• The pork shishkebob sandwich ($6.65) is topped with tomato, onion and homemade tzatziki sauce on pita bread. Photos by Jacqueline Glosniak/22nd Century Media

    Family is the heart of operation at The Works

    December 13, 2017 By Alyssa Groh, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    In April of 1978 the Koliopoulos brothers decided to purchase a restaurant together, which they would bond over for decades to come.
  • The Prelude Dance Theatre Junior Company performs to “Silent Nutcracker” during Lake Forest Dance Academy’s Winter Dance Spectacular on Saturday, Dec. 9 at Lake Forest Recreation Center. Erin Yarnall/22nd Century Media

    Lake Forest Dance Academy spreads cheer through dance

    December 12, 2017 By Katie Copenhaver, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts

    The Lake Forest Dance Academy’s Winter Dance Spectacular offered something for everyone on Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Lake Forest Recreation Center.

  • Santa’s Helper (left) Julia Hender, a sophomore at Lake Forest High School, helps Lily Testwuide, 7, of Lake Forest, shop for her family at the Kids Only Holiday Shop on Dec. 6 at Gorton Community Center. Al

    Gorton helps children cross off their Christmas lists

    December 12, 2017 By Alyssa Groh, Editor News
    Gorton Community Center was filled with hundreds of children searching for the perfect gift for their friends and family at the Kids Only Holiday Shop on Dec. 6.
  • Lake Forest’s Kristin Fisch performs during the Spartan Classic Friday, Dec. 8, in Northbrook. Photos by Lynn Trautmann/22nd Century Media

    Girls Gymnastics: Fisch, Lake Forest finish fourth at Spartan Classic

    December 12, 2017 By David Jaffe, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Area schools converged on Glenbrook North High School for the Spartan Classic in hopes of giving their best performance. Lake Forest’s Kristin Fisch, just one of the freshman with a strong showing at the Classic, finished fourth in all-around (34.675) and third on vault (9.375).
  • 10 Questions with Ben Gibson, Scouts boys basketball

    December 12, 2017 By Staff Report Sports, Athlete of the Week

    Ben Gibson is a senior at Lake Forest High School and  plays guard for the basketball team.