• Central players Peyton Nigro and Nick DeGregorio pursue East quarterback Brendan Morrissey down the field during the Friday, Sept. 22 game between the two Lincoln-Way teams. Photos by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Second-half surge pushes East past Central in LW rivalry

    September 23, 2017 By Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Trailing 14-0 at the half and in enemy territory Friday, Lincoln-Way East sophomore A.J. Henning knew his team needed a big moment to start the second half against sister school Lincoln-Way Central.
  • The BBQ cheddar burger ($9) comes topped with an onion ring, cheddar cheese and barbecue sauce. Photos by Max Lapthorne/22nd Century Media

    Outpost unveils new, diverse burger menu

    September 21, 2017 By Max Lapthorne, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Outpost Bar and Grill owner Patty Gerny planned on taking a backseat to her granddaughter when it came to the food at her bar/restaurant.
  • Sue Wilkins (right) and her mother, Ann Brink, browse the clothing selection at the LuLaRoe booth during Ladies Night Out on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at Jenny’s Southside Tap in Mokena. Photos by Amanda Stoll/22nd Century Media

    Frankfort resident organizes vendor fair at Mokena bar and grill

    September 21, 2017 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor Life & Arts
    A bar and grill isn’t the usual place to find entrepreneurs selling their wares, but Megan Riofski decided to give it a try.
  • Professor's book examines the empowerment of women

    September 21, 2017 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    A Frankfort woman who has spent parts of the past decade traveling the globe in an effort to gauge the extent of women's influence in society and government has penned a book that details her findings.
  • Hurricane Irma, a powerful Cape Verde-type hurricane, struck Florida Sept. 10 during its journey across the Atlantic Ocean. Photo by NASA

    Frankfort native and his family move to Florida shortly before Irma

    September 19, 2017 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor News
    After 17 years of dreaming and searching, Erik Michor and his family finally made the big move to sunny Florida — just in time for Hurricane Irma.