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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 »

THE BERWYN BOTTEGA CO. CREATES COMMUNITY VENUE SPACE ON CERMAK ROAD

A new Berwyn business is establishing a community space unlike any other. The Berwyn Bottega Co. (6714 W Cermak Rd) is an easy-to-book venue and meeting space that guests can book hourly for any event, from birthday and graduation parties to business meetings and more. A ribbon cutting was held in partnership with the City of Berwyn and the Berwynmore »

CERMAK ROAD GAINS NEW SEAFOOD FARE FROM EL NUEVO VALLARTA SPORTS BAR & GRILL

El Nuevo Vallarta Sports Bar and Grill, located in the iconic 1920’s Berwyn town bank building offers an expansive Mexican and Seafood menu during lunch and dinner, 7 days a week. Stocked with a full bar, guests can enjoy beers on tap, margaritas and other classic cocktails. Outdoor seating, catering and take out is also available. El Nuevo Vallarta employs 75 staff members from within Berwyn. A ribbonmore »

After 20 Years, Slice Factory in Berwyn Will Be Moving

It’s the beginning of a new era for Slice Factory. Building construction has begun at 6900 w Ogden Ave, next to their original location. Since 2014, previously owned by McDonald’s Corporation, will soon be Slice Factory headquarters. The DiDiana family first opened their doors in Berwyn in July of 1998. Slice Factory is known for their delicious jumbo slices. Now,more »

Curbed Features Why Berwyn? Marketing Campaign in Article Linking Ads to Economic Development Success

Curbed recently highlighted the Why Berwyn? Integrated Marketing Campaign in an article linking subway advertisements to economic development success. Here’s a taste, courtesy of Patrick Sisson of Curbed: “The Berwyn campaign, which launched in 2007, pushes its affordable housing stock and transit connections to Chicago to “get on the map,” according to Amy Crowther, deputy executive director of the Berwyn Developmentmore »

Berwyn Welcomes New Business Coaching and Leadership Development Business

The Berwyn community has gained a new leadership business at 3100 S Oak Park Ave. Transformational Leadership Experience, Inc. (TLE) offers business coaching and development for entrepreneurs, organizational and community leaders, and business owners. A ribbon cutting was held in partnership with the City of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) on June 13, 2018. Connect with TLE at tlexperience.com, onmore »

Berwyn Development Corporation Welcomes Dave Hulseberg as New Executive Director

The Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) is pleased to announce that Dave Hulseberg has joined their team as the new Executive Director. For the past 4 years, Dave held the role of President and CEO of Invest Aurora, a not-for-profit economic development partnership with the City of Aurora. Prior to his work with Invest Aurora, Dave acted in a myriad ofmore »