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TEDx event becomes tradition at LFHS, promotes individualism

March 20, 2019 by Alyssa Groh, Editor Life & Arts, The Arts

For the past five years, students and adults have taken the stage to share their passion on a series of topics during the annual TEDx event at Lake Forest High School. 

The first TEDx event began five years ago when...

LB’s The Sheridan brings friends of 95 years together

by Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

Mary Kozina remembers the day she met Evelyn Vonic outside Holy Rosary grammar school in North Chicago.

“She was standing next to the building, and I was standing next to the building and then we started to talk. We...

Maestro Grill’s new menu mixes traditional Russian, American cuisine

by Jason Addy, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

After a decade of success in a former airport hangar in Northbrook, Maestro Grill owner Boris Vaysman took a risk when he scaled back most of the restaurant’s operations for a year and a half while it was remodeled.


Mario’s Comida Fresca makes long-term stop in Northbrook Court

by Erin Yarnall, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

When Mario Ortiz wanted to start operating a food truck for fun in 2013, he was told he had to be 100 percent in on it.

So the longtime cook left his job as a manager at Schaumburg’s Big Bowl and together with his wife...