• Wilmette’s Matteo Smith stands next to the "Ghostbusters" car. Photo submitted.

    Wilmette family spreads childhood cancer awareness

    September 26, 2017 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News
    Vanessa Smith’s heart is aching.
  • Photos by Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media A game of giant Jenga keeps youngsters entertained during the Wilmette Park District's World Wide Day of Play on Saturday, Sept. 23, at Vattmann Park in Wilmette.

    World Wide Day of Play brings families to Vattmann Park

    September 25, 2017 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News
    The Wilmette Park District welcomed hundreds of guests to Vattmann Park on Sept. 23, to enjoy World Wide Day of Play — a nationwide annual event that encourages families to turn off the television and head outdoors.
  • 10 Questions with Rachel Rhee, New Trier girls golf

    September 21, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, Athlete of the Week
    The New Trier senior is a member of the girls golf team.
  • Little Ricky’s pulled pork ($11.95) is a popular option slathered with the restaurant’s famous barbecue sauce. As an add-on, the sandwich is served with onion rings. Photos by Michael Wojtychiw/22nd Century Media

    Little Ricky’s proves itself more than just a rib joint

    September 20, 2017 By Xavier Ward, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Little Ricky’s nestles itself comfortably on the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Elm Street in Winnetka, but you won’t find a nightmare on Elm Street here.

  • Aren Emrikian, 7, of Wilmette, captured a title at the World Cadets Chess Championship. Photo submitted

    Wilmette native wins chess world championship

    September 19, 2017 By Staff Report News

    Aren Emrikian, 7, of Wilmette, won the world championship for players under age 8 earlier this month.