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Comedy Cellar hosts first show since reopening

December 8, 2019 by Doug Rapp, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

“This is the best comedy bargain in a town that doesn’t need a bargain,” said Larry Bloom.

He was introducing the first comedy show at the newly reopened Studio G’s Comedy Cellar on Thursday, Dec. 5. Produced by Bloom’s Funnier By The Lake...

Highland Park teacher climbs Mount Kilimanjaro one year after open-heart surgery

by Martin Carlino, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Living

Shannon Ruiz-Crosswhite considered every step she took in the summer of 2018 a victory.

Each small step in her recovery presented its own challenge but also a sign of progress.  

Earlier that year, the...

Members of HP’s Hindu community come together to celebrate Diwali

by Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

Avit Das couldn’t help but marvel at what was happening in the Glenview Park Center on the night of Nov. 8, as he served as master of ceremonies for the Indian Community of Glenview’s Diwali celebration.

“Growing up, I...

WWII generals to be discussed at library

by Submitted Content Life & Arts, Living

Highland Park Historical Society will host “The Generals: Patton, Rommel, and Montgomery”  with Robert Mueller, a battlefield historian. at the Highland Park Library adult section, 494 Laurel Avenue, at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019...