Eat, Drink and Shop Local 

Eat, Drink and Shop Local  Our restaurants and stores need your business! Purchase gift certificates, order carryout meals from restaurants, shop online. Dollars spent helping our business neighbors helps our community […]

Village Viewpoint, April 2020 

By Mary Jo Viero  BAPA Executive Director  I have always loved this neighborhood. As a child I loved living on Vanderpoel and walking to school. I loved my first apartment on 111th Street. I loved taking the […]

Western Avenue Revitalization Project Plans Progress at UrbanMain Workshop 

By Cathriona Fey  BAPA Community Outreach & Improvement  On the last Saturday of February volunteers representing various businesses, organizations and residents from the Beverly/Morgan Park community gathered to continue planning efforts for the Western Avenue Revitalization Project. This community-led initiative is […]


By Barbara Gyarmathy  Garden Club of Morgan Park Beverly Hills    Spring has returned! Hopefully you had some time over the winter to ponder your sleeping garden, browse gardening magazines and spring catalogues or even […]

Biz Spotlight: Two Mile Coffee Bar Plans Second Location 

By Kristin Boza Two Mile Coffee Bar, 1766 W. 95th St., revolutionized the 95th Street Metra train station for a unique family-operated coffee experience. Created and co-owned by Nate and Sonia Hollister and Gretta and Patrick Dertinger, Two Mile is […]

 BAPA and 19th Ward Set Agenda for Smart Tech Seniors  

Over the last two years, BAPA and the 19th Ward have sponsored free technology focused workshops for area adults that were hosted by Smith Village and Mercy Circle and led by expert Claire DiCola Richards. The programs were well attended and provided much needed information […]