• Nixon is shown drawing the Art Institute of Chicago as part of his “Study in Light and Form: The Chicago Seven and the Michigan Avenue Bridge Sculptures” drawing suite. Photo by Howard Taft

    Wilmette resident showcases 'jaw-dropping' art at Recreation Center

    June 20, 2018 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts
    The first floor of the Wilmette Park District’s Recreation Center will display the artwork of Jack Nixon — a Wilmette resident and contemporary American Photo-realist who specializes in graphite drawings of Chicago landmarks and architectural details – until Aug. 4.
  • Anthony Calarco, New Trier senior first baseman

    Team 22: 2018 Baseball

    June 21, 2018 By Staff Report Sports, High School
    Welcome to 22nd Century Media’s All-Area team: Team 22. Thanks to help from area coaches and the eyes of 22nd Century Media staff, the best players were selected from six high schools — Glenbrook North (GBN), Glenbrook South (GBS), Highland Park (HP), Lake Forest (LF), Loyola Academy (LA) and New Trier (NT) — in our coverage area.
  • Photos submitted Friends of the Chicago River Executive Director Margaret Frisbie (left) and Sally Fletcher, board of directors president, present a Chicago River Blue award to Steve Neumann and Chris Carey, representing Canal Shores.

    Wilmette's Canal Shores honored for river-sensitive projects

    June 19, 2018 By Submitted Content News, Community, Business
    Friends of the Chicago River has named the winners of the 2018 Chicago River Blue Awards honoring river-sensitive projects that aid in the continuing improvement of the Chicago River system, including the Canal Shores Ecological Restoration Master Plan.
  • Charlotte Melgard, New Trier rowing. Photo submitted

    10 Questions with Charlotte Melgard, New Trier rowing

    June 18, 2018 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, Athlete of the Week
    The recent New Trier graduate will row at the University of North Carolina in the fall
  • Wilmette’s Samantha Fountain (left), a rising senior at New Trier, is shown with Dean Kamen, founder of FIRST Robotics, at the FIRST Robotics World Championships April 27 in Detroit, Mich. Photo submitted

    Wilmette student excels at FIRST Robotics World Championships

    June 16, 2018 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News, School
    For Wilmette resident Samantha Fountain, the STEM-related subjects of science, technology, engineering and math have always been a passion.