Reach Out With Take Care, Friend 

The world is busier than ever making it a challenge to take care of our families, jobs, and general responsibilities, let alone finding time to nurture important friendships or reach […]

Business Spotlight: The Eye Bar Optics

  By Marianne Walsh  With over two decades of experience in management and opticianry, Kimberly Harris does not have to dig deep to come up with one of her favorite […]

Swanny’s Barbershop Opens on Western 

By Kristin Boza  Swanny’s Barbershop, 10450 S. Western Ave., is more than just a place for men and boys to get the most stylish haircut; it’s a meeting place for […]

Now It’s Yours Consignment Offers Unique Treasures 

By Kristin Boza  Now It’s Yours Consignment, 1816 W. 103rd St., offers buyers and sellers alike a unique opportunity to find treasures among its shelves. Mother/daughter duo and Beverly/Morgan Park residents Denise Smith and Adoria (Dora) […]

Haven 1890 Opens in Former Church Space 

By Kristin Boza  The former church/school at 2501 W. 103rd St. now has new life as Haven 1890.   Described as a “sanctuary for home décor and more,” Haven 1890 is co-owned by […]

Made Artisan Collaborative  

  By Brittany Wiley  BAPA Business Liaison  Allison and John Papara opened Made Artisan Collaborative, 1802 W. 103rd St., in August.  Made is a marketplace that showcases artists, artisans and makers from Chicago and beyond.  In a way, this arts […]