• The chicken bruschetta salad ($13.59) includes grilled chicken, Arcadian blend greens, tomato-onion relish, grilled croutons, Parmesan and bleu cheese and is tossed with house balsamic vinaigrette.

    Granite City mines for ‘craveable comfort food’

    October 18, 2016 By Fouad Egbaria, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    To understand the history of Northbrook’s newest restaurant, Granite City Food & Brewery, you first have to look to St. Cloud, Minn.
  • Television personality Janet Davies speaks about starting her own media company and how that keeps her feeling young during the Active Aging Expo in Northbrook on Saturday, Oct. 15. Davies is still active with ABC 7. Photos by Jill Dunbar/22nd Century Media

    Active Aging Expo provides tips, tricks for North Shore residents

    October 18, 2016 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Sue Alt does not want anyone making decisions for her.
  • Democratic candidate Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) makes a point during a 10th Congressional District debate at Lake Forest High School on Sunday, Oct. 16. claire esker/22nd century media

    Dold, Schneider appeal to voters in debate

    October 18, 2016 By Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter News
    10th Congressional District candidates Bob Dold (R-Kenilworth) and Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) faced off in a debate at Lake Forest High School on Sunday, Oct. 16 co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters and Union League Club of Chicago.
  • Lake Forest tight end Reed Thomas (81) eludes a defender after coming down with a touchdown reception during Lake Forest’s 40-7 win over Mundelein on Friday, Oct. 14, in Mundelein. Photos by Aimee Messner/22nd Century Media

    Football: Scouts gain running clock, rush past Mustangs

    October 17, 2016 By Derek Wolff, Sports Editor Sports, High School

    The duration of a sports season is often defined by the allegory of climbing a mountain.

  • Lake Forest Symphony composer-in-residence and conductor of the program Jim Stephenson watches the performance on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Compose Yourself! youth outreach event at the John & Nancy Hughes Theater inside Gorton Community Center. Photos by Claire Esker/22nd Century Media

    Local kids compose new song for LF Symphony

    October 10, 2016 By Erin Yarnall, Freelance Reporter News

    Most petting zoos feature a variety of farm animals, but when they’re hosted by the Lake Forest Symphony, they’re home to an array of musical instruments instead.