• Louis the Child’s Freddy Kennett (left), of Wilmette, and Robby Hauldren, both New Trier graduates, pose with the crowd at their sold-out show Nov. 23 at Aragon Ballroom in Chicago. Photo by @ItsColinMiller

    North Shore-made Louis the Child tours internationally, makes pitstop in Chicago

    December 11, 2018 By Megan Bernard, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, The Arts
    The last couple of times The Wilmette Beacon checked in with Louis the Child, it had released its first EP and then made the Coachella lineup.
  • Photos by Hilary Anderson/22nd Century Media Robin Smulson (left), volunteer at Wilmette’s Beth Hillel Bnai Emunah Congregation, lights the menorah candles while Aaron Frankel, director of education and family engagement, discusses Chanukah during a Dec. 4 luncheon.

    Annual Chanukah luncheon unites community at Beth Hillel

    December 11, 2018 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    It was a unique Chanukah celebration at Wilmette’s Beth Hillel Bnai Emunah Congregation.
  • Photos submitted Eric Wang, 7, of Wilmette, performs the works of Bach, Mozart, Chopin and Bartok at his piano solo recital debut Nov. 4 at Thoresen Performance Center in Winnetka.

    Wilmette pianist, 7, makes solo recital debut

    December 10, 2018 By Staff Report News, School
    Eric Wang, 7, a second-grader at Wilmette’s Romona Elementary School, held his piano solo recital debut last month at Thoresen Performance Center in Winnetka with a packed hall of nearly 100 audiences.
  • New Trier's Darcy Barkal competes on the bars at the Spartan Classic Friday, Dec. 7, in Northbrook. Photos by Carlos Alvarez/22nd Century Media

    Girls gymnastics: Trevians showcase depth in Spartan Classic win

    December 8, 2018 By Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    The nine-team Spartan Classic turned out to be a showcase for the New Trier, Glenbrook South, Lake Forest and Glenbrook North gymnastics teams.
  • The Evans sisters, Patti, Mimi and Zee, run Lad & Lassie, 1115 Central Ave., Wilmette. Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media

    Lad & Lassie remains family affair in Wilmette

    December 9, 2018 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News, Business
    Stores may come and stores may go, but Wilmette’s Lad & Lassie has withstood the test of time for 65 years thanks to the kind of personalized service only a business built on values can provide.