The owners of Hewn Bakery will seek Evanston City Council approval Monday to request a property tax break from Cook County to help fund their expansion into a nearly century-old building on Central Street.
Stories regarding the conduct of Evanston City Clerk Devon Reid took three of the top 10 spots among the ones Evanston Now readers read most in July. Meanwhile, a school principal left abruptly and the city manager interviewed for an out-of-state job.
Merchants near the intersection of Church Street and Dodge Avenue and in the 1900 block of Maple Avenue will have more parking available for customers under changes Evanston's Transportation and Parking Committee recommended for City Council approval Wednesday evening.
Paid Post: Even though the intersection of Main Street and Crawford Avenue is about a mile west of the Skokie/Evanston border, Main & Crawford Auto Repair is located a couple of blocks east of that border, tucked well inside Evanston.
A dramatic fire in a laundromat, the resignation of a school superintendent and a ban on cookies and cupcakes in the schools were among the subjects of the most read stories on Evanston Now this month.
Roger Sosa began work last week as the new executive director of the Evanston Chamber of Commerce with a vow to establish relationships with many organizations in town as he attempts to breathe new life into an organization charged with improving the environment for Evanston businesses.
U.S. Bank, which closed its branch at 525 Main St. in Evanston last week, is in the process of closing 22 of its Chicago area locations -- about 14 percent of the full-service branches it had in the area a year ago.