‘Tiny House’ Turns 100 Years Old 

  By Carol Flynn  The Ridge is known for its variety of picturesque houses, large and small. This year, an interesting Craftsman-style cottage is celebrating its 100th birthday. With only about 500 square […]

Neighbors Step into New Roles as High School Leaders 

By Kristin Boza  Neighbors, St. Barnabas parishioners, and friends Meg Dunneback and Brendan Conroy coincidentally both stepped into new leadership positions at area Catholic high schools. Dunneback is the incoming principal at […]

Find Joy in Music at The Music Scene 

  By Kristin Boza  When Anisha McFarland Hill, an accomplished vocalist and musician, founded The Music Scene in 2016, she wanted to give the gift of music to anyone over […]

Book Gives Kids Glimpse into WWII 

By Kristin Boza  Francoise Johnson didn’t waste a single moment of the pandemic lockdown.   Johnson, born in France and a Chicago resident since 1965, spent her career working as a writer and translator for the City […]

Earl Sean Simpson Celebrates 102nd Birthday in January  

Determined to not let a raging pandemic slow him down, Beverly/Morgan Park resident Earl Sean Simpson, is gearing up to celebrate his 102nd birthday on Sat., Jan. 9 from the safety of his home through a FaceTime Fest with family, friends and church members.  Simpson is a staunch […]

New Neighbors Enter the Art Scene

By Kristin Boza  Dance and art are passions of new neighbors Megan Wright and Nate Otto.   Wright grew up in Beverly/Morgan Park and built a dance and art career on the foundation she learned at the […]

New Neighbors: Nikki and Pat Donnelly 

By Kristin Boza  Since moving into their North Beverly home in February 2019, Nikki and Pat Donnelly have become entrenched in all that Beverly/Morgan Park has to offer.   Before moving to our community, the Donnellys, […]