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Evanston
Northwestern University draws a diverse population to the North Shore suburb. Read more about Evanston, IL
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Top Evanston Articles

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  • Top weekend shows: Roger Waters, Kelly Hogan, Radiohead

    Roger Waters: Last chance. Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters builds “The Wall” outdoors as the epic two-year tour (which played the United Center in 2010) winds down this summer. Alas, his Floyd bandmates won’t be with him to replicate one...
  • TribLocal guide to suburban farmers markets

    TribLocal guide to suburban farmers markets
    If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below? Check out the Illinois Department of...
  • Top weekend shows: Slayer, Motorhead, Anthrax, Jimmy Webb

    Slayer, Motorhead, Anthrax: These three titans are part of something called the “Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival,” which includes eight metal bands. The headliner is Slipknot, but Slayer (even with guitarist Jeff Hanneman sidelined,...
  • 3 hospitals recognized for treatment of LGBT patients

    3 hospitals recognized for treatment of LGBT patients
    Three area hospitals were recognized in a new nationwide survey for their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients. The Human Rights Campaign's Healthcare Equality Index 2011, released last week, cited Advocate Illinois Masonic...
  • Tips for raising backyard chickens to avoid getting egg on your face

     Tips for raising backyard chickens to avoid getting egg on your face
    Owners of backyard chickens are quick to rattle off the pros of keeping live poultry at home: a regular supply of tastier, healthier eggs, hours of entertainment watching the antics of friendly hens and a chance to experience a seemingly lost way of life....
  • Sports fans and food safety

    Sports fans and food safety
    During the Chicago Fire's season at Toyota Park, a local public health official is on site for at least one game to ensure food is safe to eat. She'll stick a thermometer in hot dogs or throw milk away that's been out too long. It's a practice the...
  • Man electrocuted after falling on tracks at Evanston CTA 'L' station

    Man electrocuted after falling on tracks at Evanston CTA 'L' station
    An Indiana man was electrocuted when he climbed down onto the tracks at a CTA Purple Line station in Evanston and accidentally fell on the third rail, authorities said. The incident happened at the Purple Line's South Boulevard 'L' station at 601 South...
  • Evanston man charged in beating death of man who said, 'I want to kiss you'

    Evanston man charged in beating death of man who said, 'I want to kiss you'
    A 35-year-old Evanston man has been charged with first-degree murder in the beating of a man who claimed to want to kiss him, authorities said. Bond was set this morning at $700,000 for Ricardo E. Munoz, of the 1200 block of Dodge Avenue. He's charged...
  • Politicians, health advocates seek transparency, restrictions in food stamp program

    Politicians, health advocates seek transparency, restrictions in food stamp program
    On a recent steamy holiday weekend, customers at a discount grocery store in Evanston loaded their carts with bags of chips, boxes of cookies, 2-liter soda bottles and jugs of fruit punch, among other items, then paid for it all with food stamp credit....
  • Senior communities can be party central

    Senior communities can be party central
    Was it your parents' or grandparents' house that was the hub for family gatherings, celebrations and parties? That does not have to end after they have moved to a senior community. Even though the old house has been sold, senior communities are happy to...
  • Adult communities step up to create the homes buyers really want

    Adult communities step up to create the homes buyers really want
    Moving into a new home in your golden years can be invigorating. Not only can you finally get that granite countertop and scrapbooking room, but you can also “buy” maintenance free living, energy-saving conveniences and even a sense of...
  • Quinn: Blagojevich conviction 'serious day for our state'

    Quinn: Blagojevich conviction 'serious day for our state'
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, who assumed office after Blagojevich's impeachment, said today’s guilty verdict marks "a serious day for our state." Quinn said Blagojevich's corruption conviction, along with that of previous Gov. George Ryan,...