Evanston is sometimes referred to as the "People's Republic of Evanston", and thus it's bound to come up on someone's list of cities better or worse than Ann Arbor for some civic ideal to aspire to.
In the news
- People's Republic of Evanston, mayoral forum, 2009
- Cafe Ambrosia closes, Daily Northwestern, March 2009
Cafe Ambrosia, a popular student study spot, closed this week after suffering from a lack of business, said employee and NU student Corinne Ellis.