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Archive for March, 2016

Disc Golf Course May Be on the Horizon for Proksa Park, With Your Help

Donate today to help the Berwyn Park District create a 9 hole disc golf course for all to use! If fundraising meets its goal, Proksa Park should have a functional course no later than Oct 1. Donate HERE*  http://www.fundyourpark.org/campaign/detail/4349 *Donations will be tax deductible through the 501(c)3 National Recreation and Park Association About this Project The Berwyn Park District ismore »

Berwyn Welcomes Chickens Home to Roost

Chickens aren’t just your average livestock found on a farm or in a petting zoo anymore. Over the past decade, “grow local” movements have created demand for changes like allowing pet chickens in the home. In line with this trend, Berwyn City Council just lifted the local ban on chickens last night with an amendment to its Offensive Keeping of Animals ordinance.more »

Morton High School District 201 Named College Board Advanced Placement District of the Year!

Congratulations Morton students and staff! Morton High School District 201 has been named the College Board Advanced Placement District of the Year! Morton was selected for being the national leader among medium-sized school districts in expanding access to Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses while simultaneously improving AP Exam performance. Since 2011: The number of students enrolled in AP Courses atmore »

ROSS DRESS FOR LESS IS NEWEST ADDITION TO BERWYN’S CERMAK PLAZA

Ross Dress for Less® (“Ross”), the nation’s largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain, is the newest addition to Cermak Plaza in Berwyn. In partnership with the City of Berwyn and Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC), Ross Dress for Less, located at 7065 W. Cermak Road, held a grand opening celebration on March 5. The 27,000 square foot store is partmore »

9 Fitness Classes to Try in 2016

Hop into one of these nine classes for a new take on breaking a sweat and getting fit in the new year. Ahimsa Yoga Studio 3120 S Oak Park Ave, 708.476.6109 Try it: Vinyasa Flow Vinyasa Flow classes link breath and movement to help strengthen the entire body, as well as lengthen tight muscles. Classes are non-competitive and students ofmore »

Lavergne’s Tavern To Open This Spring In Familiar Berwyn Spot

When Jerry Hernandez took his mom to breakfast last September, he didn’t expect to come home with a plan to open another restaurant. A native of Berwyn, Jerry was well aware of Garv’s Inn, a staple in Berwyn since the 1960s. “I was driving with my mom and I saw Garv’s had closed,” explained Jerry. “I called the building ownermore »