Once Evanston’s basketball team began to play with a sense of urgency, the Wildkits ran visiting St. Charles East out of Beardsley Gym on a snowy Saturday night.

Post date: January 5, 2014 - 6:25am

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 officials say all the district's schools and centers will be closed Monday because of the forecast of extremely low temperatures.

Post date: January 4, 2014 - 5:13pm

The National Weather Service says Evanston is likely to get five to 10 inches of snow tonight and Sunday.

Evanston officials are not issuing a snow-route parking ban tonight, but are posting no parking signs for snow removal operations along the following main roads:

Post date: January 4, 2014 - 5:02pm

Find out why Otis Clay has been compared to the likes of deep soul greats Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett and Solomon Burke, tonight in Evanston. 

Post date: January 4, 2014 - 6:00am

Otis Clay brings his fiery vocals to SPACE, in Evanston, to perform a night of blues, R&B and Gospel, Jan. 4. Doors open at 7:00 p.m., music starts at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $16 for standing room; $26 general admission; $36 reserved table. 

Post date: January 3, 2014 - 10:53pm

“Aimee and Jaguar,” by Lillian Groag, based on the book of the same name by Erica Fisher, directed by Joseph Hanreddy, at the Josephine Louis Theater, Northwestern University, Evanston campus.

Post date: January 3, 2014 - 10:37pm

Celebrate the joy, beauty and excitement of the human voice on Jan. 18 with “Ringing Singing.” Students from the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music's voice and opera program will present a variety of songs by a range of composers, Jan. 18.


Post date: January 3, 2014 - 10:26pm

Demolition work is scheduled to start Saturday on the building at 1029-1033 Davis St. that was destroyed by fire Sunday.

Fire Division Chief Dwight Hohl says the fire department and the property owner's insurance investigators are making progress in trying to determine the cause of the blaze.

The demolition contractor hired by the insurance company will load material from the rubble onto a flatbed truck and carry it to another location where the investigation into the cause can be continued.

Post date: January 3, 2014 - 10:06pm

“The Trials of Muhammad Ali,” by Chicago’s Kartemquin Films, digs deeper, uncovering the man behind the myth, including his anti-war activism and refusal to go to Vietnam, and his subsequent fight to overturn a five-year prison sentence.

Post date: January 3, 2014 - 10:05pm

Evanston’s First Bank & Trust announced this week the promotion of Darrin Bacon, Randall Usen, and Simon Yohanan to managing directors.

Bacon and Usen were senior vice presidents - commercial banking. Yohanan was senior vice president - commercial loans.

The bank also promoted seven other officers.

Post date: January 3, 2014 - 9:28pm