• Julie Brugioni in The Silk Thumb store in Highwood on May 20. Colin Hanner/22nd Century Media

    Silk Thumb owner decorates HGTV home

    May 24, 2016 By Danielle Gensburg, Freelancer Reporter Life & Arts

    Julie Brugioni has been working in the silk floral industry since she was 16, when she was hired as a stock girl for The Silk Thumb, the only business in Chicago specializing in custom a

  • Highland Park’s Ryan Chiou (left) sets up a shot for Frankie Schorsch against Grant at the regional quarterfinal on May 23. Photos by Varsity Views

    Boys Volleyball: Giants blow by Grant in regional quarterfinal

    May 24, 2016 By Alex Zlotnik, Student Reporter Sports, High School

    The Highland Park Giants boys volleyball team dominated the Grant Bulldogs in a regional quarterfinals match, winning 2-0 on May 23, at Highland Park High School.

  • Participants of the ceremony watch as a speaker addresses the crowd on May 17 at Highland Park High School. Colin Hanner/22nd Century Media

    Highland Park welcomes newly inducted U.S. citizens

    May 23, 2016 By Colin Hanner, Editor News

    When Samuel Der-Yeghiayan, U.S.

  • Acclaimed pastry chef, cookbook author and television personality Gale Gand will do two cooking demonstrations at the 22CM Savor Food and Wine Fest The Armour House at Lake Forest Academy on June 5. Photo Submitted

    22CM’s Savor Food and Wine Fest a taste of summer

    May 23, 2016 By Derek Wolff, Assistant Editor News

    Nothing screams summer like the ability to sit outside and enjoy a fine bottle of wine on a warm afternoon or evening.

  • Brandon Lew (left) and David Aizenberg go to embrace after a won point at Danny Cunniff Park on May 21. Varsity Views

    Boys Tennis: Highland Park advances two singles players and doubles to state

    May 23, 2016 By Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    The Giants’ boys tennis team’s depth was on display at the sectional it hosted on May 20 and May 21 at Danny Cunniff Park in Highland Park.