By Abby Johnson For more than seven decades, Steuber Florist and Greenhouses, 2654 W. 111th St., has been providing the community with beautifully cut floral arrangements and plants for homes and gardens. The business, which has been family owned and operated since 1943, celebrates its 75th anniversary this month. Scot Steuber is the store’s current owner and the […]
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By Kristin Boza Domestic violence awareness is at the forefront of the Beverly/Morgan Park community, thanks to the efforts of local domestic violence non-profit groups A New Direction and Chicago Says No More. In fact, State Rep. Fran Hurley and State Sen. Bill Cunningham sponsored an amendment to an existing cosmetology training law that was passed in Jan. […]
The Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA) and Beverly/Morgan Park resident Thomas Dowling announce $20,000 in funding to develop a new sustainability initiative in the BAPA service area. The initiative, which is designed to connect neighborhood residents and businesses with resources for sustainability, will begin in November. Dowling is one of 10 young business leaders from across the U.S. […]
It’s time to celebrate Chicago’s historic bungalows and their owners’ dedication to renovating and restoring them with the 14th Annual Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Bungalow Awards. Created by the Chicago Bungalow Association with the support of the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the awards honor the creativity and efforts of bungalow owners for home improvement and restoration projects both large and small. Awards are given […]
By Kristin Boza Just when it seems like the business corridors throughout Beverly/Morgan Park couldn’t get any better, something new and exciting comes along. With the holiday season quickly approaching, these businesses have something to offer every taste and style. Head to Turkey for Unique Gifts for Yourself and Others The 99th Street shopping district is […]
By Bonn Wade, LCSW “It’s hard. It’s uncomfortable. I never know what to do or say.” I was sitting with a friend who had just shared a racist incident that had happened at work involving two people from different backgrounds. He felt badly that he froze up when witnessing a racist comment in the co-workers’ interaction. His awkwardness […]
Thanks to a generous gift from Beverly/Morgan Park resident Dean Miller on behalf of his late wife, Martha Swift, the historic Givins Castle and Heritage Gallery serve as venues for a series of folk music concerts, October through May. First to perform in the Castle and Heritage Gallery Concert Series is guitarist, jazz vocalist and songwriter Al Day, who has appeared on WFMT’s Midnight Special and WTTW/Channel 11’s Sound Stage. Day entertains with keyboardist Bob Long, Sat., Oct. 6, 7 p.m., at […]
A grassroots coalition of conservative and liberal citizens is bringing its campaign to depolarize America to Beverly/Morgan Park. The Better Angels group, named from a speech to a divided nation by Abraham Lincoln, and the Social Justice Committee of Beverly Unitarian Church will cosponsor a free workshop on “How to Talk Across the Political Divide” Sat., Oct. 6, […]
By Kristin Boza Everyone is seeking ways to simplify their lives. Especially when it comes to dinner, it’s too easy to grab takeout or make unhealthy choices for the sake of time. Cooking a healthy meal each night means setting aside time to chop, slice, and cook — time that most people just don’t have. Preparing meals ahead […]
By Susan Flood, BAPA Executive Director I love “a fresh start.” Doesn’t everyone? First day of school, first day of a new job, first dates and all the excitement that comes with them. It’s been a year of new beginnings for me and it’s been exhilarating. I’m a new empty nester riding the wave of […]
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