• Gators Wing Shack’s original and garlic buffalo sauces, which are now sold on the North Shore, have won various awards at Chicago’s Best WingFest over the past 14 years. Photos by Megan Maginity/22nd Century Media

    Gators’ sauces now on the North Shore

    January 30, 2015 By Alex Mayster, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    North Shore residents may not have easy access to the award-winning chicken wings of Palatine’s Gators Wing Shack, but the famous sauces have made their way to the area.

  • Assistant Cubmaster Rob Gilley carefully lines up the cars before pressing the start button at the annual Pinewood Derby Jan. 21 at Christ Church in Winnetka. Photos by B. Kochvar/22nd Century Media

    Scouts keep tradition alive at Pinewood Derby

    January 29, 2015 By Hope Holmberg, Staff Writer News

    Nearly 70 Cubs Scouts partook in the annual Pinewood Derby at Christ Church in Winnetka Jan. 21.  

  • Performers Paul Iams (left), Chris Brown (center) and David Wilner are part of the a cappella group Ac Rock, who performed rock ’n’ roll hits Jan. 19 at the Winnetka Community House. Photos by Christa Rooks/22nd Century Media

    Winnetka families enjoy morning of rock ’n’ roll

    January 28, 2015 By Christa Rooks, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    Winnetka families kicked off Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a rollicking morning of music on Jan. 19 at the Winnetka Community House, thanks to the a cappella group Ac Rock.

  • Mike Greenberg broadcasts live from The Book Stall in Winnetka while promoting his novel "My Father's Wives" Saturday, Jan. 24. Photos by Joe Coughlin/22nd Century Media

    Greeny talks Mr. Cub, new novel at Book Stall

    January 27, 2015 By Joe Coughlin, Managing Editor Life & Arts

    In at least one respect, the pulse of Mike Greenberg follows a similar rhythm to that of Winnetka.

  • The owner of Fred's Winnetka Service, Fred Majewski (left), with his wife of 47 years, Dorothy. Photo Submitted

    Fred’s Winnetka Service owner remembered for integrity

    January 26, 2015 By Alan P. Henry, Staff Writer News, Obituaries

    For 42 years, Fred’s Winnetka Service at the corner of Green Bay Road and Spruce Street has been not just a gas station and service center, but a reminder that a fair deal, a friendly sm