• Northfield’s Tyler Brandel dances while getting doused with water during the show.

    Northfield campers, residents enjoy summer concert

    July 30, 2014 By Megan Maginity, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    Jeanie Bratschie may have the shortest audience, but it’s definitely one of the loudest. 

  • Northfield’s Adrianna Doane, 2, pets new friend Grover at the Dog Days of Summer event.

    Pooches, residents enjoy Dog Days of Summer event

    July 29, 2014 By April Dahlquist, Editor News

    The weather doesn’t need to be steaming hot to be a dog day of summer. 

  • Sloane Anderson, 5, gets the ball into the hole and wins a prize.at the Winnetka Park District’s annual Water Carnival Saturday, July 19, at Tower Road Beach. PHOTOS BY John Lykowski/ 22nd Century Media

    Water Carnival cools down residents

    July 23, 2014 By Danielle Perlin, Staff Writer News

    One of 10-year-old Abby Ryan’s favorite parts of the annual Water Carnival was playing the dunking game, in which one person becomes soaked in cold water.

  • Deborah Gale, (left), of Glencoe, and David Sniader, of Winnetka, listen to The New Invaders band perform at the Let Loose on Lincoln block party Saturday, July 19, in Winnetka. PHOTOS BY B.KOCHVAR/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Residents relax at Let Loose on Lincoln

    July 22, 2014 By Cathy Cunningham, Staff Writer News

    If you heard the melodic sounds of jazz, ‘60s rock ‘n roll, modern alternative rock or funk floating through the air from 3-10:30 p.m.

  • Frances McTague (left) observes Wilmette’s Centennial Prairie Garden during a tour lead by author Charlotte Adelman Schwartz (right) for the Winnetka Weeders Garden Club July 14. Photos by Megan Maginity/22nd Century Media

    Prairie entices Winnetka gardeners during tour

    July 22, 2014 By Megan Maginity, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    It’s not hard to make a prairie garden. It’s almost a no brainer.