• Highland Park’s D.J. Westbrook (8) is tackled by a Glenbrook North defender.

    Football: Giants edged by rival Spartans

    September 26, 2016 By Hunter Tickel, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    For the past four years, the Glenbrook North and Highland Park matchup has proven to be a do-or-die game in the pursuit of a CSL North title.

  • Middle blocker Elizabeth Sullivan (center) tips a ball over the net during Highland Park’s 22-25, 25-17, 25-21 victory over Deerfield on Thursday, Sept. 15, at Deerfield. Photos from Varsity Views

    Girls Volleyball: Giants rally around cause, skill to defeat Deerfield

    September 20, 2016 By Derek Wolff, Sports Editor Sports, High School

    Highland Park High School hosted its pep rally last week in preparation of its homecoming football game on Friday night against Schaumburg, but the school spirit was already prevalent in

  • A variety of combinations can be made with the offerings by Jalapenos & Tomatoes Catering, like this taco with achiote-marinated grilled pork, onions and cilantro. Photos by Matt Yan/22nd Century Media

    In-home fiesta: Jalapenos & Tomatoes Catering brings Mexican fare to your doorstep

    September 20, 2016 By Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out
    When Jannet Dolin moved to Wilmette in the early 2000s, she noticed something was missing on the North Shore.
  • Ruby Crawford, sophomore, performs with the Highland Park High School pom squad Friday, Sept. 16 in the Highland Park High School gymnasium during the school’s homecoming spirit rally. Courtney Jacquin/22nd Century Media

    HPHS celebrates athletic accomplishments, class pride at spirit rally

    September 19, 2016 By Courtney Jacquin, Editor News, School
    As one of the main events for homecoming week, or HPpalooza, as it’s called this year, there was no shortage of Giant pride at the annual spirit rally Friday, Sept. 16 at Highland Park High School.
  • Friends including Heidi Smith (left), Tracie Lissner (second from right) and Martha Lissner (right) gather at a picnic table while their children played in the bounce house during Highland Park’s Harvest and Harmony Fest in Jens Jensen Park on Saturday, Sept. 24. Erin Yarnell/22nd Century Media

    Harvest and Harmony continues success in second year

    September 26, 2016 By Erin Yarnall, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Music, food and a celebration of community came together seamlessly at the second annual Harvest & Harmony Festival on Sept. 23 and 24.