• The beers are Ravinia Brewing Co. can be bought on premises either individually, via a six-pack or at many of the local stores. Photos by Erin Yarnall/22nd Century Media

    Ravinia Brewing Co. brings homemade feel to Highland Park

    February 19, 2019 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    The Ravinia District of Highland Park is a bustling part of the town. With shops, restaurants and entertainment options galore, there’s a lot to do in town.

  • Kevin Joseph Smith Burke, who died in 2017 at the age of 23, was a member of the rowing team at New Trier, where he graduated in 2012. Photos Submitted

    New Trier alumni remembered for ‘caring about others’

    February 19, 2019 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News, Community

    Many North Shore residents remember Kevin Joseph Smith Burke.

  • New Trier poses with its second-place trophy at the IHSA girls gymnastics state finals Saturday, Feb. 16, in Palatine. Photo submitted

    Girls gymnastics: New Trier earns best finish in 27 years, finishes second at state

    February 17, 2019 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    There's a banner that hangs in New Trier's gym honoring the school's 1992 girls gymnastics team after their runner-up finish at the state meet.
  • The Start Fresh ($4.99) breakfast sandwich includes scrambled eggs, sausage and cheese on any type of bagel. Photos by Jason Addy/22nd Century Media

    Community first for Northbrook’s Big Apple Bagels

    February 15, 2019 By Michal Dwojak, Contributing Sports Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Maria and Hector Barbosa already knew the essential element to starting out in the bagel business: making the dough.
  • Winnetka’s Mark Bransfield (left) released his first album with the help of Liam Davis, a three-time Grammy award-winner. The album is called “The Bransfield Strait.” Photos Submitted

    Winnetka singer-songwriter releases empowering album

    February 14, 2019 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts
    Childhood friends collaborate to release ‘The Bransfield Strait’