• Levy Nathan competes during the 2016 IHSA State Finals Meet. Photos Submitted

    Nathan brothers to swim English Channel for charitable cause

    July 19, 2016 By Derek Wolff, Sports Editor Sports, High School

    When you grow up with a brother, most of the time it’s the younger one who looks up to and tries his best to emulate the older, always striving to outdo his elder’s accomplishments.

  • The Ivy League acai bowl ($9.50) with acai berry, almond butter, spinach, dates, banana, cacao nibs, cinnamon and almond milk, topped with strawberries, bananas and gluten-free granola at True Juice in Highland Park. photos by Eddie Herz/22nd Century Media

    Quick Bites: Summer reaches its sweet peak

    July 27, 2016 By Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out
    We’ve entered that sweet spot of summer — when most fruit is not only in season, but it’s reliably delicious. No more bitter blueberries and blackberries, no more mealy peaches and faded-red strawberries.
  • Jason Goldstein watches a ball off his bat on Thursday, July 21 when his Everett AquaSox took on the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes in a short-season A ballgame from Keizer, Ore. Goldstein, a Highland Park High School graduate, was drafted in the ninth round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft by the Seattle Mariners. Photo by Gordie Clary/salem-kaiser volcanoes

    Goldstein’s patience, perseverance paying off on road to the show

    July 25, 2016 By Eddie Herz, Editorial Intern Sports

    Patience is a virtue. 

  • Dave Hernandez, of Highland Park, takes flight on a multicolored dragon ride Thursday, July 21 at Highwood Days in Highwood.

    Highwood Days celebrates with new spice this year

    July 27, 2016 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Patty and Wendell Burt rode their bicycles over to the 48th Annual Highwood Days Festival. They always do, but this year was different — they were excited about the festival’s new addition, the First Annual North Shore Taco Fest, now a part of the much-anticipated summer celebration of food, music, carnival rides and craft booths.
  • Highland Park Police Chief Paul Shafer. Photo Submitted

    HP police chief addresses city with open letter on police safety

    July 25, 2016 By Courtney Jacquin, Editor News
    In 2016, though there are still five months left in the year, there are more law enforcement officer fatalities than all of 2015, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

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