| Feb 1, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Some Evanston landlords and real estate professionals want the city to revisit the ordinance that limits the number of residents in a rental unit to …...
| Nov 28, 2010
Suburbs from wealthy to working-class have combined to dig a $5 billion hole for taxpayers on the hook to pay for the pensions of police officers and firefighters.
A Tribune analysis of the Depression-era pension system found that suburban leaders'...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 1:07 AM
An ordinance that lessens penalties for those in Evanston caught with 10 grams or less of marijuana received unanimous approval from aldermen at Monday night’s City Council meeting.
Originally proposed by Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl, the ordinance...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:05 AM
Evanston will hold its first town hall meeting on Twitter this month.
Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl will host the session at 6 p.m. Feb. 15 as the city turns to social media an effort to increase public participation in municipal affairs.
Starting Feb. 8,...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 7:03 AM
After years of speculation and one false start, Trader Joe’s has signed a lease for an Evanston grocery store that it expects to open in early 2013, officials said in a press release this morning.
It will replace the former Blockbuster video at...
| Feb 13, 2009
Evanston and its residents can be defined by many words. Words like vibrant, entrepreneurial, brainy, artistic, passionate and committed. But lest you risk a response as frosty as a mid-February gust off Lighthouse Beach, don't call them "suburban."...