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The BDC Welcomes New Escape Room Business to Harlem Ave

Vault Escape (www.vaultescapechicago.com), located at 3234 Harlem Ave, Riverside, is an escape room business that tests leadership, communication and teamwork as players tackle mind-bending puzzle adventure. A form of live entertainment built around physical adventure and solving brainteasers, escape rooms have grown in popularity in recent years. Players are locked in themed rooms for 60 minutes and must work togethermore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Melissa Kowalski of Dwellings Real Estate, Inc.

Welcome to Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs! Berwyn has become a hot spot for urban professionals, entrepreneurs and creatively minded individuals. From musicians to crafters, small business owners to dedicated team members, Berwyn is home to a remarkable group of movers and shakers who keep our community vibrant. This segment give us a chance to get to know what makes our local leadersmore »

Help us find Berwyn’s Best EGG DISH!

Let Berwyn’s Best Egg Dish competition whisk you away to brunch heaven! Whether you like your eggs scrambled, doused with salsa or in a sandwich, Berwyn is sure to have exactly what you are looking for. The contest boasts a menu of eggs-cellent options, but only one winner will break into the spotlight. It’s time to get crackin’—help the BDCmore »

AMERICAN PICKERS to Film in Illinois

Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Illinois! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region in June 2017! AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking’ on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in themore »

Berwyn Community Gains Unique Dog Grooming Service on Wheels

Woof-tastic Mobile Grooming (http://wooftasticgrooming.com) is a Berwyn-based  grooming service on wheels that will come to you to provide undivided attention and quality dog grooming to all breeds from start to finish. Pets receive a top shelf oatmeal shampoo, blueberry facial, conditioners, teeth brushing, moisturizing cream for nose and paws and jet hydro massage in a fast, kennel-free service. Unlike othermore »

St. Leonard’s Student Takes 2nd Place in Anti-Drug Poster Contest

Chloe Unzueta, a 6th grader at St. Leonard’s School, recently placed second her in grade level for the 33rd Annual Anti-Drug Poster Contest, sponsored by the state’s attorney of Cook County. Check Out Chloe’s Poster Visit their Facebook Page Students from 6th, 7th and 8th grade submit an art poster depicting positive alternatives to and or consequences of drug abuse.more »

Best of the Best: BDC Philanthropic Grant Awarded to Finalists of North Berwyn Park District’s Best of Berwyn

The BDC philanthropic grant was awarded to the three finalists of  the North Berwyn Park District’s 2017 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 »

Roosevelt Road’s Face2Face Spa Studio Celebrates Grand Opening

Face2Face Spa Studio (www.face2facespastudio.com) located at 6805 W Roosevelt Rd, offers the best in skin care, makeup, microblading, massage, waxing, body sculpting and contouring to achieve beautiful, healthy skin. A ribbon cutting was held in partnership with the City of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) on May 4. Visit Their Facebook Page For more information on Face2Face Spamore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Jamie Kucera of the PAV YMCA

Welcome to Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs! Berwyn has become a hot spot for urban professionals, entrepreneurs and creatively minded individuals. From musicians to crafters, small business owners to dedicated team members, Berwyn is home to a remarkable group of movers and shakers who keep our community vibrant. This segment give us a chance to get to know what makes our local leadersmore »

Raising Cane’s Founder Donates $14,000 to Local High Schools

To begin a great partnership that represents the company’s philosophy on active community involvement, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers Founder & CEO Todd Graves presented a $14,000 check to the two J. Sterling Morton High School campuses, which will be used to replace two scoreboards – at the soccer field at Morton West in Berwyn, and at the softball field atmore »