• Noah Shutan drives a ball down the left field line to give the Giants a 2-0 lead in the third inning of a Game 1 13-3 win over Loyola Academy on Tuesday, June 21 from Highland Park High School. Photos by Derek Wolff/22nd Century Media

    Giants dish out revenge at the plate

    June 28, 2016 By Derek Wolff, Sports Editor Sports, High School

    The good thing about baseball is there’s always another game tomorrow.

  • Major League Baseball has a partnership with DraftKings. At Wrigley Field in Chicago, that’s on full display at the DraftKings Fantasy Sportszone outside the stadium. Derek Wolff/22nd Century Media

    Drury pushes new bill to outlaw daily fantasy sports

    June 20, 2016 By Derek Wolff, Assistant Editor News

    Daily fantasy sports, the slow-burn version of the tilt of the roulette wheel, the pull of the penny slot and the rush of the blackjack table, operate under the same set of principles th

  • Coconut, chocolate and black cherry frost bites. Frost bites ($1.95 each) are small scoops of gelato dipped in dark chocolate. Courtney Jacquin/22nd Century Media

    Hot days call for cool treats

    June 29, 2016 By Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out
    The dog days of summer are upon us, so we’re looking for plenty of ways to cool down. One of the best ways? Cool treats.
  • Instruments donated through the Ravinia instrument drive. Photo submitted.

    Used instruments get a new life through Ravinia program

    June 27, 2016 By Courtney Jacquin, Editor Life & Arts
    There’s a good chance there’s an unused instrument lying around your house, collecting dust after your son or daughter decided to quit band after the sixth grade.
  • Dana Reed (left), whose business is based in Chicago, helps Nancy Soos, of Buffalo Grove, choose between her jewelry creations Saturday, June 25 at the Festival of Fine Arts in Highland Park. Claire Esker/22nd Century Media

    Festival of Fine Arts showcases global work

    June 27, 2016 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News
    Highland Park’s Festival of Fine Arts was unique in many ways, much more than just another art show full of paintings.

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