MacNeal Hospital Nurse Inducted into the Tenet Heroes Hall of Fame

MacNeal Hospital Trauma Nurse Specialist Miriam Ramirez, BSN, RN, CEN was recently inducted into the Tenet Heroes Hall of Fame—the Tenet Healthcare Corporation’s highest honor for employees! She is one of only six heroes to be inducted (over 130 submissions were sent). At MacNeal, Miriam spearheaded the domestic violence committee, creating alliances with outside organizations such as Pillars and Chicagomore »

City of Berwyn Introduces Welcoming City Ordinance

*Press release courtesy of the City of Berwyn Ensure Trust and Good Relationships between Berwyn’s Immigrant Communities, Regardless of Immigration Status BERWYN – On the April 11 Committee of the Whole Meeting, Mayor Robert J. Lovero preceded over a packed Council Chambers due to a Welcoming City ordinance being brought forth by Aldermen Cesar Santoy and Rafael Avila to bemore »

Love Letters to Berwyn from Lincoln Middle School

Berwyn By Metzli F. Grew up, in this place Everyone here knows you are beautiful It can be unusual with cute small soccer teams It’s all right just wait and see Your string of lights are still bright to me You can have a flaw or two but that’s all right Your little streets are almost empty at night Yourmore »

New State-of-the-Art Family Dental Practice Brings Smiles to Berwyn Community

Modern dentistry has put special attention on training its professionals to handle apprehensive patients with a variety of methods and treatments that can relieve pain and reduce  fear in the dentist’s chair. Keeping these interests at heart, Morton Family Dental of Berwyn (, located at 6931 W Cermak Rd, provides an array of personalized dental care services in a convenient,more »

Komensky Elementary and Foresters Financial to build playground in partnership with KaBOOM!

Berwyn South School District 100 recently announced that Komensky Elementary School will have a new playground with the help of the community! Read more below. *Press release courtesy of Berwyn South School District 100, Foresters Financial and KaBOOM! Berwyn, IL (March 23, 2017) – Komensky Elementary School principal, Mariana Nicasio, informed the Board of Education at their regularly scheduled Boardmore »

Happy National Mom-and-Pop Business Owners Day, Berwyn!

It’s National Mom-and-Pop Business Owners Day! Berwyn has many small businesses that contribute to our amazing community! Check out some of the neat statistics on small business, courtesy of the Small Business Adminstration (SBA): Small Business makes a BIG Impact: The 28 million small businesses in America account for 54% of all U.S. sales. Small businesses provide 55% of allmore »

J. Sterling Morton High School Earns New Honor

Congratulations, J. Sterling Morton High School! They were named a 2017 Model Professional Learning Community at Work™. The school had the following to say their publication, Morton Connection: “The district’s successful implementation of the Professional Learning Communities at Work™ process was a major contributing factor in the improved achievement of its students. PLCs are schools and districts in which educators recognizemore »

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!


Brows by Lucy ( 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 »