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Evanston Beach-Goers Object To Entry Fees: Is $8 A Day Too High?

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Beach fees are $8 per adult, $6 per child ages 1 to 11 in Evanston. Credit Katherine Richardson | Katherine Richardson

Two men tread up the beach, drop their yellow tickets into a trash-can, and share their objections to the $8 entry fee, a cost about which many beach-goers complain.

Lucas Keisler, 21, an IT server administrator from Minneapolis, said he sees the fee as unwelcome--and perhaps unfair.

"I've never been here," Keisler said. "I think it's very, very stupid because when I was younger, my family didn't have a lot of money and one of the things we did was go to the beach because it's free."

Read the whole story at Evanston, IL Patch