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Holiday Decorating Contest is Underway

Holiday Decorating Contest is Underway

As we head into December, the MPBHBA is working to help create a festive and attractive atmosphere in the business districts of Beverly/Morgan Park. On Western Avenue, white lights are shining at King-Lockhart Park, wreaths are being hung on the street light poles and...
Polar Express Block Party is Dec. 1

Polar Express Block Party is Dec. 1

All aboard the Polar Express this Saturday! The businesses near the 103rd Street Metra Station are planning a holiday celebration and shopping event that will be packed with delights for adults and children alike. The fun begins at noon on Saturday, December 1, and...
Summer Staycation is July 28–August 4

Summer Staycation is July 28–August 4

You don’t have to leave the neighborhood to create summer memories. Check out these fun events and great deals happening right here in Beverly and Morgan Park! Grab a Staycation postcard (or download one here), fill it out during Staycation week, and you could...

Small Biz Expo at Truman College Sept. 8

Spend a Saturday morning learning how to make your business more successful. That’s what you can on Saturday, Sept. 8. The city of Chicago Small Business Center is bringing its On the Road Small Business Expo that day, with a host of free resources and workshops...
Why You Should Get to Know Your Business Neighbors

Why You Should Get to Know Your Business Neighbors

The following article originally appeared in the March 2017 edition of Downtown Promotion Reporter, a publication of the Downtown Development Center. The DDC provides a forum for exchanging news, information and ideas on how to rebuild the hearts of our cities and...
Free Business Workshops in June

Free Business Workshops in June

The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers FREE business education workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall. To register for a workshop call 312-744-2086 or e-mail BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org City of Chicago...
Rainbow Connection on Western Avenue

Rainbow Connection on Western Avenue

A rainbow stretched down Western Avenue this week, from 92nd Street all the way to 109th. You may not have seen it, but if you’re a beer fan, chances are you tasted it. ‘The Rainbow Connection’ craft beer release on May 22 drew hundreds of local residents as well as...
March Madness in Beverly: Beer, not Basketball

March Madness in Beverly: Beer, not Basketball

his year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament has been filled with surprises. Many top seeds have been knocked out early, creating a Cinderella story for Loyola. Some of that madness has made its way into a liquid version of that tournament: the Chicago Brewery Bracket...
Craft Beer + Pizza + Beverly = Open Outcry

Craft Beer + Pizza + Beverly = Open Outcry

There’s lots to love about Open Outcry, Beverly’s newest craft brewery. Their community tap room and neapolitan-style pizza have earned rave reviews since they opened on Western Avenue in July 2017. ABC 7 News visited the brewery recently to talk with...