Make Your House a Home Tour Home!  

By Kristin Boza  Now is a great time to get inspired to make some changes to your home’s interior — especially once you’ve seen the gorgeous homes featured on this year’s BAPA Home Tour on Sun., Sept. […]

Beverly Art Walk Honors Judie Anderson 

    The 2021 Beverly Art Walk will honor artist Judie Anderson, friend and muse of the Beverly Area Arts Alliance (The Alliance). In 2014, Sal Campbell, Monica Wilczak and a small group […]

Neighborhood Notes September 2021

The Pullman National Monument and State Historic Site (Chicago’s only National Park!) celebrates its grand opening on Labor Day weekend, Sept. 4 and 5, with family-friendly activities at the Monument and […]

Made Artisan Collaborative  

  By Brittany Wiley  BAPA Business Liaison  Allison and John Papara opened Made Artisan Collaborative, 1802 W. 103rd St., in August.  Made is a marketplace that showcases artists, artisans and makers from Chicago and beyond.  In a way, this arts […]

A few things you should know about tree care  

By Anne Alt  Many homeowners see landscapers working around trees and may assume what they are doing is correct. Landscapers usually are not well educated in tree care. There are many local examples of two landscaping practices that are bad for tree health: […]

What’s New at the Beverly Branch Library? 

  By Kristin Boza  Tamela Chambers is the new branch manager for Chicago Public Library’s Beverly Branch, 1962 W. 95th St. Chambers began her new position in April, and previously served as […]

‘Tiny House’ Turns 100 Years Old 

  By Carol Flynn  The Ridge is known for its variety of picturesque houses, large and small. This year, an interesting Craftsman-style cottage is celebrating its 100th birthday. With only about 500 square […]

Beverly Now Turns 50  

As part of the Christ the King Parish Community Mass and Picnic, the 50th anniversary of Beverly Now will be celebrated. Beverly Now was a presentation fostered by the Christ the King Human Relations […]

BAC Names New Executive Director  

  Denise M. Powell stepped into her position as the new executive director of the Beverly Arts Center (BAC) on Aug. 1. Powell, who has served as board member since 2019, said, “I am thrilled, excited, and honored […]

School News September 2021

By Tina Jenkins Bell  BAPA School Liaison  The beginning of the school year is a beautiful thing, and I have a front seat to all the excitement, living almost next door […]