• Little Tails’ meatball hero ($12) features meatballs in marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese and topped with fresh basil. (Photos by Jason Addy/22nd Century Media)

    Little Tails Bar and Grill a ‘step up from traditional sports bar’

    December 13, 2018 By Martin Carlino, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Just months after opening Little Tails Bar and Grill, John Kopanski and Chandra Parshetty believe they have the makings of a restaurant unlike any other in the area.

  • Brett Schwartz (right) and Sebastian Alvarez film “Mas Que la Playa” in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The film was supported by the Highland Park Sister Cities Foundation. (Photos submitted)

    Sister Cities’ Emmy-nominated film showcases life in Mexico

    December 12, 2018 By Erin Yarnall, Editor Life & Arts, Living

    For many visitors to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, their experience is that of the beach and various resorts, according to Deerfield High School teacher Brett Schwartz.

  • The Centennial Showcase Team Jr performs at the North Shore Winter Classic Competition Dec. 2, at the Park District of Highland Park Centennial Ice Arena. (Photos by Nicole Carrow/22nd Century Media)

    Ice skaters strut their stuff at HP competition

    December 13, 2018 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News, Community

    It was pure theater on ice.

  • Jen Svarc and Melinda Simonson dance to The Westerlees at the Humble Pub in Highwood, Dec. 8. (Photos by Nicole Carrow/22nd Century Media)

    Highwood embraces inaugural Elf Invasion Pub Crawl

    December 11, 2018 By Doug Rapp, Freelance Reporter News, Community, Business

    They invaded in droves, some in green felt elf hats, some in pointed elf ears, others completely outfitted as Santa’s assistants, moving through the streets of downtown Highwood.

  • Highland Park senior Sydney Ignoffo jumps for a shot against Maine East in a game where she scored her 1,000th career point Friday, Dec. 7, in Highland Park. Photos by Neil Ament/22nd Century Media

    Ignoffo joins 1K club after 25-point game against Maine East

    December 8, 2018 By Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    In front of a populous Pack the Place crowd, senior and four-year varsity player Sydney Ignoffo’s three-pointer in the third quarter not only extended Highland Park’s