• Sacred Heart student Caroline Hewitt (left) gets a taste of her sister Anabelle’s ice cream during the annual social Aug. 24 in Winnetka. Photos by Lois Bernstein/22nd Century Media

    Sacred Heart kicks off school year with social

    September 2, 2014 By Megan Maginity, Assistant Editor News, School

    To get the scoop on the upcoming school year, Sacred Heart families flocked to the annual ice cream social held Aug. 24 in Winnetka. 

  • Grace O’Connell admires her in-process face paint at the Saints Faith, Hope and Charity block party Aug. 24. Lois Bernstein/22nd century media

    FHC celebrates start of school

    September 1, 2014 By Alexa Burnell, Staff Writer News, School

    Saints Faith, Hope and Charity Catholic Church and School celebrated the end of summer and the start of a new school year at its 4th annual Block Party Aug.

  • The Churrascos dish ($29) at Highwood’s Longitude315 is Brazilian sausage, grilled skirt steak, grilled chicken breast and rice, beans, yuca, plantains and chimichurri sauce. ALEX MAYSTER/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Longitud315 leads foodies to fusion experience

    August 15, 2014 By Matthew Yan, Staff Writer Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Chef Tony Castillo was born to cook. 

    No, really — the co-owner and head chef of Longitud315 in Highwood was literally born in a kitchen.

  • Winnetka’s Maddie Gould poses by her spring painting on the rock on Cherry and Ash streets. PHOTOS SUBMITTED

    Winnetka teen carries on painted rock tradition

    August 14, 2014 By April Dahlquist, Editor Life & Arts

    Nestled on the corner of Cherry and Ash streets is Winnetka’s painted rock, which resident Mary Kiscaden diligently beautified each season with a colorful painting. 

  • Hall of Famer Frank Thomas coaches first base Aug. 6 at Winnetka’s Skokie Playfield after a softball team won the Planters “Mr. Peanut’s Power Hitter” contest. April Dahlquist/22nd century media

    Hall of Famer Frank Thomas coaches first base at Winnetka Park District softball game

    August 12, 2014 By Fouad Egbaria, Assistant Editor News, Village

    After 521 home runs in 19 seasons, former Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas recently found his way to Cooperstown, N.Y., where he joined the ranks of baseball’s Hall of Fame.