About three years ago, Erlene Howard wanted to start a composting program, but she had no way to compost because she lived in a condominium.

Post date: July 13, 2013 - 7:27pm

Join us as we travel to Hawaii and learn about the culture of this distant state. We'll hear some folk tales, make a craft and learn the hula! Please call 847-448-8610 to register.

Post date: July 13, 2013 - 10:56am

At this debut Teen DIY program teens will learn how to make their own scented soaps.

Post date: July 13, 2013 - 10:25am

Harley L. Clarke, the man whose former home on the Evanston lakefront may be sold by the city to become a boutique hotel, was a 1920s electric utility executive who fell on financial hard times during the depression.

Post date: July 13, 2013 - 7:26am

The Central Street Sidewalk Sale is happening this weekend along with a number of open houses. Here's a preview of some of the homes available to tour this Sunday.

1025 Forest Ave.
Open noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. List price: $1,600,000. Taxes: $31,373. 6BR/3.5BA.

Post date: July 13, 2013 - 6:22am

An offender took keys from his victim's locker to unlock the man's car in the 2400 block of Main Street. This and other stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: July 12, 2013 - 5:04pm

Evanston police arrested a 16-year-old carrying a loaded .22 caliber handgun Wednesday in the 1800 block of Brown Avenue.

Post date: July 12, 2013 - 3:21pm

The Evanston Public Library will hold a Big Summer Book Sale from Friday, August 9, to Sunday, August 11.

Post date: July 12, 2013 - 2:47pm

Social media websites can be a boon for employers scoping out job applicants, and that’s bad news for certain groups of young people, according to a new Northwestern University study.
Researchers found that -- among young adults -- men, Hispanics and those with lower Internet skills are the least likely to keep employment-related audiences in mind when it comes to their online profiles. Women, whites and those with higher Internet skills are more likely to actively manage their social media privacy settings as they seek a job or maintain employment.

Post date: July 12, 2013 - 2:03pm

Chef Nicole Pederson of the Found restaurant on Chicago Avenue will demonstrate her culinary skills and distribute samples and recipes to patrons of Evanston’s Farmers Market this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Post date: July 12, 2013 - 2:02pm