• TCBoost’s Steve Breitenstein puts football players through a timed workout April 27 at Glenbrook North. Matt Yan/22nd Century Media

    TCBoost trainer pushes GBN athletes to greater gains

    May 3, 2016 By Matt Yan, Editor Sports, High School
    “Five on the first set, five on the second set.” Steve Breitenstein shouts directions at football players over the din of music. “Make sure you do your pull-aparts and quad stretching,” he reminds them.
  • Glenbrook North’s Tom Smith (sitting) and Brian Szcezepkowicz perform during the Glenbrooks’ production of “Aida” on Thursday, April 28, at Glenbrook North’s Sheely Center for the Performing Arts. Gerri Fernandez/22nd Century Media

    Glenbrooks bring Broadway to the North Shore

    May 2, 2016 By Libby Elliott, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Audiences were taken on a journey through time at the Glenbrooks’ ambitious production of Elton John and Tim Rice’s Broadway musical adaptation of “Aida” from April 27-30 at Glenbrook North’s Sheely Center for the Performing Arts.
  • The Big District burger at District, 667 Vernon Ave., Glencoe, comes with two quarter-pound Angus patties, Merkts cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, onions and onion rings, with a side of house Parmesan fries. Photos by Courtney Jacquin/22nd Century Media

    Under new name, District finds family feel downtown

    May 2, 2016 By Fouad Egbaria, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Sometimes the best way forward is to start with a clean plate. Or is it a clean slate? I forget which it is. Regardless, Glencoe’s District, 667 Vernon Ave., did both.
  • Roberta Bentz leads a pony along while Earth Day attendees Anne (center) and Julie enjoy the ride April 16 at the Village Green. Photos by Miroslaw Pomian/22nd Century Media

    Local groups promote conservation, earth-friendly ideas

    April 26, 2016 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News
    Got Paint? Pickup is a new service that caught the eye of many Northbrook residents who participated in the Green Expo, which celebrated Earth and Arbor Day on the Village Green April 16.
  • Roe Conn (from left) and Anna Davlantes broadcast the Roe Conn Show April 27 from Pinstripes in Northbrook. Courtney Jacquin/22nd Century Media.

    Everybody Loves Roe Conn: WGN’s Hometown Voices tour stops in Northbrook

    May 3, 2016 By Courtney Jacquin, Assistant Editor News
    Northbrook loves Roe Conn.


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