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Mildred April 23, 2014 at 02:20 pm
Heather perhaps you should be taking some sort of medication.
Oliver P. McCracken April 23, 2014 at 03:50 pm
So there WILL be a firearms corner? Huzzah! And a druggist's counter, as well? Double huzzah! I canRead More purchase some black powder for my musket, as well as some opium powder for my consumption, all in one trip!
Heather April 23, 2014 at 04:12 pm
No Mildred I just got tired of Mr. Jordan Zoot always calling me names , putting me down , tellingRead More me to go Kill myself , have a Heart Attack , step in front of a Bus !! ETC .... Enough is Enough that had nothing to due with the issue at hand on Evanston Patch . Me and my husband own a Business in Evanston , Sad being we actually know him and he has done our business taxes , was our Tax Accounted until my husband saw how he was talking to me ! Its a small world and you never know who the other person on the other end is , we gave Mr. Zoot allot of Business no more. I really am a nice Lady , I just had enough and gave right back to him so no I not on meds , Just high on Life , Loving Evanston & my Business & seeing my kids grow ! Have a Nice Day
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Ted Buchanan April 21, 2014 at 06:47 pm
Who has even heard of these stores? Didn't Aaron Bros.go under in 1987? Who wants to take the timeRead More to hack into these accounts? Dummies that shop there don't have any money! Low-brow and low income customers who bring in their 5 screaming kids ( 4 are obese!) And their parents let them terrorize the rest of the shoppers. Free babysitting while Mommy orders an extra large Slushee for Remo and his ADD. Why ? Parents weren't parented either. Or its considered cute as Jr. has his meltdown with sticky chocolate fingers ! Count me out...
yourusmcboyelvises April 21, 2014 at 11:20 pm
you elvisees need to grab a par and march on the lilly house and drag those obummers and smoldens toRead More the streetskies for some real justskies. before icks too lakes.
Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 11:44 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actual few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in the population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment, justly applied, for infractions have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime/prisons is the goal if you THINK.
John Chrusciel April 17, 2014 at 05:55 pm
Books, antiques, and bright people all under one roof. What could be better? Glad to see aRead More non-franchise, non-chain new business here in Evanston. Sounds like it is going to be a great place.
Lisa S. April 18, 2014 at 09:16 am
Wonderful! I'll be there to check it out.
David Floodstrand April 18, 2014 at 10:06 am
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
mark April 18, 2014 at 07:23 am
When taxes are imposed on various industries then to stay in business the prices increase on theRead More consumer! Obamacare , gas taxes, payroll taxes, tolls, the proposed soda and candy tax , your tobacco tax is 75% of what the product really costs! Commercial Property tax increases! Do you people see what's going on here? This country is being destroyed by the Democrats! It is starting to resemble The a Soviet Union! We should change the name of this country to the USSA!
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 02:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 01:57 pm
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
Mildred April 15, 2014 at 01:25 pm
Be a great location for a HOOTERS. Bring lots of customers to downtown Evanston. Think of all theRead More Revenue
Jordan S. Zoot April 15, 2014 at 02:29 pm
OK...Mildred....you got a smile out of me.....I am trying to picture the blue haired ladies from theRead More Evanston Women's Club picketing the new Hooters...an outstanding idea.
Mildred April 15, 2014 at 02:37 pm
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. The city also needs to change the parking rates in the garages. First HourRead More free second hour $1.00. This will help garage usage and leave parking on streets open.
The front door of Farmhouse in Evanston is barn wood painted with a mural of animals by artist Peter Hurley. Photo Credit: Hannah Lutz.
East-Side Napervillian April 22, 2014 at 07:59 pm
Farmhouse is delicious!! Their desserts are unreal.
JLB April 23, 2014 at 09:09 am
Wow! Never tried any of these places but can't wait! Dave's Italian Kitchen, The Lucky Platter, andRead More Lu Lu's Dim Sum should be on the list too.
JLB April 23, 2014 at 09:10 am
Oops! Guess those aren't NEW restaurants. But still worth a trip to Evanston.
Jimmy Fallon
Lenny Kravitz April 1, 2014 at 10:49 pm
Anyone but Phillips Chevrolet. I got screwed at Phillips. I picked-out a truck, put down a $200 cashRead More deposit and came back the next day to find they sold my truck to someone else. Cheeseballs.
Interested resident April 2, 2014 at 09:01 am
That is a shame Lenny Kravitz. I'm sorry to hear that. The patch says Fallon will buy the truckRead More for the rep (in quotes). My understanding is that he is going to buy a truck from the rep. He said last Friday night that he didn't want to make it that easy for the sale.
william savick April 2, 2014 at 03:35 pm
Question Lenny Kravitz; Did you get your $200. back?
Leah Bowman and her Lego resume kit.
Mikerrr April 1, 2014 at 12:17 pm
Who cares what reddit commenters said about it? What did potential employers say about it????
Mikerrr April 1, 2014 at 12:18 pm
Who cares what a bunch of reddit commenters have to say about it? What did potential EMPLOYERSRead More have to say about her idea?
Credit: Little Beans Cafe
Rob S. April 22, 2014 at 12:25 pm
I am the owner of Little Beans Cafe. I am glad to see that we have community members excited aboutRead More our future presence at the former Osco space. We will serve a mixed menu of sandwiches, salads, snacks, and of course an extensive Intelligentsia coffee menu. We will have an Intelligentsia drive thru as well! Regarding the CCL debate, we are a children/family focused indoor recreation (with seasonal drop off camp program) in addition to having a cafe. Because of this, we will be posting the signs as we are considered similar to a "Day care facility" designation. I hope that this will not cause an actual protest on opening day... we are a community family center, not a corner convenient store who is against gun rights. I just makes sense to not allow them in our use.
jim April 22, 2014 at 01:49 pm
@Rob are you a restaurant or a Day Care Center?
Rob S. April 22, 2014 at 02:33 pm
Well somewhat of both. We are what is know as a "play cafe" offering a full menu in ourRead More cafe area and 2 large admission based playspaces for children. One aimed at 0-6 and the other 7-12. The cafe is fully detached from the play areas and is a inviting space much like a upscale coffee shop. We are not a drop off day care, parents must stay on site except for our limited summer day camp program. For more information check out our current location at www.littlebeanscafe.com Thanks!
Jordan S. Zoot March 24, 2014 at 06:54 am
That's a big maybe given the specific location. If you draw....let's say a 1.5 mile radius aroundRead More the Green Bay location, particularly the semi-circle facing north of the store that is a pretty good radius for that location to draw from.
Stan Wojciechowski March 24, 2014 at 11:53 am
I've been to Mariano's in Northfield and loved it. I'm still disappointed that the Green Bay RoadRead More Dominick's is going to be Whole Food$. I don't need snooty wine and cheese bars or off the edge brands I've never heard of, and I especially don't need outrageous prices. I'm excited about the Golf and Waukegan Mariano's. That's an easy drive from Evanston and I'll be going there often. Otherwise, I'll head for Jewel in Wilmette.
E. March 24, 2014 at 12:59 pm
Jewel in Skokie (on Skokie Blvd/Gross Pt, just S of Golf) is bigger & seems better stocked thanRead More the Wilmette one. Also there's a large Produce World just across the street, w/great prices on fruits & vegetables & some other nice offerings. Totally agree that WF is too expensive. They might survive on business from nearby communities, but Evanston residents won't reap much benefit from having a third one. One more move that drives my food dollars out of Evanston.
Ken March 21, 2014 at 09:58 am
Why not move to Texas already Jordan? There must not be any bad areas there since there are moreRead More guns in Texas than people. I am sure you and all the other gun nuts can fantasize about saving the day by shooting some "bad" people.
Jordan S. Zoot March 21, 2014 at 10:10 am
Ken...my intention was clear NOT to continue a gun related discussion. You have nothing to worryRead More about the self defense is all about SELF...I don't have any intention of using a firearm to undertake anything than protecting myself. If the local community would actually do the right thing and assist there might be fewer "bad" areas. If Quinn gets reelected moving to Texas might be a real possibility. The glaring flaw in your logic is I would bet there are proportionately just as may firearms in Illinois as there are in Texas...or are you only counting the legally owned ones?
E. March 21, 2014 at 11:55 am
Sigh. Here we go again.
Michael Hunt March 19, 2014 at 09:05 pm
Only 4 percent of adults and 4 percent of children suffer peanut allergies ...
Vicky Kujawa March 19, 2014 at 10:02 pm
If someone was allergic to nuts they would not be able to be on this board lol!
Diana Flores March 21, 2014 at 01:16 pm
wow I can't believe that only one piece of candy had a peanut out of the 24 candies in the box!
Michael Hunt March 19, 2014 at 10:44 am
The guy who 'needs to exercise greater control over content' and who carries a gun everywhere alsoRead More has problems with civil discourse. No surprise.
E. March 19, 2014 at 11:05 am
It would be refreshing to read a comment thread on Patch that doesn't get hijacked into a debateRead More about guns. It has really gotten out of hand.
Jordan S. Zoot March 19, 2014 at 12:19 pm
While we are at it...SURPRISE.....a couple more armed robberies in Evanston last weekend that PatchRead More didn't even report http://evanston.suntimes.com/crime/robberies-EVA-03202014:article
IgnorantA March 14, 2014 at 08:22 am
“start-up nanobrewery in Evanston, IL focused on small-batch high-quality community supportedRead More brewing.” - I will support...
Cesar Marron March 19, 2014 at 02:35 pm
Evanston is Booming with flavors. Be sure to like Sketchbook and stay in touch for updates, openingRead More date, events, and ways to get into our program. You all deserve great things. We are here to help make it happen. https://www.facebook.com/sketchbookbrewing
Mildred March 13, 2014 at 10:51 am
Tax Dollars at work
Jordan S. Zoot March 13, 2014 at 10:53 am
Mildred.....in this case it happens to be a very good use of tax dollars....or would you prefer theRead More old Howard St. full of drug addicts, thugs and whores. If you want to talk about questionable use of tax dollars how bout the $625K that went into the Waffle and Chicken place.
Mildred March 13, 2014 at 11:01 am
The res many Jordan
Kristin Lems March 7, 2014 at 09:46 am
glad to hear it - that Dominicks was a cornerstone of the neighborhood. I am sure Jewel will do aRead More great job in that space. Jewel, don't forget the organic produce!
Stan Wojciechowski March 7, 2014 at 12:47 pm
I wish we were getting something other than Whole Foods on Green Bay Road. Unless you enjoyRead More overpriced merchandise, the business is going to go to Jewel in Wilmette. I visited the Mariano's in Northfield. Why didn't they buy the Green Bay location? That would have been wonderful. It's worth it for me to drive to Northfield to shop.
jim March 7, 2014 at 01:58 pm
Perhaps Marianos got out bid. Perhaps they felt it wouldn't be a good location for them. You canRead More shop Marianos and Meiji in Skokie in a few years
Jordan S. Zoot March 5, 2014 at 02:49 pm
Given all of the things I have to worry about today I am sure glad that tainted nuts isn't one ofRead More them.
Oliver P. McCracken March 6, 2014 at 09:33 am
I thought folks were complaining that The Patch no longer had an editor? If there is no editor, thenRead More who deleted my nuts-&-taint-tainted remark?
Citizen Sane March 16, 2014 at 08:44 pm
Haha. I prefer this thread. Very nice.
Bernadette Krol March 14, 2014 at 12:51 pm
Highly recommend Lao Sze Chuan! The food is outstanding! Portions are very generous! The service isRead More attentive! This restaurant greatly enhances Evanston's landscape on the North Shore...definitely a Destination restaurant. Parking by the Library is convent!