• Pictured is the BAB’s Burger ($8), paired with a side of fries ($3) and an America’s Original Pumpkin Ale craft beer ($6 for a 12-ounce bottle) at Build-A-Bun in Frankfort. Rebecca Susmarski/22nd Century Media

    Continuing cooking with love

    October 29, 2014 By Rebecca Susmarski, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Don Melton has an unusual but effective way of measuring whether or not customers enjoy his food.

  • Lockport Township senior Rachel Napoli (right) tries to spike the ball past the block attempt of Bolingbrook’s Kayla Loeb Thursday, Oct. 23, in Bolingbrook. The Porters defeated the Raiders in three games. Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media

    Seniors say so long to home court

    October 28, 2014 By Dennis D. Jacobs, Contributing Editor Sports, High School

    Everyone connected with the Lockport Township girls volleyball program was on message following a disappointing senior night loss to Stagg Tuesday, Oct.

  • Lockport coach Dan Starkey (standing, right) addresses his team following their win against Joliet West in the regular season finale. Thomas Czaja/22nd Century Media

    Porters end season with convincing win on senior night

    October 28, 2014 By Thomas Czaja, Assistant Editor Sports, High School

    Joliet West came to Lockport for its regular season finale riding high, having already notched the fifth win of the season a week prior.

  • Mayor Jim Daley (fourth from left) stands with the Guzior family — consisting of (left to right) Ron Guzior, Carla Cardona-Tapia, Richie Guzior, Randy Guzior, founders Christine Guzior and Richard Guzior, and Charisa Scharnak — during a Wednesday, Oct. 21 ribbon cutting ceremony. Photos by Lauren Finkler/22nd Century Media

    Richards Building Supply unveils corporate headquarters

    October 28, 2014 By Lauren Finkler, Editor News

    Albeit a few minor details, the corporate headquarters of Richards Building Supply, located at 12070 W. 159th St. in Homer Glen, are complete.

  • Antonio Garcia leads a pack of runners in the Great Pumpkin Run 5K, hosted at Konow’s Corn Maze Saturday, Oct. 18. Garcia placed 45th in the race. Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Great Pumpkin Run draws cheerful crowd to Konow’s Corn Maze

    October 27, 2014 By Lauren Finkler, Editor Life & Arts

    The Great Pumpkin Run drew 742 runners — some of whom toted pumpkins for the event while others dressed in assorted costumes — to Konow’s Corn Maze Saturday, Oct. 18.