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Berwyn Gateway Plaza Phase II nears completion

 Construction is in the home stretch on Berwyn Gateway Plaza Phase II, as two more businesses are on track to open their doors soon, completing the second part of the development. City Barbeque and Mattress Firm are expected to open this summer, joining the retailers that have been open for several months. Phase II is at the northeast corner ofmore »

Kinslahger Brewery beer available at local stores

Kinslahger beer hit the shelves at select stores as of June 16, 2017. 16 oz cans of their Prohibition Pilsner & Chicago Common will be available for purchase. The list may seem short, but it will only continue to grow. If your favorite spot to pick up beer is not on the list, be sure to ask them to stock it formore »

The City of Berwyn proclaims June 2017 to be Pride Month

The City of Berwyn issued a proclamation on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, which declared June of 2017 to be Pride Month. The proclamation also honored the work of BUNGALO, Berwyn’s own local organization working to improve the quality of life and empower gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender residents. Read the Full Proclamation Learn more about the Berwyn LGBTQ Community Visit themore »

Berwyn Continues Support of its LGBTQ Community with Return of Berwyn Pride T-Shirts!

LIMITED TIME ONLY! Please order by Thurs, June 29 at NOON. Buy Your Berwyn Pride Shirt Here! Why Berwyn? Because the City of Berwyn is a destination that thrives on its diversity and its warm, inclusive attitudes. Through its marketing efforts, the City of Berwyn proudly proclaims its “Berwyn Pride,” welcoming all to make Berwyn their home. This year, ourmore »

Puzzling Escape Room Adventure Celebrates Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting in Forest Park

WHAT: Escape Factor: Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony WHEN: Fri, June 16, 2017 from 5:30PM to 8:30PM; Admission: Free WHERE: Escape Factor, 7228 Madison St, Forest Park IL 60130 WHY: Escape Factor (escapefactor.com) welcomes Forest Park, Berwyn, Oak Park, River Forest, Chicago, and surrounding areas to their grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on June 16, 2017 from 5:30 to 8:30pm. Come joinmore »

Lavergne’s Tavern Takes Home Berwyn’s Best Egg Dish Title for their Avocado Toast

The Berwyn Development Corporation’s (BDC) Berwyn’s Best competition began in mid-May and was fixed on finding the best local egg dish. Lavergne’s Tavern (6546 W Windsor Ave) walked home a winner with its Avocado Toast. This dish is made with a sunny side up egg, avocado, tomato, goat cheese and baby green salad on an English muffin. Lavergne’s Tavern went up against othermore »

WORLD’S LARGEST LAUNDROMAT TO HOLD READ-TO-RIDE AND WRITE-TO-RIDE SUMMER PROGRAMS

Berwyn’s very own World’s Largest Laundromat has been running a summer reading program Read-to-Ride since 2000 with Berwyn Public Library and Cicero Public Library. This year, they will also be running their Write-to-Ride program for its third year. Read-to-Ride is a program where kids between the ages of 6-15 can turn in a raffle ticket for each book they readmore »

City of Berwyn Launches its 2017 Annual Marketing Campaign

Berwyn Emphasizes Individuality and Genuine Community Among Its Assets The City of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) are pleased to announce the launch of the City of Berwyn’s 2017 Integrated Marketing Campaign. The campaign’s objective is to pique the curiosity of Chicago area residents and to create a driving desire to visit and live in Berwyn. Since 2007,more »

The Point of Care With Telepharmacy

Rachit Shah is a pharmacist and the owner of SureCare Pharmacy and Careplus Discount Pharmacy in the greater Chicagoland area who spent many years building a stable and successful retail independent pharmacy. After wanting to expand his business, he heard about telepharmacy and decided to give it a whirl. For those who are unfamiliar with it, telepharmacy is the delivery ofmore »

BERWYN NATIVES BRING HAND-CRAFTED BREWS AND PIZZA TO THE DEPOT DISTRICT

Flapjack Brewery (www.flapjackbrewery.com) located at 6833 W Stanley Ave, is a small-batch brewery boasting three handcrafted flagship beers available year-round, as well as an abundant selection of styles showcased on rotating taps. In addition to brews, Flapjack’s menu includes a variety of wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held in partnership with the City of Berwyn and themore »