• Artist Julia Hagen (right) is greeted by Middlefork principal Mary Frances Greene at the opening of the Village of Northfield’s art gallery on Jan. 15. Photos by Lois Bernstein/22nd Century Media

    Village of Northfield unveils new public art gallery

    January 18, 2019 By Submitted Content Life & Arts, The Arts
    One of the goals of the Northfield Village Board is to bring public art to the community. Its first artistic initiative is a new rotating art gallery in the lobby of Village Hall, 361 Happ Road.
  • NHL Hall of Famer Tony Esposito listens to Rocky Wirtz, owner and chairman of the Chicago Blackhawks, during their visit to The Book Stall Thursday, Jan. 17, in Winnetka. Photos by Michael Wojtychiw/22nd Century Media

    Photo Gallery: Rocky Wirtz and Tony Esposito visit the Book Stall

    January 18, 2019 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor News, Community

    Rocky Wirtz, owner and chairman of the Chicago Blackhawks, joined NHL Hall of Famer and former Blackhawks goalie Tony Esposito at The Book Stall Thursday, Jan.

  • Viaggio’s meatball salad ($16) pairs two large meatballs, cooked in the restaurant’s signature red sauce, with a romaine salad topped with tomato, onion, cucumber and a red-wine vinaigrette. Photos by Jason Addy/22nd Century Media

    Highland Park’s Viaggio ‘all about family and good food’

    January 17, 2019 By Martin Carlino, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Like most who experience success in the restaurant industry, Lori and Larry Slavin consider themselves lucky.
  • Actresses (left to right) Julia Peltz, Marianna Decker and Kisten Nolan, as Dorothy, the tin man and the scarecrow, respectively, rehearse for “Wizard of Oz,” which runs Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 19-20, at the Winnetka Community House. Photos by Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media

    Actors learn about teamwork through ‘The Wizard of Oz’

    January 15, 2019 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    The Glencoe Park District and The Helen Borris Performing Arts Company are encouraging all to follow the yellow brick road to the Winnetka Community House Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 19-20.
  • Winnetka’s Stavroula Houpis, 2, gets her face painted at the Winter Carnival Saturday, Jan. 12, at The Skokie School. Photos by Jill Dunbar/22nd Century Media

    Families escape the snow at Winnetka’s indoor Winter Carnival

    January 14, 2019 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News, Community

    The Winnetka Park District’s annual Winter Carnival held on Saturday, Jan.

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