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