Healthy Habits from Sutherland Wellness Committee

By Kristin Boza  Sutherland Elementary School, 10015 S. Leavitt St., initiated a parent-driven wellness committee that began to explore how to enhance recess time and improve school lunches. Now, the committee has taken on […]


By Caroline Connors  A community-led initiative to revitalize the Western Avenue business district in Beverly/Morgan Park is underway following a community meeting hosted by the Morgan Park Beverly Hills Business Association (MPBHBA) in […]

Village Viewpoint

On the snowy Monday of Dec. 16, the BAPA staff started the day with this wonderful email from neighborhood resident Barbara Gyarmathy:   “I just want to let you know how awesome I […]

Gear Up for Winter Running 

Gear Up for Winter Running  The Ridge Run is six months away, but that doesn’t mean you should spend the winter hibernating.   Bev Lynch, owner of Running Excels, 10328 S. […]

What’s the SCORE? 

By Kevin Scanlan  Certified SCORE Mentor  Legalized Recreational Marijuana Challenges for Employers  The Cannabis Act, legalizing the use of recreational marijuana for residents in Illinois over 21 years of age, went into effect on Jan. 1. Individuals can possess 30 grams […]

Set Your Sights on Ridge Run 2020 

Set Your Sights on Ridge Run 2020  Sign up by January 12 and save  Is this the year you do your first Ridge Run?   Is this the year you beat your personal best time?  Is this […]

Winter Tips 

By Kathryn Cavanaugh, RN, MSN,   LCMH Manager Health Promotions  Winter in Chicago presents dangers to the elderly and the people who care for them. Chilling temperatures and treacherous snow and ice can terrorize […]

January Nightlife

BACinema: “All is True,” Weds., Jan. 8, 7:30 p.m. Judi Dench and Ian McKellen co-star in this story of an aging Shakespeare’s, played by director Kenneth Branagh, return to his hometown after […]