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

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

Bill Jarvis Migratory Bird Sanctuary

Like the rest of Chicago’s modern lakefront, this site was developed on landfill. Its undulating landscape of wooded ridges and wet swales was designed to replicate the natural lake shore. Soon after its creation in the early 1920s the site attracted so many local and migratory birds that it was fenced off to serve as … Continue reading Bill Jarvis Migratory Bird Sanctuary