• Carlo Castellanos acts in “Keep Belfry Weird” in North Shore Country Day School’s Take 10 Festival on April 13. Photos by Art Jessen/North Shore Country Day

    NSCDS Upper School performance features 10-minute plays

    April 28, 2016 By Submitted Content Life & Arts

    North Shore students in the Upper School theater directing course spent a month writing 10-minute plays based on personal experiences, observations, media events or just pure creativity.

  • New Trier celebrates after Sydney Parker scored the game’s only goal in a 1-0 win over Loyola Academy in the final of the PepsiCo Showdown on Sunday, April 24, at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Photos by Lois Bernstein/22nd Century Media

    Girls Soccer: Trevians eke out win over rival Ramblers

    April 26, 2016 By Michael Wojtychiw, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    With Loyola Academy being around the bend from New Trier’s Northfield campus and instances where students from the same family attend either school, it wasn’t a surprise that the PepsiCo

  • Taco de carne assda ($3) at The Trendy Taco in Wilmette contains tender skirt steak, onions and cilantro. Photos by Colin Hanner/22nd Century Media

    The Trendy Taco pleasures taste buds on the North Shore

    April 29, 2016 By Eric DeGrechie, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Carla Connett loves the restaurant business. 

  • Giuliana Rodrigues blows bubbles as the Autism Speaks Walk begins on Sunday, April 24, at New Trier’s Northfield campus. Photos by Lois Bernstein/22nd Century Media

    ‘A special day to come together as a community’

    April 27, 2016 By Daniel I. Dorfman, Freelance Reporter News

    Ray and Gay Weber, of Kenilworth, like to take their 19-year-old son Cole out when they can, but since Cole is on the autism spectrum, sometimes their social options are

  • Actors (clockwise left to right) P.J. Embree, Brenna Cotter, Ali Beanblossom, Ashley Cotter, Kathryn Madigan, Mary Catherine McColl, Isabel Hernandez and Ethan Hoffman perform the “My Favorite Things” scene from “Getting to Know The Sound of Music,” a Children’s Theatre of Winnetka production. Kirsten Keller/22nd Century Media

    Winnetka theater performs 'The Sound of Music'

    April 25, 2016 By Kirsten Keller, Assistant Editor Life & Arts
    The Children’s Theatre of Winnetka will put on “Getting to Know The Sound of Music,” a shortened version of the 1959 classic, from Thursday-Sunday, April 28-May 1, at the Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave.