The City is seeking input on ways to renovate and improve Fountain Square Plaza. While certain plaza functions will remain, such as the Veterans Memorial and some type of fountain, we want to hear your thoughts about what additional amenities … Continue reading
Today is the kick-off of the first ever I Heart Evanston Trees Art Contest! The contest runs from today, October 1st, through October 20th. Entries will be accepted until 11:59 PM on October 20th. The Evanston Trees Art Contest is … Continue reading
Downtown Evanston will host a PARK(ing) Day this coming Friday, September 19th. “PARK(ing) Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks.” – From the PARK(ing) Day website. Wordwide there … Continue reading
What does it mean to live sustainability? Is it locally sourcing your food or turning off your vehicle’s a/c and rolling down the windows? Is a sustainable business an unprofitable business? The truth is, everything you thought you knew about … Continue reading
The Second Annual Streets Alive! “open streets” event is just a month away Sunday, September 7th 1:00-6:00. This year’s event has grown substantially and will cover an entire mile of Main Street between Hinman Avenue and the Robert Crown Center … Continue reading
As you all may already know from our previous post, the City of Evanston has been pursuing grants to expand the Chicago Divvy Bike Share program here. Typical of Evanston, the city is taking the initiative and leading the charge … Continue reading
The sport of bicycling was recently revolutionized by the invention of the world’s first invisible bike helmet. After working on the project for seven years, these two entrepreneurs were finally ready to release their inflatable, impact-activated helmets. Bearing a strong resemblance, both in design and purpose, to airbags, these helmets have the potential to protect your brain from accidents without the hassle of clunky, classic-style helmets. Add this to the ever-growing list of reasons why you should ride your bike! For the full story and a short video, click HERE.
How do YOU deal with standing water in your home or yard? Submit YOUR ideas and see them displayed on November 3rd at “On Site: Putting Dance on the Map”. LakeDance, in partnership with the City of Evanston Office of … Continue reading