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Here's a recap of our live coverage of tonight's Evanston City Council meeting.

Post date: July 28, 2014 - 8:37pm
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Here's a recap of our live coverage of this evening's Evanston City Council Planning and Development Committee meeting.

Post date: July 28, 2014 - 7:12pm
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Here's a recap of our live coverage of the Evanston City Council Administration and Public Works Committee meeting.

Post date: July 28, 2014 - 6:02pm
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The actor Robin Williams once wrote “Your work makes my heart tap dance.” It is that emotional response that artist duo Roberta and David Williamson seek to evoke through their one-of-a-kind jewelry and mixed media.

Post date: July 28, 2014 - 4:59pm
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Police are attempting to locate a juvenile -- 15-year-old Alishianna Harris of Evanston -- reported missing and last seen Thursday.

Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott says Harris has been reported missing numerous times in the past several months. She suffers from cognitive disabilities and is known to frequent the areas of Loyola Park and the northern border of Rogers Park in Chicago.

Harris is described as an African-American female, 5-feet-5-inches tall and weighing 170 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Post date: July 28, 2014 - 4:42pm
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A pitching machine was stolen from the 2400 block of Harrison Street and a Bible was stolen from a church in the 1100 block of Dodge Avenue. These among the stories in today's daily crime report from Evanston police.

Post date: July 28, 2014 - 3:58pm
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Free Shakespeare in the park may be great for some people, but for others, it is difficult, if not impossible, for physical reasons. So the Muse of Fire Theatre Company is bringing some performances of Romeo and Juliet indoors.

Post date: July 28, 2014 - 1:16pm
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Two proposals that have sparked controversy at recent City Council meetings are up for discussion again before aldermen tonight.

Post date: July 28, 2014 - 8:56am
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Evanston aldermen tonight will be asked to spend $97,500 to buy a foreclosed building at 717 Howard St.

That's slightly less than the $100,000 the mortgage company that now owns the building paid to acquire it at auction more than two years ago.

Post date: July 28, 2014 - 6:24am
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Blaze Pizza, a California-based franchise with 250 shops around the country, is seeking to open a restaurant in the former U.S. Cellular space at 1737 Sherman Ave. in Evanston.

Owner Adam Cummis told the city's Site Plan and Appearance Review Committee recently that Blaze can turn out individual 11-inch artisanal pizzas in six to seven minutes for under $8.

He said the serving style is similar to a Chipotle restaurant -- customers walk down the aisle to choose their ingredients.

Post date: July 28, 2014 - 5:00am

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