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International Business Times
Islamic State: Foley Family Believes James Could Have Volunteered...
The family of James Foley believes it is in his character to give way to the extent that he could have possibly volunteered to be decapitated so the other captives would live.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Amazing designs of a theater genius
STUDENTS of art and design will love the latest exhibit at The Negros Museum. Badong Salvador Bernal Designs the Stage was brought to Bacolod by the Cultural Center of the Philippines with sponsorships from 2GO and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts .
Thu Aug 21, 2014
International Business Times
James Foley: Release of Beheading Video by ISIS Meant to Attract More ...
More than retaliation for the recent US airstrikes, ISIS released for all the world to see the beheading video of American journalist James Foley to attract more recruits into the cause.
New ownership at Growth Spurts means more programming, new food options
Emily Williams loves two things: theatre and kids. It's a combination that has led the Columbia College graduate and former kids' theatre teacher to who she is today: the new owner of Wilmette's Growth Spurts.
Wall Street Journal
In Architecture, a Glass Ceiling
DESIGNING WOMEN: 'There's an influx of more women coming in, but the hurdles haven't changed,' says Rosa Sheng, an architect with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson in San Francisco.
Evanston's Nojel Eastern invited to USA Basketball mini camp
On Monday, Eastern, a 6-foot-3 point guard, received a formal invitation to participate in the 2014 Developmental National Team Mini Camp that runs Oct. 3-6 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Things to do around Evanston this weekend, Aug. 22-24
Jeff Daniels takes a break from promoting "Dumb and Dumber To" to perform with his band in Evanston this weekend.
'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for August 20th, 2014
The " Summer Concert At Millennium Park " was once again a huge draw for Mosh Pit peeps, as everyone interested in the upcoming season's offerings from Broadway In Chicago showed up at the Pritzker Pavilion on Monday evening to hear and see stars and songs from fifteen stage shows, including " Amazing Grace ," " Dee Snider 's Rock And Roll ... (more)
Wed Aug 20, 2014
City work on restaurant patio draws questions
Evanston officials say it was in the city's best interest to use city workers Saturday to finish a patio job for a restaurant on Howard Street, defending themselves against an activist's charge it was an abuse of city resources.
The Globe and Mail
Beer Store refutes claims of high beer prices in Ontario
A C.D. Howe Institute study says 24-packs of some popular beers cost $1 to $3 more at the Beer Store in Ontario than in IGA grocery stores in Quebec.
Or Chadash to welcome the new year with a sweet twist
Congregation Or Chadash will offer a High Holiday service free of charge this year.
Remembering Slain Journalist James Foley
The missing U.S. journalist, who was apparently beheaded in Syria, tweeted about other journalists who were held captive, while continuing to bring the realities of war-torn regions to the world.
From the Food Editor: College cuisine from food service and beyond
When I lived in Snyder Hall during my freshman year at University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, checking mail was the highlight of my day.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Evanston considering help for Valli Produce
Looking to sweeten the deal to bring a grocery store to the Dempster Street and Dodge Avenue area, Evanston is considering a resolution to make available as much as $2 million for tenant improvements, canopy repair and landscaping.
Evanston unveils new texting information feature
City officials unveiled new software Friday that will allow residents, visitors and others to go no farther than their smart phone, to tap out a question and get speedy answers.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Northwestern University 2014/15 Theatre Season to Include Godspell, the Wild Party, and More
The 34th Mainstage season of plays and musicals at the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts at Northwestern University features award-winning directors and playwrights, acclaimed alumnae and faculty, groundbreaking plays and musicals and The Waa-Mu Show.
Police release security video in shooting of Evanston teen
Evanston police are turning to the public as they try to identify two men on a security video who authorities believe were involved in the Aug. 10 shooting of a 17-year-old.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
30th American Craft Exposition opens in Evanston
Friday 10 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24 Now in its 30th year, the American Craft Expo is returning August 21-24 to Northwestern University's Henry Crown Sports Pavilion, 2311 N. Campus Drive in Evanston.
Family Friendly: Chicago Botanic Garden celebrates Japanese Summer Festival
Taiko drumming is one of the many Japanese traditions highlighted during the Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival at the Chicago Botanic Garden Aug. 16-17.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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Open Communities HUD Grant Highlights
"Outsider Perspectives of Chicago's Northern Suburbs" Focus Group a Most participants gave the northern suburbs high marks for good schools and low crime.