Village Viewpoint

By Susan Flood, BAPA Executive Director  Like any good Chicagoan I am absolutely thrilled when summertime rolls around.  I often find myself wondering if those who live in warm climates […]

Taxpayer Advocates Help Homeowners Save on Property Taxes

As the City of Chicago is rolling out its triennial reassessment this year, local property tax appeal firm Taxpayer Advocate Group (“TAG”), is celebrating its 10 year anniversary of helping Cook County homeowners pay the lowest […]

Special Recreation in Mount Greenwood Gives Back

By Kristin Boza With the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics is this July, the participants in the Special Recreation program at Mount Greenwood Park are gearing up for the competition […]

Neighborhood Notes

95th Street Farmers Market. The 95th Street Farmer’s Market, located in the commuter parking lot at 95th and Longwood Dr., is open every Sunday through Oct. 28 from 8 a.m. to […]

Local Mountain Biker a Champion

By Abby Johnson  Jim Pittacora is not the kind of person to fill his fireplace mantle with medals. He doesn’t want anyone to know that he has more than 100 of them for […]

Calling All Men

By Eileen McNichols The men in our lives can be so busy taking care of home and family that they may neglect their own health. Studies show that men make only two-thirds as many healthcare […]

Guide to Planning the Best Block Party

By Kristin Boza  Summer is here and so is block party season. Block parties are great ways to foster camaraderie among neighbors. If you’ve never planned a block party before, […]