Feeding the Hungry: Maple Morgan Food Pantry  

  The Maple Morgan Park Food Pantry’s annual holiday turkey fundraising campaign is underway. The Thanksgiving food distribution is in November, and many families are expected to be in need of emergency food. Our local pantry gives a turkey and all the trimmings for holiday […]

First Stop: Commuter Safety  

  By Gary Jenkins  BAPA Safety Liaison   Metra’s historic Rock Island commuter train runs through the heart of Beverly/Morgan Park community, with seven station stops within the two-mile stretch between 91st   Street and 115th Street. A survey conducted in 2018, showed local ridership numbered over 3,000 commuters.   Due to the pandemic, ridership has been down, but with […]

Going to Bat for Anthony’s Avengers Foundation 

  In September, members of the 22nd District Police 2261 Tactical Team stepped up to the plate to raise awareness and funds for pediatric brain tumor research. The officers participated in the Swing […]

Neighborhood Notes – October 2021 

  Open house for prospective students, Brother Rice High School, 10001 S. Pulaski, Sun., Oct. 3, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sign up for guided tour. Register at brotherrice.org/experience.   The Garden […]

School Update – October 2021 

By Tina Jenkins Bell  BAPA School Liaison  We are on a good path, so far! Most of our schools—private and public — have been in session for almost a month. Yes, COVID-19 […]

Castle Featured on Open House Chicago 

  The Chicago Architecture Center hosts Open House Chicago Oct, 16 and 17, offering  rare behind-the-scenes access to more than 100 venues and over 30 Chicago neighborhoods and select suburbs. The Givins Beverly Castle, 103rd and Longwood […]

Skilled Care Wing Completed at Smith Village  

  The just completed $23 million modernization of the skilled care and rehab wing at Smith Village, 2320 W. 113th Pl., highlights this senior living community’s century of commitment to improve the lives […]

This Month at the BAC

  The doors are open this fall at the Beverly Arts Center (BAC), 2407 W. 111th St., and fans of music, art, and movies and music are invited to attend […]