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Childhood friends, NSCDS graduates release ‘The Bransfield Strait’

February 13, 2019 by Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts

Many say that the eyes are the window into the soul, but North Shore Country Day alumnus Mark Bransfield says for him, it’s music that gives others a glimpse into his being. 

This lifelong singer-songwriter recently...

Community first for Northbrook’s Big Apple Bagels

by Michal Dwojak, Contributing Sports Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Maria and Hector Barbosa already knew the essential element to starting out in the bagel business: making the dough. 

Hector had been the baker for Big Apple Bagels in Northbrook when the store officially opened in...

The Scene: Feb. 14-20

by Staff Report Life & Arts, The Scene


Glencoe Park District 

(999 Green Bay Road)

1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17: Random Acts of Kindness  


The Rock House


Glencoe’s Shanghai Garden serves up ‘real Chinese food fast’

by Megan Bernard, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

When Chin’s Chop Suey closed after 20 years in downtown Glencoe, residents were left missing their Chinese takeout.

Luckily for them, the space didn’t stay vacant for long.

“It has been a Chinese...