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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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  • Save the Tables 2013: Your table is reserved for New Year's Eve

    Save the Tables 2013: Your table is reserved for New Year's Eve
    New Year's Eve is just six days away. Do you have your dinner reservations yet? If not, I've got a few extras. More than 130, actually. As I've done for the last 13 years (and 18 of the last 20), I've made reservations, in my name, at restaurants...
  • Evanston fire wrecks 3 businesses, injures firefighter

    Evanston fire wrecks 3 businesses, injures firefighter
    One by one, owners, employees and customers gathered Sunday in a coffee shop kitty-corner from three downtown Evanston businesses that had just been destroyed in a fire.  All morning, they hugged and they cried. They watched gray smoke billow from the...
  • Officials: 'Nothing suspicious' in Evanston eatery fire

    Officials: 'Nothing suspicious' in Evanston eatery fire
    A mechanical or electrical problem is suspected as the cause of a weekend fire that destroyed a popular Evanston eatery and damage several other businesses. "There's nothing suspicious at this time on it," Evanston Fire Chief Thomas Janetske said....
  • CTA asks Ventra holdouts why they haven't switched over

    CTA asks Ventra holdouts why they haven't switched over
    When the CTA contacted Jeremy Capp late last month to ask why he had not yet transitioned to Ventra, the Bucktown resident told the CTA he was not planning to activate his Ventra card until the “last possible second.” Capp said he has had...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Chicago area classical music recommendations
    Apollo Chorus of Chicago: Stephen Alltop leads the choir, soloists and orchestra in the first of two downtown Chicago performances of Handel's beloved oratorio, "Messiah." 3 p.m. Saturday at Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave. (repeated Dec. 21 at the...
  • Ice skating rinks in and around Chicago

    Outdoor Lincoln Park Zoo Ice Skating Rink The city’s newest rink opens November 29 in Lincoln Park Zoo’s Farm-in-the-Zoo. Take skating breaks and visit the animals while you're here. 2001 N. Clark St. (312-742-2000). Through Mar. 2. $5;...
  • 'Doctor Who' anniversary screenings coming to Chicago

    'Doctor Who' anniversary screenings coming to Chicago
    Chicago Whovians, you have the chance to the see "Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor" in theaters in 3D on Nov. 23. BBC America today announced the locations for theatrical screenings of Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary special, which airs on the network...
  • Week 9 | Helfgot's four downs

    Week 9 | Helfgot's four downs
    Test time Glenbard South and Rich Central are two of the state's six undefeated Class 5A teams, but they're also the most untested. Both will face their toughest opponents by far this weekend when Rich Central hosts defending Class 6A champion Crete-...
  • Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth police blotter: Oct. 29

    Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth police blotter: Oct. 29
    The following items were taken from police reports. Winnetka •Someone damaged a door and door hardware of a building by forcing entry into the storage/electric room of a building in the 1000 block of Gage Street. Repair costs were estimated at...
  • Chicago area Christmas choral music abounds

    Chicago area Christmas choral music abounds
    It seems as if everywhere you turn this month in and around Chicago, you'll find choirs large, small and in-between raising their voices in joyous celebration of Christmas. Here is our annual guide to the seasonal choral bounty (events are listed in...
  • Pedestrian fatally struck by Metra train in Evanston

    Pedestrian fatally struck by Metra train in Evanston
    A 45-year-old man was fatally struck by a Metra train in north suburban Evanston early this morning, authorities said. About 1 a.m., an outbound train along the Union Pacific / North Line struck the pedestrian just south of Main Street, Metra...
  • Evanston shooting leaves 1 dead

    Evanston shooting leaves 1 dead
    A 30-year-old Evanston man on parole died after a shooting in the north suburb on Saturday evening, authorities said. The shooting happened about 6:20 p.m. in the 2000 block of Darrow Avenue, Evanston Police Department Cmdr. Jay Parrott said in a news...