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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.

Schwartz was enlisted by the Highland Park Sister...

HP resident starts company to help students intern abroad

by Erin Yarnall, Editor Life & Arts, Living

When you graduate at the top of your class from an Ivy League University, you expect to get at least one job offer, right? 

For Highland Park resident Matt Meltzer, that wasn’t the case.

After he...

HP resident launches faux-fur jacket line

by Erin Yarnall, Editor Life & Arts, Living

For Highland Park resident Chloe Mendel, fashion has always been in her blood.

Mendel, a sixth-generation furrier, started working for her family’s business, J. Mendel, a designer fashion label when she was “in middle...

Actress Rachel Brosnahan headlines fundraiser for Wilmette’s ATC

by Erin Yarnall, Editor Life & Arts, Living

Carole Dibo felt that there was something special about Rachel Brosnahan when the Highland Park native first walked into her acting class “eleven or twelve years ago.”

“There’s a way that you can see when young actors...