Evanston, often criticized for "drive-by diversity" -- having dramatic disparities in its racial mix from one neighborhood to another -- came in for criticism this week for what might be called "drive-by affordability."
After years of debate about what to do with Evanston's former Recycling Center, final approval of plans to sell the building for conversion to a rock climbing gym are likely just two weeks away after a vote Monday night.
Here's a recap of our live coverage of tonight's Evanston City Council meeting, at which the city is scheduled to receive a $5 million check from the Friend of the Robert Crown Center toward the cost of building the new facility.
Here's a recap of our live coverage of tonight's Evanston City Council Planning and Development Committee meeting, at which aldermen are scheduled to discuss the idea of permitting year-round sidewalk cafes in the city.
Here's a recap of our live coverage of this evening's Evanston City Council Administration and Public Works Committee meeting at which aldermen are scheduled to vote on the proposed sale of the former recycling center to developers planning to turn it into a climbing gym.