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Archive for December, 2016

Berwyn’s Next Gen: Filippo Bilotto St. Joseph’s November Charger of the Month

You’ve heard it before—our children are the future. Well lucky for Berwyn, we have some of the neatest kids around. Meet Berwyn’s Next Generation! These kids are working hard, whether it’s on the field, in the classroom, or at work. Get to know more about the phenomenal young people making Berwyn a better place for their peers and for theirmore »

NEWLY REVAMPED BAR & MUSIC VENUE OPENS ON BERWYN’S ROOSVELT ROAD

Those who seek the versatile option of revving up your evening with a live music show or simply meeting friends to grab a low-key drink have a new spot to add to their list of favorites. Owners David Lipka and Eric Starkill have opened Krew Rock Lounge (krewrocklounge.com), a new live music venue, bar and lounge at 6319 W Rooseveltmore »

SPRINT CONNECT STORE WELCOMED AS FOURTH TENANT IN BERWYN GATEWAY PLAZA PHASE II DEVELOPMENT

Sprint Connect, LLC (sprint.com), located at 7102 W. Cermak Rd, celebrated a ribbon cutting in conjunction with the City of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) on December 20. The new store provides Berwyn area customers with another convenient location to purchase communications products and services from Sprint. According to Sprint staff, a recent survey found that consumers rankmore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Pete Fejzuloski of Paisans Pizzeria & Bar

Welcome to Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs! This series is an opportunity to get a sneak peek into the remarkable individuals in Berwyn’s business community. This group of movers and shakers form the backbone of our local economy and keep Berwyn bold, vibrant and Nothing Like A Suburb. Enjoy! Meet Pete Fejzuloski of Paisans Pizzeria & Bar, est. 1985 Age: 46 Hometown: Struga, Macedoniamore »

Local “Griswolds” Light Up Berwyn!

  It looks like Berwyn has its own Griswolds! Local Oak Park Ave. residents have gone all out again with their magnificent holiday lights and decor. The lit-up abode was featured on Patch’s Best Christmas Lights Displays in the Chicago Suburbs 2016, and the mention is WELL deserved. Keep up that holiday cheer, Berwyn!

All Eyes on Big Guys Sausage Stand

The temperature may be dropping, but Big Guys Sausage Stand is turning up the heat in Berwyn! Recently, the Big Guy Burger was featured in Chicagoist’s 15 Best Burgers Around Chicago For Under $7. Big Guys also landed a spot on Eater Chicago’s Chicago Restaurants that Will Cater Your Wedding, 2016 Edition. Whether you’re looking for a burger on a budgetmore »

AWAKE’S AFTER SCHOOL SCIENCE CLUB AWARDED BDC PHILANTHROPIC GRANT FOR STEM PROGRAM

The Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) is proud to present a philanthropic grant to Awake’s After School Science Club. The Science Club is designed for students in 1st through 6th grade to increase local youth interest in STEM subjects. Awake is a newly formed community development organization whose mission is to be a catalyst for leadership, good relationships, and justice inmore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Kathy Hurst of Hursts’ Berwyn Jewelers

Welcome to Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs! This series is an opportunity to get a sneak peek into the remarkable individuals in Berwyn’s business community. This group of movers and shakers form the backbone of our local economy and keep Berwyn bold, vibrant and Nothing Like A Suburb. Enjoy! Meet Kathy Hurst of Hursts’ Berwyn Jewelers, est. 1967 Age: 58 Hometown: Berwyn, IL Residence: Lemont,more »

Combined Veterans of Berwyn Calling for All WWII Veterans

On Wednesday, December 7, the Combined Veterans of Berwyn will conduct a remembrance for the 75th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Veteran groups willl assemble at Navy Pier around 7:00 am to place a commemorative wreath in Lake Michigan; the wreath will be placed in at 7:50–the time of the attack. At 11:00 am, a ceremony will be heldmore »

Holiday Happenings in Berwyn!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year–what better way to spend it than in Berwyn! Take a look at these events around town to help get you in the holiday spirit. Don’t forget: shop local and #BuyBerwyn! Dear Santa w/ Berwyn Park District November 29 –December 2 11:00 am – 7:00 pm Sip ‘N Shop Thursday, December 1 5:30 pm –more »