• Owner Mary Rydberg (left) and employee Tyler Freitag pose for a photo Aug. 8 at the Plush Horse Ice Cream Shoppe in Tinley Park. Photos by Amanda Stoll/22nd Century Media

    The Dish: Plush Horse scoops fresh, unique flavors in vintage-inspired spot

    August 16, 2018 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    With a sleek, stainless steel display and contrasting checkered floor tiles, it might feel like a 1960s diner were it not for the vintage tables and chairs — and ice cream. At any one time, there are more than 50 flavors behind the counter at the Plush Horse Ice Cream Shoppe in Tinley Park. Like a childhood memory, the colorful flavors are displayed in glass freezer cases.
  • Nancy True, of Orland Park; Dianne Zidek, of Orland Park; and Jennifer O’Neill, of Lockport; paint glasses with Art a la Carte on Thursday, Aug. 9, during 22nd Century Media’s Ladies Night Out event at Georgios Banquets. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Ladies Night Out combines shopping, socializing at Georgios

    August 16, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    The community came together at Georgios Banquets in Orland Park the evening of Thursday, Aug. 9, as 22nd Century Media hosted its inaugural Ladies Night Out.
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    10 Questions with Juney Bai, Lincoln-Way Central boys golf

    August 16, 2018 By T.J. Kremer III, Editor Sports, High School, Athlete of the Week
    Juney Bai is an incoming freshman on the Knights boys golf team
  • Interpretive naturalist Bob Bryerton, of the Will County Forest Preserve, shows a group how to identify birds using an app on his phone during a morning bird hike on Sunday, Aug. 12, at Hickory Creek Preserve in Mokena. Photos by Megan Schuller/22nd Century Media

    Forest preserve combines nature with technology

    August 15, 2018 By Megan Schuller, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living
    A repetitive bird call with the rhythmic pattern of a ping-pong ball dropping on the table echoed across the Hickory Creek Forest Preserve Sunday, Aug. 12, as the bird stayed perched in the cover of the brush.
  • Lincoln-Way Central senior cross country runner Mackenzie Brownrigg (middle) returns to this year’s team as one of its Top Three runners. 22nd Century Media file photo

    Cross Country: Knights girls, boys look to build off last season’s success

    August 15, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Last year marked the first time that Lincoln-Way Central sent both its boys and girls cross country teams to state in the same season since 2013.


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