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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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  • The Birchmere and the road trip

     
    Gailor has firmed up her summer plans, so I know what I'll be doing next week. (That is, not driving to California.)She's starting work at a Baltimore company on Wednesday, which makes the trip from Chicago to Baltimore a little......
  • Announcing an exciting new project !!!!

     
    You may have noticed my earlier reference to being in Chicago (or more precisely, Evanston) this weekend visiting my daughter. I leave tomorrow. As usual when I take a few vacation days, my posts will be shorter and you will......
  • Creating a calendar of wine specials

     
    Along the lines of having you do the work while I vacation in beautiful downtown Evanston, I saved this excellent blog post idea from Trip Klaus until now. Feel free to add suggestions. ELRecently a friend of mine suggested I......
  • When the chefs will be at the market today

     
    Below is the schedule of chef/farm pairings and the times the chefs will be at the market. This is also the post I told you I might or might not remember to do about the Fabulous Farm to Table Tour.......
  • Next Sunday's review

     
    I'm afraid there isn't going to be one. I'm having fun with my daughter here in Evanston, although the fun consists of going to the movies and reading instead of the sightseeing in Chicago because she's under the weather. Next......
  • Restaurant guest surveys: good idea?

     
    On my last night in Evanston, Gailor was feeling too punk to go anywhere much for dinner, so we ended up walking a couple of blocks to an upscale-casual chain called Bravo Cucina Italiana.It was a good choice because she......
  • Starbucks' new instant coffee: any good?

     
    When I was in Evanston, Il. recently I saw a taste test of Via, the new Starbucks instant coffee, going on at all the Starbucks outlets. (It was test-marketed in Chicago, Seattle and London first.) I was mildly curious, but not enough......
  • We need a chocolate bar in Baltimore

     
    Thank you for being so patient with my non-food-related detours. To make up for it, I'll post one about a chocolate bar in Paris. I think we need one here.I learned about it this morning when I got an e-mail......
  • 'Saturday Night Live' alum Nora Dunn sells Chicago condo for $258K

    'Saturday Night Live' alum Nora Dunn sells Chicago condo for $258K
    Chicago-born actress and comedian Nora Dunn, one of the few alums of TV's "Saturday Night Live" based in the Chicago area, has sold her two-bedroom vintage condominium unit in Ukrainian Village for $258,500 and paid $185,000 for a condo in Evanston....
  • Jerilyn Logemann 1942-2014

    Jerilyn Logemann 1942-2014
    Jerilyn "Jeri" Logemann, a professor in Northwestern University's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders who also taught in NU's Feinberg School of Medicine, was recognized internationally for her work on swallowing disorders known as...
  • Study: Harvey costliest Illinois town for speeding drivers

    Study: Harvey costliest Illinois town for speeding drivers
    There’s no good place to get a speeding ticket, but where an Illinois driver lives factors into how much more vehicle insurance will cost for up to five years after a conviction, according to a new study released Monday.   A first violation...
  • Evanston's English named Gatorade girls track athlete of the year

    Evanston senior Parker English has been named the Gatorade Athlete of the Year among Illinois girls track and field participants. English won the 200- and 400-meter races May 24 at the IHSA Class 3A state meet. She also finished third in the 100. She...