We’re BAPA Members. Are You? 

BAPA’s work could not be accomplished without the support of our resident and business members. The following people shared some of their thoughts about why making their annual membership donation […]

Shop for a Gift to Our Community 

By Grace Kuikman  I’ve been shopping at small neighborhood businesses all my life. When I was a kid, on Saturdays I’d tag along when my dad made the rounds to the butcher shop, the bakery […]

City Grange Holiday Pop-up Shop 

‘Nature is beautiful’ is the mantra of City Grange founder and president LaManda Joy. The successful north side social-enterprise gardening center is popping up at Joplin Marley, 9911 S. Walden Pkwy., on Fridays (4 to […]

Christmas Block  

Every year, on the day after Thanksgiving, the yards on 99th and Campbell are transformed into a wonderland of cartoon characters, Christmas scenes and reminders of the meaning of the […]

Sweet Surprises at BAPA’s Holiday Cookie Crawl 

Sweet Surprises at BAPA’s Holiday Cookie Crawl  Everyone’s smiling when they arrive at BAPA’s annual Holiday Cookie Crawl. What’s not to love about visiting neighborhood businesses and getting a sweet […]

Authors Share Their Winter Reads 

By Kristin Boza Winter is here, and so are local authors with their cozy reading recommendations. Grab this list, head to Bookie’s, 10324 S. Western or the library, check for these authors’ books as well as […]

Benefits of Love 

By Kristin Boza    In our community, we step up to help others in need. From providing aid abroad to helping little ones close to home, Beverly/Morgan Park residents give […]

Busy Not Bored. A guide to school vacation activities   

  Over the course of winter vacation, kids often travel the bumpy road from excitement to boredom. Staying in your pajamas all day gets old fast. What’s there to on cold winter days? Here are a few family-friendly […]

5 Dangers of Drinking and Driving 

By Kathryn M. Cavanaugh, RN, MSN  Manager/Health Promotions  Little Company of Mary Hospital  Getting behind the wheel of a vehicle after consuming alcohol is not only a serious crime, it’s very […]

Santa Sightings and Holiday Happenings

December is a busy month in Beverly/Morgan Park. Here’s a list of events from Christmas tree sales to breakfast with Santa to holiday markets.     Forty artists will offer high quality artisanal […]