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Beverly

Beverly
Beverly is a study in residential architecture from the 1860s to the 1940s, from bungalows to landmark mansions. Read more about Chicago's Beverly community
Beverly is a study in residential architecture from the 1860s to the 1940s, from bungalows to landmark mansions. Read more about Chicago's Beverly community « Show less

Top Beverly Articles

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  • Lifelong friends are good for your health

    Lifelong friends are good for your health
    Seventy years have passed since four little girls in crisp white blouses and plaid skirts shared graham crackers, nap mats and giggles at St. Barnabas School in Chicago's Beverly community. It was 1942. Rosalie, Kathy and Mary Jane were in one...
  • Smith Village Ladies Book Club

    Smith Village Ladies Book Club
    One thing to know about our book club We are the Smith Village Ladies Book Club. Smith Village is a continuing-care retirement community in Chicago's Beverly neighborhood. Our meetings In a retirement community, our conversations about the books are...
  • Retirement communities flourish

    Retirement communities flourish
    As the real estate market continues to improve, so do local housing options for retirees. Just ask Joe Schmieder. He moved in February to GreenFields of Geneva, a new retirement community in the western suburb. Schmieder had lived for 41 years in a house...
  • At Cooks County, the season for soft-shell crabs and fat asparagus

    At Cooks County, the season for soft-shell crabs and fat asparagus
    Daniel Mattern, chef at Cooks County, where the focus is on fresh local ingredients and great wine, is having visions of soft-shell crab and big fat asparagus. Mattern is executive chef and partner at the neighborhood restaurant on Beverly Boulevard....
  • Andrew Greeley dead: Priest, author, critic was 85

    Andrew Greeley dead: Priest, author, critic was 85
    The Rev. Andrew Greeley, the outspoken Roman Catholic priest, best-selling novelist and sociologist known for his deeply researched academic appraisals and sometimes scathing critiques of his church, died Wednesday night, several years after fracturing...
  • Hearing aids can help dementia patients

    Hearing aids can help dementia patients
    Hearing aids might help increase memory, reduce anxiety and increase social interaction among dementia patients, local health experts say. "Whether you have dementia or not, you need to hear," said Ronna Fisher, audiologist and founder and president of...
  • Top off summer style with classic hat

    Top off summer style with classic hat
    Think about it, fellas. How many times are you stopped on the street by a complete stranger who tells you you're looking great. Never, you say? Put on a distinctive hat this summer and I guarantee you'll acquire an instant fashion fan club. "Wow, cool!...
  • Remarkable Woman: Audrey Fischer

    Remarkable Woman: Audrey Fischer
    Chicago is known for many things. But being the perfect place for stargazing isn't one of the Windy City's traits. If Audrey Fischer has her way, though, it will be. She wants to be able to look up into the sky — even in the Loop — and see...
  • Camille and Joseph Einoder: As fate would have it

    Camille and Joseph Einoder: As fate would have it
    Camille Frank was definitely, emphatically not interested in finding a husband. She'd had two of those, neither a pleasant memory. So when Joseph Einoder sat down at a table next to hers at a Chicago country music joint, she cold-shouldered him. It...
  • Support groups can help elders through rough times

    Support groups can help elders through rough times
    Older people who face a challenging personal situation can find emotional comfort and practical advice at local support groups. Paul Slosar attends a support group for those caring for a relative with memory loss. The support group meets at Smith...
  • Senior communities keep flexible, stay on the forefront of changing needs

    Senior communities keep flexible, stay on the forefront of changing needs
    With people living longer and the numbers of those hitting age 55 and over increasing every day, trend awareness and flexibility are key in the senior housing market. Those who run and manage retirement communities, and especially continuing care...