Tuesday, April 16, 2013
A woman accidentally pushed the accelerator and ran into a parking meter, a bicycle and the side of CVS Pharmacy as she was pulling into a parking space on Sherman Avenue in downtown Evanston, according to police.
A woman accidentally stepped on the gas as she was pulling into a parking space downtown and ran into the side of the CVS Pharmacy at 1711 Sherman Ave. Tuesday afternoon, according to police. No one was injured, but the side of the building was damaged in the accident, which took place just after 2:30 p.m., police said. The 74-year-old woman who was driving accelerated over a curb, striking a parking meter and a bicycle locked to the meter before her car hit the building, police said. She was issued citations for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and damage to city property. A police accident investigator will recommend that she be re-tested by the Illinois Secretary of State’s Offices for driving privileges, police said.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Most stores will be open in Evanston on Jan. 1; hours may be shortened
Forgot to get that one last thing for your bowl watching party or need to get a prescription refilled on New Year’s Day? Here is a list of store hours of major chains of supermarkets and pharmacies in Evanston on January 1, 2013, as provided by the stores. CVS 101 Asbury Both store and pharmacy will be open 24 hours 1711 Sherman Avenue 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM (Store) 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM (Pharmacy) 3333 Central Street 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM (Store) 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Pharmacy) Dominick’s 1910 Dempster Street 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Store) 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Pharmacy) 2748 Green Bay Road 6:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Store) 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Pharmacy) Jewel-Osco 2485 Howard Street 8:00 – 24 hours (Store) 8:00 – 24 hours (Pharmacy) 1128 Chicago Avenue 8:00 AM – 8:…
Friday, December 31, 2010
This little list from "Real Simple" magazine might give a spark to your 2011 grocery runs.
Groceries – not a very glamorous topic, but an essential one Around Town. Standing at the checkout line in a local grocery store, I got sucked in to purchasing the latest issue of Real Simple magazine. It always holds so much promise and hope for an easier, more efficient existence. I thumbed through it tonight and found a meal planner/grocery list organizer that seems like it just might change my life. At least for this week. As someone who shops at several different stores for various items (some sales are better than others; some stores carry better produce than others; some are closer to my house than others, etc.), I need to get more organized about what I get and where I get it. Living in Evanston, we've got so many options for …