Village Viewpoint June 2022

BAPA started as a grassroots organization and 75 years later we are still at it.   Every day we continue our commitment to connecting our community through events and programs that […]

Neighbor to Know: Rodgers Harmon, Jr.  

By Kristin Boza  Rodgers Harmon, Jr. is one of our Beverly/Morgan Park neighbors you can thank for making the neighborhood look great. Harmon moved to the area two years ago […]

BAPA Garden Walk #3 Blooms in July 

  BAPA will host the 3rd Annual Beverly/Morgan Park Garden Walk on Sun., July 10, 12 to 5 p.m., with a rain date of July 17.   The Garden Walk will […]

BAPA Porch Concerts continue this summer!

    Congratulations to the 9300 block on Hoyne Avenue in North Beverly! Thanks to the number of households that support BAPA as members, you won this month’s Porch Concert […]

Battling Invasive Plants  

  By Kathy Figel  What really aggravates me as a gardener is an invasive phragmite plant called Giant Reed. This species of grass is native to Illinois and very aggressive at […]

A Welcoming Oasis of Food and Goods 

  By Kristin Boza  The 95th Street Farmers Market is back for another season of good eats, fresh produce, and an overall fun community atmosphere. The market, managed by the […]

How to Start a Block Party  

  By Mark Kinsella  Sometimes, it only takes one person to make neighbors realize they are more than fellow block residents who may be just a wave of a hand or […]