• Egg Harbor’s waffle berry crepe ($9.99) is filled with strawberries, bananas and Nutella. Eddie Herz/22nd Century Media

    Taste the sweet peak of summer

    July 29, 2016 By Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out
    We’ve entered that sweet spot of summer — when most fruit is not only in season, but it’s reliably delicious.
  • Women participate in the Venus de Miles biking race on Saturday, July 23. Tiia Norsym Photography

    Venus de Miles returns to Lake Forest College

    July 28, 2016 By Danielle Gensburg, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Over 350 women, including 150 from Lake County and 36 from Lake Forest, participated in Venus de Miles on Saturday, July 23.
  • This 1962 Ford Falcon Ranchero was restored to resemble a fire engine. Owner John Webster displayed the vehicle at the Market Square Car Show on Thursday, July 21. Claire Esker/22nd Century Media

    Cars compete for ‘Chuck’s Choice’ in show

    July 26, 2016 By Alexandra Greenwald, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    The 15th annual Market Square Car Show was partially rained out last Thursday evening, but not before an orange 1974 Vespa Piaggio Ape, owned by Mark Giannelli, beat out 130 other cars for the “Chuck’s Choice” award.
  • Dawson Armstrong hits a shot during the 2015 Western Amateur Championship at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill. Photos by Charles Cherney/Western Golf Association

    Knollwood Club to host Western Amateur

    July 26, 2016 By Derek Wolff, Sports Editor Sports

    For six days at the start of August, the center of the golf world will revolve around Lake Forest.

  • Lizzy Xakellis, a rising fifth-grader at Sheridan Elementary School, plays on the monkey bars at the new West Park playground on July 19. Photos by Kirsten Keller/22nd Century Media

    New playground at West Park incorporates fourth-graders’ ideas

    July 26, 2016 By Kirsten Keller, Editor News
    Dozens of kids climbed, ran and swung on new playground equipment at West Park on July 19, the date the park officially reopened to the public after the old playground was demolished in June.