• Lake Forest freshman Taylor Cekay performs a flip during her balance beam routine at the Spartan Classic Friday, Dec. 7, in Northbrook. Carlos Alvarez/22nd Century Media

    Girls Gymnastics: Scouts place third in Spartan Classic

    December 10, 2018 By Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    The nine-team Spartan Classic turned out to be a showcase for the New Trier, Lake Forest, Glenbrook South and Glenbrook North gymnastics teams.

  • Prelude Dance Theatre Intermediate group performs “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy,” from the famous “The Nutcracker,” ballet Saturday, Dec. 8, in Lake Forest. Alex Newman/22nd Century Media

    Winter Dance Spectacular kicks off holiday season

    December 10, 2018 By Stephanie Kim, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    The Lake Forest Recreation Center transformed into a magical place Saturday night, spreading holiday cheer through costume and dance. A festive ensemble of prancing reindeers, grooving Santas and twirling sugar plum fairies put on a Winter Dance Spectacular, much to the delight of the families, friends and neighbors gathered inside the gymnasium Dec. 8.
  • Gary Kantor (right) performs magic tricks for a group of people at the Cocktails with the Clauses event held at Northcroft Park Friday, Dec. 7, in Lake Forest. Photos by Alex Newman/22nd Century Media

    Second cocktails event aids fundraising efforts for LF parks

    December 10, 2018 By Ronnie Wachter, Freelance Reporter News

    When Santa and Mrs.

  • LoMastro Performing Arts Academy’s cast for “The Nutcracker: Clara’s Dream,” rehearses the final scene of the play Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest. Ernest J. Schweit/22nd Century Media

    One-act ‘Nutcracker’ brings holiday spirit to Lake Forest

    December 5, 2018 By Katie Copenhaver, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts
    A shortened version of the classic holiday ballet, “The Nutcracker,” brought dancers together from across the North Shore.
  • The eggplant rollatini ($8.95) at Lake Forest’s R&V Market and Deli comes from a special Visconti family recipe. Photos by Eric DeGrechie/22nd Century Media

    Name of the game is freshness for Visconti at R&V Market and Deli

    December 5, 2018 By Michael Wojtychiw, Contributing Sports Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    The restaurant business has always been a part of Frank Visconti’s life. After working for his dad as a child in the industry, it was only a matter of time before he owned his own restaurants.


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