Neighborhood News

Buena Park Neighbors Goes Viral

Buena Park Neighbors is adapting to the new reality by taking advantage of technology.  We have had two Community Meetings,  one Buena Park Neighbors Night, and a very successful Hutchison Street Virtual Tour. We are learning.  Our first community meeting where we tried to take a zoom feed and utilize Facebook live didn’t work at … Continue reading Buena Park Neighbors Goes Viral

Summer Community Meeting

Buena Park Neighbors hosted its Summer Community Meeting via Facebook Live on June 29. Speakers included the chair of the Hutchinson Street Architectural Tours, Alex Wolking, who presented on the history of Buena Park, the founder of Human Citizen, Tony Mendiola, 46th Ward Alderman, James Cappleman, and State Representative elect, Margaret Croke. The Fall Community … Continue reading Summer Community Meeting

Get Involved with Uptown/Buena Park Mutual Aid

It is sometimes in challenging times when the best of humanity rises to the occasion. What started as a call for resources and volunteers has become a grassroots organization for supporting those who are in need. Uptown/Buena Park Mutual Aid was born by neighbors who wanted to provide resources to folks who are sick or have … Continue reading Get Involved with Uptown/Buena Park Mutual Aid

Chicago Public Library – Uptown Branch

The library will open a bit more beginning July 6.  Public service hours will be 10:00 – 5:00 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 12:00 – 7:00 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The book-drop is always open and we ask that you return all items there.  We’re still offering “grab and go” service.  If you … Continue reading Chicago Public Library – Uptown Branch