Neighborhood News

Buena Park Neighbors Nights Take Off with the Help of Alderman Cappleman

Buena Park Neighbors initiated a new program this fall with “Buena Park Neighbors Nights” at condominium complexes in the area.  Our first was at the Waterford at Gordon and Marine where 40 residents came together to hear from Buena Park Neighbors leaders including Alex Wolking who provided a historic overview of the neighborhood and Alderman … Continue reading Buena Park Neighbors Nights Take Off with the Help of Alderman Cappleman

Buena Park Neighbors Completes Successful Summer Events

It was a busy summer at Buena Circle Park at the intersection of Buena and Kenmore where Buena Park Neighbors hosted two concerts and one movie this summer. The first concert featured Bumpus and its soul sound. Bumpus has been a fixture on the Chicago music scene for over a decade and brought its soul sound to … Continue reading Buena Park Neighbors Completes Successful Summer Events

About Buena Park: Architecture and Graceland Cemetery

Architecture James B. Waller purchased 53 acres of land in the late 1850s for his family estate. He also hoped to profit from residential development from a part of his estate that is now known as Buena Park. In 1860 he built a brick, Italianate mansion which was replace in 1917 by St. Mary of … Continue reading About Buena Park: Architecture and Graceland Cemetery

Pride Films and Plays, Pride Arts Center

Please be our guest for an opening weekend performance at PRIDE ARTS – the Chicago premiere of CASA VALENTINA by Harvey Fierstein.  Tickets are available for Friday and Saturday August 23 and 24 at 7:30, Sunday August 25 at 5 pm,  or Thursday and Friday August 29 and 30 at 7:30.  Michael D. Graham directs a wonderful … Continue reading Pride Films and Plays, Pride Arts Center

Uptown Library Adult Programs

Medicare 101 Presented by Mike Salvaggio of Premier Medicare Benefits Tues., Sept. 17 from 3:00 p.m.to 4:00 p.m. Monthly Book Discussion Join a lively discussion of Dan Egan’s The Death and Life of the Great Lakes A limited number of copies available for check out at the Circulation Desk. Sat., Sept. 21 from 1:00 p.m.to … Continue reading Uptown Library Adult Programs