Evanston's outdoor ice skating at city parks will be suspended until after the snow emergency ends, as personnel are busy digging us out.

The outdoor rinks are located at Ackerman Park, Central Street at McDaniel Avenue; the Arrington Lagoon at Dawes Park, Sheridan Road at Church Street; and Baker Park at Forest Avenue and Keeney Street.

Post date: January 2, 2014 - 3:28pm

Come join Creative Coworking for a free Art & Wine Night. The event includes artwork from over 20 local artists. Begin the new year with your fellow coworkers and friends of the Evanston community at Creative Coworking. 

Featured will be new installations from two local artists Stephen Lloyd and Greg Palmer. Other artists include Liz Albertson, Laura Allen-Simpson, Raissa Bailey, Mark DeBernardi, Melanie Deal, Liberis Golfinopoulos, Angela Garbot, Larry Geni and much more. 


Post date: January 2, 2014 - 3:02pm

Kevin Kachin of J-Arm Investments presents, "Understanding Real Estate Market Cycles" at Evanston Chamber's January lunch-and-learn event, Small Office Home Office. 

A recent CNN Money report highlighted how, at the height of the housing downturn in the USA, there were 10 real estate markets in the country that were defying all downwards trends in the national economy and were booming.

Post date: January 2, 2014 - 2:49pm

Two Chinese passports, a backpack, a cell phone, and a wallet were among items taken in a theft aboard a CTA train between Howard Street and Noyes Street yesterday. These among stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: January 2, 2014 - 2:40pm

The Human Process will be holding free Tai Chi classes to get you through the winter. They'll be available Jan. 11 & Jan. 18. 

Post date: January 2, 2014 - 2:24pm

This February, Piccolo Theatre will host its inaugural two-weekend festival of one-act plays. First Laugh premieres the original work of local and regional playwrights, and joins comedy writing and performance to answer the question, "What was your first laugh?" Each weekend showcases three new plays, for a total of six world premieres. This juried festival will feature a prize awarded to the audience favorite.   Join us as we explore the unique origins of what people find funny.


February 7 and 8

Post date: January 2, 2014 - 2:07pm

Forecasters now say we're just about through the multi-day storm that's dumped around a foot of snow on Evanston. But that leaves city workers and residents with a lot of digging out to do.

Around noon today postal workers were loading up trucks at the main post office to make deliveries.

Post date: January 2, 2014 - 12:55pm

Evanston got another inch-and-a-half of snow overnight -- and we may get another three to four inches before the storm wraps up this evening.

Post date: January 2, 2014 - 7:35am

Find out what you can create with duct tape, get "Enchanted" at the library and catch basketball action at Northwestern.


Post date: January 2, 2014 - 6:00am

Evanston officials have put snow emergency parking rules into effect for Thursday and Friday.

Post date: January 1, 2014 - 9:06pm