5 Ways to Fight Hunger Close to Home

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and the effects of famine are felt even in nearby communities, with neighbors left hungry this holiday. With one in five children in Lake and Cook counties considered severely underfed, a number of organizations are committing their efforts to hunger outreach. Do good to feel good and donate your […]

Donate to Your Local Food Bank

Food banks in all our communities are running low as demand continues to outstrip supply. Here is the wish list from the New Trier pantry, but all these food pantries need similar items. Connections for the Homeless Greater Chicago Food Depository New Trier Township Food Pantry Northern Illinois Food Bank Northfield Township Food Pantry Pantry […]

What You Don't Know About the North Shore

Here’s some North Shore trivia for you: How did Half Day Road get its name?   Did you answer: Because it’s a half-day’s ride on horseback to Chicago? Bzzz, wrong. Geoffrey Baer, producer of the documentary “Chicago’s North Shore,” says almost everyone who grows up on the North Shore believes that story. But in fact, […]