• North Shore Country Day soccer players train on top-notch facilities in England during a trip Aug. 11-20. Photos Submitted

    Trip to England unites NSCD soccer

    August 19, 2014 By Joe Coughlin, Managing Editor Sports, High School

    What better place to bond over the world’s game than in its mecca: England. 

  • Players Grill’s Chato’s Chicken is a 12-spice baked chicken that has grown a following in Highland Park and on the North Shore. Photos by Nicki Koetting/22nd Century Media

    Join the ongoing story of Players Grill

    August 22, 2014 By Joe Coughlin, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Chato was a character.

    With big tattoos draping his arms and an unruly goatee, Chato had them all laughing in the kitchen of Highland Park’s Players Grill. 

  • Winnetka artist Anne McNerney’s painting called “Maple Street Beach” hangs in “Beaches and Boats,” an exhibit created with artist Maria McNitt running until Sept. 12 at the North Shore Art League, 620 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka. Photos by Megan Maginity/22nd Century Media

    Winnetka artists pair up to create NSAL exhibit

    August 21, 2014 By Megan Maginity, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    Summer isn’t over at the North Shore Art League. 

  • Winnetka resident Jackie Miller, 88, strikes a pose at her going away party from the Winnetka Community House Fitness Centre Aug. 9 PHOTOS BY ALAN P. HENRY/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Gym icon leaves town

    August 19, 2014 By Alan P. Henry, Staff Writer News

    They had a little going away party at the Winnetka Community House Fitness Centre Aug. 9 for 88-year-old Jackie Miller. There were treats and parting gifts and a balloon.

  • Northfield’s Leong family (left to right) Cecilia, Lani, Jack, and Dolly, won The Current’s Family Vacation Photo Contest last year with this photo in front of Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie, a northwestern Hunan Province in China. 22nd century media file photo

    Send The Current your best vacation picture

    August 20, 2014 By Staff Report News

    Years after a family trip takes place, Mom still loves pulling out the prints, Dad still loves telling tales and kids can still retrieve memories from those happy family times.