• Paula Stoddard examines some jewelry from North Shore Jewelry Collection at the Girlfriends Breakfast on Nov. 14. Photos by Matt Yan/22nd Century Media

    Fundraiser brings in thousands for Youth Services

    November 19, 2014 By Matt Yan, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    It was fabulous fun for a worthwhile cause at the 10th annual Girlfriends Breakfast fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 14.

  • Pavilion’s new Vienna Apple Strudel ($8) consists of apples, raisins and a flaky crust. Megan Maginity/22nd Century Media

    Giving thanks to Thanksgiving desserts

    November 18, 2014 By Staff report Life & Arts, Dining Out

    The time is approaching to gather around the table with loved ones and feel blessed for all that is your life. 

  • Northbrook’s Mark Schrimmer unloads donated food for Hunger Resource Network’s Community Outreach Day Saturday, Nov. 15. Photos by Jill Dunbar/22nd Century Media

    Hunger Resource Network distributes food to agencies in Community Outreach Day

    November 17, 2014 By Elizabeth Manaster, Staff Writer News

    The parking lot at Sunset Foods warmed up considerably early Saturday morning, Nov.

  • Northbrook Junior High band director Greg Scapillato (standing) conducts the wind ensemble during its Veterans Day concert Nov. 11 at the school. Photos by Matt Yan/22nd Century Media

    Junior high students honor veterans with concert

    November 17, 2014 By Matt Yan, Assistant Editor News

    Bridget Billig scanned the audience at Northbrook Junior High on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The seventh-grader was about to perform for dozens of local veterans and she was nervous.

  • Willowbrook fifth-graders move the fox and monkey puppets during the “Moon Rabbit” musical on Nov. 5. Matt Yan/22nd Century Media

    Willowbrook fifth-graders play large role in ‘Moon Rabbit’

    November 14, 2014 By Matt Yan, Assistant Editor News, School

    Willowbrook School’s fifth-grade production of “Moon Rabbit” looked very much like a children’s show during a Nov.