• The pumpkin gnocchi ($13) at Winnetka’s O’Neil’s is served with a roasted lemon scallops and pumpkin foam. PHOTOS BY APRIL DAHLQUIST/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Pumpkins ripe for the eating

    October 31, 2014 By Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out

    The pumpkin craze is out of control — muffins, coffee, pies, soups, tarts, torts, shampoos, air fresheners, Halloween costumes! (OK, that last one is normal.)

  • The Werner family, on Scott Avenue, adds to their Halloween display each year. PHOTOS BY April dahlquist/22nd Century Media

    Winnetka houses gear up for Halloween

    October 30, 2014 By April Dahlquist, Editor Life & Arts

    As the sun sets on Halloween, the shadows will grow longer and Winnetka homes will be silhouetted against the orange-hued sky.

  • New Trier’s Laura Swenson returns the ball during state tournament play in which she and partner Catherine MacKinnon finished in the top eight. Photos by Joe Coughlin/22nd Century Media

    New Trier’s doubles team goes down swinging

    October 29, 2014 By Ryan Wallace, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    Once again the New Trier girls tennis team showed that its doubles teams don’t like to go home early at the IHSA state tournament.

  • New Trier’s Tommy Belliel gets a head to the ball in traffic in GBN’s goal box during his team’s regional-title win Saturday, Oct. 25, in Northfield. Photos by Tracy Allen/22nd Century Media

    Trevs’ offense comes alive in regional championship

    October 29, 2014 By Neil Milbert, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    Junior forward Spencer Farina believes that coach Wes Molyneaux’s offensive-oriented formation that uses three forwards and three midfielders is the main reason New Trier is having an ou

  • Winnetka 3-year-olds Conrad Siavelis (left) and Declan Murphy hunt for candy in the haystack at the Winnetka Park District’s Pumpkins on the Beach event Friday, Oct. 24, at Tower Road Beach. PHOTOS BY APRIL DAHLQUIST/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Pumpkins on the Beach event keeps Halloween happy

    October 29, 2014 By April Dahlquist, Editor News

    Beach had the fixings Friday night to keep children entertained for hours with Halloween-themed activities.