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MacNeal Hospital Hosts 7th Annual Health and Safety Fair

MacNeal Hospital invites the community to their 7th annual Health and Safety Fair on Saturday, August 18 from 9am to Noon. Representatives from MacNeal Hospital and other community organizations will be present to provide information, resources and education on living a healthy lifestyle. Offerings during this event include: Blood pressure BMI calculations Demonstrations Document shredding Glucose screening Health information andmore »

Back to School Fun in Berwyn

Celebrate the end of summer and the start of the school year this weekend! Each year, the Berwyn Park District and North Berwyn Park District partner up with Berwyn South School District 100 and Berwyn North School District 98 to organize exciting back-to-school events complete with meet and greets with teachers, delicious bites, fun activities for all, games and schoolmore »

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 »