Neighborhood News

Message from Former Buena Park Neighbors President Curt Wiley

It has been my pleasure to serve as President of Buena Park Neighbors for the last three years.  During that time, we have accomplished much, and I want to thank you for your efforts.   I am very pleased that we have been able to increase our budget with the help of Thorek Hospital, the Cubs … Continue reading Message from Former Buena Park Neighbors President Curt Wiley

Fall Community Meeting

Buena Park Neighbors hosted its Fall Community Meeting via Facebook Live on October 5. The annual government affairs meeting included a personal message from State Senator Sara Feigenholtz on her legacy and dedication to the community in which she serves. Father Manuel Dorantes and Director of Outreach & Justice Ministry, Claire DesHotels, of St. Mary of the Lake shared … Continue reading Fall Community Meeting

2021 Strategic Plan Review & Next Steps

Over the last few months, Buena Park Neighbors has facilitated a strategic planning process to get a sense of the organization’s goals for the coming year. The strategic planning process was completed last month, and the newly elected Executive Board is excited to implement it in the year to come. Incoming Vice President, Asher Mayerson, … Continue reading 2021 Strategic Plan Review & Next Steps

Buena Park is unique

Buena Park is unique. It is distinct from all other Chicago neighborhoods because of its origins, borders, the timing of its architectural growth, proximity to both the lakefront and downtown Chicago and its diverse range of residents. It is unique because of its people, architecture and lakefront. People I moved to Buena Park after spending … Continue reading Buena Park is unique

Boo-ena Pumpkins Trick or Treating

Buena Park Neighbors is investigating ways to make Boo-ena Pumpkins Trick or Treating on Kenmore covid safe this Halloween. If the mayor deems that revised Halloween plans are OK, we would like to keep up our tradition … with revisions. Currently under discussion: All participants must be masked, a one way traffic pattern, innovative and non-contact … Continue reading Boo-ena Pumpkins Trick or Treating