Coloring books make great holiday gifts

Two coloring books featuring local landmarks are available this holiday season, Color Me Beverly II and Color Me Morgan Park. These books are the innovative and unique creations of Beverly […]

Program Highlights Chicago’s First African-American Banker 

  The Ridge Historical Society (RHS) is sponsoring a program on Jesse Binga, Chicago’s first African-American banker, at the Givins Castle, 10244 S. Longwood Dr., Sun., Apr. 7, 2 p.m. Presenter Don Hayner will discuss his book, “Binga, The Rise and Fall of […]

You Are My Neighbor Explores Boundless Compassion

The Southside Catholic Peace and Justice Committee, in coordination with local organizations and faith groups, will host the next You Are My Neighbor event, “Disrupting Violence,” Thurs., Apr. 11, 7 p.m., St. Barnabas […]

New Book is a Chicago Style Good Read

By Grace Kuikman  The experts say to write what you know. Lucky for readers, local author Dennis Foley knows what makes the City of Chicago tick.   In his new novel, “The […]

Writer’s Work Takes Flight

By Abby Johnson  David Sears’s niece wasn’t interested in “Flying Naked.” To the young girl, it’s simply a boring adult book about piloting.  “You should write about an adventure,” she told him. “Something […]

Chicago Writers Studio Inspires Local Authors

By Kristin Boza Writers groups in Beverly/Morgan Park are gaining popularity. Now, local authors have another valuable resource with the opening of the Chicago Writers Studio, 1917 W. 103rd St., […]