• Genevieve Levinson, 11, sews a picture of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. onto a canvas at Justice Day July 26 on the Village Green in Winnetka. Photos by Sharon Whitehead/22nd Century Media

    Justice Day honors MLK’s speech in Winnetka

    August 4, 2015 By Daniel I. Dorfman, Staff Writer News

    It was a time to look back and a time to look inward.

  • The Finlaysons (left to right) Craig, Alex, 6, and Courtney enjoy the beach at the Winnetka Park District's Family Camp Out Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 1-2. Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media

    Annual Family Camp Out takes on new theme

    August 3, 2015 By Igor Studenkov, Staff Writer News

    As the sun set on Tower Road Beach on the evening of Saturday, Aug. 1, the preparations were well under way. Winnetka families brought air mattresses, tents and tables.

  • This summery spinach and strawberry salad ($9.99) has baby spinach, strawberries, feta cheese, blueberries, sliced almonds and is served with a poppyseed dressing. Salmon was added for $14.99. Photos by Nicki Koetting/22nd Century Media

    The Lantern grows, changes with the times

    July 30, 2015 By Jamie Bradley, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Like any town, Lake Forest has changed over the years.

  • The Detlefsens (left to right) Erin, Cooper, Evelyn and Nancy pose next to their Little Free Library in the 100 block of Avon Avenue in Northfield. Megan Maginity/22nd Century Media

    A new chapter

    July 29, 2015 By Megan Maginity, Editor Life & Arts

    It’s simple — take a book and return a book. 

  • ‘Celebrating all kids of diversity’

    July 28, 2015 By Alyssa Groh, Editorial Intern News, School

    Together We Influence Growth day camp, or TWIG, brings Chicago and North Shore children together to defy cultural differences.