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New JCC art exhibition brings the faces of Tel Aviv to Northbrook

June 19, 2019 by Zoe Engels, Editorial Intern Life & Arts, Living, The Arts

The grandchildren of a Holocaust survivor, a young boy guffawing in the arms of his nanny and a dog wearing a lion’s mane — these are the faces of Tel Aviv, captured in a 36-piece photograph collection by Israeli photographer Erez...

Wilmette’s Pescadero ‘firing on all cylinders’ since opening

by Erin Yarnall, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Finding a table at Pescadero shortly after the restaurant opens at 5 p.m. on weekdays may seem like a daunting task.

But for owners Mike Chookaszian and Nick Hynes, and chef Matthew Fitzgibbons, that’s not a problem.

“We’ve been...

Photos: Heartland Animal Shelter’s annual Walk of Love raises thousands

by Staff report Life & Arts, Living

Locals had a howlin' good time on Saturday, June 8 at Heartland Animal Shelter's annual Walk of Love. 

Keshet dance class offers opportunity to disabled participants

by Erin Yarnall, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Living, The Arts

Dancers and movers of all abilities are welcome at Body Grove, the newest dance class at Highland Park’s West Ridge Center. 

The weekly class, which began June 12, is run by Keshet — an organization that services...