• Pictured is artist Ramona Jarvis’s booth, chock full of butterflies, during the Highland Park Festival of Fine Arts on Saturday, June 27, in Highland Park.

    Highland Park Festival of Fine Arts marks 28th year

    July 2, 2015 By Igor Studakov, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Artists, sculptors and artisans from in and outside the Chicago area gathered together last weekend, Saturday-Sunday, June 27-28, to show off their work at Highland Park

  • Chef Isaac Nava, owner of Highland Park’s La Casa de Isaac and Moishe’s Restaurant, holds up freshly grown cilantro during his cooking demonstration at the Glencoe Community Garden on June 29. Gerri Fernandez/22nd Century Media

    HP chef shows Community Garden visitors secrets of salsa

    July 2, 2015 By Hilary Anderson, Staff Writer News

    Andy Benn loves Mexican food.

  • Kaci Burden drives to the basket during her team’s loss to Niles West on June 29 at Niles West High School. Photos by Miroslaw Pomian/22nd Century Media

    Cohen, Giants seeing improvements in summer league

    July 2, 2015 By David Jaffe, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    Two of the biggest keys for the Highland Park girls basketball team for next season will be to improve defensively and to ease the transition of younger players to the varsity level.

  • Avery Garcia, of Highland Park, laces up his sneakers in preparation for the Firecracker 5K on June 28 at Sunset Woods in Highland Park. Photos by Miroslaw Pomian/22nd century Media

    Highland Parkers take first, third in Firecracker 5K

    July 2, 2015 By David Jaffe, Staff Writer Sports

    The weekend before the Fourth of July, Highland Park residents got a chance to be a part of what’s become a regular community event.

  • Highland Park’s Nicolas Jungheim (right) slides in safely to second base during his team’s 6-5 loss to visiting Glenbrook South on June 24 in Highland Park. Photos by jamie Bradley/22nd Century Media

    Highland Park, Glenview split twin bill

    June 26, 2015 By Jamie Bradley, Editor Sports, High School

    Highland Park and Glenview split a pair of games on June 24 as the two squads faced off for a Junior Connie Mack summer league doubleheader at Highland Park’s Wolters Field.