• Lake Forest starting pitcher Ashley Dueringer fires a pitch during the Scouts’ 13-1 regional quarterfinal win in the IHSA state playoffs over Highland Park Monday, May 22, in Lake Forest.

    Softball: 10 run first inning powers Scouts past Giants

    May 23, 2017 By Derek Wolff, Sports Editor Sports, High School

    The first inning of an IHSA regional quarterfinal between No. 16 Lake Forest and No. 18 Highland Park was so strange that even the scoreboard registered it as an anomaly.

  • Naser Eloweis (left) hands money to Sgt. Kevin Zelk at Cop on a Rooftop on Friday, May 19, outside the Dunkin’ Donuts in Lake Forest. Alyssa Groh/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Lake Forest PD supports Special Olympics at annual Cop on a Rooftop

    May 23, 2017 By Alyssa Groh, Editor News
    The Lake Forest Police Department braved the wind, cold and rain, with a little help from hot coffee and doughnuts, on Friday, May 19, as they stood outside the Dunkin’ Donuts in Lake Forest to raise funds for Special Olympics.
  • The South Shore Drill Team performs at Lake Bluff’s Fourth of July Parade in 2015. PHOTO SUBMITTED

    North Shore towns support South Shore cause

    May 17, 2017 By Chris Pullam, Contributing Editor Life & Arts
    A drill team from Chicago marched in the Lake Bluff Fourth of July parade from 2013-15 and may make its return this summer.
  • Phoenicia’s hummus ($7.95 for a full order, $5.95 for a half order) is a tasty appetizer made of pureed chickpeas, tahini and lemon juice, and topped with extra virgin olive oil and paprika. Served alongside the appetizer are helpings of warm pita bread. Photos by Jacqueline Glosniak/22nd Century Media

    Mediterranean restaurant takes on new life with ownership change

    May 9, 2017 By Courtney Jacquin, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Fay Zand always knew she wanted to get back into the restaurant business.
  • The signature item at Marco’s Northside Grill in Highwood is the house burger ($11.95), paired with potato chips or fries, a pickle and coleslaw. Photos by Alyssa Groh/22nd Century Media

    Highland Park native achieves dream with new area restaurant

    May 1, 2017 By Eric DeGrechie, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Marco Santi is Highland Park and Highwood through and through.