• 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.
  • 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. 

  • 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.
  • The stuffed cabbage rolls ($10) at Ewa’s Pierogi in Glenview comes with mashed potatoes and assorted salads. Photos by Chris Pullam/22nd Century Media

    Ewa’s Pierogi puts new spin on old recipes

    August 10, 2018 By Erin Yarnall, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Ewa’s Pierogi, a new Eastern European restaurant in Glenview, is there by accident.
  • At the annual Hands of Peace picnic, Madeline Guest, an American participant from Northbrook, sings a song about peace July 24 at Elder Park in Winnetka. Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media

    ‘A different narrative:’ Hands of Peace opens dialogue between teens

    August 9, 2018 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts

    The Hands of Peace organization celebrated its 16th annual picnic July 24 at Elder Park in Winnetka, bringing together Israeli, Palestinian and American teens, all who wish to let

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