The Evanston Food Policy Council is leading the drive to increase the availability of locally grown, healthy and delicious organic food to enrich all of Evanstonâ€™s residents.
Local urban farms offer enormous benefits to the local economy, the environment, and the health of our citizens. And itâ€™s easier than you think for us to start our own farmâ€”all we need is a couple of acres of healthy land, and the support of the community, and we can begin producing our own food (10 to 20 tons annually).
The contractor for the Chicago Transit Authority responsible for the Church Street viaduct reconstruction has requested that the caisson installation, originally scheduled to start this weekend, be postponed.
The August issue of the Fifth Ward newsletter discusses establishing committees to focus on community development, beautification and housing issues in the ward. And it includes a reminder about the upcoming Ethnic Heritage Ensemble concert at Twiggs Park.
Caisson installation for the replacement of the CTA viaduct on Church Street is scheduled for 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday this weekend and next.
Single lane closures on Church Street will occur during these days but pedestrian traffic on Church Street will be maintained on one side of the street.
Due to the deteriorated condition of the viaduct, CTA Purple Line trains must reduce speed when crossing. Replacing the bridge will eliminate slow zones and improve travel time for Purple Line customers.
A week's work of painting has resulted in a bright colorful mural in the alley behind 1817 Church, the future home of the Black American Heritage House. A few important details remain to be painted, such as facial features, and outlines.
At the July 10, 2006, meetings of the Planning and Development Committee and the City Council, 6 out of 9 aldermen voted approval of Carroll Place, an 18-story, 165 unit condominium development at 1881 Oak Ave., on corner of Emerson Street.
the World Breastfeeding Week event at Wild Oats Market in Evanston. You know that your friend is thrilled and excited about her new baby. But she also might be somewhat worried. What is labor really like? Will she have the birth she has planned for, or will she have to adapt to unexpected circumstances and unlooked for consequences?