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Archive for May, 2013

Berwyn Inspires Bungalow Appreciation Week

It’s no secret that the bungalow has played a significant role in the City of Berwyn’s history with the majority built between 1920 and 1930. Today, bungalows comprise 1/3 of the Berwyn’s housing stock. The City of Berwyn has one of the largest concentrations of Chicago-style bungalows outside of the City of Chicago proper and the bungalow stands as Berwyn’s principalmore »

Five Berwyn businesses receive Good Neighbor Awards

Research shows that properties in poor shape, including vacant lots and abandoned buildings, can take heavy tolls on their communities, decreasing property values and deterring potential home buyers. The Chicago Association of REALTORS® created the Good Neighbor Awards in 1992 to encourage rehabilitation and redevelopment in Chicago’s north side neighborhoods. Today, these awards showcase ground-breaking rehabs, redevelopments, historic preservation andmore »

Berwyn Park District boasts City’s first off leash dog park

Dogs were born to run free. While most pet dogs spend lots of time alone, napping and eating food provided by their owners, their energy levels are the same as when dogs spent their days hunting, scavenging and engaging in complex social interaction. The modern dog can become bored, overweight and have undeveloped social skills. After Berwyn residents asked formore »

New Mexican Restaurant Brings Taste of Hometown to Berwyn

Restaurateur Martin Sarmiento recently launched his new restaurant, Los Corrales Taqueria & Restaurant (Facebook @LosCorralesRestauranteTaqueria) at 6713 W 26th Street. This new restaurant is the second for the Sarmiento family and fulfills their passion for entrepreneurship while bringing their hometown inspired food to their community. The business celebrated their grand opening in partnership with the City of Berwyn and themore »

Spring/Summer Edition of Berwyn Magazine hits the streets!

Berwyn Magazine Issue 2 has just been released! Every Berwyn household and business should receive Berwyn Magazine in the mail this week. Online versions are available in English and Spanish. The Spring/Summer edition focuses on the City’s Special Events Guide and al fresco dining options. Don’t miss the spotlight on hidden gems Dan’s Bike Shop and Yuritzy-RC Garden Center. Keepmore »