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Meet Berwyn’s Creatives: Nadine Brockman of The Children’s School

Welcome to Meet Berwyn’s Creatives!  While Berwyn has become a hot spot for urban professionals and entrepreneurs, the City of Homes is also considered a haven for the creatively minded. Berwyn is home to a remarkable group of makers who keep our community vibrant. Meet Berwyn’s Creatives gives us a chance to get to know what makes our local makersmore »

Paisans Wins Big at Chicago’s Best Wing Fest!

Paisans Pizzeria & Bar won big at Chicago’s Best Wing Fest! In their first year, they won for both categories entered; they were voted Best Exotic Sauce for their Dragon Sauce and Best Mild Sauce for their Mild Garlic Parmesan. Check out this neat 360 photo of Best Wing Fest!

BERWYNNER BRINGS EYEBROW BOUTIQUE TO BERWYN’S DEPOT DISTRICT

Brows by Lucy (www.browsbylucy.com) located at 6834 Windsor Ave, is a boutique focused on shaping the eyebrows through a variety of services, including threading, waxing and microblading. A ribbon cutting was held in partnership with the City of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) on March 9. Lusila “Lucy” Sandoval is a licensed Cosmetologist in the State of Illinoismore »

The Pull of World’s Largest Laundromat

If you know Berwyn, then you know World’s Largest Laundromat. This article, featured in the first issue of the 2017 Berwyn magazine, discusses World’s Largest Laundromat’s impact on the Berwyn community. The Distance, which features stories of private businesses that have been operating for at least 25 years and the people who got them there, also sat down with World’s Largestmore »

MINI-GOLF PUB CRAWL CONTINUES TRADITION OF BIRDIES, BOGEYS AND BEER IN BERWYN’S DEPOT DISTRICT

WHAT: Depot District Mini-Golf Pub Crawl WHEN: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 from Noon to 6:00PM WHERE: Various locations in Berwyn’s Depot District WHY: Grab your putter and 3 friends and tour the Depot District’s repertoire of taverns and restaurants at the 13th Annual Depot District Mini-Golf Pub Crawl. Each venue will display a handmade mini-golf green to challenge the event’s spirited crowd! Allmore »

Autre Monde Continues to Shine in the Spotlight

Autre Monde Café & Spirits is racking up more spotlights! The Mediterranean-inspired restaurant has earned a stellar review from Phil Vettel of the Chicago Tribune! Read the article below and find out what Phil has to say about our local gem, which earned the number 44 spot on Phil’s 50. Autre Monde also made Eater Chicago’s list of 25 Greatmore »

Lenten Specials in Berwyn!

Eating meat-free during lent can be a struggle sometimes. Luckily, Berwyn has got you covered, check out these specials going on throughout the Lenten season and enjoy! Autre Monde Cafe & Spirits: A variety of seafood and vegetable dishes are available on their regular menu, including Smoke Trout Salad: $9 Piri Piri Mussels: $13 Grilled Asparagus: $8 Big Guys Sausagemore »

Own A Piece of the Berwyn Spindle!

Do you miss the #Spindle? We KNOW you do! Now is your opportunity to own your very own slice of the famous Berwyn Car Spindle! Bid on a Spindle Car! The Berwyn Arts Council is auctioning off the top two cars from the famous “Spindle” sculpture on Ebay: a 1967 VW Beetle and a 1976 BMW. The cars are sold as a set, notmore »

Berwyn’s Mario Manfredini Competes to be Peapod’s Next Best!

Mario’s back and better than ever! Berwyn lifer Mario Manfredini is rocking the Windy City with his sensational Firehouse Vodka Pasta Sauce. He bested his competition and is moving on to the final round in Peapod’s Next Best contest, where the grand-prize winner will receive a one-year distribution deal from Peapod! You may have tasted his sauces at the Berwyn Farmersmore »

BERWYN NATIVE BRINGS GOLDILOXX HAIR STUDIO TO THE DEPOT DISTRICT

Goldiloxx (www.facebook.com/Goldiloxx-Hair-Studio) located at 3214 S. Grove Ave, is an independently owned and operated hair studio offering a variety of services, from men’s and women’s cuts to Brazilian Blowouts and hair coloring. A ribbon cutting was held in partnership with the City of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) on February 24. Cynthia Anne Citro is the proud ownermore »