• The Dancing Marlin’s chicken dinner is brined, cooked sous vide and pan-seared for a juicy center and crisp skin. It is topped with a cabernet reduction and mushrooms. Photos by Kirsten Onsgard/22nd Century Media

    The Dish: Adventure inspires Dancing Marlin’s menu

    December 8, 2016 By Kirsten Onsgard, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    From Hawaiian shrimp trucks to Japanese street food, Dancing Marlin’s menu is a curated conglomeration of owner Ed Nemec’s culinary experiences. It is enough to warrant a running list of his ideas, culled from memorable meals and food trends.
  • Lockport Township graduate Bob Carr (middle) presents a $1 million check Nov. 29 to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on behalf of the Give Something Back Foundation. Photos submitted

    Lockport native donates $1 million to UIUC

    December 6, 2016 By Max Lapthorne, Editor News
    What started with a $250 scholarship from the Lockport Woman’s Club in 1963 has now resulted in a $1 million donation to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • Hadley fifth graders sing in the holiday concert Thursday, Dec. 1, at the school. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Hadley chorus concert brings holiday spirit

    December 6, 2016 By Ryan Esguerra, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Attendees of the Hadley Middle School fifth-grade chorus concert Thursday, Dec. 1, in Homer Glen were in for a treat to start their holiday season. What started as a traditional chorus concert quickly turned into an energetic showing of holiday spirit. Diane Pullara, director of choirs at Homer 33C, has been with the district for 23 years. During that time, she has directed dozens of performances.
  • Lockport’s Anthony Molten works to pin his Bolingbrook counterpart during a Dec. 1 dual meet at Bolingbrook High School. Photos by Erin Redmond/22nd Century Media

    Wrestling: LTHS earns decisive victory over Bolingbrook

    December 5, 2016 By Erin Redmond, Assistant Editor Sports, High School
    Malik Daghash did not enter the season expecting to start, but the Lockport wrestler continues to cement his place in the lineup. He pinned his opponent just 39 seconds into his match on Dec. 1, helping the Porters to a 54-19 win over the Raiders in Bolingbrook.
  • Erin Redmond/22nd Century Media

    UPDATE: Two men found dead at Lockport construction site were shot

    November 29, 2016 By Max Lapthorne, Editor News, Breaking

    Two bodies found the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 29, in a townhome under construction in Lockport’s Sagebrook subdivision have been identified.


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