• Menz Dance performers (left to right) Sean Phelan, Sean Gies, Drew Marschke and Justin Durham, dance in the opening number “Last Men Standing” April 16. Photos by Lois Bernstein/22nd Century Media

    Menz Dance showcases largest cast

    April 23, 2014 By April Dahlquist, Contributing Editor School, Life & Arts

    A group of 80 guys breeds energy.

    Put them on stage, with bright lights and powerful music, and the result is explosive. 

  • Lilia Borges (middle, red) participates in Zumba with the Easter Bunny at Light Opera Works during the Linden Square Bunny Hop Saturday, April 19. Photos by Gerri Fernandez/22nd Century Media

    Easter fun enjoyed at Bunny Hop, other events

    April 22, 2014 By Alexa Burnell, Staff Writer News

    Store owners along 4th and Linden swapped their business hats for bunny ears Saturday, April 19, for the annual Linden Square Bunny Hop, delighting children with games and goodies, while

  • The Residence Inn by Marriott gets its finishing touches before its opening May 15 at 3201 Old Glenview Road, Wilmette. Megan Maginity/22nd Century Media

    Marriott sets date to open its doors

    April 21, 2014 By Megan Maginity, Assistant Editor News, Village

    The Residence Inn by Marriott in Wilmette has set a target date to open its doors on May 15, which is nearly two years since its land use ordinance was approved amid controversy by the W

  • Pro Football Hall-of-Fame coach Marv Levy listens to a question from Loyola football player Michael Carlin when the coach visited the Wilmette school April 15. Photos by Joe Coughlin/22nd Century Media

    Students embrace poignant words from NFL legend

    April 18, 2014 By Joe Coughlin, Editor News, School

    A former NFL linebacker, Loyola Academy football coach John Holecek commands the respect of his players. 

  • The chestnut gnocchi is a starter at 27 Live and boasts a brown sugar brandy sauce. Photos by Fouad Egbaria/22nd Century Media

    Wilmette man's spot has headliners on menu, stage

    April 17, 2014 By Joe Coughlin, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    John Tasiopoulos just can’t help himself.