• Guanajuato’s summer guacamole ($12.95) comes with pieces of papaya, pineapples and oranges. Fouad Egbaria/22nd Century Media

    Quick Bites: Summer reaches its sweet peak

    July 26, 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. No more bitter blueberries and blackberries, no more mealy peaches and faded-red strawberries.
  • New Trier rising junior Elli Sweet (pictured) was one of 30 nationwide selected to participate in the Senate Page Program. Photo Submitted

    NT rising junior one of 30 nationwide selected for Senate Page Program

    July 29, 2016 By Jacqueline Glosniak, Contributing Editor News, School
    While most high school students spend their summers relaxing by the pool or working a local part-time job, one New Trier student is spending her break preparing for the most exciting fall of her life.
  • James Lumberg, chairman of the North Shore Country Day School Board of Trustees, is shown with a team of climbers making their way up Mount Everest earlier this year. Photos Submitted

    NSCDS board chairman scales Mount Everest

    July 26, 2016 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    James Lumberg enjoyed reading Ernest Hemingway’s “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” so much so that he became fascinated with the idea of being on big mountains.
  • Loyola Academy graduate Luke McGee instructs members of the U.S. National Rowing Team as the team prepares for the 2016 Olympics. Photo Submitted by USRowing

    LA grad, national team rowing coach eyes Rio gold

    July 26, 2016 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports
    Basketball had always been Luke McGee’s sport of choice.
  • New Trier junior and senior football players execute a drill during one of two early-morning Navy SEAL-style training sessions, held July 18 and 19, on Tower Road Beach in Winnetka. Photos Submitted

    New Trier football tackles early-morning Navy SEAL-style training

    July 25, 2016 By Fouad Egbaria, Editor Sports
    Walking waist deep in Lake Michigan, logs held over their heads, crawling on the sand — by 7 a.m. last Monday and Tuesday, New Trier football players had already had a heck of a day.


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