• The chicken schnitzel ($21), served with garlic mashed potatoes, cucumber salad and lemon au jus, has been a staple at Jolane’s for years. Photos by Sarah Haider/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Family heritage leaves lasting legacy at Jolane’s

    July 26, 2017 By Jacqueline Glosniak, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Whether a restaurant or a store, when families open up a business, their goal usually involves creating something that will effectively establish a legacy — both in honor of loved ones and the communities in which they serve.
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    10 Questions with Jack Finfer, HPHS football

    July 25, 2017 Sports, Athlete of the Week
    Why did you pick football over a different sport? I originally picked football because [of] Brian Urlacher. He is my favorite player and I just loved watching him play. I was always like a physical kid. I was kind of a big kid when I was younger. My dad always wanted me to play football.
  • Lucas Pizant, left, and Gabe Newman, right, perform a scene during a rehearsal of “This is Our Youth” July 11 at the Karger Center in Highland Park. Claire Esker/22nd Century Media

    Student-run theater company finds new summer home

    July 26, 2017 By Sarah Verschoor, Editorial Intern Life & Arts
    With two shows on the summer line-up, the student run, directed and acted Unit 14 Theatre Company is ready for its 2017 season, under new-and-improved conditions.
  • Brandeis University forward Samantha Schwartz dribbles the ball during the national semifinal match against Washington University Dec. 2, 2016 in Salem, Va. Norman Cohen/Brandeis University

    From Giant to Judge: Schwartz finds collegiate, soccer success at Brandeis

    July 24, 2017 By Courtney Jacquin, Editor Sports
    When Samantha Schwartz graduated from Highland Park High School in 2014, she already had an array of accomplishments under her belt as a soccer player. She was a four-year starter on Highland Park High School’s team, an All-Conference selection her junior and senior years, and a Team 22 selection.
  • Nina Martinez, 3, of Highwood, is all smiles as she rides a glittered motorcycle ride at Highwood Days Thursday, July 20, in Highwood. Claire Esker/22nd Century Media

    Celebrating Highwood: 49th annual Highwood Days brings community together

    July 25, 2017 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News
    Highwood loves its festivals.