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‘Beer Wars’ tells history of North Shore breweries

by Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

The Wilmette Historical Society’s most recent exhibit, “Beer Wars,” tells the tale of North Shore breweries and saloons, particularly those on Ridge Road, and their battle against the temperance activists who eventually brought down...

School recycling collector ‘a fixture of New Trier’

by Megan Bernard, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Living

There’s a smiling face roaming through the hallways at New Trier’s Northfield campus, and even on your worst days, he’s bound to cheer you up. 

Enter Jay Slotnick. 

The recycling collector has worked...

New Trier student competes on ‘American Ninja Warrior Junior’

by Libby Elliott, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

Local fans of the hugely popular, five-time Emmy nominated “American Ninja Warrior” reality TV series were thrilled to know that on Saturday, Oct. 13, Universal Kids premiered its spinoff, “American Ninja Warrior Junior,” featuring...