• The Dirty Old Man ($17/$10.20) maki roll is topped with melted mozzarella cheese.

    Blu Fish offers fusion sushi, downtown ambiance

    August 29, 2014 By Alex Mayster, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Blu Fish Sushi Bistro owner Chuck Choi spent the early part of his professional life in the jewelry business.

  • Wescott ESL teacher Sue Nelson splashes water in the Congo River in July at the spot where she used to swim as a child.

    Wescott teacher returns to childhood home in Congo

    September 2, 2014 By Matt Yan, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    When Wescott School teacher Sue Nelson was 13 years old, she wanted to return to Congo. 

  • Wendy Lucchesi (far right) and her fellow employees at Covenant Village of Northbrook dance to music by DJ Charizma at the Chamber’s annual Meal Packing Event on Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel. DAYNA FIELDS/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Local employees feed thousands at Chamber charity event

    August 29, 2014 By Hilary Anderson, Staff Writer News

    More than 50,000 meals will be served to hungry people visiting food pantries in Northfield Township and the Northern Illinois Food Bank thanks to the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce’s an

  • Northbrook’s Brandon Kay snaps a photo of himself in India this summer with the National Outdoor Leadership School. PHOTOS SUBMITTED

    NB’s Kay spends summer in India with leadership school

    August 27, 2014 By Danielle Perlin, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Not too long ago, Brandon Kay was taking classes at College of Lake County and living with his grandparents in Northbrook when he sensed the need for a shake-up in his life.

  • A complete guide to all six area high schools' football teams. Photo illustration by Shannon Mashek/22nd Century Media.

    Football Preview Guide '14

    August 28, 2014 By Staff report

    Area football teams try to find the right pieces for a successful 2014 in this year's Football Preview Guide