September 2022 Village Viewpoint

By Mary Jo Viero  BAPA Executive Director  “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.”   – Malala Yousafzai  And just like that, […]

Sip & Shop  2022

By Kristin Boza  Get your shopping shoes on and grab your besties — Sip & Shop 2022 is on Thurs., Sept. 15, with shopping from 5:30 to 9 p.m. and […]

Neighbors Rally to Earn Porch Concert 

  BAPA’s Porch Concert series is an amazing way to connect with neighbors far and wide for a night listening to great local bands.   This year, BAPA took a different […]

BAPA is Hiring

Special Event Coordinator The Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA), a not-for-profit community-based organization, is looking for a highly motivated Special Event Coordinator.  Our ideal candidate will pay great attention to […]

BAPA Donor Spotlight on the Kman Family 

By Kristin Boza   The Kman family, James and Angie and their two children, moved to Beverly/Morgan Park in 2019 and quickly became personally acquainted with BAPA and its initiatives. One […]

Meet the Myles Family

  Former Hyde Park residents Nathaniel and Nancy Myles moved with their children, Nathan and Natalia, to Beverly/Morgan Park in the summer of 2020. Choosing a diverse neighborhood was really […]

Vanderpoel Art Museum Reopens  

By Kristin Boza  After a two-year hiatus, the Vanderpoel Art Association Art Museum is prepared to open with new exhibits and children’s classes, as well as its outstanding collection of […]

Dance Gallery Celebrates 25-Year Anniversary 

  It’s a banner year at Dance Gallery Chicago, 10628 S. Western – their 25-year anniversary as a stand out small business in the heart of Beverly/Morgan Park. Dance Gallery […]

Not Put Your Garden to Bed Yet!  

By Kathy Figel  September.   Are we putting the garden to bed? Nope, not quite yet.  Sometimes in the fall, flowers’ colors are their most radiant. If you continue to “deadhead,” […]

Community Tree Planting 

On the weekend of Oct. 8, BAPA, the 19th Ward Office, and City of Chicago will partner to plant trees throughout the community.   “We are grateful to the 19th Ward […]