Evanston aldermen are scheduled to vote Monday on a resolution that would authorize the city manager to negotiate with Evanston Lighthouse Dunes, a group that's offered to cover the cost of demolishing the lakefront Harley Clarke mansion.
Author, journalist and former college free speech activist Zachary Wood speaks Wednesday at Evanston Township High School about the challenges of presenting a diversity of viewpoints on college campuses.
The question of what to do with two shuttered city-owned properties still dogs Evanston aldermen years after the buildings first went vacant. And they'll be back on the City Council's agenda later this month.
Just as the area south of Central Street was sprayed for mosquitoes last night, the rest of Evanston will get its turn on June 14, weather permitting, according to the North Shore Mosquito Abatement District.
Evanston police say they've arrested a Chicago man who flashed a gun at another man during a traffic dispute. Police Cmdr. Ryan Glew says the incident happened about 3:20 p.m. Sunday in the 2200 block of Howard Street.
Evanston's Preservation Commission voted to reject plans for a contemporary home on a vacant lot in a lakefront historic district Tuesday, and the property owners vowed to appeal the decision to the City Council.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish doesn't just want to build a six-foot fence around his new Evanston lakefront home. He also wants to expand the property by buying a roughly 1,800 square foot slice of shoreline land from the city.