• Pictured is a Lefty’s pan pizza ($11.25 for a 10-inch, ranging to $20.95 for a 16-inch) with a signature caramelized crust and topped with mushroom, pepperoni and sausage. (Photos by Sari Mishell/22nd Century Media)

    Wilmette’s Lefty’s Pizza Kitchen prides itself on freshness, quality

    August 16, 2018 By Martin Carlino, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    After working as a commodity trader for 20 years, John Munao envisioned a future that ranged far beyond the walls of Chicago’s iconic Board of Trade building.

  • Mark Hill (left) plays with his band, Dr. Mark the Sutures, at Port Clinton Square on Saturday, Aug. 11. (Erin Yarnall/22nd Century Media)

    Come Together: Dr. Mark & the Sutures, Highland Park Strings play Beatles cover concert

    August 14, 2018 By Erin Yarnall, Editor Life & Arts, The Arts

    Highland Park resident Mark Hill believes he and Larry Block, a fellow Highland Park resident and the founder of the Highland Park Strings lead parallel lives.

  • Highwood’s Patrick Flavin, shown here chipping the ball toward the hole, made his professional debut at the 69th Illinois Open at The Glen Club Aug. 8 in Glenview. Brittany Kapa/22nd Century Media

    Flavin’s putts dampen pro debut at Illinois Open

    August 15, 2018 By Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter Sports

    Three days after ending his distinguished amateur career in the round of 16 at the Western Amateur at Sunset Ridge in Northfield, Highwood’s Patrick Flavin began his professional career

  • Berk Ozdaryal, 6, of Highland Park, prepares to pitch a ball toward a dunk tank holding a Highland Park police officer at National Night Out August 7. (Photos by Claire Esker/22nd Century Media)

    Police and community come together for National Night Out

    August 14, 2018 By Matt Huppert, Freelance Reporter News, Police-Fire, Community

    The early evening showers cleared just in time Tuesday for Highland Park’s first National Night Out celebration, where police officers, neighborhood groups and residents gathered for a f

  • Youth Services Librarian Allison Blaetz leads a conga line at the Highland Park Public Library July 31. (Photos by Erin Yarnall/22nd Century Media)

    Library summer reading program ends with beach bash

    August 9, 2018 By Erin Yarnall, Editor Life & Arts, Living

    There was no sand, but the Highland Park Public Library still looked festive for its beach party on July 31 with beach balls, limbo sticks and conga lines.


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