• Agave Añejo Mexican Grill’s Filete de Salmon ($23.95) is grilled, topped with a tequila agave salsa and served with sauteed zucchini and jasmine rice. Photos by Matt Yan/22nd Century Media

    Agave Añejo puts twist on Mexican food

    September 4, 2015 By Riley Simpson, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Pairing cheese and seafood is a no-no in the culinary world. Watch any Food Network cooking competition, and judges will chastise chefs for putting feta on fish every time.

  • Sevki Kuzay looks at “Natural Mystic,” a photo by artist and exhibitor Gary Love at the ninth annual Taste of Highland Park and Port Clinton Art Festival Saturday, Aug. 29, in downtown Highland Park. Photos by Steve Handwerker/22nd Century Media

    Art Fest features best of the best

    September 2, 2015 By Emmanuel Dzotsi, Staff Writer News

    Art lovers from all over the Midwest were treated a to fantastic display from artists from all around the world Saturday, Aug.

  • Little Big Town performed Friday, Aug. 28, at Ravinia in Highland Park. Photos by Megan Maginity/22nd Century Media

    Little Big Town has fans on their feet at Ravinia

    September 1, 2015 By Megan Maginity, Contributing Editor Life & Arts

    Despite a few clouds and cold raindrops, the scene at Ravinia Festival last Friday night, Aug.

  • Running back D.J. Penick Jr. breaks away on one of his mesmerizing runs. He racked up more than 350 yards on 23 attempts and three touchdowns in a 41-34 loss at Hersey High School Aug. 28. Photos: Evan J. Thomas.

    Football: Giants lose opener to Hersey 41-34

    August 29, 2015 By Kyle Tyrrell, Assistant Editor Sports

    D.J. Penick Jr. took the first handoff of the Giants’ season 68 yards, streaming down the sideline in front of the screaming Highland Park crowd for a touchdown.

  • Gabriella Cooperman, along with friends (left to right) Elliot Lewis, Asher Freidberg and Mark Heymann, all from Highland Park, have sold cookies and lemonade for the past several years during the Cookies for Charity event. Photo Submitted

    Cookies for Charity celebrates 10 years

    September 1, 2015 By Christa Rooks, Editor

    No matter how young you are, you can always make a difference.