| Apr 3, 2015
| 11:35 AM
Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl had called the April 1 community meeting at the Levy Center to hear from 9th Ward residents the qualities they would like to see in their next alderman.
But the gathering turned into more of a "Meet the Candidates" night with...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 9:33 AM
Dan Coyne, a 23-year resident of the city and a commissioner with the Ridgeville Park District, is pitching his credentials to succeed Coleen Burrus as the city's 9th Ward alderman, going public with his interest before the mayor officially kicks off what...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 3:44 PM
The Ridgeville Park District occupies only a small portion of the city in south Evanston, but the district is serving up a spicy election for Tuesday, April 9, highlighting some of the board's rifts.
In the race, political newcomer Socorro Clarke is...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 7:57 AM
Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl plans to hold a community meeting Wednesday, April 1, to discuss filling the vacant position of 9th Ward Ald. Coleen Burrus.
The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., at the Levy Center, 300 Dodge Ave.
The mayor will ask...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 12:39 PM
In 2009, Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl famously brought Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro, who was just beginning his service, a platter of chocolate chip cookies, welcoming him and his family to Evanston.
The neighborly gesture was...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 1:21 PM
Coleen Burrus, alderman of the Evanston's far south 9th Ward since 2009, confirmed Tuesday that she will step leave office next month to become Princeton University's new director of corporate and foundation relations.
Princeton officials said in an...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 8:35 AM
Evanston's sustainability efforts received special recognition with the city being named the top U.S. city in the World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour Challenge — a year-long challenge honoring cities reducing their carbon footprint and responding to...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 8:13 AM
The Women's History Month Celebration, an all-day Evanston program March 14, attracted ladies of all ages who came to support each other.
The free event at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center, 1655 W. Foster St., was presented by the Fleetwood-...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 1:32 PM
A relative newcomer to the Twitter universe, Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl is making up ground fast.
The mayor, who acknowledged she has grappled with mastering social media, made a splash when she took to Twitter earlier this week after learning...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 9:26 AM
Evanston's mayor took to Twitter to stick up for her city's liberal credentials this week after The CBS drama "The Good Wife" portrayed it as a hot bed of conservatism.
Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl aimed her message at the writers of the program after...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:28 AM
The resident artists of the Noyes Cultural Arts Center welcomed the community Feb. 28 to a free, three-hour afternoon Open Studios event, a regular offering at 927 Noyes St.
Guests visited artisan studios and experienced student art. A City of Evanston-...