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Northwestern University draws a diverse population to the North Shore suburb. Read more about Evanston, IL
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  • Consignment events across Chicagoland

    Consignment events across Chicagoland
    Book a sitter, grab your biggest shopping bags and sharpen your elbows, friends; it's time to run through some of Chicagoland's best children’s consignment sales. For a few extra bucks, many offer presale access to new parents, consignors and...
  • 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...
  • Another former CTA official named to Metra board

    Another former CTA official named to Metra board
    A second former CTA executive with decades of transit experience will soon be overseeing policy at Metra. Cook County commissioners representing the north and west suburbs unanimously appointed retired CTA safety and security official John Plante on...
  • HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: Dozens more shows for the season

    HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: Dozens more shows for the season
    Thanksgiving is as late as it can be, and Hanukkah is earlier than usual this year, but the holiday shows always arrive right on schedule. From warmhearted theatrical classics to spicy newcomers, ballet to tap, traditional music to pop, we have enough...
  • Bargoer's Guide to College Football: Vol. 5

    Bargoer's Guide to College Football: Vol. 5
    Like the series finale of "Breaking Bad," last weekend's college football slate was fantastic. With its victory over LSU, Georgia firmly planted its flag in the national title hunt. Alabama rolled Ole Miss, Notre Dame disappointed, Ohio State balled...
  • '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...
  • Evanston man accused of pimping, beating young runaway

    Evanston man accused of pimping, beating young runaway
    An Evanston man was ordered held on $600,000 bail today and accused of sexually assaulting and severely beating a 14-year-old runaway he allegedly forced into prostitution. Donzell Mintz, 21, was charged with involuntary sexual servitude of a minor,...
  • Richard Ben Cramer, Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 62

    Richard Ben Cramer, Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 62
    Richard Ben Cramer, a former Baltimore Sun reporter who later became a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for The Philadelphia Inquirer and an acclaimed author chronicling the lives of politicians and legendary sports figures, died Monday of...
  • Man charged with trying to sell stolen car on Craigslist

    Man charged with trying to sell stolen car on Craigslist
    An Evanston man was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail Sunday after he allegedly sold a stolen car, stole it back from the buyer and then tried to sell it again to undercover police officers, all in the space of a few days. Eddie Simmons, 22, also...
  • Corrie Wallace, helps immigrants with education

     Corrie Wallace, helps immigrants with education
    Corrie Wallace has helped immigrant parents — from the Philippines, Mexico, Malawi, Russia, Poland, Pakistan and elsewhere — navigate the sometimes puzzling American public school system, giving them tools, as she says, to "help parents help...
  • Abigail Washburn scales her own personal wall of China

    Abigail Washburn scales her own personal wall of China
    Like the troubadours of old, banjo-playing singer Abigail Washburn gets around. She went to college in Colorado and Vermont; played, worked and traveled up and down the East Coast in her early twenties; spent significant time in China; and is now a...