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Born and raised near Lake Erie in Buffalo, New York, the owner of Kenilworth’s new restaurant, Great Coast Commons, feels right at home on the North Shore with Lake Michigan.
Aleksandra Ivanisevic
A nurse at Glenbrook Hospital in Glenview was arrested Wednesday afternoon after two patients at the hospital accused him of sexual assault, according to Glenview police.
Megan Bernard

A 77-year-old Glencoe man recently pleaded not guilty to stealing more than $400,000 from a fraternity at Northwestern University.

Peter Schellenbach, the former president of the Sigma Chi Home Association at the Evanston campus, was arraigned in Cook County Circuit Court for one Class 1 felony charge of theft between $100,000-$500,000, which is punishable by up to four to 15 years in prison, according to a June 13 statement from Attorney General Kwame Raoul.

Megan Bernard
Northbrook’s Village Board talked over the potential of bringing back an iconic aspect of the Village’s storied history during its Tuesday, Sept. 24 regular meeting, reports our sister paper, The Northbrook Tower.
Megan Bernard

The beginning of New Trier’s season has been a tale of two starts. 

In Week 1 against York, the Trevians started with a three-and-out and allowed a York touchdown on the ensuing possession. In Week 2, the Trevs embarked on a 13-play, 76-yard odyssey to start the game, capped by a five-yard touchdown plunge by junior power back Max Rosenthal. 

As a team built on a power football identity, when asked about the opening drive, Rosenthal smiled. 

Fouad Egbaria
Loyola Academy fired its varsity girls soccer coach Craig Snower over allegations of inappropriate or offensive comments toward team members.
Michael Wojtychiw
Caputo Cheese Market has been a fixture in Lake Forest for years, offering its famous cheese and other Italian favorites including sandwiches and desserts.
Aleksandra Ivanisevic
A pedestrian was struck by a Metra train on the Union Pacific-North line near the Glencoe station, according to a Metra service advisory posted Wednesday evening.
Fouad Egbaria

A 53-year-old Wilmette man died after crashing into a construction site behind a “road closed” barricade on Tower Road in Winnetka early this morning, according to a release by the Winnetka Police Department.

Police and fire units responded to the scene after a passing motorist reported a crashed vehicle at 1:36 a.m. The single occupant, Douglas Pendry, was transported to Evanston Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

Megan Bernard

Sometimes, love stinks — just ask Spike about it. 

Who’s Spike, you ask? Spike is the Chicago Botanic Garden’s 12-year-old titan arum (Amorphophallus titanum) — commonly referred to as the corpse flower. For the first time in the Chicago area, the plant will bloom, providing a sensory experience, optical and olfactory, to visitors of the garden’s Semitropical Greenhouse. (The first documented titan arum blooming in the United States occurred in 1937 at the New York Botanical Garden.) 

Fouad Egbaria

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