• The Purple Palmer, served in a lightbulb cup ($6.75), is a twist on an Arnold Palmer drink made with butterfly pea flower tea and lemonade. Photos by Erin Yarnall/22nd Century Media

    New boba tea shop adds new twists to popular concept

    September 21, 2018 By Brittany Kapa, Contributing Sports Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Glenview’s Boba Club knows it may be a black sheep, but owner Steve Ha is OK with that.
  • New Trier senior Rebecca Smith, of Winnetka, performs in Lagniappe-Potpourri’s “Enjoy the Ride,” which ran Wednesday-Saturday, Sept. 12-15, in Winnetka. Photos by Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media

    Students collaborate to produce 80th Lagniappe show

    September 19, 2018 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    The longstanding tradition continued when Lagniappe-Potpourri, New Trier’s annual variety show, began the school’s performing arts season and marked its 80th year of the all-student-run production.
  • Patrick Stump (left), a native of Glenview, and Pete Wentz, a NSCDS graduate, of Fall Out Boy play Sept. 8 during the band’s MANIA Tour stop at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Heather Warthen/22nd Century Media

    Fall Out Boy makes a play for home

    September 20, 2018 By Heather Warthen, Chief Operating Officer News
    With a bit of wide-eyed wonder, Fall Out Boy took to the largest headlining stage in the band’s nearly 20 year history — playing Wrigley Field.
  • The lead vocalist for At Least We Tried, Amanda Howell, 17, performs at the inaugural Teen Fest Friday, Sept. 14, at Hubbard Woods Park. Photos by Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media

    Three youth groups partner for inaugural Teen Fest

    September 18, 2018 By Daniel I. Dorfman, Freelance Reporter News

    The inaugural Teen Fest had friends catching up, having something to eat and most of all, it was an opportunity for some local teenagers to display their talents.

  • Lucia Serrano, 11, of Glencoe, crosses through the foam Slip ’n’ Slide during the annual Mud Run Saturday, Sept. 15, in Glencoe. Photos by Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media

    Glencoe’s Mud Run adds new obstacles in second year

    September 17, 2018 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News
    The Glencoe Park District hosted the second annual Great Mud Run on Saturday, Sept. 15, setting forth the following tough requirements for the 331 youth participants: have fun, get filthy, have fun.