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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 »

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.

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 »

Mario Manfredini of Mario’s Marinara Wins Inaugural Firefighter Chefs Recipe Challenge

On Sunday, July 1, Mario Manfredini took the crown at the Inaugural Firefighter Chefs Recipe competition. Mario competed against some of the best Firehouse Chefs in Chicagoland and came out a victor with his Old Style-Braised Short Ribs! Each chef used Old Style Beer in their inspired dishes and all proceeds benefit the Juan Bucio Memorial Fund. Congrats Mario—you’ve mademore »

TASTE OF CERMAK ROAD ON BERWYN’S MAIN STREET OFFERS MIX OF SWEETS & SAVORIES

WHAT: 7th Annual Taste of Cermak Road presented by Mayor Robert J. Lovero WHEN: Thurs, July 26, 2018 from 5:00PM to 9:00PM WHERE: Various locations along Berwyn’s Cermak Road WHY: Pick up a pass to Berwyn’s Taste of Cermak Road presented by Mayor Robert J. Lovero on Thurs, July 26 from 5PM-9PM. Join us for this annual tradition and enjoy an eclectic mix of smallmore »

Handcrafted Community + Full of Character = Naomi Martinez, Monstrochika.

THIS IS NAOMI MARTINEZ. SHE’S #FULLOFCHARACTER. Photo by Joel Gonzalez of WeOurStory Who is Naomi? I grew up in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. My mother was always sewing outfits for us as kids and making crafts, and my dad was always “fixing” and building things around the house. So, I guess you can say its in my genes—beingmore »

Berwyn’s Best Seafood Title Goes to Lavergne’s Tavern for their Mexican Scallops

The Berwyn Development Corporation’s (BDC) Berwyn’s Best competition began in early June and was fixed on finding the best seafood. Eleven establishments with seafood on their regular menus competed to make it into the Top 5 of seafood-serving establishments. These five local haunts submitted their fan favorite seafood dishes for the second round of voting and now the vote is in! Themore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Kate FitzGerald of FitzGerald’s Nightclub & Sidebar

Meet Kate FitzGerald of FitzGerald’s Nightclub & Sidebar (6615 W Roosevelt Rd), est. 1980 Hometown: Oak Park, IL Current Residence: Oak Park, IL All About Kate: I grew up around the midwest, moved to Oak Park at age 8, majored in English in college and then got my Master’s in Medieval Lit from Marquette. I bounced around jobs mostly having tomore »

Berwyn mentioned in Chicago Tribune Article

In a recent article by the Chicago Tribune, writers Elvia Malagon and Tessa Weinberg investigate the population of millennials in the City of Chicago. You may notice a familiar City also cited! The City of Berwyn’s Integrated Marketing Campaign was noted for it’s appeal to younger generations—first time home buyers, in particular. Read the full story below!