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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

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  • Former Chicago Bulls player gets probation for DUI in Beverly Hills

    Former Chicago Bulls player gets probation for DUI in Beverly Hills
    Former Chicago Bulls forward Ronnie Brewer has been sentenced to three years' probation after pleading no contest to driving under the influence in Beverly Hills. Brewer, 29, entered the plea through an attorney Tuesday, according to the Los Angeles...
  • Bears' Kyle Long interviews Kristin Cavallari for Michigan Avenue magazine

    Bears' Kyle Long interviews Kristin Cavallari for Michigan Avenue magazine
    When Kristin Cavallari talks about husband Jay Cutler, we listen – even if she is pretty much just repeating what she’s already said about the Bears star. Cavallari was interviewed by the Bears' Kyle Long on behalf of Michigan Avenue...
  • Rosemary Grant Higgins, Cook County associate judge

    Rosemary Grant Higgins, Cook County associate judge
    It's a Friday morning in Courtroom 206 at the Cook County Criminal Courts Building, and Associate Judge Rosemary Grant Higgins is getting an update on the progress of one of her cases. "It looks like you've really taken to the program," Higgins says,...
  • Drink this: The Horse's Neck

    Drink this: The Horse's Neck
    The Horse's Neck: During the 1850s, Chicago's Beverly neighborhood was known as Horse Thief Hollow, according to the website of the tavern with the same name, likely in reference to the stolen horses brought from Missouri to Chicago and hidden in...
  • Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014

     Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014
    Leon Marinakos combined an interest in Greek history with skills as a photographer to put together scores of lectures on subjects ranging from the 1821 War of Greek Independence to intimate looks at modern-day Greece. "People who saw his slides...
  • Chicago family asks students to 'Choose Kind'

    Chicago family asks students to 'Choose Kind'
    Mary Cate Lynch sat in her mother's arms before a class of fifth-graders at Oriole Park Elementary School. The 2 1/2-year-old can't speak many words yet. But she has mastered a bit of sign language. "Mary Cate, what's your favorite sign?" asked her...
  • Ken Green Fights Back From Tragedy, Ready To Help Others

    WILTON – The foot on the prosthesis might not look right to some, but for Ken Green it's a fine fit. "The right foot should slide," Green, a Danbury native, said after a first-round 71 Monday in the Connecticut Open. But he said if he used a right...
  • The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter, civil rights champion, 1933-2014

    The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter, civil rights champion, 1933-2014
    The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter and his wife, Doris, had recently finished editing the third in a series of six volumes on the homilies of outspoken Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 while in church celebrating Mass. It was...
  • Clippers' Chris Paul makes all-defensive team, DeAndre Jordan doesn't

    Clippers' Chris Paul makes all-defensive team, DeAndre Jordan doesn't
    The surprise wasn’t so much that Clippers guard Chris Paul was named to the NBA’s all-defensive first team on Monday. After all, Paul did lead the NBA in steals (2.48 per game) for the fourth consecutive year and the sixth time in the last...
  • Chef Celestino Drago becomes 'Cavaliere Celestino'

    Chef Celestino Drago becomes 'Cavaliere Celestino'
    Just call him "Cavaliere." Owner Celestino Drago, of Drago Centro and numerous other Southern California Italian restaurants through the years, has been knighted by the Italian government. Drago, a native of Sicily, came to Los Angeles in 1979 as chef...
  • Highland Park artist displays work

    Highland Park artist displays work
    Lilach Schrag says she finds beauty everywhere. The Israeli-born artist came to the U.S. in 2000 with a degree in art education. After 12 years of teaching, the Highland Park resident decided to fulfill her passion of portraying the world around her....
  • 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...