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Man charged with sexually assaulting coworker in Evanston

From left, Jamie Frame and her husband David Piotrowski, owners of the Robert Pettit home at 1425 Ridge Ave., are selling the home. | Karie Angell Luc/For Sun-Times Media

Tinkertoy founder’s mansion up for sale

While crescents trace the woodwork of the library’s dentil molding, the curvature merely hints at the classic roundness of a Tinkertoy disc.

Smashing Pumpkins founder Billy Corgan regularly performs and mixes with fans at his tea shop, Madame ZuZu's, in Highland Park. | Tim Boyle/For Sun-Times Media

Billy Corgan talks new music, new book and PAWS

Smashing Pumpkins founder Billy Corgan is a busy man. Not only is he recording two new Pumpkins records, but he’s also a quarter of the way through a sprawling spiritual memoir...

Vandals slash tires of 20 vehicles in Evanston

Some Evanston residents woke up Tuesday to find vandals had slashed the tires on their vehicles which had been parked on the street overnight.

Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/24742305@N00/7352097646/">John-Morgan</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>

What is the value of a college education?

While the value of a college education is often discussed in monetary terms, there is much more to gain in college than earning power in one...

(Left to right) Musicians from the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Emma Koi, flute, Amy Hess, viola, and Desiree Miller, cello, perform a special concert at Mather Pavilion last Friday. | Bob Seidenberg/Sun-Times Media

Mather residents access memories through symphony program

When Anna Clyne approached Mather LifeWays about participating in a program that explored music and memory, officials at the senior living residence were more than interested.

“To offer something that makes people feel good, a place that makes them feel welcome and calm and happy is just a wonderful feeling,” said owner,  Patty O’Neill (left), with  daughter, Katie. | Jackie Pilossoph/For Sun-Times Media

Evanston gift boutique isn’t gone, it’s just two blocks east

Patty O’Neill has been selling gifts in her Evanston gift boutique, Perennials, since she bought the store in 2003.

Northwestern students cheer on their football team as they battled Ohio State on Oct. 5, 2013. | Edward Cox/Submitted

AFL-CIO chief: Athletic unions will push schools forward

It was startling — to some people counter-intuitive — when the national debate over workers’ rights extended onto Ryan Field on Northwestern University’s campus.

<p>Evanston received word&nbsp;<span data-term="goog_444080693">on Saturday</span>&nbsp;it is receiving a $1.5<br />million grant toward construction of &nbsp;bike lanes along Sheridan Road&nbsp;in 2015. Officials say the move could create a "comfortable" bike&nbsp;corridor stretching from Chicago to Wilmette. &nbsp;| &nbsp;Bob Seidenberg/Sun-Times Media</p>

State grant to fuel bike network expansion in Evanston

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn’s office announced Saturday that Evanston will receive nearly $1.5 million in state money for a dramatic expansion of its bike trail program.

Shot fired at car in Evanston, man tells police

Evanston police are investigating a man’s claim that occupants of a minivan jumped out and allegedly fired a shot at his car early Monday morning at Mulford Street and Callan...

The door to Sketchbook Brewing Company, a soon-to-open brewery in Evanston. | Ben Meyerson/Sun-Times Media

Evanston grants craft beer license to Sketchbook Brewing

The Evanston City Council approved a craft brewer’s application on April 8 for the on-site production and storage of beer in large quantities at a new business at 825 Chicago Ave.

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