• New Trier’s Audrey Davidson looks to bunt against Evanston Tuesday, April 18, in Winnetka. Michael Wojtychiw/22nd Century Media

    Softball: Trout leads New Trier with three-hit shutout

    April 19, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    Exactly a week after striking out 11 Niles North hitters in a Central Suburban League matchup, New Trier junior pitcher Eloise Trout toed the circle to help the Trevians pick up another key conference win, this time against rival Evanston.
  • The three cheeseburger sliders ($9.95) at Northfield’s The Happ Inn are made with prime ground beef, topped with cheddar cheese and paired up with homemade potato chips, french fries or grapes. JACQUELINE GLOSNIAK/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Quick Bites: 22CM’s picks for can’t-miss kids menu items

    April 18, 2017 By Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Anyone who spends time around children knows how picky they can be when it comes to food. Getting kids to broaden their palates at home can be difficult enough, but eating out can be near impossible.
  • Sarah Kueker, manager and 20-year employee of Caribou/Peet’s Coffee in Winnetka, greets all customers by name and maintains an encyclopedic knowledge of their favorite drinks. PHOTOS BY LIBBY ELLIOTT/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Peet’s Coffee offers local camaraderie, conversation

    April 17, 2017 By Libby Elliott, Freelance Reporter News
    Every neighborhood has a social hub. It’s the local watering hole where everybody knows your name, or the cozy cafe where friends are always there for you. Sam, Norm, Cliff and Diane had “Cheers.” Rachel, Ross, Chandler, Joey, Monica and Phoebe had “Central Perk.” So, where do the denizens of Winnetka go to comingle, commune and caffeinate?
  • Winnetka residents (left to right) Carla Vorhees, Beth Ann Papoutsis and Joan Evanich attended the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce’s Recognition Lunch on April 12, where the Winnetka Community House received the “Heart of the Community” award. PHOTOS BY LIBBY ELLIOTT/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Winnetka Community House wins Heart of the Community award

    April 17, 2017 By Libby Elliott, Freelance Reporter News, Village
    When members of the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce selected a 2017 venue for its 41st annual Recognition Lunch — an event held each year to honor the contributions of respected local civic and business leaders — they logically chose the Winnetka Community House, a venerable, 106-year-old, historically landmarked building that functions as the educational, recreational and cultural heart of the village.
  • In March, Danny Lee, of Glencoe, successfully received a new kidney courtesy of a living donor donation from Northfield resident Nancy Detlefsen. PHOTOS SUBMITTED

    The ultimate gift: Northfield mom donates kidney to Glencoe grandfather

    April 17, 2017 By Jacqueline Glosniak, Editor News
    When most of us have a neighbor in need, we do our best to go out of our way to help them out — we carry their groceries, shovel their sidewalks, borrow a few dollars or lend an open ear. However, for Northfield resident Nancy Detlefsen, doing a good deed for a neighbor goes above and beyond the ordinary chore as she helped save one local man’s life — literally.

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