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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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  • Potlucks could be banned in Evanston schools

     Potlucks could be banned in Evanston schools
    When a beloved crossing guard at Evanston's Washington School faced homelessness a few years ago, one of the ways her supporters rallied to help was through a potluck dinner at the local community center. International potluck dinners have also been big...
  • Helen Heyrman, 1920-2014, a leader in home care, dies

     Helen Heyrman, 1920-2014, a leader in home care, dies
    Helen Heyrman, executive director of the first Home Health Care Association in the country, earned the moniker "Home Health Helen" and received 28 national, state and local awards for her dedication as an early leader in the field of aging. "Helen...
  • A guide to walking tours in Chicago, Evanston

    A guide to walking tours in Chicago, Evanston
    How many times has this happened to you? You're taking out-of-town visitors around the Loop or another popular neighborhood, and they point to a building you've seen thousands of times before and ask "What's that?" You hem and haw while your credibility...
  • Hot Doug's and the melancholy of closed restaurants

    Hot Doug's and the melancholy of closed restaurants
    There's something about coming across a newly vacated restaurant that feels like a gut punch. Businesses close all the time in sometimes startling, often melancholy-inducing ways. (Dominick's RIP.) But you shop in stores. You live in restaurants....
  • Park Ridge to again consider water source change

    Park Ridge to again consider water source change
    For the second time in three years, Park Ridge will consider whether to get most of its water from Evanston instead of Chicago. The city on Monday was invited to join Niles and Morton Grove in pursuing water from Evanston — a move officials from...
  • Evanston Township High School families warned of possible mumps case

    Evanston Township High School families warned of possible mumps case
    Someone at Evanston Township High School may have contracted a case of mumps, health officials warn in an alert to parents. In a letter distributed Monday, the Evanston Health Department tells parents "a person in your child's school may have...
  • Police reports: Police chase, tossed eggs, stolen baby formula

    Police reports: Police chase, tossed eggs, stolen baby formula
    An Evanston woman, 54, was charged April 28 with DUI after a traffic stop in the 400 block of Green Bay Road. A man battered his ex-girlfriend April 26 at the Edens Plaza and took her vehicle. Police are investigating. Two men and a woman stole 10...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Apollo Chorus: The choral ensemble under Stephen Alltop concludes its season with "The Beatles and Friends," marking the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's American debut. 2 p.m. Friday, Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St.; and 3 p.m. Sunday,...
  • Executive charged with sexually abusing teen

    Executive charged with sexually abusing teen
    A Chicago business executive was ordered held in lieu of $150,000 after being charged with having sex with a 14-year-old boy who he met on Craigslist last year, prosecutors said Saturday. Glenn A. Lapidus, 46, of the 2000 block of North Bissell Street...
  • Authors D-G

       - Return to other listings Jane Dailey Jane Dailey is a professor of American history at the University of Chicago and the Law School. She has published extensively on the history and law of race in the United States since the Civil War. Bill...
  • Police: Arrests made in North Shore heroin ring

    Police: Arrests made in North Shore heroin ring
    A three-month investigation into an alleged north suburban heroin distribution ring has led to the arrests of a former Wilmette resident, an Evanston resident, a Glencoe resident and a juvenile from Chicago, authorities announced today. Authorities...