• Niloofar’s Persian Trail Mix, sold at True Juice in Winnetka, is jam-packed with heart-friendly snack foods including white mulberries, figs, golden berries, cashews, almonds and raisins. PHOTO SUBMITTED

    The heart of a healthy diet: North Shore picks for heart-healthy foods

    February 20, 2017 By Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out
    The heart — a universal symbol for romance, a favorite February shape for yummy candies and one of the most vital organs of the human body.
  • Tim Grovenburg (left), a 2006 New Trier grad, and Tim Triplett co-founded Brass Rings Spirit Brands in 2014. Photos Submitted

    New Trier grad sees craft distillery business boom

    February 16, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Life & Arts
    Being a member of any team, whether athletic or business, teaches you how to communicate and, in some cases, how to be a leader.
  • Graeter’s Ice Cream, based in Cincinnati, Ohio since 1879, is opening their Winnetka location on March 10. The location will be the chain’s second in the Chicagoland area. PHOTO SUBMITTED

    Ohio ice cream chain opens second Chicago location in Winnetka

    February 20, 2017 By Jacqueline Glosniak, Editor News
    Since Winnetka is known to be a family-friendly community rich with good old-fashioned charm, a 147-year-old ice cream company from Cincinnati decided to make the village home for expansion of its popular dessert brand.
  • Niloo Mirani began selling her own Persian Trail Mix, or ajil, in September after discovering no other comparable snack in the retail market. PHOTOS SUBMITTED

    Winnetka native starts business around ajil, a Persian trail mix

    February 20, 2017 By Jacqueline Glosniak, Editor News
    If you ask any outdoor camper or routine snacker what they love best about a bag of trail mix, they’ll probably tell you it’s the balance of sweet chocolate, salty nuts, crunchy pretzels and tangy raisins that make it the perfect pick-me-up between meals.
  • Attendees hold up signs during the New Trier High School District 203 Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 20, at Cornog Auditorium on the school’s Northfield campus. PHOTOS BY CLAIRE ESKER/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Supporters, detractors express opinions on NT Seminar Day in packed auditorium

    February 21, 2017 By Daniel I. Dorfman, Freelance Reporter News, School
    With New Trier High School’s all-day seminar on race planned for Tuesday, Feb. 28, passionate rhetoric was heard on all sides of the issue at the district’s Monday, Feb. 20 school board meeting.