I have a weakness in life, and I can’t shake it.
As you may have heard, President Barack Obama is now an honorary member at Beverly Country Club, a revered neighborhood institution that has held prestigious PGA tournaments, hosted a few fun weddings that I’ve been to and employed me for a day as a valet parking cars on Easter Sunday during…
It’s a little uncomfortable for me, as editor of The Beverly Review, to write a commentary praising a local business—after all, I don’t want to sound like I’m favoring one place over another.
Ah, the new year is here. A time for resolutions that will never be met. A time for awkward walks around the gym that we just joined. Look at that—we’re only three or four weeks away from realizing that we’ve already fallen short of achieving those resolutions.
It was a few minutes after the Blackhawks’ 2016 season had ended. My phone’s battery was dying when I picked up a text from my pal Scott Fredericks, or “Sporty,” as he is affectionately known around the newsroom of The Beverly Review.
There’s a lot of negativity if not downright sadness in the world, and the U.S. encountered yet another tragedy on July 16 when five military personnel were gunned down at a recruiting center and military base in Chattanooga, Tenn.
It appears that Gov. Pat Quinn cleared the way for his 30-year-old campaign aide, Lou Bertuca, to start drawing a $160,000/year taxpayer-funded salary heading the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority (IFSA).
In case you missed it, and judging by the attendance at the first two St. Xavier University (SXU) playoff football games you did, the Cougars are back in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) semifinals.
As a member of the editorial staff at The Beverly Review for the past eight-plus years, I have written thousands of stories, interviewed thousands of people, and never missed a deadline—even if it meant waking up in the wee hours of the morning after catching just a few hours of sleep.