Neighborhood News

Buena Bunnies Set for Sat., April 8, 10:00 a.m., St. Mary of the Lake School Hall

The Buena Park Neighbors Association announced that its annual Buena Bunnies charitable event will be held Sat. April 8, 10:00 a.m. at the St. Mary of the Lake school hall. The school hall is located on Buena Ave. at Kenmore Ave. Parking is available in the lot on that corner, and the entrance is from … Continue reading Buena Bunnies Set for Sat., April 8, 10:00 a.m., St. Mary of the Lake School Hall

Sign Up for an “Anytime Membership” and Get 50 Percent Off Your First Month

That’s just $3.63 per weekday, and you’ll enjoy free and unlimited gourmet coffee, tea, & snacks; Use of 3 private meeting rooms; use of private phone booth; member benefits include free lunches and promotion of your work and services online and in our newsletters; and support and encouragement by a collaborative, friendly member community! Email … Continue reading Sign Up for an “Anytime Membership” and Get 50 Percent Off Your First Month

For The Love Of (or, the Roller Derby Play)

When Joy, a driftless young woman, gets on the Brooklyn Scallywags and meets the star, Lizzie Lightning, she and her long-term partner Michelle find their lives turned upside down. For the Love Of asks how much you’re willing to sacrifice – or lose – in order to follow your heart. This world premiere play by … Continue reading For The Love Of (or, the Roller Derby Play)

Spotlight: National Poetry Month

EUGENE FIELD: Buena Park’s Master of Verse for Children “Uptown Update” blog recently reported that the stately red brick mansion at 800 West Buena has been purchased by Haymarket Books. That news coupled with the fact that April is National Poetry Month brought to mind the famous poet Eugene Field who once lived in Buena Park. … Continue reading Spotlight: National Poetry Month

Become a Buena Park Architectural Tour Docent

There are currently a few openings for docents for our guided tours of the renowned architect George Maher’s mansions on Hutchinson Street. Every summer and fall Buena Park Neighbors offers free walking tours of the neighborhood that present the history, architecture and special features of our Chicago Landmark District. The 30-minute sidewalk tours showcase these … Continue reading Become a Buena Park Architectural Tour Docent