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Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Angela Tomassetti of Fit Club

Name: Angela Tomassetti Hometown: Richton Park, IL Current Residence: Berwyn, IL All About Angela: When residents ask if I’m originally from Berwyn, I get a kick out of seeing their reactions when I explain I grew up just a bit further south. How far? Just south of 211th and Harlem—South! After graduating with degrees in dance and finance, I bounced aroundmore »

Candypalooza at Old Fashioned Candies this weekend!

Get ready for a decadent weekend, Berwyn! Another huge summer sale and fun event at Old Fashioned Candies, celebrating 49 years in business! Stock up on your favorite sweet treats during Candypalooza from August 10-12. Don’t forget to get yourself a Candypalooza bar (or two!) for a chance to win the Golden Ticket Grand Prize Game. Get yourself a Candypaloozamore »

SALUTE TO SENIORS: SOLUTIONS FOR CARE CELEBRATES ANOTHER YEAR OF SERVING OLDER ADULTS!

Solutions For Care is hosting their annual fundraiser, Solute to Seniors at Lavergne’s Tavern on Saturday, September 22 from 12pm-4pm. Enjoy an afternoon of beer tastings, delicious appetizers, a silent auction, wine pull and more! Join Solutions for Care for the whole event or stop by for a couple hours to try out Lavergne’s extensive craft beer offerings and becomemore »

16th Street Theater’s “The Hero’s Wife” Gets 3 Stars In Chicago Tribune

Berwyn’s very own 16th Street Theater received 3 stars for “The Hero’s Wife” in the Chicago Tribune. Read the full article here! “The Hero’s Wife” by Aline Lathrop is directed by Ann Filmer and Miguel Nuñez and runs until August 18, 2018. Catch the show on Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30pm or Saturdays at 4pm and 8pm. To view themore »

The North Berwyn Park District Inaugural Corrida del Mariachi 5k Run/Walk is almost here!

Join the North Berwyn Park District in promoting health and wellness at their Inagural Corrida del Mariachi 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, August 18 starting at 8am. Proceeds will benefit North Berwyn Park District Art programs. This certified CARA course will start and finish at 16th & Wesley Ave in Berwyn. Runners will be cheered on with entertainment throughout the course. Costumes aremore »

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 »