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Davis Street Fishmarket
501 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201
Davis Street Fishmarket is located on Davis Street, one block east of Sheridan Road. It has been in business since 1985,More and flies fresh seafood in daily. The fish and shellfish on sale come from all three coasts. In addition to the dishes consisting of fish and shellfish, the restaurant features sandwiches, salads and soups. There is also an extensive wine and beer selection.
Patriots Park
Davis St & Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60201
Patriots Park has the luxury of being next to one of the best locations in Evanston: the beach. This large triangularMore park is right across from the water, though not directly on the beach. It's hard to miss, as it has a central statue, and the American flag is always flying here. There is a small flower garden, and a bench beneath a tree for sitting in the shade.
Ted Fund
1825 Asbury Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
The Ted Fund provides financial assistance for 100 Evanston children whose families are among the one-third of theMore city's residents living below the poverty line so they can participate in summer sports and cultural activities and other programs during the year. The fund was founded in 1996 in memory of Ted Muller, a District 65 teacher and beloved summer camp counselor who died at the untimely age of 29. Children accepted into the program receive $800 each summer for three years to enroll in one the 16 summer youth programs partnered with the fund. They can also take part in a special mentoring program at the Evanston YMCA, and are given financial support for swim lessons at the YWCA, whose Flying Fish team is the largest in the state. Candidates for the program are referred by District 65 social workers in the Evanston public schools. The organization has a base of 1,200 supporters including corporate sponsors and hosts one large fundraising event each year plus an annual appeal whose goal is to expand the number of children served by the program.
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