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Archive for July, 2015

Issue 3 of Berwyn Magazine 2015 is OUT!

Berwyn Magazine’s 3rd issue of the 2015 is officially out! In this issue we offer insight into the new direction of the City of Berwyn’s Annual Marketing Campaign, congratulate the WINNER of Berwyn’s Best Frozen Treat Contest, and showcase many of Berwyn’s Summer and Fall events that are just around the corner.

Relaxation Comes to the Depot District – La Fléur Spa Grand Opening

CONGRATULATIONS AND WELCOME TO BERWYN LA FLEUR! La Fléur Spa, located at 6830 W Windsor Ave, is the Depot District’s newest spa, offering nail, waxing, skincare, and tanning services. In partnership with the City of Berwyn, and Berwyn Development Corporation, La Fléur Spa held their official grand opening celebration on July 15. La Fléur Spa focuses on nail services formore »

Morton West High School News – 1:1 Program and Rugby Champions

J. Sterling Morton West High School (District 201) has great news and changes to share with the community! On May 25th the Morton Mustangs Rugby team won the state Championship! Both their Varsity and Junior Varsity teams were able to secure the State Championship win. “I felt like we really outplayed them [New Trier] the first two matches, we justmore »

Happy Buddha Cafe Brings Peace to the Depot District

Happy Buddha Cafe is a place to unwind and a place to work Happy Buddha Cafe, located at 6836 W Windsor Ave, is the Depot District’s newest coffee house. In partnership with the City of Berwyn and Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC), Happy Buddha Cafe held their grand opening celebration on July 9. With a full menu of coffee drinks as wellmore »

Owner of Big Hurt Brewhouse, Frank Thomas, Awarded for Restoration of Historical Landmark

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 marked a double header of preservation honors for Chicago White Sox  legend Frank Thomas. Proprietor of the Big Hurt Brewhouse in Berwyn, Illinois, Mr. Thomas was honored by Landmarks Illinois and the Berwyn Historic Preservation Commission (BHPC).  The Big Hurt Brewhouse, located in the Classical Revival Berwyn National Bank Building at 6801 W. Cermak Road, received Landmark Illinois’more »

Komensky Elementary School Students Reading More Than Ever

Komensky Elementary School recently partnered with myOn, which is a reading service that offers over 8,000 books for students to choose between right from their iPads. myOn recently filmed a video at Komensky Elementary School which details the success that Komensky has seen since they have offered their students access to myOn. This video was shown at a conference formore »

City of Berwyn Launches Fresh Face on Its Annual Marketing Campaign

Berwyn Maintains Traction As A Progressive Urban Community The City of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) are pleased to announce the launch of the City of Berwyn’s 2015 Integrated Marketing Campaign. Now in its ninth year, the 2015 ”Nothing Like a Suburb” campaign continues Berwyn’s tradition of branding itself as a top-choice destination for visitors as well asmore »

Berwyn’s Bungalows One Step Closer to the National Register

It’s been a long time coming but Berwyn’s bungalows are that much closer to making it on to the National Register. For five years the City of Homes organization (CoHo) has been working to bring Berwyn’s historic bungalows to the forefront. On June 19th the Illinois Historic Sites Advisory Council unanimously voted to add the bungalow district into the Nationalmore »

Berwyn is Awake – Local Community Center Strives to Unite Berwyn

Awake is a new program started by local residents as a way to connect neighbors and improve the quality of life in our community. Awake has a unique menu of offerings with classes for children and adults – as well as periodic opportunities to discuss local issues. Their classes range from the practical, such as Conversational Spanish, to recreational, such as their Adult Tango class.more »