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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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  • 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;...
  • 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...
  • Wilmette, Winnetka police blotter: Feb. 10

    Wilmette, Winnetka police blotter: Feb. 10
    The following items were taken from police reports. WILMETTE A man, estimated to be 40 to 50 years old, with a beard and wearing a hoodie, filled a bag with food items on Feb. 2 and left the Jewel foods store, 411 N. Green Bay Road, without paying....
  • No bail for Evanston man charged in Park Ridge carjacking of 5-year-old boy

    No bail for Evanston man charged in Park Ridge carjacking of 5-year-old boy
    A judge denied bail Saturday for an 18-year-old high school student from Evanston who police say carjacked an Audi with a sleeping 5-year-old boy inside Thursday from a Park Ridge driveway. Deangelo Fountain, of the 1300 block of Fowler Avenue, is...
  • Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Restaurant Week

    Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Restaurant Week
    Chicago Restaurant Week is back — bigger and extended. Running a full 14 days (Friday through Feb. 6), this seventh annual rendition is officially the longest ever. In practice, though, the promotion, in which participating restaurants offer...
  • 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...
  • Family of slain brothers says they still want answers

    Family of slain brothers says they still want answers
    Farheen Hakeem said her family wanted an arrest. They wanted a trial. They wanted to see the evidence and hear the reasons that someone would kill her two brothers. She and other family members got some small part of that last week. But on Saturday they...
  • Cops: Man shot, killed after bank robbery linked to double murder

    Cops: Man shot, killed after bank robbery linked to double murder
    Evanston police announced today they believe the man police shot and killed this week after a downtown bank robbery also is responsible for murdering two Evanston brothers in the basement of their tobacco shop this July. Authorities said Kevin Ross, 29,...
  • Bank robbery suspect fatally shot by Evanston police

    Bank robbery suspect fatally shot by Evanston police
    Evanston police announced today they believe the man police shot and killed this week after a downtown bank robbery also is responsible for murdering two Evanston brothers in the basement of their tobacco shop this July. Authorities said Kevin Ross, 29,...
  • 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...
  • Libraries reinvent themselves for the 21st century

    Libraries reinvent themselves for the 21st century
    For centuries, the defining role of the library has been as a repository of books. Now, in the 21st century, the library faces perhaps its most momentous challenge: Americans are moving away increasingly from the printed page to digital screens for...