Entries by Villager Editor

Beverly Hills/Morgan Park Home Tour Features Two Wright Homes on May 21

Two unusual homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and a tiny house built by students from the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences are among the outstanding stops on the 2017 Beverly Hills/Morgan Park Home Tour hosted by the Beverly Area Planning Association on Sun., May 21, 12 to 5 p.m. 2 Rare Wrights This […]

40th Annual Ridge Run: Jog Back to the Seventies for Ridge Run Fun

  Event includes Memorial Day Parade, Post-Race Festival, Kids Area and More Dig out your tube socks, sweat bands and jogging shorts — Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA) is reaching back to the seventies for the 40th Annual Ridge Run through the historic Beverly neighborhood on Memorial Day, Mon., May 29. Races start and finish […]

Village Viewpoint

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Happy Spring! As we welcome spring, we remember that this is a great time in our community! As our neighborhood trees and gardens come back to life, a new baseball season begins and graduation draws near for our students. Here at BAPA spring is our most exciting time of year, packed […]

BAPA History: Events and Community Engagement

By Willie Winters “When a community comes together, good things happen.” After reading former BAPA executive director Chuck Shanabruch’s article in the April issue of The Villager, I was reminded of how difficult the challenge of maintaining a strong, vibrant community can be. Chuck laid out the key programs and areas of work that BAPA […]

Road Home Program Reaches Out With Resources

By Grace Kuikman For Beverly/Morgan Park resident Modie Lavin, working with the Road Home Program: The Center for Veterans and Their Families is a calling, not a career. The program, which opened in March 2014 at Rush University Medical Center, helps veterans recently deployed from active duty resume life with their families, friends and neighbors […]