Beverly/Morgan Park Garden Walk #2 Blooms on July 11 

  With each stop is distinctive for its style, variety of plantings, and unique beauty, BAPA’s Beverly/Morgan Park Garden Walk presents a neighborhood filled with blooming beauty on Sun., July 11, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain date […]

Village Viewpoint – July 2021 

  By Mary Jo Viero  BAPA Executive Director What does BAPA do?    Whenever someone asks me that question, I think, “I hope they have some time to talk.”  It’s not easy to quickly sum up what […]

Neighbors Step into New Roles as High School Leaders 

By Kristin Boza  Neighbors, St. Barnabas parishioners, and friends Meg Dunneback and Brendan Conroy coincidentally both stepped into new leadership positions at area Catholic high schools. Dunneback is the incoming principal at […]

  Porch Concert Times 2  

  BAPA’s Porch Concert series continues with two performances in July. On Fri., July 2, 6 to 8 p.m., get a sneak preview of Barney Callaghan Pub’s Country on Western music festival featuring favorite […]

Beverly Area Arts Alliance Summer Calendar

The Beverly Area Arts Alliance (The Alliance) is back with a full line-up of summer concerts, gallery exhibits and art events. While the art world is making its come-back from the financial effects of the pandemic, […]

BAC Debuts New Playwright Festival  

  By Kristin Boza  Theater fans are looking forward to the inaugural New Playwright Festival, July 26 to Aug. 1 at the Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St.  Playwrights from all over the world […]

Writing Group Dedicates Scholarship  

By Tina Jenkins Bell  BAPA School Liaison   Recently, For Love of Writing, an African American led writing group with a diverse outreach for professional and creative development opportunities on Chicago’s South Side, awarded a $500 scholarship to support Black […]

Profiles of 3 BAPA Community Service Award Winners 

By Tina Jenkins Bell  BAPA School Liaison    Logan Killelea:   See a Need, Do Something    In 2014 at the age of 8, Logan Killelea started making homemade crayons and selling them in the neighborhood to raise funds for Ronald […]