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‘Cans’ Film Festival features food drive, movie screening

January 21, 2020 by Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

When the Homer Glen Junior Woman’s Club wanted an additional way to pay it forward, they thought of a new idea centered on kindness and diversity. 

That idea was to co-host a “Cans” Film Festival, which included a food...

Tips on diet, exercise, mindfulness and more highlighted at annual Healthy Living Expo

by Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

Whether attendees were interested in diving into a new exercise regimen, trying the latest diet or simply tweaking their wellness plan to make it more effective in 2020, 22nd Century Media’s fourth annual Healthy Living Expo had...

Parkview’s Junior High Ministry enjoys Big Breakfast

by Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

Who does not love breakfast for dinner?

On the evening of Jan. 8, Parkview Christian Church invited members of its Junior High Ministry to come together for a special meal — known as JHM’s Big Breakfast — in...

Lockport welcomes two unique escape room experiences; LTHS alumna helps helps creative duo produce puzzles for guests

by Benjamin Conboy, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Living

We walked in as journalists, but as soon as the door shut, we were on a quest to steal a precious dragon’s egg from an irresponsible wizard. 

The Lockport Escape Room brings a unique and locally designed escape room to...