• Summer Fun Guide: 41 things to do in Highland Park, Highwood, more

    May 25, 2018 By Staff Report News, Community

    Congratulations, Highland Park, Highwood, Lake Forest and Lake Bluff — you’ve reached the light at the end of the tunnel, also known as a North Shore summer. The best part?

  • The garbage omelette ($9.75) at Sandy’s Restaurant in Highwood features ham, bacon, tomato, onion, green pepper, mushrooms, broccoli, American cheese and mozzarella cheese. (Photos by Harrison Raft/22nd Century Media)

    If it ain't broke ... : Sandy's continues to serve classics 56 years later

    May 24, 2018 By Erin Yarnall, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    There’s something timeless about an American diner. 

  • Highland Park’s Hannah Matthews (No. 14) slides into home during the Class 3A Mundelein Regional Tuesday, May 22, in Lake Forest. Photos by Brittany Kapa/22nd Century Media

    Softball: Giants lose early lead, regional quarterfinal game

    May 23, 2018 By David Jaffe, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    In the first inning Highland Park came out and showed Lake Forest they were ready to play. Two quick runs from the Giants put them on top 2-0 in the Class 4A Mundelein Regional quarterfinal Tuesday, May 22, in Lake Forest.
  • After just one year in the position, Dr. Chris Digman will no longer be District 113's superintendent as of June 30, after the board of education approved a separation agreement.

    UPDATE: D113 superintendent out after one year, gets $300K in severance pay

    May 22, 2018 By Erin Yarnall, Editor News, Breaking, School

    The District 113 Board of Education ended its relationship with embattled Superintendent Christopher Dignam during a special meeting Tuesday, May 22.

  • Highland Park resident Jennifer Dotson recalls summers spent at ARE Summer Camp, founded by Edgar Cayce, “The Prophet of Virginia Beach.” (Photos by Claire Esker/22nd Century Media)

    Residents flock to ‘good, old-fashioned’ storytelling in Highwood

    May 22, 2018 By Jason Addy, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

    It’s an artform that might seem outdated to younger generations, but storytelling was alive and well Thursday night, May 17, at the Miramar Bistro in Highwood.