• Loyola’s Vahe Kalayjian passes the ball during the Chicago Elite Classic Dec. 2 at the United Center in Chicago. Photos Submitted

    Loyola senior Kalayjian plays in Pan-Homenetmen Games

    July 20, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School

    Being able to play a sport overseas is exciting to anyone.

  • Taylor Tashima, a New Trier graduate and Northwestern University senior, sets the ball during a recent USA Volleyball tournament in Minneapolis. Photo submitted.

    Alumni Spotlight: Tashima learns from national team experience

    July 19, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports

    Having the possibility to represent one’s country is one of the biggest honors a person can receive.

  • Novi controls the ball against an opponent.

    Going Places: Club soccer prepares Novi for SMU

    July 18, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports

    To earn an opportunity to play a collegiate sport, an athlete needs to put himself/herself in the best opportunity for success.

  • Backyard Grill’s buffalo wings ($7 for six, $10 for 12) are served with celery, carrots and a choice of ranch or blue cheese. Courtney Jacquin/22nd Century Media

    Poultry paradise: Chicken wings abound on the North Shore

    July 20, 2017 By Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Chicken is such a versatile food.

  • Three-year-old twins Gabe (left) and Max Luger (center) enjoy a train ride with mom Stephanie at Glencoe’s Takiff Express Train Day Saturday, July 15, at the Takiff Center. Photos by Jill Dunbar/22nd Century Media

    Glencoe residents go loco-motive for Takiff Express Train Day

    July 19, 2017 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Thomas the Tank Engine made a special stop in Glencoe on Saturday, July 15, just in time for the very first Takiff Express Train Day, where pint-sized, future conductors embraced anything and everything that goes choo-choo.