• Varsity Views

    10 Questions with Tommy Quirk, Highland Park boys soccer

    October 21, 2016 By Derek Wolff, Sports Editor Sports, High School, Athlete of the Week
    Quirk is a senior forward on the Highland Park High School boys soccer team.
  • The chicken bruschetta salad ($13.59) includes grilled chicken, Arcadian blend greens, tomato-onion relish, grilled croutons, Parmesan and bleu cheese and is tossed with house balsamic vinaigrette. Photos by Jacqueline Glosniak/22nd Century Media

    Granite City mines for ‘craveable comfort food’

    October 18, 2016 By Fouad Egbaria, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    To understand the history of Northbrook’s newest restaurant, Granite City Food & Brewery, you first have to look to St. Cloud, Minn.
  • Cade Perlman (from left) Highland Park, one of two young actors who plays Billy Elliot, Brian Herrle, Michael P. Greenlief, Jr. and Gerald Nevin perform a scene from “Billy Elliot” during a rehearsal Sunday, Oct. 16 in Northbrook. Photo by Jill Dunbar/22nd Century Media

    ‘Billy Elliot’ dances onto stage with Highland Park Players

    October 19, 2016 By Courtney Jacquin, Editor Life & Arts
    “Billy Elliot” is not an easy show to pull off. Between the need for both very young children and mature adults in the cast, a tough emotional subject, modern, non-traditional music and, of course, all the dancing, it’s no easy feat.
  • Giants running back D.J. Penick (15) stiff arms a defender during Highland Park’s 55-12 win over Maine East on Friday, Oct. 14 at Wolters Field in Highland Park. Photos from Varsity Views

    Football: Sophomore steals show on senior night

    October 18, 2016 By Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    On Highland Park’s senior night, sophomore Giancarlo Volpentesta stole the show in the first half of a 55-12 victory over Maine East on Friday, Oct. 14 at Wolters Field.
  • Frank Pasquesi shows off his auto repair shop, Pasquesi & Son Auto and Truck Repair, which just celebrated its 40th anniversary. Alan Henry/22nd Century Media

    Local mechanic stays true to roots for 40 years

    October 17, 2016 By Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News
    Pasquesi & Son Auto and Truck Repair celebrated its 40th anniversary at 2086 First St. in Highland Park this month.

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