Fall Decorating Tips for a Green Halloween 

By Kristin Boza  With the state of trick-or-treating unknown at this time, many neighbors are dreaming up ways to ensure the festive autumnal spirit is showcased throughout the community. Decorating the […]

Crafting for a Cause

By Kristin Boza  Crafty residents of Smith Village have joined together in the Crafting for a Cause group that knits and crochets a variety of items for those in need. […]

Healthy New You in 2020 

By Kristin Boza   What better time than a new decade to get healthy for once and for all? Bloom Natural Solutions to Wellness, owned by Candice Cuevas, helps people set and […]

Gear Up for Winter Running 

Gear Up for Winter Running  The Ridge Run is six months away, but that doesn’t mean you should spend the winter hibernating.   Bev Lynch, owner of Running Excels, 10328 S. […]

Meditation Group Supports Calm and Quiet Reflection 

By Susan DeGrane   The holidays include festive gatherings, but the break from routine also encourages periods of calm and quiet reflection. Along those lines, the Red Lotus Meditation Sangha, which meets 7:30 p.m. on Sundays at Beverly Unitarian Church, 10244 S. Longwood Dr., offers an opportunity […]

Santa Sightings and Holiday Happenings

December is a busy month in Beverly/Morgan Park. Here’s a list of events from Christmas tree sales to breakfast with Santa to holiday markets.     Forty artists will offer high quality artisanal […]

Home Cooking: Family Foodie Traditions 

Every family has a food tradition at the holidays, from Aunt Judy’s green bean casserole to Grandma’s pumpkin pie from scratch. These foods evoke childhood memories and instill an urge […]