• The short stack fruity French toast at Highland Park’s Country Kitchen ($8.95) is pictured, covered with a generous helping of strawberries, blueberries and bananas. Jamie Bradley/22nd Century Media

    Power start your morning with a quality breakfast

    August 26, 2014 By Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out

    It’s back-to-school season, which not only comes with new supplies, homework and tests, but also morning scrambles to get out the door on time, washed, fed and ready for the day. 

  • City Councilwoman Alyssa Knobel (left) and husband Jeremy pose with the Special Olympics logo during their summer trip to the 2014 Special Olympics USA National Games. Photo submitted

    Community leaders discover new ideas on summer travels

    August 28, 2014 By Mira Temkin, Staff Writer News

    For many Highland Park leaders, vacation is not just time to take a break but a chance to learn from their experiences and infuse new ideas into the community.  

  • Young Highland Parker and artist Kayla Keats, 11, (left) shows her friend Lily Nyman, 11, of Highland Park, her photography at the joint Port Clinton Art Festival and Taste of Highland Park event on Aug. 23 at Port Clinton Square in downtown Highland Park. Photos by Evan J. Thomas/22nd Century Media

    Art festival still about the artists after 31 years

    August 28, 2014 By Danielle Perlin, Staff Writer News

    Amy Amdur, president of Amdur Productions, started the Port Clinton Art Festival 31 years ago when she was just out of college.

  • Highland Park’s Sarah Lehman (12) battles for possession with Glenbrook South’s Katie Wiberg on Aug. 26 in Glenview. Photos by Jamie Bradley/22nd Century Media

    Field Hockey: Giants squeak out season-opening victory over host Titans

    August 29, 2014 By Paul Chancey, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    The Glenbrook South Titans hosted the Highland Park Giants in an early-season CSL crossover match on Aug. 26. 

  • A complete guide to all six area high schools' football teams. Photo illustration by Shannon Mashek/22nd Century Media.

    Football Preview Guide '14

    August 28, 2014 By Staff Report

    Area football teams try to find the right pieces for a successful 2014 in this year's Football Preview Guide