• Glenview resident Wayne Messmer is pictured conducting the seventh-inning stretch at Wrigley Field.

    Cubs national anthem singer discusses his journey with The Lantern

    August 19, 2014 By Julie Block, Editorial Intern News

    Some may know Wayne Messmer as the national anthem singer for Chicago Cubs games, or from his radio show, theater performances or various other appearances.

  • Glenview’s Kayne Grau takes a shot against Scottie Pippen to win free pizza for a year, courtesy of Giordanos, during the store’s grand opening on Sunday, Aug. 17. Photos by Kyle Terrell/22nd Century Media

    Bulls’ legend Pippen helps open Glenview’s Giordano’s

    August 19, 2014 By Kyle Tyrrell, Staff Writer News

    Giordano’s opened its first location on the North Shore in Glenview on Sunday Aug.

  • Sean Breen (left), of Glenview, and Karen Roscher show off their dance moves in matching shirts at the fifth annual NSSRA Summer Bash, held Aug. 13 at Techny Prairie Park and Fields in Northbrook. Fouad Egbaria/22nd Century Media

    NSSRA members enjoy annual Summer Bash

    August 19, 2014 By Fouad Egbaria, Assistant Editor News

    Although this party did eventually stop, it was the best kind of party: a welcoming one.

  • Glenview’s Maggie Palmer (middle) is pictured with her summer coaches, Kimya Murray (left) and the legendary Dorothy Gaters. Photo Submitted

    Glenview’s Palmer heads to Chicago to train with legendary basketball coach

    August 19, 2014 By Alex Mayster, Editor Sports

    Maggie Palmer is a team player.

  • The three siblings in “Making God Laugh,” — played by (left to right) Marisa Lerman, Miachael Dalber and Chris Miller — catch up at their parents house. The show can be seen at Glenview’s Oil Lamp Theater through Sept. 7. Photos by Alex Mayster/22nd Century Media

    Glenview’s Oil Lamp performs ‘Making God Laugh’

    August 11, 2014 By Alex Mayster, Editor Life & Arts

    Seeing the humor in painful family gatherings is not always an easy thing to do — particularly when you’re right in the middle of it.