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Highland Park Goes Dark -- Is Detroit Next?

AP | By COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 01.04.2012 | Detroit

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. -- As the sun dips below the rooftops each evening, parts of this Detroit enclave turn to pitch black, the only illumination comi...

Mark Kirk To Obama: Show Boehner Jobs Speech

Posted 11.06.2011 | Chicago

Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk defended President Obama's jobs speech scheduled for Thursday in light of 8th District Rep. Joe Walsh's announcement th...

Nearly 1,000 Teens Show Up To Party Promoted On Facebook

Posted 07.18.2011 | Chicago

A group of North Shore teens proved to be rather capable publicists last weekend, bringing nearly 1,000 teenagers to a warehouse party by promoting th...

Highland Park Native's HBO Series Premieres Sunday

Highland Park, IL Patch | Samantha Nelson | Email the Author | 6:00am | Posted 06.15.2011 | Chicago

Dan Weiss has been an avid fantasy fan since he was a kid growing up in Highland Park. Now he's sharing his passion for fantasy with people across the...

Why Highland Park, IL Students Should Support Nancy Rotering for Mayor

Max Ellithorpe | Posted 05.31.2011 | Chicago
Max Ellithorpe

Voters have a very easy choice to make on Tuesday. Nancy Rotering is a caring, thoughtful, intelligent, and analytical leader.

PLAN ForYourArt: March 24-30

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

LACMA presents a screening of More, written and directed by Barbet Schroeder.

Need New Furniture? Buy Scottie Pippen's

Highland Park, IL Patch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The indoor basketball court isn't the only thing Scottie Pippen left behind when he sold his 21-room Highland Park mansion in 1996. The retired Chi...

WATCH: Chicago Mag Highlights Miniature French Chateau On North Shore

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Magazine's real estate expert Dennis Rodkin has found another unusual gem in his "Deal Estate" column this week, this time in the North Shore ...

PHOTOS: Inside A Historic Highland Park Mansion

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A beautiful mansion in the historic district of Highland Park is seeking new owners. The home, which was built in 1875, is located on one acre of la...

Figueroa Produce Market: Organic Food--Not Just For The Wealthy

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Luis Quismorio refuses to believe that eating healthy, organic food is reserved for the wealthy. He and business partners Anthony Bermudez and Ruben P...

Terri Olian for Mayor of Highland Park

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Miles J. Zaremski

Though Chicago's race for mayor is attracting quite a draw for a variety of reasons, including the presence of former White House Chief of Staff Rahm ...

PHOTOS: Inside An Ultra-Fancy Highland Park Mansion On The Beach

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If you are addicted to watching "Cribs" on MTV and hope to own an over-the-top home some day, this Highland Park mansion might be just the thing you'r...

Race for Mayor of Highland Park (Ill.) Suddenly Gets Interesting

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Miles J. Zaremski

In the last couple of days in the tony suburb of Highland Park, just north of Cook County, the long time mayor of Highland Park, Mike Belsky, suddenly...

Report: Some Suburban Teachers Making More Than $100,000

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An extraordinary number of public school teachers in the Chicago region earned $100,000 or more in 2009, straining school budgets and taxpayer wallets...

Sarah Palin, Stay Out of My Backyard!

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

Sarah Palin spoke out in criticism about my town, Highland Park, Illinois, and the recent decision by the High School District to keep the girls basketball team out of an Arizona tournament.

At Highland Park School Board Meeting, Canceled Arizona Trip Gets Strong Reactions

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Highland Park High School's decision to cancel a girls' basketball trip to Arizona over the state's crackdown on illegal immigrants was considered a "...

Suburban Girls' Basketball Team Plans Trip To Florida To Avoid Arizona Controversy

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Highland Park High School girls' basketball team made new plans to travel to Florida instead of Arizona to try and stay far away from political co...

Highland Park High School In The Spotlight Over Arizona Boycott, Sarah Palin Gets Involved

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Even before Sarah Palin's Wednesday trip to Rosemont, the girls basketball team from suburban Highland Park High School was making headlines after sch...

Memorial for Social Activist Betty Millard (1911-2010)

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Betty Millard of Chicago, a long-time social activist had danced with Zhou Enlai after the Chinese Revolution and then was called to testify as a host...

Suburban High School CANCELS Trip To Arizona Over Immigration Law

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Suburban Highland Park High School is coming off its best season for girls basketball in 26 years. But a planned trip to Arizona for a tournament next...

Sam's Wines Shuttering Highland Park Store

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Citing the economy's current malaise, liquor superstore Sam's Wines and Spirits said Tuesday that it is closing its Highland Park store, which opened ...

Ferris Bueller Home Tour (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A home featured in the 1980s classic Ferris Bueller's Day Off is on sale for $2.3 million, MSNBC reports. Located in the well-to-do Highland Park neig...

Obama: "Ich bin ein Chrysler!"

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Obama talked his usual great game of absolute confidence at the end of his announcement this morning, telling the country, "If you're going to buy a new car, buy an American car."

Greening Hollywood: Mayor V Says Hola! East L.A. on City's Day of Service

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

"Let's make democracy real by everybody participating," said Mayor Villaraigosa, recently re-elected by Los Angelenos for a second term. He was addre...

Bottom Line: 2008 Car/Truck Sales Probably Worst Since 1974

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The only other time the industry has seen a 3-million (or more) unit plunge was following the 1974 oil shortage.