By Susan Flood, BAPA Executive Director I love “a fresh start.” Doesn’t everyone? First day of school, first day of a new job, first dates and all the excitement that comes with them. It’s been a year of new beginnings for me and it’s been exhilarating. I’m a new empty nester riding the wave of […]
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By Kristin Boza Come one, come all to Beverly/Morgan Park’s own circus event on Sat., Sept. 29 and Sun., Sept. 30 at Ridge Park, 9625 S. Longwood Dr. Two shows will be held each day, at 2 p.m. and again at 5 p.m. Midnight Circus in the Parks will dazzle audiences with an array of acrobats, aerialists, clowns, […]
The Beverly Area Arts Alliance (The Alliance) is gearing up for Beverly Art Walk Week at the end of this month. This year carries with it a hint of something special, as 2018 marks the organization’s fifth anniversary. For the first time, the popular Beverly Art Walk artist studio tours will take place on a different day to allow visitors more time […]
The Green Sanctuary Group of Beverly Unitarian Church is hosting a Household Electronics and Hazardous Waste Collection, Sat., Oct. 6, 8:30 to 11 a.m. For the first time in its near ten-year run, the collection will take place in the Morgan Park Methodist Church parking lot, 11030 S. Longwood Dr. Eileen Klees is co-chair of the […]
By Abby Johnson David Sears’s niece wasn’t interested in “Flying Naked.” To the young girl, it’s simply a boring adult book about piloting. “You should write about an adventure,” she told him. “Something that has horses, trains and Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry…oh, and American history — but only the interesting parts.” Sears, a Beverly/Morgan Park native […]
Registration is now open for the 10th annual Beverly Hills Turkey Trot 5K Run and Family Walk, presented by CIBC Bank, on Sat., Nov. 24, 9 a.m. at Christ the King School, 9240 S. Hoyne Ave. Participants will have the opportunity to run or walk the beautiful tree-lined streets of North Beverly. Proceeds from the event will once again benefit the John McNicholas Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and the 19th Ward Youth Foundation. Runners […]
Attention parents of 6th, 7th and 8th graders! Now is the time to start your search for the right high school. Ald. Matt O’Shea will host High School Admissions 101, a seminar designed to help guide parents through the high school selection process Thurs., Sept. 13, 7 p.m., at Clissold Elementary School, 2350 W. 110th Pl. Representatives from Chicago Public Schools […]
“I love staying connected to where I first fell in love with ballet,” said Megan Wright, ballet instructor at the Beverly Arts Center (BAC), 2407 W. 111th St. Wright, a Beverly/Morgan Park native and now a resident of the Ukrainian Village neighborhood, took her first dance classes at the BAC when she was a child. The love of […]
By Kristin Boza Approaching its one-year anniversary in October, That’s Hot Fashion, 9925 S. Wood St., offers fashionable clothing and accessories sure to become a staple in every woman’s wardrobe. Jointly owned by the mother-daughter team of Selena Griggs and Selena Griggs, the pair is dedicated to offering styling advice to each customer. Previously, That’s Hot Fashion […]
By Kristin Boza There’s a certain pleasure in packing school lunches for your kids; it’s a simple way to show them you care during a long day apart. Well, at least that’s how it feels during the first week of school. The labor of love often turns into just another chore to churn out on hectic mornings. Moms of Beverly/Morgan […]
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