Montrose Pier and the Magic Hedge

Montrose Pier At the eastern end of Montrose Beach is Montrose Pier which extends out into the lake and ends with fishhook shape.  There 2 tall towers on the pier have lights and foghorns to warn and alert vessels on the lake. The orientation of the pier has been specifically designed to capture sand being … Continue reading Montrose Pier and the Magic Hedge

Montrose Harbor, Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club and Montrose Peninsula

Montrose Harbor The most northerly of Chicago’s harbors Montrose Harbor has 711 slips, mooring cans and star docks that can accommodate boats from 25 feet to 50 feet in length in length. Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club The Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club was founded in 1934 and has over 400 members. It is one of the … Continue reading Montrose Harbor, Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club and Montrose Peninsula

Learn More about Buena Park Young Professionals

Buena Park Young Professionals is a group within the larger Buena Park Neighbors Association. Members of Buena Park Young Professionals are people in their twenties and thirties who live or work in or near Buena Park. Currently, the group has more than fifty members. Buena Park Young Professionals organizes social and volunteer events for members … Continue reading Learn More about Buena Park Young Professionals

Buena Park Neighbors Native Plant Garden

For the past few years Buena Park Neighbors has cared for a native plant garden at the west entrance to the Buena Avenue tunnel under Lake Shore Drive. Buena Park Neighbors members and volunteers have planted more than 20 species of native plants, including salvia, little bluestem, butterfly weed and coreopsis. Native plants such as … Continue reading Buena Park Neighbors Native Plant Garden

Lots Going On: Chicago Public Library, Uptown Branch

Uptown Branch Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Reviving You: Trends Impairing the Middle Class and How to Improve Your Future Does it seem impossible to find a high-paying full-time job with good employee benefits? Are you, a family member or friend unemployed or underemployed? Are you in a role that does not fully … Continue reading Lots Going On: Chicago Public Library, Uptown Branch