• City Barbeque’s More Cowbell sandwich ($8.29) is a customer favorite featuring smoked brisket topped with peppers, onions, smoked provolone and creamy horseradish sauce. Photos by Thomas Czaja/22nd Century Media

    City Barbeque pairs good eats, good causes

    April 26, 2018 By Jacquelyn Schlabach, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Humphrey the pig, named after Orland Park’s very first mayor, sits on the ledge near the checkout line of City Barbeque as customers make their selection of authentic, smoked in-house meats.
  • Danni Allen (left) speaks with Adriel Neakarse about Planet Fitness Saturday, April 21, during Lady - A Women’s Expo at the Tinley Park Convention Center. Photos by Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media

    Publisher’s Lady - A Women’s Expo is biggest yet

    April 24, 2018 By Rochelle McAuliffe, Freelance Reporter News
    It was all about girl power at the Tinley Park Convention Center the morning of Saturday, April 21.
  • Mike Kohlrieser, founder and director of “The Rainforest, Live on Stage” shows off an exotic bird April 17 during the show at Walsh School in Lockport.

    Students learn about rainforest conservation at show

    April 24, 2018 By Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Instead of lions, tigers and bears, there was a lemur, a toucan and a boa constrictor the night of April 17 at Walsh School.
  • Girl Scout members (left to right) Julie Perretta, Payton Clark and Addison Galloy set up a word game Saturday, April 21, during the Free Family Event hosted at the American Legion in Lockport. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Girl Scout event focuses on literacy, animals

    April 24, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter News
    When the Girl Scouts of Troop 70645 do something, they do it right.
  • Collin Woulfe is mobbed by his teammates Thursday, April 19, after hitting the game-winning sacrifice fly against Lincoln-Way East at Ed Flink Field in Lockport. Photos by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Baseball: Porters snap Griffins’ 11-game winning streak in Lockport

    April 23, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    There was a bigger feel than an average high school baseball game when Lincoln-Way East visited Lockport Township last week. After all, even in a spring filled with bad weather that has postponed many a game, the two teams entered with a combined record of 23-3.



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