• Boys basketball: Loyola holds off furious Notre Dame rally for win

    December 13, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    When the going gets tough late in a game, a team and its coach always want the ball in its most clutch player’s hands.
  • The pork shishkebob sandwich ($6.65) is topped with tomato, onion and homemade tzatziki sauce on pita bread. PHOTOS BY JACQUELINE GLOSNIAK/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Family is the heart of operation at The Works

    December 12, 2017 By Alyssa Groh, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    In April of 1978 the Koliopoulos brothers decided to purchase a restaurant together, which they would bond over for decades to come.
  • 19th century reenactor Helen Weaver entertains children with an old-fashioned toy while Angela Salva plays 19th century tunes at the Winnetka Historical Society’s Log House Holiday Dec. 3 at the Schmidt-Burnham Log House. PHOTOS BY ALEXA BURNELL/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Winnetka engages in nostalgic holiday fun at log house

    December 12, 2017 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Families looking to forget about the materialism of the holiday season had the perfect opportunity to do so at the Winnetka Historical Museum’s annual Log House Holiday event, held at the Schmidt-Burnham Log House on Dec. 3. As folks arrived, they were greeted by museum board members and docents, dressed in traditional pioneer clothing, ready to show the simple ways the holidays were once celebrated.
  • Winnetka siblings (left to right) Teddy, Thomas and Mariella Fedorinchik meet Santa Claus Dec. 2 at the Winnetka Community House’s annual Breakfast with Santa. PHOTOS BY ALEXA BURNELL/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Winnetka Community House serves breakfast with Santa

    December 12, 2017 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News
    Santa took a well-deserved break from all his toy making and popped into the Winnetka Community House on Dec. 2 to visit with local families and spread a little holiday cheer.
  • Christian Tingle, 18, has kicked off the sixth year of his annual outdoor holiday light show at his home on Evergreen Lane. Funds raised from spectators go to Make-A-Wish Illinois. PHOTOS SUBMITTED

    Winnetka teen’s lights display raises thousands for children’s charity

    December 12, 2017 By Jacqueline Glosniak, Editor News
    Call him the Clark Griswold of Winnetka, but 18-year-old Christian Tingle’s holiday home lights display is much more organized and philanthropic than the aforementioned comedy clown’s Christmas display ever was.