5 Small Business Trends in 2020 

5 Small Business Trends in 2020  By Kevin Scanlan, Certified SCORE Mentor  If you have a small business, it’s essential to keep up with the latest trends in technology, marketing, customer service and […]

Village Viewpoint

By Mary Jo Viero, BAPA Executive Director  When I was driving into work on my first official day as Executive Director for BAPA, a thousand thoughts were going through my […]

BAPA Board Announces New Executive Director

BAPA Board Announces New Executive Director  The Board of Directors of the Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA) announced last month that Susan Flood has moved on from the role of BAPA Executive Director to pursue […]

BAC Announces Cast for Love Letters 

BAC Announces Cast for Love Letters  The Beverly Arts Center’s upcoming production of “Love Letters” will feature a pair of Chicago theatre veterans. In the two-person play, Debra Rodkin will perform the role of Melissa and Rob […]

Crafting for a Cause

By Kristin Boza  Crafty residents of Smith Village have joined together in the Crafting for a Cause group that knits and crochets a variety of items for those in need. […]

SCORE Mentor Gets Businesses Up and Running 

By Kristin Boza  Invaluable business advice is available right in the neighborhood, thanks to SCORE mentor Kevin Scanlan and BAPA. SCORE, or Service Corp of Retired Executives, is a national group of retired […]

Annual Events Kick Off South Side Irish Parade  Pre-Parade Fundraiser  The South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade will hold a pre-parade fundraiser on Sat., Feb. 22, 6 to 11 […]

Nicky’s Adds to Western Avenue Landscape

By Kristin Boza  The Western Avenue landscape will be changing over the coming months, as Nicky’s Grill and Yogurt builds a fresh new restaurant on the corner of 105th Street. Paul Kostopanagiotou, owner of the popular eatery […]

New Neighbors: Jessica and Paul Payne 

New Neighbors  Jessica and Paul Payne  Jessica and Paul Payne moved into their Beverly/Morgan Park home on Aug. 21, 2019 and couldn’t be happier to be here. After a dozen years in a South Loop […]