This time last year, Evanston-based Myefski Architects was a 13-person outfit with aspirations for larger projects and a more diverse workload. Now, with the addition of its three newest employees it's grown to a staff of 21.
The city's first homicide of the year, a felonious car crash into a restaurant and the unveiling of plans for what would be one of the city's tallest buildings were among the stories Evanston Now readers read most in January. Here's a rundown of the top 10.
With the snip of a giant scissors and the slash of a sword, Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and billionaire philanthropist Jennifer Pritzker formally opened the second luxury bed-and-breakfast on the city’s central lakefront.