• Brandon Banbury (left), of Hailstorm Brewing Co., and Iain Wilson, from Orland Park Rock Bottom Brewery, pose in the brew room during the Battle of the Brewers event, hosted Wednesday, Jan. 21, by Rock Bottom. (Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media)

    Friendly ‘Battle’ helps promote local breweries

    January 23, 2015 By Bill Jones, Editor News

    The student has become the brewmaster, though the decision was far from unanimous.

  • Sandburg’s Maddy Roe competes in the vault Saturday, Jan. 10, during the 24th annual Lincoln-Way Invitational, held at Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort. Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media

    Sandburg takes second

    January 20, 2015 By Chris Walker, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    Sandburg/Stagg co-op coach Mike White hollered at his team midway through the Homewood-Flossmoor Invite back on Dec. 20.

  • Pictured is the six-piece shrimp meal served at Just Shrimp in Tinley Park. The flaky, crispy and succulent shrimp come served on a bed of fries with homemade organic coleslaw and the diner’s choice of cocktail or tartar sauce. Rebecca Susmarski/22nd Century Media

    Just Shrimp finds seafood niche in Tinley Park

    January 20, 2015 By Rebecca Susmarski, Contributing Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    John Mihalos’ new restaurant would have made his grandmother proud.

  • Christian Peterson (left end of table), 14, of Tinley Park, faces off against Dave Fratantoni (right end of table), director of programs and operations, in air hockey Friday, Jan. 9, during The Bridge Teen Center’s Staff vs. Students event in Orland Park. Jean Lachat/22nd Century Media

    The Bridge issues challenge to its teens

    January 20, 2015 By Jessie Molloy, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    The Bridge Teen Center in Orland Park piloted a new activity Jan. 9 at its weekly Friday Night Live event, Staff vs.

  • Sandburg graduate Karissa Kouchis poses at the Dancer Info Booth during the 2014 Dance Marathon at Western Illinois University. Kouchis serves as the school’s director of dancer relations and is helping to organize its 2015 Dance Marathon, slated for March. Photo submitted

    Getting lost in the movement

    January 20, 2015 By Ryan Wallace, Staff Writer News

    Karissa Kouchis can pinpoint the moment she was moved to act.