• The birthday cake pancakes ($8) come drenched in sprinkles and cake frosting. (Photos by Jamie Bradley/22nd Century Media)

    Highland Park’s UPtown Diner focuses on family atmosphere

    July 1, 2015 By Jamie Bradley, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    The North Shore, particularly Highland Park and Highwood, is known for its restaurants.

  • Parade participants (left to right) Aleck Johnsen, Marian Ried and Bud Ried ride in the World War II Veterans car in Northbrook’s Independence Day parade this past Saturday, July 4. Steve Handwerker/22nd Century Media

    Residents young and old celebrate Fourth of July

    July 6, 2015 By Todd Marver, Staff Writer News

    Northbrook Fourth of July parade attendees packed the sidewalks with lawn chairs throughout the route stretching from Cherry Lane and Western Avenue to Shermer and Meado

  • Northbrook native Joe Romano (right) and father Richard Romano, of Northbrook, are the president and chairman, respectively, of Romano Brothers & Co. Wealth Management, which was named to the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisors. Photo Submitted

    Romano Wealth named a top investment advisor

    July 7, 2015 By Matt Yan, Editor News

    Joe Romano knows that a steady pace wins in the end.

  • Glenbrook North's Pat Nass (left) makes a move to get past a Maine West defender on Thursday, July 2, in Lake Zurich. Miroslaw Pomian/22nd Century Media

    Basketball: Spartans finding their rhythm

    July 7, 2015 By David Jaffe, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    The Glenbrook North boys basketball team has been using summer league play to focus on several areas.

  • Maple Avenue is one of the streets that have flooded during heavy rainstorms in Northbrook. 22nd Century Media File Photo

    MWRD conducting stormwater study in Northbrook

    July 2, 2015 By Matt Yan, Editor News

    Stormwater flooding is an issue all across the North Shore and Northbrook is no exception.