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Recognition Awards: 34th Piper and 9th Ashby Award Recipients

The Berwyn Development Corporation Honors Ann Mackin and The James Joyce Irish Pub with Recognition Awards Our greatest asset has always been the dedication of our exceptional people. Maintaining a vibrant community has a lot of moving pieces, and the Piper and Ashby recognition awards highlight just some of the pieces that complete the Berwyn puzzle. Annually we honor those who have made amore »

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month At Your Nearest Little Free Library

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage month, which kicked off on Saturday September 15 and ends Monday October 15, we partnered up with the Berwyn Public Library to spread some Hispanic heritage around Berwyn. In an effort to engage the children of Berwyn in what this month represents, we placed children’s books that celebrate Hispanic heritage and bilingual books in themore »

Berwyn’s Next Gen: Daniela Reyes a Rising Star

Meet Daniela Reyes, a Junior at the Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArts) Age: 16 Hometown: Berwyn/Cicero Daniela’s Bio: Daniela spent her early years in Berwyn, attending Jefferson Elementary School and Lincoln Middle School, trying out for the school talent shows every year since kindergarten. Her love for singing was the driving force that set her on an artistic path. Flashmore »

Berwyn’s Taste of Taco Tuesday

If Taco Tuesday isn’t your favorite day of the week, then we’ll change that for you. The taco, in all its complexities, is one of the most popular Mexican dishes in America. Steak, chicken, pork, fish, veggie—you name it, Berwyn has it. And what better day to indulge in yummy tacos than on the best day of the week—Taco Tuesday!?more »

MACNEAL HOSPITAL CELEBRATES BECOMING A CATHOLIC HEALTH MINISTRY IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF CHICAGO

On September 7, MacNeal Hospital celebrated becoming a Catholic health ministry of the Archdiocese of Chicago at a ceremony attended by Auxiliary Bishop John Manz, Loyola Medicine and Trinity Health leaders, Illinois Representative Lisa Hernandez, Berwyn officials, community members and MacNeal colleagues. M.E. Cleary, president of MacNeal, said “The hospital is privileged to have cared for those in need formore »

Capri Ristorante Due Opens Second Berwyn Location in Depot District

With his second Berwyn eatery, Capri Ristorante Due, restaurateur Andy Rovito has partnered with his mother, Chef Maria “Mama Capri” to serve a variety of Italian dishes in a warm and welcoming setting. Dinners are lavished with a menu of flavorful, scratch-made dishes crafted with old-world talents of Mama Capri. Located in Berwyn’s Depot District at 6822 W Windsor Ave,more »

After 20 Years, Slice Factory in Berwyn Will Be Moving

It’s the beginning of a new era for Slice Factory. Building construction has begun at 6900 w Ogden Ave, next to their original location. Since 2014, previously owned by McDonald’s Corporation, will soon be Slice Factory headquarters. The DiDiana family first opened their doors in Berwyn in July of 1998. Slice Factory is known for their delicious jumbo slices. Now,more »

Mario Manfredini of Mario’s Marinara Wins Inaugural Firefighter Chefs Recipe Challenge

On Sunday, July 1, Mario Manfredini took the crown at the Inaugural Firefighter Chefs Recipe competition. Mario competed against some of the best Firehouse Chefs in Chicagoland and came out a victor with his Old Style-Braised Short Ribs! Each chef used Old Style Beer in their inspired dishes and all proceeds benefit the Juan Bucio Memorial Fund. Congrats Mario—you’ve mademore »

TASTE OF CERMAK ROAD ON BERWYN’S MAIN STREET OFFERS MIX OF SWEETS & SAVORIES

WHAT: 7th Annual Taste of Cermak Road presented by Mayor Robert J. Lovero WHEN: Thurs, July 26, 2018 from 5:00PM to 9:00PM WHERE: Various locations along Berwyn’s Cermak Road WHY: Pick up a pass to Berwyn’s Taste of Cermak Road presented by Mayor Robert J. Lovero on Thurs, July 26 from 5PM-9PM. Join us for this annual tradition and enjoy an eclectic mix of smallmore »