• Sandburg’s Ricky Smith participates in a No. 2 doubles match April 22 during a meet with Lockport Township in Orland Park. Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media

    Lockport boys tennis team proves too tough for Eagles

    April 25, 2015 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    Jonluke Passett has gone to state for the Sandburg boys tennis team the past two seasons.

  • Sandburg’s Sarah DeWolf (left) and Lockport’s Jamie Hansen challenge for the ball Thursday, April 23, during a girls soccer game in Lockport. Photos by Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media

    Sandburg girls soccer's DeWolf stuns Lockport with late goal

    April 25, 2015 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    First year Sandburg girls soccer coach Katie O’Connell had a big smile on her face when asked what she likes about her team.

  • The La Crepe Bistro Cherry Crepes ($9.50), with cherries, powdered sugar and a hint of chocolate, fulfill the craving for something sweet and light with their standout flavor. Thomas Czaja/22nd Century Media

    La Crepe Bistro gives French flair to Homer Glen

    April 25, 2015 By Thomas Czaja, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    After just one visit to La Crepe Bistro in Homer Glen, guests quickly realize they have found a place that is not a run-of-the-mill dining establishment.

  • Settings including mugs filled with peanuts, Cracker Jack boxes and baseball decorations set the tone for the evening.

    Rock Bottom knocks it out of the park with latest brewer’s dinner

    April 25, 2015 By Bill Jones, Editor Life & Arts

    ORLAND PARK — Baseball took center stage Thursday, April 23, during the latest brewer’s dinner at Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery’s Orland Park stadium.

  • Several of the 10 members of the 2015 class of the Legacy Hall pose for a photo at the District 230 Foundation event, which was held at April 17 at Silver Lake County Club. PHOTO SUBMITTED

    District 230 Foundation adds 10 names to Legacy Hall

    April 25, 2015 By David Lipowski, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    As the District 230 Foundation’s Legacy Hall dinner was winding down, Michael VanZeyl, professional artist and instructor, had a few moments to reflect on what led to his success.