Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Business Affairs and Consumer Protection
The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) ensures a fair and vibrant market place for both businesses and consumers. BACP licenses businesses and public vehicles, provides business education and access to resources, enforces the Municipal Code, and protects consumers from fraud.

Small Business Center
We are committed to serving Chicago's small business owners and entrepreneurs. Join the City of Chicago's Small Business Energy Advantage Program.

19th Ward
Here you can learn about activities in the community, Matt O'Shea's work in the City Council, services provided by his office, and information for voters on upcoming elections.

The Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA) The Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA)
The Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA) is a not-for-profit, community-based alliance of more than a dozen civic and business groups dedicated to serving the historic Beverly Hills/Morgan Park neighborhood of Chicago.

Beverly-Mt. Greenwood Patch
Local news, community, sports, shopping, restairants and things to do.

  Looking for free legal assistance for your small business? Attend one of these Free Legal Clinics offered by The Law Project* and the City of Chicago’s Neighborhood Business Development Centers.

* The Law Project of the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights provides free legal assistance, education and training to community based nonprofit organizations, low/moderate income entrepreneurs and low-income first time homebuyers. To learn more about The Law Project or apply for legal assistance visit or contact us at or 312-939-3638.

  Accion Chicago Launches Eighth Round of Projects on Seed Chicago’s Curated Kickstarter Page
The eighth round of Kickstarter projects launched today on Seed Chicago, an initiative of small business lender Accion Chicago. Funded by MillerCoors, this innovative program uses Kickstarter’s online crowdfunding platform to highlight local, impactful small business and community development projects that create jobs and economic growth in Chicago’s neighborhoods. Read more.
  The 95th Street Business Association supports our businesses with shop local
campaigns throughout the year. View the District Marketing Plan.