• The Zuckerman family, (left to right) Ella, Violet, Zach and Claire Zuckerman, grab a bite to eat at the St. Norbert Block Party June 10. Photos by Itai Epstein/22nd Century Media

    Northbrook kicks off summer festivities at block party

    June 20, 2017 By Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter News
    On this hot and windy summer day there were races to run, games to play, baskets to shoot, balls to hit, puppies to pet, bands to enjoy and beer and margaritas to quench the thirst.
  • Cove sophomore Joey Falk and his dad, Randy Falk, cross the finish line at the Cove School 5K on Saturday, June 17, at the Blue Star Memorial Woods Forest Preserve in Glenview. Photos by Scott Margolin/22nd Century Media

    Tree-lined 5K supports Cove School’s scholarship fund

    June 20, 2017 By Daniel I. Dorfman, Freelance Reporter News
    Education is important, but so is exercise. That was a theme at the Cove School 5K on Saturday, June 17, as more than 200 people took to the course.
  • Peggy Donnelly exchanges loving words with Gloria Nino, Rudy's mother. Photos by Alan P. Henry/22nd Century Media

    Neighbors dedicate new bench to mail carrier who was ‘a presence in the neighborhood'

    June 19, 2017 By Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News
    More than 100 neighborhood friends and family of longtime Northbrook letter carrier Rudy Loosa gathered in loving fellowship Saturday for a special ceremony to honor the memory of their beloved postal worker, who died Jan. 14 of a heart attack while delivering mail on the route south of St. Norbert Parish that he had walked for 20 years.
  • The Spanish-style seafood paella ($22) is a rice dish packed with clams, mussels, calamari, shrimp, tilapia, Spanish sausage, peas, olives and scallions. Photos by Sarah Verschoor/22nd Century Media

    Lucky Fish opens in Northbrook with focus on the community

    June 6, 2017 By Alyssa Groh, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    After deciding to open their seventh North Shore restaurant, husband and wife Shana and Steve Geffen knew it was time to come home to Northbrook.
  • Caitlin Collins (center) and the cast of Griffin Theatre’s “Ragtime.” Photo by Michael Brosilow

    From fourth grade to front stage: Collins finds her fit in ‘Ragtime’

    June 6, 2017 By Matt Yan, Editor Life & Arts
    The first show Caitlin Collins ever saw on Broadway was “Ragtime.” She had traveled to New York in fourth grade as part of the Jubilate Children’s Choir to perform a concert at Carnegie Hall.