• ESO brings local arts groups together for annual Holiday Concert, Dec. 11

    The Evanston Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Music Director Lawrence Eckerling, once again gathers with arts groups from throughout Evanston and the North Shore to celebrate the holiday season at the Evanston Symphony annual Holiday Concert. This year’s extravaganza will be held at Evanston Township High School at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11. The ESO will collaborate with the North Shore Choral Society, the Evanston Children’s Choir, the Evanston Dance Ensemble, Chicago Ballet Arts,...

  • City Council moves to get ahead of decades-long pension curve

    Evanston City Council members voted Monday night to place funding of police and fire pensions on a 100% track, a step forward toward addressing one of the city’s biggest financial liabilities […] City Council moves to get ahead of decades-long pension curve is from Evanston RoundTable, Evanston's most trusted source for unbiased, in-depth journalism.

  • Robinson stepping down from Shorefront Legacy, Bell named executive director

    Morris “Dino” Robinson Jr. announced Monday he is stepping back from his role as executive director at Shorefront Legacy Center. To honor the organization’s founder, Mayor Daniel Biss proclaimed Nov. […] Robinson stepping down from Shorefront Legacy, Bell named executive director is from Evanston RoundTable, Evanston's most trusted source for unbiased, in-depth journalism.

  • MetroSquash serves local youth a winning mix of athletics and academics

    First popularized at Harrow, an exclusive British boy’s school, in 1830, squash has long been perceived as an upper-crust pursuit, but 30 youths involved in Evanston’s MetroSquash program have discovered […] MetroSquash serves local youth a winning mix of athletics and academics is from Evanston RoundTable, Evanston's most trusted source for unbiased, in-depth journalism.

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    Margo Robinson receives a proclamation from Mayor Daniel Biss that honors her son, Morris “Dino” Robinson Jr., for running the Shorefront Legacy Center for 25 years. Shorefront compiled historical documents […] At This Time is from Evanston RoundTable, Evanston's most trusted source for unbiased, in-depth journalism.

  • Health officials sound the alarm about RSV surge as winter looms

    Most annual flu seasons also see a mild surge in respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a common infection that causes a normal cold and mainly affects infants and young children. But […] Health officials sound the alarm about RSV surge as winter looms is from Evanston RoundTable, Evanston's most trusted source for unbiased, in-depth journalism.

  • Stable but slow growth predicted for Evanston businesses

    Following a busy and optimistic weekend, the holiday shopping season, the outlook going into Christmas and next year remains upbeat. “Central, Main-Dempster Mile, and Downtown all reported brisk sales and […] Stable but slow growth predicted for Evanston businesses is from Evanston RoundTable, Evanston's most trusted source for unbiased, in-depth journalism.

  • Movie review: 'She Said' tells inspiring story of exposing Weinstein

    It’s hard to make a compelling film about a criminal who has already been convicted, especially when the criminal is as creepy as Harvey Weinstein. (Fortunately, we never have to […] Movie review: ‘She Said’ tells inspiring story of exposing Weinstein is from Evanston RoundTable, Evanston's most trusted source for unbiased, in-depth journalism.

  • DuSable Museum to screen 'The Big Payback' on Dec. 3

    The Big Payback, a documentary chronicling the historic push for reparations in the City of Evanston and nationally for reparations bill H.R. 40, will be presented in Chicago on Saturday, December 3 at 5:00 p.m. at the DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center, 740 E. 56th Place. The event is sponsored by Black United Fund of Illinois in collaboration with the MacArthur Foundation and Reparations United. DuSable Museum to screen ‘The Big Payback’ on Dec. 3 is from Evanston RoundTable,...

  • ETHS boys basketball: It's a four-peat at Saint Viator tourney

    Local sportswriters referred to it as a “Jon Scheyer quarter” in the days when Scheyer reigned as Mr. Basketball in the state of Illinois. That term described an eruption for […] ETHS boys basketball: It’s a four-peat at Saint Viator tourney is from Evanston RoundTable, Evanston's most trusted source for unbiased, in-depth journalism.

  • City's small stores optimistic about holiday shopping

    A wave of optimism filled the air on a lively holiday shopping weekend. While all the numbers are not yet tallied, business owners and leaders in Evanston said they felt […] City’s small stores optimistic about holiday shopping is from Evanston RoundTable, Evanston's most trusted source for unbiased, in-depth journalism.

  • New ceramics shop is a family affair with beautiful pots made in Illinois

    If you are thinking that a boutique is all about clothing and fashion, think again. At the recently opened High Touch boutique, 1515 Sherman Ave., you won’t be going into […] New ceramics shop is a family affair with beautiful pots made in Illinois is from Evanston RoundTable, Evanston's most trusted source for unbiased, in-depth journalism.