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Flapjack Brewery Debuts Artist Showcase Corner

Your favorite local brewery is kicking the creativity up to 11! If you’ve stopped by Flapjack Brewery recently, then you might have noticed their brand new Artist Corner. The new showcase puts a spotlight on creative local talents from Berwyn and neighboring towns. Flapjack Brewery hopes having artist artwork up will provide more exposure to creatives. The showcase started inmore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Anthony Nowak of Century 21 Hallmark Ltd.

Welcome to Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs! Berwyn has become a hot spot for urban professionals, entrepreneurs and creatively minded individuals. From musicians to crafters, small business owners to dedicated team members, Berwyn is home to a remarkable group of movers and shakers who keep our community vibrant. This segment gives us a chance to get to know what makes our localmore »

Berwyn Park District Completes Shadow Creek Disc Golf Course at Proksa Park

Berwyn Park District was presented with a BDC philanthropic grant for the Shadow Creek Disc Golf Course at Proksa Park. The grant provided Berwyn Park District with funds to create a 9-hole disc golf course in Proksa Park. The project brings a unique activity to Berwyn that the community didn’t have before, one that is designed to increase physical activity,more »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Shawn Groll of Strive 4 Fitness

Welcome to Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs! Berwyn has become a hot spot for urban professionals, entrepreneurs and creatively minded individuals. From musicians to crafters, small business owners to dedicated team members, Berwyn is home to a remarkable group of movers and shakers who keep our community vibrant. This segment gives us a chance to get to know what makes our localmore »

Berwyn’s Depot District Welcomes New Cuban Cafe

A new Cuban hot spot has arrived in the Depot District. Conga Cuban Cafe, located at 6836 W Windsor Ave, is a family owned and operated cafe serving up authentic Cuban and Puerto Rican dishes as well as coffee drinks. Small bites include empanadas, maduros, tostones and more. Conga Cuban Cafe has a full line of sandwiches that include such traditionalmore »

BERWYN’S NEXT GEN: KERI MIRABELLI, FRESHMAN BERWYNNER AT ST. JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL

You’ve heard it before—our children are the future. Well lucky for Berwyn, we have some of the neatest kids around. Meet Berwyn’s Next Generation! These kids are working hard, whether it’s on the field, in the classroom or at work. Get to know more about the phenomenal young people making Berwyn a better place for their peers and for theirmore »

Berwyn featured in Urban Land Institute Retail Report

Our fair city was recently featured in the Urban Land Institute (ULI) retail report. Berwyn was used as a case study along with other data points throughout the report and, specifically, on pages 8 and 23! According to the report, ULI’s mission is to “provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.”more »

Scelebrations Fashion Opens New Spacious Boutique in Berwyn

Finding the perfect dress is easier than ever with the recent opening of Scelebrations Fashion. Scelebrations Fashion is a spacious, 7,000 square foot boutique specializing in the latest fashions and styles for quinceañeras, weddings, prom or any after-five event. The boutique recently opened shop in Berwyn at 6727 W. Cermak Rd; this is their first location outside of Chicago. Withmore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Michael Ridge of Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.

Welcome to Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs! Berwyn has become a hot spot for urban professionals, entrepreneurs and creatively minded individuals. From musicians to crafters, small business owners to dedicated team members, Berwyn is home to a remarkable group of movers and shakers who keep our community vibrant. This segment gives us a chance to get to know what makes our localmore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Jerry Hernandez of Lavergne’s Tavern

Welcome to Meet Berwyn’s Creatives! Berwyn has become a hot spot for urban professionals, entrepreneurs and creatively minded individuals. From musicians to crafters, small business owners to dedicated team members, Berwyn is home to a remarkable group of movers and shakers who keep our community vibrant. This segment gives us a chance to get to know what makes our localmore »