• Northfield resident Charlie Engelman is one of the top 10 contestants in Expedition Granted, a contest hosted by National Geographic. Photo Submitted

    Northfield resident competes in National Geographic contest

    September 26, 2014 By Megan Maginity, Assistant Editor News

    You will never know if you don’t try.

  • Northfield’s Hofherr Meat Co. sells smoked cherry cheddar brats for $7.99 a pound for customers to purchase and heat up on the grill. April Dahlquist/22nd Century Media

    Oktoberfest brings German fare to North Shore

    September 26, 2014 By Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out

    It’s the end of September, and it’s time to celebrate the new season of fall and — most excitingly — October. 

  • Winnetka’s Carolyn Gaehter (left) and her mom Betty tour a luxury home on Sheridan Road as a part of the Woman’s Auxiliary of Rush University’s Cooks’ Tour on Sept. 17. April Dahlquist/22nd Century Media

    Cooks’ Tour fundraises for cancer research at Rush

    September 25, 2014 By April Dahlquist, Editor Life & Arts

    For some, the perfect day out is spending it at home — someone else’s home that is. 

  • Father Jay (left) helps 3-year-old daughter Reese Vanderlaan bat at one of the activities at the Winnetka Fall Fest Saturday, Sept. 20, at Little Duke Field. PHOTOS BY GERRI FERNANDEZ/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Families flock to annual Fall Fest

    September 23, 2014 By Daniel I. Dorfman, Staff Writer News

    For Sophia Ansaldo, who hails from Chile, Saturday was a time for her family to try and have fun in ways they had not tried before.

  • New Trier’s Grace Hemmer looks for room to pass in between Lake Forest’s Meggie Armstrong (7) and Annie Stevenson (5) in the showdown Sept. 17 in Lake Forest. Photos by Tracy Allen/22nd Century Media

    State title rematch lives up the hype

    September 22, 2014 By Eric Van Dril, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    The New Trier and Lake Forest field hockey teams looked very different when they met on Wednesday night, Sept. 17.