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Archive for July, 2018

Handcrafted Community + Full of Character = Brendan O’Connor, Big Guys Sausage Stand.

MEET BRENDAN O’CONNOR. HE’S #FULLOFCHARACTER. Photo by Joel Gonzalez of WeOurStory Who is Brendan? Brendan O’Connor is the enamored husband of Kelly Diaz and lucky dad of three charming girls. We live happily in North Berwyn, only a few blocks from my childhood home and a little more than a stone’s throw from my restaurant, Big Guys Sausage Stand, andmore »

THE BERWYN BOTTEGA CO. CREATES COMMUNITY VENUE SPACE ON CERMAK ROAD

A new Berwyn business is establishing a community space unlike any other. The Berwyn Bottega Co. (6714 W Cermak Rd) is an easy-to-book venue and meeting space that guests can book hourly for any event, from birthday and graduation parties to business meetings and more. A ribbon cutting was held in partnership with the City of Berwyn and the Berwynmore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Alexandria Srbinovski of V Bar

Meet Alexandria Srbinovski of V Bar (2717 S Ridgeland Ave), est. 2015 Hometown: Berwyn, IL Current Residence: Berwyn, IL All About Alexandria: I grew up in Berwyn and am very close to my parents and 2 younger sisters. I speak Macedonian fluently. I graduated with a Bachelor’s in Communications and Marketing. In my free time I love to cook, gomore »

Pup-Friendly Spots in Berwyn

Whether you’re running errands or want to have a fun day on the town, why not have your furry best friend by your side?! Here is your ultimate guide to pup-friendly places around beautiful Berwyn. 🙂 When you treat yourself, treat your pup! Your very good dog deserves a very good treat! Furry friends are sure to get a deliciousmore »

Walgreens, The Skin Care Foundation Bring Destination: Healthy Skin Mobile RV to Brookfield Zoo

Walgreens and The Skin Cancer Foundation Partner to Offer Free, Full-Body Skin Cancer Screenings For Area Residents Destination: Healthy Skin, a nationwide tour to educate consumers about the importance of effective sun protection, early detection, and reduce the incidence of the world’s most common cancer, is coming to Chicagoland. On July 29 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, Walgreens pharmacists, beauty consultants, andmore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Dave Terrazino of Youth Crossroads, Inc.

Meet Dave Terrazino of Youth Crossroads, Inc. (3401 Gunderson Avenue, 2E), est. 1974 Hometown: Brookfield, IL Current Residence: Brookfield, IL All About Dave: I was born in Chicago and grew up in Riverside. I graduated from R-B high School, then U of I Champaign-Urbana with a Bachelor’s in Psychology/Child Development before earning a Master’s Of Science Degree in Human Servicesmore »

CULVER’S OF LYONS BRINGS THE COMMUNITY TOGETHER TO SUPPORT OFFICER KUDLA

Culver’s of Lyons will be donating a percentage of the sales from 5pm-8pm on Tuesday July 17, 2018 to the Chris Kudla Medical Fund. The Chris Kudla Medical fund was set up after Officer Kudla was diagnosed with stage 4 Kidney Cancer. Chris was formally a Lyons Police Officer before joining the Riverside Police Force. Chris still serves the Riverside community everymore »

Berwyn Listed in Neighborhood’s Where to Live Near Chicago, Besides the City

Berwyn is far from a sleepy suburb. That’s why we made it to Neighborhoods.com’s Where to Live Near Chicago, Besides the City. Berwyn has it all—a vibrant community, entertainment at every turn, beautiful homes and so much more. Read the full article here! #NothingLikeASuburb #HandcraftedCommunity *Article courtesy of Neighborhoods.com; written by Carrie Pallardy.

CERMAK ROAD GAINS NEW SEAFOOD FARE FROM EL NUEVO VALLARTA SPORTS BAR & GRILL

El Nuevo Vallarta Sports Bar and Grill, located in the iconic 1920’s Berwyn town bank building offers an expansive Mexican and Seafood menu during lunch and dinner, 7 days a week. Stocked with a full bar, guests can enjoy beers on tap, margaritas and other classic cocktails. Outdoor seating, catering and take out is also available. El Nuevo Vallarta employs 75 staff members from within Berwyn. A ribbonmore »

Capri Ristorante Due Opens Second Berwyn Location in Depot District

With his second Berwyn eatery, Capri Ristorante Due, restaurateur Andy Rovito has partnered with his mother, Chef Maria “Mama Capri” to serve a variety of Italian dishes in a warm and welcoming setting. Dinners are lavished with a menu of flavorful, scratch-made dishes crafted with old-world talents of Mama Capri. Located in Berwyn’s Depot District at 6822 W Windsor Ave,more »