• Running back D.J. Penick (center) trys to bull his way through a number of Hersey defenders. Penick ultimately got the better of Hersey, rushing for four touchdowns and 158 yards in Highland Park’s 40-18 victory on Friday, Aug. 26 from Wolter’s Field in Highland Park. Photos by Varsity Views

    Football: Penick, new faces make waves as HP crushes Hersey

    August 29, 2016 By Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    As a junior last season, running back D.J. Penick rushed for 352 yards in the season opener at Hersey. It was in vain as the Giants still lost, 41-34.

  • The classic eggs Benedict ($10.95) at Cafe Pettopia in Highwood includes a poached egg, ham and hollandaise sauce served on an English muffin with crispy potatoes. Eddie Herz/22nd Century Media

    Quick Bites: Fresh spins on eggs hatch on the North Shore

    August 18, 2016 By Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Scrambled, poached, over easy or sunny-side up: There are plenty of ways to cook an egg.
  • 10 Questions with Jeremy Allen

    August 22, 2016 By Derek Wolff, Sports Editor Sports, High School, Athlete of the Week

    Allen is a senior wide receiver and free safety for the Highland Park High School football team.

  • Joe Esdale, in his 1957 mint-condition Thunderbird, which he and his wife Barb have driven more than 1,000 miles this summer. Alan Henry/22nd Century Media

    HP couple boast impressive collection of cars, more

    August 24, 2016 By Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    To walk through Joe and Barb Esdale’s Highland Park home is to glide back in time into a burly mid-20th century America that appreciated stylishly delivered music and entertainment, expert craftsmanship and automobiles that even today still take one’s breath away.
  • Photos by Derek Wolff/22nd Century Media HP 1: Kicker Jacob Swartz attempts an onside kick for the Giants during a practice on Aug. 17 at Wolter’s Field.

    Football Guide Preview: Giants hope to return to ’14 success after ’15 struggles

    August 22, 2016 By Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Highland Park senior D.J. Penick experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows in his first two seasons on the varsity football squad.