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Spooky Halloween in Berwyn for the Whole Family!

The most spook-tacular time of the year is upon us! Stumped on how the family can celebrate? Your ultimate guide for a scary good family-friendly Berwyn Halloween is HERE! So gather the family and celebrate Halloween in Berwyn! Don’t forget—Berwyn’s official trick-or-treating hours are from 4:00pm to 6:30pm on October 31. Help our little Berwynners stay safe this Halloween and check out thismore »

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 »

Handcrafted Community + Full of Character = Kara Kesselring

MEET KARA KESSELRING. SHE’S #FULLOFCHARACTER. Photo by Joel Gonzalez of WeOurStory Who is Kara? I was born and raised in Southeast Iowa on a family farm.  I started performing when I was little and graduated with a music degree from the University of Iowa.  I immediately moved to Chicago and started freelance gigging.  My husband and I lived in Wickermore »

Solutions For Care Awarded BDC Philanthropic Grant

A Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) philanthropic grant was awarded to the Solutions For Care Senior Summerfest. Solutions For Care organized the inaugural Senior Summerfest along with local organizations and businesses that serve Berwyn’s older adults. Senior Summerfest is a month-long celebration for active older adults, featuring a collection of events that take place at several locations throughout Berwyn. The goalmore »

Celebrate National Red Wine Day in Berwyn!

Did you know today is National Red Wine Day? Uncork your Tuesday night right—whether you want to sip and savor the taste of your favorite red at your favorite watering hole, indulge in a fine dining experience complete with a perfect pairing of red wine with your meal, or have a relaxing evening at home, the options are aplenty inmore »

Back to School Fun in Berwyn

Celebrate the end of summer and the start of the school year this weekend! Each year, the Berwyn Park District and North Berwyn Park District partner up with Berwyn South School District 100 and Berwyn North School District 98 to organize exciting back-to-school events complete with meet and greets with teachers, delicious bites, fun activities for all, games and schoolmore »

SALUTE TO SENIORS: SOLUTIONS FOR CARE CELEBRATES ANOTHER YEAR OF SERVING OLDER ADULTS!

Solutions For Care is hosting their annual fundraiser, Solute to Seniors at Lavergne’s Tavern on Saturday, September 22 from 12pm-4pm. Enjoy an afternoon of beer tastings, delicious appetizers, a silent auction, wine pull and more! Join Solutions for Care for the whole event or stop by for a couple hours to try out Lavergne’s extensive craft beer offerings and becomemore »