Evanston Metra Central Street Station 1826 Central St, Evanston, IL60201 The Evanston Metra Central Street Station is located at the intersection of Green Bay Road and Central Street. This line…More runs from Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago's Loop to Kenosha and trains run daily from 5am until after midnight. One-way tickets, 10-ride tickets and monthly passes are available, as are reduced fares. Visit the Metra website for details.
Harris Bank 1638 Maple Ave, Evanston, IL60201 One of two city bank branches, Harris Bank on Maple Avenue is located at the bustling crossroads where downtown Evanston…More meets the Davis Street L stop and Metra train line. The Evanston branch offers financial services and personal banking options. An outside ATM is available to customers 24/7. Harris serves more than a million customers throughout the Midwest.
Epco Decorating Center 2538 Green Bay Rd, Evanston, IL60201 Epco Paint is located directly across from the Central Street Metra Station and sells a wide variety of indoor and…More outdoor paints and painting supplies, stains, primers and faux finishes as well as wall coverings and custom window treatments and blinds. The store carries many well-known brands such as Benjamin Moore, Cabot, and Pittsburgh Paints.
The Auto Doctor 2116 Ashland Ave, Evanston, IL60201 The Auto Doctor is located just off Green Bay Road, between downtown and northwest Evanston. In business since 1984, the…More shop services all makes and models of both domestic and import cars, specializing in Honda/Acura vehicles. Its very large garage has 10 service bays. All technicians are ASE-certified. Owner Charlie Edwards has lived in Evanston since he was 7. Auto Doctor will shuttle customers to and from the Metra and CTA trains and also provides loaner cars.
Comix Revolution 606 Davis St, Evanston, IL60201 In business since 1999, Comix Revolution maintains two area retail stores. It sells more than 2,000 contemporary and…More classic magazines, comic books and graphic novels, along with t-shirts, action figures and other products. It also hosts signings and other events. The store is located near the Davis Street stop on the CTA purple line and the Evanston Davis Street stop on the Metra Union Pacific North Line.
Evanston Day Nursery 1835 Grant St, Evanston, IL60201 Evanston's oldest childcare facility is a nonprofit organization founded in 1912 and conveniently located in the heart…More of the city's northwest side, within walking distance of the Central Street Metra stop. The Day Nursery offers all the comforts of home -- the facility is in fact a converted residence with a large backyard play area. Parents are drawn to the Nursery's mixed age groups, which allows child to have the same teachers for mutiple years. The Day Nursery is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Make Me Beautiful 905 Elmwood Ave, Evanston, IL60202 Make Me Beautiful is a traditional neighborhood beauty parlor. Situated in the garden level retail space of a large…More southeast Evanston apartment building, the parlor is around the corner from the Main Street shopping area, a block from Metra and CTA trains. Doris Stroud opened the business 17 years ago and has built a loyal clientele over the years. She offers color and makeup as well as coiffures. Men and kids are welcome too, as are walk-ins based on availability.
Duxler Complete Auto Care 2620 Green Bay Rd, Evanston, IL60201 Duxler Complete Auto Care is a fully participatory member of the community. Along with its extensive list of services,…More Duxler is a member of the Better Business Bureau and the Evanston Chamber of Commerce. Furthermore, Duxler shows its support for all of the people in its community by the Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and Relay for Life stickers on its front window. Duxler is located a block north of the Central Street Metra Station.
Midwest Clay Guild 1236 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL60202 Though it may look like any other low-rise office building, tucked away along the Metra tracks of western Evanston,…More inside this beautiful building is far from ordinary. Visitors are greeted by twisted figures, both human, animal and other-worldly, that forever frozen in time. This is the Midwest Clay Guild, and since 1971, it's been a communal artitst's studio space, where artists can transform individual visions and dreams from cold, malleable clay into sculpture. Check the website for more details on when the galleries are open to the public.
Campagnola is an Italian fine dining restaurant with a neighborhood feel. Most of the staff have been working there…More since the beginning and have become friends with the local and frequent guests. Delicious pasta as well as meat and fish entrees are the creations of Chef Vince DiBattista and are presented in a simple yet elegant manner. Local and organically grown produce and seasonal ingredients are used as often as they can be obtained, so make sure to check out the daily specials.
With its convenient location across the street from the Main Metra train stop and the CTA purple line, come to this relaxed environment for dinner with friends or a private party on the second-floor dining room, which holds 15-50 guests.