• The supremo pizza is toasted and layered with sausage, pepperoni, green peppers, mushrooms, onions, black olives and fresh garlic.

    Ferentino’s Pizzeria brings original Italian recipes to Lake Forest

    November 30, 2016 By Alyssa Groh, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Moving to America and owning a restaurant has always been a dream of Piero D’Ascenzi.
  • Santa Claus and his helpers close out the parade. Photos by Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media

    Residents celebrate season at windy Wilmette holiday parade

    November 30, 2016 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    The wind whipped and the sky was grey, but that didn’t keep families from enjoying the 30th annual Holiday Parade, proving this long-standing tradition can bring warmth to Wilmette even on the coldest of days.
  • Chess players (top row) Mark Hamilton, Justin Weinzweig, Alex Yasumoto, Gavin Fountain, Norm Viray, and (bottom row) Riley Berge, Jacob Harris, Keoni Osborne, Ethan Fogel, Edison Sun, Zach Myers, Aya Yasumoto competed at the Illinois All-Grade Chess Championships Nov. 5 at Naperville North High School. Photo submitted

    D39 chess teams repeat as state champions

    November 29, 2016 News, School
    The Wilmette Junior High School and Highcrest teams repeated as state Champions at the Illinois All-Grade Chess Championships Nov. 5 at Naperville North High School.
  • Nicole Basil, founder of Pedal Power, helps families unload their used bikes for donation on Nov. 12 at McKenzie Elementary in Wilmette. Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media

    Pedal Power collects 230 bikes for Chicago Public Schools

    November 29, 2016 By Alexa Burnell, Staff Writer News
    New Trier junior Nicole Basil will head to college soon, but she has no intention of letting her nonprofit Pedal Power — an organization that collects gently used bikes for Chicago Public School students — fall by the wayside.
  • Loyola Academy senior quarterback Tommy Herion eludes defenders during the Ramblers’ 27-17 loss to Maine South on Saturday, Nov. 26, in the IHSA Class 8A state title game. Clark Brooks/PhotoNews Media

    Football: Loyola title defense thwarted by Maine South

    November 27, 2016 By Neil Milbert, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    After experiencing the thrill of victory for 30 straight games, on the cold night of Saturday, Nov. 26, Loyola Academy experienced the agony of defeat.