• Little Tails’ meatball hero ($12) features meatballs in marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese and topped with fresh basil. Photos by Jason Addy/22nd Century Media

    Little Tails Bar and Grill a ‘step up from traditional sports bar’

    December 14, 2018 By Martin Carlino, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Just months after opening Little Tails Bar and Grill, John Kopanski and Chandra Parshetty believe they have the makings of a restaurant unlike any other in the area.

  • Greta Andreasen (left), 5, of Winnetka, at Breakfast with Santa Dec. 1 at the Winnetka Community House. Photos by Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media

    Annual Breakfast with Santa goes green this year at Community House

    December 12, 2018 By Christine Adams, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    The 10th annual Breakfast with Santa was held Dec. 1 at the Winnetka Community House. Hosted by the WCH Woman’s Board, the event featured the usual impressive buffet, crafts and opportunity to meet Santa, but this year added a little “green” to the festivity as it was completely environmentally sustainable.
  • Charlie Wallach, 6, visits with Santa Saturday, Dec. 8, at Northfield’s Holiday Festival. Photos by Jill Dunbar/22nd Century Media

    Families embrace the holidays at indoor Northfield festival

    December 11, 2018 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    The holiday spirit was alive and well Saturday, Dec. 8, in Northfield, thanks to the Park District which hosted the annual Holiday Festival, helping everyone from tiny tots to teens and everyone in between embrace the most wonderful season of all.
  • Natalie Sonnenschein accepts a check from New Trier’s Cray Taylor and Loyola’s Patrick Weimer at a game that benefited Misericordia on Sunday, Dec. 2, in Wilmette. Photo submitted by Tara Kochman

    Boys hockey: New Trier, Loyola battle on the ice for charity

    December 3, 2018 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    It’s no secret that the Loyola and New Trier hockey programs are not fond of each other. The two programs, which have combined to win five of the last six state titles in the state’s top class, have a rivalry that fills rinks every time they play.
  • The eggplant rollatini ($8.95) at Lake Forest’s R&V Market and Deli comes from a special Visconti family recipe. Photos by Eric DeGrechie/22nd Century Media

    Fresh is the name of the game for Visconti at R&V Market and Deli

    December 7, 2018 By Michael Wojtychiw, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Dining Out

    The restaurant business has always been a part of Frank Visconti’s life.