Vintage Home Focus: Stained Glass

By Marianne Walsh   Chicago has a long and storied history of stained glass. After the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, builders overwhelmingly embraced this majestic element of design for more […]

Village Viewpoint

By Mary Jo Viero  BAPA Executive Director  I feel so lucky right now!  I know that sounds corny because you see that word everywhere during St. Patrick’s Day season, but […]

Troop 609 Serve Pancake Breakfast

Scouts BSA Troop 609, based in Beverly/Morgan Park invites the community to attend the first annual Don Eppley Memorial Pancake Breakfast, Sat., Mar. 11, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Morgan […]

PAC News Cosme Park

Kick off your St. Patrick’s Day celebration with the Leprechaun Chase and other activities at Maggie Cosme Park, 9201 S. Longwood Dr., Sat., Mar. 11. The suggested donation is $5 […]

Teams Are Forming Now for 2023 Ridge Run

Teams are a great way to prepare for the fun and challenge of running – or walking – BAPA’s Ridge Run.  Team members give one another encouragement, share training tips […]

Students and Seniors Show Love to Vets

By Tina Jenkins Bell  BAPA School Liaison  Last month, an intergenerational crew comprised of St. Cajetan School 7th and 8th graders, Smith Village residents, and 19th Ward Ald. Matt O’Shea […]

O’Chara Wax and Skincare Studio

By Marianne Walsh  When Charlene Bryant opened O’Chara Wax and Skincare Studio in 2016, she held true to her mantra that skin is life, stress is a killer and beauty […]

Optimo Hats Celebrates 25 Years

By Brian Marchetti  Nestled at the eastern edge of Beverly, at 95th and Charles, a restored Chicago firehouse has become the headquarters and painstakingly designed manufacturing center for some of […]

Orchids and Onions

Orchids to the South Side Irish Parade Committee for their hard work and deep commitment to bringing our community together for the St. Patrick’s Day parade every year.   Orchids to […]