| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:44 PM
In 1926, Peggy Rieser opened Ravinia Nursery School in her home's basement along a ravine adjacent to Ravinia Park.
Twelve young children attended.
In 2014, Ravinia Nursery, located on Red Oak Avenue in Highland Park, continues to thrive as a...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:39 PM
The NSFW trailer above is for the upcoming season of Oxygen’s "Bad Girls Club: Chicago" – or as I like to call it, “Bad Girls Club: Highland Park.” It features seven women with strong personalities living together for three...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Highland Park senior hockey player Noah Pickus has been on the varsity team for four years.
He vividly remembers his stats his freshman year.
"That season I had two points — a goal and an assist — all year," he said. "I looked up to the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 9:29 AM
The Healthcare Foundation of Highland Park recently awarded about $2.5 million in grants to community organizations, including a $50,000 grant for a Highland Park teen center that has struggled to find funding.
Nova, a nonprofit that provided...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 8:45 AM
As would-be vendors of medical marijuana scour Lake County for possible locations, Highland Park's Route 41 corridor could become a desirable area, city planning officials said at a recent meeting.
Officials said that in nearby communities like Highwood...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:59 AM
North Shore School District 112 officials say the fact that they recently spent more than $11,000 on an informational video about the district's aging buildings and financial challenges speaks to the gravity of the situation and the urgency in educating...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:19 AM
While flooding is possible Thursday in Highland Park, the anticipated high winds are the greater concern, said Ramesh Kanapareddy, the city’s public works director.
Highland Park does not have any significant flooding as of Thursday morning,...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:17 AM
In Highland Park and Deerfield, as in other Chicago suburbs, road salt is becoming an increasingly precious commodity.
Highland Park snow plow crews have been clearing the streets as needed in the recent snowstorms, but the road salt is being...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Twenty-first century Fort Sheridan is a charming neighborhood set on dramatic ravines along Lake Michigan.
The Lake County Forest Preserve and the municipalities of Lake Forest, Highland Park and Highwood converge throughout the former United States Army...
| Feb 5, 2014
In April 2012, Barbara Solheim and her then-4-year-old granddaughter, Sophia, walked into Deerfield's Village Hall with a request: Change the village law to allow chickens.
About 10 months later, after hearing from Solheim and other residents, Deerfield...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:17 PM
More than 20 years ago, Highland Park bought the Highland Park Country Club in an effort to prevent development of the course, most of which lies in a flood plain, officials said.
Now, the future use of that property is unknown as park officials said...
| Feb 13, 2014
A proposed four-story mixed-use building in the heart of the Ravinia business district, not much more than a few architectural drawings at this point, already is stirring debate on what it could mean for residents and business owners.
For some, owner...