April Village Viewpoint

Green is my favorite color for many reasons. Its many shades are simply beautiful but is can also mean renewal and growth.   Last month, green signified the end of winter and the beginnings of spring.   This month green means something entirely different. […]

Stepping Up Litter Control with Litterati 

By Cathriona Fey  BAPA Community Outreach  Community-Wide Litter Pick-Up Challenge Inspired by Local Resident and Powered by Technology  Communities across the country are testing ways to prevent littering and keep their hometowns clean. Signage, more […]

Find Joy in Music at The Music Scene 

  By Kristin Boza  When Anisha McFarland Hill, an accomplished vocalist and musician, founded The Music Scene in 2016, she wanted to give the gift of music to anyone over […]

BAPA’s Earth Day Art Contest Asks Neighbors to Consider the 5 Rs 

By Cathriona Fey  BAPA Community Outreach  Students throughout Beverly/Morgan Park have started creating environmentally-inspired designs for BAPA’s Earth Day art contest. BAPA is looking for one–of–a–kind art to use year-round to promote its environmental […]

Calabria Imports Going Green 

  By Cathriona Fey  BAPA Community Outreach   While working events at the Shedd Aquarium and Field Museum, Julia Roberto of Calabria imports, had no other choice but to “go green.”  Eco-friendly policies guide […]

Parties in the Time of COVID 

Tips for Gathering Safely and Sanely   By Laura Hayes  It’s been a year since the world – and events – shut down. A year since we gathered in people’s homes without wearing a […]