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Highland Park-based Campus Colors opens fifth location Highland Park News
Highland Park-based Campus Colors opens fifth location
Ever been to Mequon, Wisc.? Jon Rubenstein and his parents, Neil and Barbara, had never spent time in the affluent Milwaukee suburb, but when the three owners of Highland Park-based Campus Colors were deciding where to open their fifth store, Mequon is the town they chose. “The demographics are very similar to Highland Park,” said Jon Rubenstein, who for the past 12 years has worked full-time for the collegiate and professional sports apparel and novelties stores. “Our stores do well in suburban communities where there’s an importance placed on education.”
July 25 6 a.m. |
‘Beautiful LiFe’ photography exhibit celebrates Lake Forest Lake Forester
‘Beautiful LiFe’ photography exhibit celebrates Lake Forest
The “Beautiful LiFe” exhibit, celebrating Lake Forest through stunning black-and-white and color images, is Caitlin Saville Collins’ first experience showing her photographs as fine art. A recent returnee to Lake Forest, Saville Collins is a member of one of the city’s oldest families. Re-settling just over two years ago with her husband in the city where generations of her family have lived for more than a century ignited a new appreciation for her hometown.
July 25 6 a.m. |
Taj Gibson coaches kids at Deerfield’s Joy of the Game Deerfield Review
Taj Gibson coaches kids at Deerfield’s Joy of the Game
Nine year-old Chase Blanchard has been shooting hoops since he was five. A member of Joy of the Game’s travel team, basketball is “Chase’s sport,” according to his dad, Pat. That’s why the Glenview family didn’t hesitate to sign Chase up when they heard about the upcoming Taj Gibson Basketball ProCamp at Joy of the Game, Deerfield’s basketball training facility. “Joy of the Game runs really good camps. They’re organized, and the coaches are quality coaches who connect with the kids,” said Pat. “But Taj was a huge attraction.”
July 24 5:28 p.m. |
Highland Park Police Blotter: 4 cited for underage drinking Highland Park News
Highland Park Police Blotter: 4 cited for underage drinking
Four Lake Forest teenagers were cited July 17 for consumption of alcohol by a minor after police stopped their vehicle in the 2600 block of Skokie Valley Road. The four are John Troller, 19, of the 100 block of Poplar Road, Lake Forest; Roxanne Massar, 19, of the 900 block of West Gage Lane, Lake Forest, Lucy Lincoln, 19, of the 1300 block of Edgewood Road, Lake Forest, and Andrew Clifford, 19, of the 1100 block of Timber Lane, Lake Forest. All four were passengers in the vehicle. They are expected to appear at an administrative hearing Aug. 7.
July 23 10:55 a.m. |

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