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Archive for May, 2016

FRIENDS OF JAMES BEARD BENEFIT DINNER AT AUTRE MONDE CAFE

Autre Monde Cafe & Spirits is thrilled to be hosting a dinner on June 23 to benefit the Friends of James Beard, the scholarship and mentorship arm of the James Beard Foundation. Join us as we welcome the Beard Foundation & some of Chicago’s Finest Chef’s, Wine Personalities and CH Distillery for an evening benefiting the the Beard Foundation Scholarship Program. The wholemore »

NORTH BERWYN PARK DISTRICT’S BEST OF BERWYN FINALISTS AWARDED BDC PHILANTHROPIC GRANT

The BDC philanthropic grant was awarded to the three finalists of  the North Berwyn Park District’s 2016 Best of Berwyn Junior Citizen Recognition Program. The program recognizes the top 8th grade students in the City of Berwyn. Nominated by educators, community leaders and elected officials, the students are individually interviewed and go through a judging process that narrows the candidatesmore »

BERWYN’S TOP 5 BURGERS COMPETE TO BE “BERWYN’S BEST” DURING BURGER BINGE WEEK

Vote Now! Last week, the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) sought out Berwyn’s restaurants in search of Berwyn’s Best Burger. We asked the community to let us know their favorite places to grab a burger. Round 1 included a poll of 12 Berwyn-based establishments that serve burgers on their regular menus. The public was asked to select up to 5 ofmore »

Lincoln Middle School Choir Awarded BDC Philanthropic Grant

The Lincoln Middle School Choir was awarded a philanthropic grant from the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) to help fund their choir trip to the America Sings! Festival in Washington, DC. About the BDC Philanthropic Program The Berwyn Development Corporation provides charitable contributions to causes within the Berwyn community. The BDC makes awards to local not-for-profit public charities, giving priority tomore »

Go Green at the Clean Sweep Garage Sale in Berwyn’s Depot District

Rain or Shine! Come to Sell! Come to Shop! Join us for the Clean Sweep Garage Sale on Sat, June 4, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. One person’s junk is another’s treasure at the annual Depot District Clean Sweep Garage Sale. Browse 5 stories of good finds and leave knowing that you’ve lived the spirit of the word “recycle.”more »

Issue 2 of the Berwyn Magazine and Community Resource Guide

Berwyn Magazine’s 2nd issue of 2016 is officially out! In collaboration with the Wednesday Journal, the Berwyn Development Corporation created this special edition as an Annual Community Resource Guide. The publication is meant as a tool to help you navigate through all things Berwyn, including a guide for new residents, an education directory, a City Hall directory and a list of other municipal, community and businessmore »

CALLING ALL BURGER LOVERS — VOTING IS NOW OPEN FOR BERWYN’S BEST BURGER

Click for Quick Poll The heat is on! Are you ready to taste Berwyn’s Best Burger? While the hamburger owes its name to the city of Hamburg in Germany, the beloved sandwich has become a culinary icon in the United States. The hamburger is one of the world’s most popular foods, with more than 50 billion served up annually inmore »

McDONALD’S MODERNIZES CERMAK PLAZA LOCATION

McDonald’s restaurant, 7181 W. Cermak Berwyn, will celebrate its grand opening from May 5th – May 31st with special promotions and community activities. Some of the promotions include 2 for $4 Egg McMuffin, $4 McGriddle Extra Value Meal, $1 Medium Iced/Hot coffee, and $4 Daily Double Extra Value Meal. The restaurant opened its doors at 5am on May 5th.  Themore »

Cinco de Mayo at La Lupita

This Cinco de Mayo, Lupita Figueroa will be celebrating more than just Mexico’s victorious battle over France. It was in May, 14 years ago, when she opened the restaurant that bears her name. It turned out to be just what Berwyn was missing: an unpretentious Mexican eatery offering meals that were not only affordable, but also incredibly authentic and flavorful.more »