• The Chicago Botanic Garden’s Garden Café Cafe offers a superfood chopped salad, which includes baby kale and spinach, quinoa, freekeh wheat, broccoli, pomegranate seeds, butternut squash, walnuts and orange-agave dressing.

    Quick Bites: North Shore picks for heart-healthy foods

    February 21, 2017 By Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out
    The heart — a universal symbol for romance, a favorite February shape for yummy candies and one of the most vital organs of the human body.
  • The cast sings the final song during Lake Forest Academy’s production of “Once on this Island” on Saturday, Feb. 18. Claire Esker 22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    ‘Once On This Island’ brings Caribbean flair to LFA

    February 21, 2017 By Christa Rooks, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Lake Forest Academy brought some warmth to the winter with the Caribbean-themed production of “Once On This Island.”
  • David and Pam Waud dress up as Olive Oil and Popeye for the “I Heart Gorton” benefit on Feb. 11 at Gorton Community Center. Photo by Dale Jessen

    Residents display appreciation for Gorton Community Center

    February 21, 2017 By Alyssa Groh, Editor News
    Many people spend Valentine’s Day showing their loved ones how much they care about them by taking them out to dinner or showering them with candy, gifts, and flowers.
  • Delaney Williams (left) goes for a layup against Warren on Friday, Feb. 17, at Warren in the regional title game. Photos by Miroslaw Pomian/22nd Century media

    Scouts win first regional title in 12 years

    February 18, 2017 By Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Lake Forest girls basketball had no seniors on its 2015-16 team, meaning that the Scouts returned the core of their team for this season.
  • New Trier’s Kristie Kalis is the winner of the 22CM Athlete of the Year contest. Varsity Views

    Athlete of the Year: Fast start propels NT’s Kalis to award

    February 15, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Contributing Sports Editor Sports
    New Trier is known for having a lot of success in most sports with many of its athletes winning various awards.