• Sandburg’s Majd Ibrahim goes up over a Lincoln-Way East defender April 6, during a boys water polo match between the schools. The Eagles won 13-10. Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Eagles boys water polo salvages win

    April 14, 2015 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    The Sandburg boys water polo team has always had success, but this season’s squad has based its success on playing good defense.

  • Sandburg’s Madeline Hanley stands at the plate April 3 during a game against District 230 rival Andrew. Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media

    T-Bolts softball give Eagles trouble in Tinley Park

    April 14, 2015 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    Sandburg coach Jim Fabianski said he thinks the key to his team’s success is the ability to “trust the process.”

  • The pulled-chicken eggs Benedict ($11.95) recently appeared on a daily specials menu at Blissful Banana Café, the staff of which strives for creative, independent cuisine.

    Orland café’s Gorilla Coffee remains pure bliss

    April 14, 2015 By Bill Jones, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    More than three years after Blissful Banana Café opened its doors, there is no question about what has become customers’ favorite item on the menu.


    Sandburg clarinetist a rising star

    April 14, 2015 By Riley Simpson, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    Amer Hasan was 11 years old and in fifth grade when he chose to play the clarinet. It appealed to him because his mother, Amal, played when she was his age and still had her old one stas

  • Orland Park residents Michele Detlefsen (left) and Mary Lacien show their enthusiasm for The Mix’s morning show April 8 at the Orland Park Civic Center, where the Village of Orland Park was named champion of the 2015 Suburban Madness Battle of the Burbs. Felicitas Cortez/22nd Century Media

    Orland wins The Mix’s Battle of the Burbs competition

    April 14, 2015 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    When it comes to social media prowess and hometown pride, Orland Park is king.