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With the influx of migrants arriving in the city—including locally—Chicago is in a sensitive situation.

In a sure sign that spring has arrived, the Beverly Area Arts Alliance debuted “Stardust: From the Cellular to the Celestial,” at the Beverly Arts Center (BAC) on April 14.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot received criticism last year after she remarked that 2022 would feature “the summer of joy.”

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Chicago was at a fork in the road when the mayoral runoff election took place on April 4.

Only recently created, the Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability (CCPSA) faces its first important duty: recommending candidates for superintendent of the Chicago Police Department (CPD).

The nice thing about having a grand marshal and an honoree for the South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade is that it allows a bigger, citywide organization to be celebrated, as well as a local grassroots organization.

In every election season, voters are told that every vote counts.

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Lori Lightfoot might have begun her tenure as mayor of Chicago by being treated unfairly, but she had plenty of supporters, and plenty of people rooting for.

Everyone knows by now that throughout the pandemic, bar and restaurant employees were among those who continued to work.

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As young people with special needs mature into adults, all that they and their families want is an opportunity—a chance to be productive, happy members of society.

Every month seems to be an awareness month for an important issue, and January 2023 is no different.

More sad news arose regarding the fatal shooting of Chicago Police Department Officer Ella French, who was killed on duty in August 2021.

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It is rare that an individual is recognized in this space in The Beverly Review, but rarely do people such as Lisa Mulcrone make such a huge impact on the community.

If ever a survivor of a frightening domestic-violence attack could feel the love from strangers, it was on Nov. 15 at Mt. Carmel High School.

As usual, the small-business community is hosting several events this holiday season to encourage customers to stop in and get some shopping done.

As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s important to remember an important local tradition: supporting local food pantries.

Subscribers receive their weekly edition of The Beverly Review on Wednesdays—meaning that by the time most people read this, the general election will be over.

As the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) state playoffs kick into high gear for the fall season, it’s important to remember that officials deserve fans’ respect.

It was not built without controversy, but the new police- and fire-training academy in the West Garfield Park neighborhood is nearing completion.

While every election is important, the upcoming general election on Nov. 8 is vitally important—and might require some more attention to detail from voters.

As Beverly again prepares to take part in the Chicago Architecture Center’s Open House Chicago, one thing is for sure: those who visit the community will find something they like.

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The Ridge Park fieldhouse will be receiving some much-needed updates, and the community deserves a pat on the back for making it so.

Beverly, Morgan Park and Mt. Greenwood are full of business corridors featuring shop owners who try to work together and hatch new ideas to draw in customers.

At first glance, the announcement about new safeguards in place regarding the work schedules for officers in the Chicago Police Department (CPD) seemed silly.

Blue Island is full of history, and by caring for two of its century-old buildings that are overflowing with history, city officials are making it a more attractive community.

It’s hard to believe, but summer is winding down. Chicago Public Schools started the 2022-23 school year on Aug. 22, and many private and Catholic schools have also begun classes.

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Residents in the 19th Ward have responded in typically admirable fashion to recent tragic events, and now, one that occurred outside the ward deserves their attention.

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The Evergreen Plaza has seen its fair share of turnover since debuting in 2016 and replacing the former Plaza that stood for over half a century.

While gun violence continues as a top concern for Chicagoans, some good news has arrived concerning the expressways that course through their city.

The contact number of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline was changed to 988 on July 16, a change that is expected to bring in millions more calls, chats and texts from people in need.

While charitable events are held in the 19th Ward all year long, this summer offers numerous ways for residents to give back.

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