• Highland Park's Joey Harrigan watches his chip shot role close to the hole while playing Hole 17 at The Den at Fox Creek course during this year's IHSA state golf tournament on Saturday, Oct. 14, in Bloomington. Photos by Clark Brooks/PhotoNews Media

    Boys Golf: Giants take fourth at state meet

    October 15, 2017 By Erin Redmond, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    Max Golding brought his A-game in the final round of the Class 3A IHSA Boys Golf State Tournament. The Giants’ junior birdied four times on Day 2 to notch a 73 and help lead Highland Park to a fourth place finish on the sport’s biggest stage.
  • Merlo’s Italian Restaurant is celebrating its fifth year in business in Highland Park. Its signature dish, Nanna’s Gravy ($18), has slow-roasted pot roast, red wine and crushed tomatoes with rigatoni. Photos by Xavier Ward/22nd Century Media

    Merlo’s celebrates five years in Highland Park, finds success in serving same menu

    October 10, 2017 By Megan Bernard, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Consistency is key at Merlo’s Italian Restaurant.

  • Emily Huicochea, 11, of Highwood, carves her pumpkin for the festival, Friday, Oct. 6. Claire Esker/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Pumpkin Fest touts more than 20k pumpkins, falls short of record

    October 10, 2017 By Katie Copenhaver, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts

    Fantasy and fun took over downtown Highwood Oct. 6-8 during the 8th Annual Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival.

  • Pet of the Week: Tugger, PAWS Chicago North Shore

    October 12, 2017 By Submitted Content News

    Tugger is a one-year-old Terrier mix who is looking for a home at PAWS Chicago. Tugger is wonderful around children, he is very patient and gets excited when he sees kids on walks.

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    Athlete of the Week: 10 Questions with Fitz Laurie, HPHS boys cross-country

    October 9, 2017 By Erin Redmond, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    How did you start running cross-country? I first started running around sixth grade. I actually did a youth distance running camp at the park district. I just started doing that for fun and had some early success with that and I loved it.