• Lincoln-Way East’s Bryce Wyma swims in the 100-yard freestyle during the IHSA sectional meet held Feb. 18 at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media

    Lincoln-Way East boys swimming dominates at sectional

    February 21, 2017 By Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor Sports, High School

    The Lincoln-Way trio of schools took top honors at the Illinois High School Associations Sectional meet, with East taking the top spot for themselves.

  • Tinley Park teen Sean Ford, who plays both the French horn and the piano, was recently selected to be part of the All-State Jazz Band. Photo Submitted

    TPHS teen takes talents to Peoria for All-State Jazz Band

    February 21, 2017 By Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts

    In just his second year at Tinley Park High School, sophomore Sean Ford is leaving quite a mark in the music world. 

  • Ian Piet (left), of Tinley Park, meets State Sen. Michael Hastings (D-19) in Springfield last year. Hastings helped Ian spread his message, and made November 2016 Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Photo Submitted

    Tinley boy unites a team to fight against cancer

    February 21, 2017 By F. Amanda Tugade, Editor News

    “Everyday I’m hustlin’.” 

    To a music enthusiast, that line is a catchy lyric made famous by rapper Rick Ross. 

  • The pomegranate and sage martini ($9.10) at Bonefish Grill in Orland Park features Reyka small-batch vodka, a hint of sage, pure pomegranate juice and lemon juice, finished with a fresh sage leaf. Bill Jones/22nd Century Media

    Bonefish fashions four-flavor drink in pomegranate and sage martini

    February 15, 2017 By Bill Jones, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    When it comes to flavor profiles, drinks usually lean toward sweet, sour, bitter or, on rare occasions, savory.

  • Jim Schumacher of Carbondale, Colo., talks about his "upside-down" bobbers with Doug Panozzo of Downers Grove at the Tinley Park Fishing and Outdoors Show. The event occupied 180,000 square feet of space Feb. 11 and 12 at Tinley Park High School.

    Annual show offers patrons a good catch on deals

    February 14, 2017 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter News
    If it’s used to catch fish, chances are it was available at what has over the past 24 years grown into what is widely regarded among fishing enthusiasts in the area and beyond as one of the best outdoor shows in the Midwest.

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