• The Purple Palmer, served in a lightbulb cup ($6.75), is a twist on an Arnold Palmer drink made with butterfly pea flower tea and lemonade. Photos by Erin Yarnall/22nd Century Media

    New boba tea shop adds new twists to popular concept

    September 21, 2018 By Brittany Kapa, Contributing Sports Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Glenview’s Boba Club knows it may be a black sheep, but owner Steve Ha is OK with that. 

  • New Trier senior Rebecca Smith, of Winnetka, performs in Lagniappe-Potpourri’s “Enjoy the Ride,” which ran Wednesday-Saturday, Sept. 12-15, in Winnetka. Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media

    NT students collaborate to produce 80th Lagniappe show

    September 19, 2018 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    The longstanding tradition continued when Lagniappe-Potpourri, New Trier’s annual variety show, began the school’s performing arts season and marked its 80th year of the all-student run production.
  • Posing (left to right) is Ali Beanblossom, Sigrid Wilson, Charlotte Dellin, Sarah Popoff and Jaime Elias. Wilson was fundraising for her JDRF team. Photo Submitted

    Winnetkan raises funds, awareness for upcoming JDRF Walk

    September 20, 2018 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News

    When Winnetka’s 12-year-old Sigrid Wilson received the diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes (T1D), an autoimmune disease, at age 7, she was a second-grade student at Greeley School.

  • The lead vocalist for At Least We Tried, Amanda Howell, 17, performs at the inaugural Teen Fest Friday, Sept. 14, at Hubbard Woods Park. Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media

    Three youth groups partner for inaugural Teen Fest

    September 18, 2018 By Daniel I. Dorfman, Freelance Reporter News

    The inaugural Teen Fest had friends catching up, having something to eat and most of all, it was an opportunity for some local teenagers to display their talents.

  • The Cripe family (left to right) Henry, 16, Charlie, 13, Village Council trustee Andy and Julia, 6, helped organize the annual Winnetka flag-planting in honor of Sept. 11 at the Village Green. Jill Dunbar/22nd Century Media

    Cripe family leads Winnetka’s annual Sept. 11 observance

    September 12, 2018 By Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    On the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, Winnetka played its part in making sure to never forget Sept. 11, 2001 through an annual event that started a decade ago at the Village Green.