June Village Viewpoint

This summer already feels glorious and it’s just the beginning.  I have been making lists upon lists of everything I want to do this summer, and now it is time to get going. The […]

Beverly Bike & Ski Turns 100 

By Brittany Wiley   BAPA Business Liaison   Beverly Bike and Ski (formerly Beverly Bike Shop) opened 100 years ago in 1921 at 9121 S. Western.  It stands, steadfast in its same location, now […]

BAPA Garden Walk Blooms Again in July 

  After the very successful launch last fall, BAPA is hosting its 2nd Annual Beverly/Morgan Park Garden Walk on Sun., July 11, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  This year’s Garden Walk will begin with check-in at […]

June Education Column 

  By Tina Jenkins Bell  BAPA School Liaison  My mom had a saying when we faced seemingly impossible odds: “We will make a way out of no way.” Her words resonate with me when I […]

BAPA Monarch Project Kicks Off With Milkweed Planting 

By Cathriona Fey  BAPA Community Outreach   Several gardens throughout Beverly/Morgan Park received a boost of butterfly friendliness after 192 milkweed plants were delivered to BAPA in May. BAPA applied for, and was awarded, […]

Business Spotlight: KimmyKakes  

  By Brittany Wiley  BAPA Business Liaison  Kim Mesa opened KimmyKakes Café & Bakery, 10225 S Western in March. She began by serving artisan cakes and sweets with coffee. Shortly following her opening, Mesa introduced a savory menu […]