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Taking rabbi on the go: Highland Park woman’s rabbinic service offers a more personalized Judaism

August 22, 2017 by Xavier Ward, Editor Life & Arts

Drake and Ella Elman, third and fifth graders respectively, sat on their wooden deck drawing with markers on large pieces of paper mid Sunday morning. 

They weren’t making art just for the fun of it, rather they were...

Faith Briefs: Three church rummage sale, Creative Kids Camp and more

August 16, 2017 by Submitted Content Life & Arts, Faith Briefs

Three church rummage sale

The annual three-church rummage sale between Trinity Episcopal Church, Immaculate Conception Parish (770 Deerfield Road, Highland Park) and Highland Park Presbyterian (330...

The Scene: Where you want to be seen this Aug. 18-20

August 16, 2017 by Submitted Content Life & Arts, The Scene


Johnny’s Kitchen 

(1740 Milwaukee Ave. (847) 699-9999)

7:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday: Live Music

The Rock House


Lake Bluff’s hidden gem serves up Mexican cuisine in fun environment

August 2, 2017 by Jacqueline Glosniak, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

While everyone appreciates fine dining, our favorite foods often come from places we lovingly consider the neighborhood hole in the wall. Nothing beats the quirkiness and fast and easy service found at the simplest of eateries.


Quick Bites: Nothing square about these choices, waffles abound at North Shore eateries

August 16, 2017 by Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out

Among one of breakfast’s most popular ­— and heartiest — menu items is the waffle. However you like yours — Belgian-style, with a helping of fried chicken or drizzled with chocolate chips — waffles are a fun batter alternative to...