Guide to Planning the Best Block Party

By Kristin Boza  Summer is here and so is block party season. Block parties are great ways to foster camaraderie among neighbors. If you’ve never planned a block party before, […]

At Your Best Consulting Trains Childcare Providers, Educator

Diane L Allen, owner of Beverly/Morgan Park-based At Your Best Consultant and Trainer for Early Childhood Educators, is a childcare consultant and Gateways to Opportunity registry-approved trainer, providing experienced guidance to directors, owners, teachers […]

Association Campaigns to Stop Bungling Bungalows

We’ve all seen them: Classic Chicago bungalows with “pop out” roof additions that don’t come close to matching the architectural design and distinction of these classic homes, and frequently are […]

Weeding Wednesdays Keep Public Spaces Tidy

 By Abby Johnson  Mary Jo Viero didn’t like the weeds she saw piling up alongside the train tracks at the 103rd Street Station. It was a jarring sight, she said. Hideous greenery had burst […]

Village Viewpoint: 100 Amazing Days

By Susan Flood, BAPA Executive Director I have just completed my first 100 days as Executive Director of BAPA, and, I have to tell you, I am amazed by what […]

The Way I See It

By Maureen Gainer Reilly, BAPA Board President    On Sun., May 20, we saw yet another successful BAPA Home Tour where over 800 visitors, both local and Citywide, were treated to […]

Guide to Staycations in Beverly/Morgan Park 

By Kristin Boza  Why go on vacation when there’s so much to do here in the neighborhood? There’s lots to experience throughout the summer; check out this guide to the perfect Beverly/Morgan Park […]