Neighborhood News

Chicago Public Library Uptown Branch

For Babies Book Babies, an eight-week series for babies who are not yet walking and their caregivers, begins Mon., Sept. 30.  This is a special time for parents or caregivers to focus on and bond with their babies while building the very earliest foundation for literacy. You will have a chance to socialize with other … Continue reading Chicago Public Library Uptown Branch

About Buena Park – Cricket Hill

The Lincoln Park Commissioners first planned a bobsled hill as part of the landfill extension between Montrose and Foster in 1929. The Great Depression hindered their progress, however, and the landfill work in this area did not resume until the late 1930s. In 1948, the Chicago Park District moved forward with the plans to build … Continue reading About Buena Park – Cricket Hill

August is a big event month for Buena Park Neighbors

“Captain Marvel” plays on Thurs., Aug. 1 at 8:00 p.m. at Buena Circle Park.  This recently released Marvel film was the first time that a woman superhero was featured as the lead. On Thurs., Aug. 8 the soul group Bumpus performs at Buena Circle Park at 7:00 p.m. This Chicago group features its own powerful … Continue reading August is a big event month for Buena Park Neighbors

The Dock, Kayak Chicago and Montrose Wilson Dog Beach

The Dock Montrose Beach is the largest beach along Lake Michigan and The Dock at Montrose Beach is one of only three full service restaurants to be found along the coast of the city. The Dock is open from May to October and offers food, drinks and live, nightly music. Kayak Chicago Kayak Chicago offers … Continue reading The Dock, Kayak Chicago and Montrose Wilson Dog Beach