Northwestern University’s International Institute for Nanotechnology has received a five-year, $8.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense’s competitive Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative program to develop a “4-dimensional printer” -- the next generation of printing technology for the scientific world.
Starting next Monday a contractor for the City of Evanston will replace a water main along Dodge Avenue between Mulford and Oakton streets and resurface the street.
A garbage can was set on fire in the 2700 block of Eastwood Avenue Monday night. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
The owners of Evanston's Lucky Platter -- Eric Young and Derek Gaspar -- have leased the restaurant space at 700 Main St. that until this month housed the long-running Mexican dining spot Lupita's.
A big limb fell off an elm tree in the back yard of a home in the 2600 block of Harrison Street about 7:45 this morning striking power lines and knocking out power to about 100 customers in northwest Evanston.
Property sales in Evanston sagged last month, falling below the average of sales for May over the past five years.
The Central Street Business Association Annual Summer Sidewalk Sale takes place in Evanston from Thursday, July 9, through Saturday, July 11.
Evanston police continued to follow up leads today investigating a fatal shooting in an alley off Emerson Street Monday afternoon.
Cmdr. Joseph Dugan says officers are looking for a lone gunman who fled on foot from the alley in the 2000 block of Emerson about 1:45 p.m. after firing several shots. Four of the bullets hit 27-year-old Ray Owens as he sat in his car while others hit another car parked nearby.
Someone stole a laptop computer at a religious institution on Sheridan Road near the university. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
Ever since Sketchbook Brewing Co. opened its doors in Evanston last fall, its customers have had to walk down an alley to get their beer. But soon, they’ll be able to enter from the street.