• Steve Shapiro, 72, was shot and killed in a domestic-related incident Monday, Aug. 13, at a home in the 200 block of Latrobe Avenue. The investigation is underway at the residence. Megan Bernard/22nd Century Media

    72-yr-old man shot, killed in Northfield; Suspect apprehended in Winnetka

    August 14, 2018 By Megan Bernard, Editor News, Police-Fire, News from your Neighbors
    A suspect is in custody in relation to a domestic-related fatal shooting in Northfield that killed a 72-year-old resident, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
  • Pictured is a Lefty’s pan pizza ($11.25 for a 10-inch, ranging to $20.95 for a 16-inch) topped with mushroom, pepperoni and sausage and a signature caramelized crust. Photos by Sari Mishell/22nd Century Media

    Lefty’s Pizza Kitchen prides itself on freshness, quality

    August 17, 2018 By Martin Carlino, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    After working as a commodity trader for 20 years, John Munao envisioned a future that ranged far beyond the walls of Chicago’s iconic Board of Trade building.
  • Willa Moilanen, 3, flies her kite during the 16th annual Kite Festival held Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 11-12, at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe. Photos by Lois Bernstein/22nd Century Media

    Kite Festival draws eyes to the skies in Glencoe

    August 15, 2018 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts

    The ancient sport of kite flying maintains its popularity. 

  • Wilmette resident Mark Battrell takes a photo of a monarch butterfly at the Glencoe Green Bay Trail Butterfly Hatchery on Saturday, Aug. 11. Photos by Gerri Fernandez/22nd Century Media

    Annual Monarch Mania attracts visitors to Green Bay Trail

    August 16, 2018 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News

    Anyone looking for a reason to take a breather while biking the Green Bay Trail on Saturday, Aug.

  • The re-oriented parking lot at the Takiff Center will redirect how traffic flows through the lot and improve accessibility for pedestrians and people with disabilities. Image Submitted

    Major parking, traffic changes coming to the Takiff Center

    August 13, 2018 By Jason Addy, Freelance Reporter News
    After a successful project last summer added dozens of much-needed parking spots at the Takiff Center in Glencoe, construction crews returned on Monday, Aug. 13, to start the second phase of the project.


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