Village Viewpoint March 2021

By Mary Jo Viero  BAPA Executive Director  As we enter March 2021, many of us are looking back on the past 12 months in disbelief. It’s normal to think about a difficult […]

Best of Beverly/Morgan Park: Car Care Services 

By Kristin Boza  For people who are still toiling away working from home, learning from home, and getting all essentials delivered to home, COVID-19 has definitely changed the way we use our vehicles. Since […]

Celebrate Southside Irish Parade at Home! 

  BAPA Party Pack Supports Local Businesses  By Brittany Wiley   BAPA Business Liaison  The Southside Irish Parade has been a neighborhood tradition since 1979.  Apart from a brief hiatus, it’s been held every year […]

New Neighbors: Won Kim and Kendall Hugel 

By Kristin Boza  Mature trees, delicious food, close-knit community — those were only some of the must-haves on the list when new neighbors Won Kim and Kendall Hugel were house hunting last year.   The […]

Journey to the New Joplin Marley Studios 

By Brittany Wiley  BAPA Business Liaison  Meg’n Barba opened Tranquility Salon with her sister, Katie Barba Schickel, in January 2007. She was 21 years old, a young mother will little knowledge of business practices, […]

Go Natural for Better Health  

By Kristin Boza  Wearing a mask, social distancing, and adhering to a strict handwashing regimen are three essential ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Now that the vaccines are rolling out, more […]

Business Spotlight:  Flippin Flavors: Delicious and Inspired 

By Brittany Wiley  BAPA Business Liaison  Linda Flippin opened Flippin Flavors, 1848 W. 95th St., in early 2020 with her husband Brian. The shop specializes in creating fresh salads and sandwiches centered around their homemade marinades and rubs.    Linda […]