• Summer pink grapefruit with avocado salad ($15) is complete with cucumbers.

    Winnetka’s Taste on Chestnut aims to please

    February 27, 2015 By Christa Rooks, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Taste on Chestnut owner Steve Leviton may have only opened his restaurant a month ago, but he’s no stranger to knowing what diners want.

  • Smarty Pants performs a magic trick with balloons at The Double Trouble Balloon Dog Show Feb. 16 at the Winnetka Community House.

    Smarty Pants delivers new show on President’s Day

    February 26, 2015 By Christa Rooks, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    Winnetka children and adults alike enjoyed a blown up morning of fun this President’s Day.

  • Northfield’s Jack Graf (left) watches as Jake Williams, 4, of Mundelein, knocks down pins at the human bowling booth at New Trier’s Winter Carnival Friday, Feb. 20. Photos by B. Kochvar/22nd Century Media

    Activities plentiful at annual Winter Carnival

    February 24, 2015 By Hope Holmberg, Staff Writer News

    The 21st annual New Trier Winter Carnival took place on Friday, Feb. 20, at New Trier’s Winnetka Campus.

  • Three-year-old Joseph Sammuel plays air hockey Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Winnetka Winter Carnival.

    Families enjoy activities at annual Winter Carnival

    February 25, 2015 By Alexa Burnell, Staff Writer News

    Forget the flu and measles outbreak. There is a condition much more sinister lurking within most North Shore homes. That’s right, cabin fever.

  • Simon Leibovich (left) and Winnetka native Susie Cohn-Cherpak are Highland Park residents behind the creation of Community 4 Unity. Photo Submitted

    Community 4 Unity aims to create town partnerships

    February 23, 2015 By Jamie Bradley, Contributing Editor News

    Consumers looking to get a quick deal at a local restaurant or business have a lot of places to turn to these days.