• Loyola's girls basketball team poses with its regional championship trophy Thursday, Feb. 14, in Wilmette. Photos by Michael Wojtychiw/22nd Century Media

    Girls basketball: Loyola three-peats as regional champ

    February 14, 2019 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School

    The last time Loyola Academy hosted a girls basketball regional, the Ramblers fell in the title game to Glenbrook South.

  • Wilmette native Mark Bransfield (left) released his first album with the help of Liam Davis, a three-time Grammy award-winner.

    With help of lifelong friend, Wilmette native debuts album

    February 20, 2019 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts
    Many say that the eyes are the window into the soul, but Winnetka’s Mark Bransfield says for him, it is music that gives others a glimpse into his being.
  • Andrea Vaughn Johnson is the new director of youth services at the Wilmette Public Library. Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media

    Wilmette Library welcomes new leader of youth services

    February 19, 2019 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    The youth services department of the Wilmette Public Library is officially under new leadership as Andrea Vaughn Johnson, a self-professed nose-in-the-book, people-loving kind of gal, settles into what she refers to as her “dream job.”
  • Photos by Erin Yarnall/22nd Century Media Ravinia Brewing serves up a tacos($10 for an order of three) with a choice of filling including chicken tinga, beef barbacoa, pork carnitas, veggie and a rotating daily special.

    Dining Out: Ravinia Brewing Co. brings homemade feel to Highland Park

    February 18, 2019 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    The Ravinia District of Highland Park is a bustling part of the town.
  • New Trier poses with its second-place trophy at the IHSA girls gymnastics state finals Saturday, Feb. 16, in Palatine. Photo submitted

    Girls gymnastics: New Trier earns best finish in 27 years, finishes second at state

    February 17, 2019 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    There's a banner that hangs in New Trier's gym honoring the school's 1992 girls gymnastics team after their runner-up finish at the state meet.