Can Beverly’s Pike House Be Saved? Arts Alliance Aims To Turn Historical Site Into Headquarters
The late-19th century home has been vacant for years. The Beverly Area Arts Alliance is working with Pike House Foundation to find money for renovation and turn the building into the arts group's home base.
Matt O’Shea Wins 19th Ward Seat, Avoiding A Runoff
The Southwest Side alderman finished with more than 63 percent of the vote, easily avoiding a runoff.
Ald. Matt O’Shea Declines Multiple Invitations To Debate His 19th Ward Challengers, Frustrating Some Residents
O'Shea, who has been alderman of the 19th Ward since 2011, previously called debates "silly" and has refused to participate during past election cycles.
Ald. Matt O’Shea Faces 2 Challengers As He Seeks 4th Term In 19th Ward
First-time political candidates Mike Cummings, a former cop, and Tim Noonan, a computer consultant, hope to unseat O'Shea after more than a decade of him representing the Far Southwest Side.
5 People Hospitalized After Drug Overdose At Lawlor’s Pub In Mount Greenwood
The men, all adults, were "stable" as of Sunday afternoon, officials said. A witness said the men began falling at the bar, one by one.
Michael Flatley’s South Side Supporters Cheer Him On Amid His ‘Greatest Fight’ With Cancer
Flatley, of Riverdance fame, went to Brother Rice, was a prominent young boxer on the South Side and started learning Irish dance in Morgan Park. He announced last week he was diagnosed with cancer.
Turkey Spotted In Beverly Last Month Is Not Wild After All, Rescuer Says
The turkey, which caused a stir in the neighborhood Thanksgiving week, could have been someone's pet, its rescuer said. She'll likely be living on an Indiana farm soon.
Shop Local 2022: A Beverly, Morgan Park And Mount Greenwood Gift Guide
You can grab locally made chocolates for the sweet-lover in your life — or nab a Brother Rice hat from The Plug to show off your neighborhood pride.
‘Lucky’ The Wild Turkey Is Wandering Around Beverly, Delighting Neighbors Who Vow Not To Eat Him
A turkey also was spotted in the neighborhood five years ago, leading to the name of a popular area boutique.
Danny Golden, Officer Paralyzed In Beverly Shooting, Gets Massive Welcome Home Parade After Leaving Rehab Facility
Ald. Matt O'Shea said he couldn't be prouder of the community for backing Golden with a million-dollar fundraiser and signs of support. "You mark my words, Danny Golden is going to walk again."
Far Southwest Side Alderman Demands Investigation After Hundreds Of Homes Flooded
More than 500 calls about flooding were reported to 311 after a weekend storm, Ald. Matt O'Shea said. "The toilet was flushing water like a fountain; we could not stop it," one Mount Greenwood resident said.
Off-Duty Cop Paralyzed In Beverly Shooting Released From Hospital After Outpouring Of Support
A GoFundMe to support Golden's recovery has raised $1.3 million and Tom Brady, Ozzie Guillen and other celebrities have sent messages of support.
Off-Duty Cop Paralyzed In Beverly Shooting Was Trying To Break Up Fight Outside Bar, Prosecutors Say
In text messages, the men charged joked about the shooting, prosecutors said. A GoFundMe for 31-year-old Danny Golden's recovery raised $550,000 in its first few hours live.