• Lincoln-Way North senior pitcher Kyle Ostrowski hurls the ball toward the plate Thursday, March 26, during a game against Joliet Catholic Academy. Ostrowski pitched five innings and struck out eight. He gave up one earned run, but walked eight. Photos by Jon DePaolis/22nd Century Media

    Phoenix tie game late, fall to Hillmen in bottom of seventh

    March 27, 2015 By Jon DePaolis, Editor Sports, High School

    After a tough stretch to open the season, Lincoln-Way North baseball coach Mitch Nowicki was optimistic.

  • Lincoln-Way East senior midfielder Jill Kilrea (far right) and sophomore goalkeeper Kim Seper (second from right) hug teammates Wednesday, March 25, moments after Seper stopped a Providence Catholic player’s shot in penalty kicks to win the game. The victory sent the Griffins to the title game of the Windy City Ram Classic. Photos by Jon DePaolis/22nd Century Media

    Griffins tie game late, beat Celtics in penalty kicks

    March 27, 2015 By Jon DePaolis, Editor Sports, High School

    When it comes to shooting penalty kicks to determine the winner of a girls soccer game, East sophomore goalkeeper Kim Seper knows it all comes down to guesswork.

  • Pictured is the bison sugo ($24) at Harvest Room in Palos Heights. It features slow-braised Indiana bison over hand-rolled sweet potato gnocchi, with candied walnuts and Fresno chiles. Photo by Bill Jones/22nd Century Media

    Harvest Room keeps creativity alive with new chef, spring menu

    March 27, 2015 By Bill Jones, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    When it comes to creativity, Harvest Room was never in short supply.

  • This & That Gifts owners Mike (left) and Nancy Cartolano pose for a photo Saturday, March 21, during the annual Frankfort Chamber of Commerce Community Showcase, held at Lincoln-Way East. Photo Submitted

    Chamber of Commerce hosts annual Community Showcase at LW East

    March 27, 2015 By Jeff Vorva, Staff Writer News

    This is an era where it’s easy to stay home and shop.