A giant rummage sale will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, at First United Methodist Church, 516 Church St., Evanston from 9 a.m.. to 3 p.m.

Featured items include a full set of Haviland china, several beautiful ladies hats, Legos, furniture, & Halloween and Christmas stuff....and of course you'll find clothing for all ages & genders, books & music, house & kitchen wares, treasures, linens, art, electrical, tools, and tons of miscellaneous.

Post date: October 23, 2014 - 8:17pm

Someone stole a mountain bike from the grounds of Haven Middle School yesterday. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: October 23, 2014 - 2:47pm

The Math Matters parent group will meet Nov. 5 in the small community meeting room at the main Evanston Public Library.

The group, which is not affiliated with the Evanston/Skokie District 65 school system, was created to help improve the level of mathematics instruction for all students in the district.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. and is expected to conclude by 8 p.m.

Additional information is available on the group's website.


Post date: October 23, 2014 - 10:34am

The Evanston Township High School District 202 School Board received its annual report on student achievement this week, which validated claims that the school’s students are still at the top of their game.

Post date: October 23, 2014 - 9:59am

Northwestern football fans who've enjoyed bargain parking rates in an Evanston city lot along the Metra tracks could be in for a shock next season.

With the city's new programmable parking meters in place, city officials are planning to boost rates for parking during special events -- starting with Lot 54, which runs from Colfax to Livingston streets along Poplar Avenue, a couple blocks west of Ryan Field.

The lot now is targeted to commuters, with a rate of 25-cents per hour and a 15-hour parking limit.

Post date: October 23, 2014 - 7:03am

Feast & Imbibe, a two-year-old Evanston caterer, opened its new kitchen Wednesday in facilities once occupied by the venerable Fanny’s Restaurant at 1601 Simpson St., at the northwest corner of Ashland Avenue in Evanston’s 5th Ward.

Post date: October 22, 2014 - 7:17pm

A pickpocket stole a 38-year-old woman's purse at Grey Avenue and Emerson Street earlier this week. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: October 22, 2014 - 2:43pm

Richard West Jr., president of the Autry National Center of the American West, will speak at the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 12.

West, a Southern Cheyenne, is also founding director and director emeritus of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian,

West’s presentation, “Museums and Native America in the 21st Century: Journeys in Interpretation” focuses on how representation and interpretation of Native peoples and communities in museums has experienced great change within the past generation.

Post date: October 22, 2014 - 11:24am

A group of parents in the Evanston/Skokie District 65 school system held another meeting with the new administration last week, their second, and is pushing for speedy action from administrators who are also focused on the long term.

Post date: October 22, 2014 - 9:36am

Stone Porch by the Lake, the Jennifer Pritzker-owned bed and breakfast at 300 Church St. in Evanston, opened this month, and Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl is scheduled to be on hand for a ribbon cutting ceremony next week.

Post date: October 22, 2014 - 7:25am