Archive for the ‘Development’ Category

Buddy Bear Car Wash Opens Eighth Chicagoland Location in Berwyn

Buddy Bear Car Wash (6201 W Ogden Ave) aims to provide first class personalized customer service and a state of the art car wash. The business also offers brand gasoline and a convenience store onsite. A ribbon cutting was held in partnership with the City of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) on May 16, 2018. Growing up, ownermore »

Walton Contractors, LLC Opens Shop in Berwyn’s Depot District

Berwyn’s Depot District recently gained a new business at the corner of Oak Park Ave and Stanley Ave. Walton Contractors, LLC’s (3200 S Oak Park Ave) mission is to be the best general contractor as measured by their performance and customer satisfaction. With over 25 years of experience, Walton is fully insured, bonded and licensed to operate in Illinois. Themore »

Panera Bread Celebrates Opening on Berwyn’s Cermak Road

Panera Bread champions the belief that “food you can feel good about can bring out the best in all of us.” The bakery-café is known nationwide for their bakery items, specialty drinks, soups, salads, sandwiches and more. A ribbon cutting was held in conjunction with the City of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) on April 25. For overmore »

Chicago Magazine Features Berwyn Field Guide in May Issue

Ever wanted a field guide to Berwyn? Chicago Magazine has delivered! Check our their May 2018 Issue, page 31-32 and create your own Berwyn-centric adventure with friends and family. We’re truly #NothingLikeASuburb. Want to view the magazine online? Visit Zinio here to purchase a copy or read on down below. If physical copies are more your speed, visit a newsstand nearmore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Ruben Ruiz of Morton College

Meet Ruben Ruiz of Morton College (3801 S. Central Avenue, Cicero), est. 1924 Hometown: Oxnard, CA Current Residence: Summit, IL About Ruben: I’m Ruben Ruiz, born in Oxnard, California and raised in Chicago’s Little Village (I also lived in Cicero for a few years). I’m currently a proud resident of Summit, Illinois. My parents are from the state of Guanajuato,more »

Tony’s Finer Foods Fresh Market to Open in Berwyn

Grocer Will Replace Meijer To Anchor Cermak Plaza On March 13, 2018, Berwyn’s City Council unanimously approved a redevelopment agreement with regional full-service grocery chain Tony’s Finer Foods Fresh Market to anchor its iconic Cermak Plaza located at the intersection of Cermak Road and Harlem Avenue. Tony’s currently has 15 locations in the Chicagoland area and will fill the spacemore »

Leashed Dogs Now Allowed in Berwyn Park District Parks

The Berwyn Park District’s Board of Commissioners have amended their General Use Ordinances to allow leashed dogs in all of their parks. The amendment will become effective May 1, 2018! To see a copy of the amended section, please read below or visit!

World’s Largest Laundromat to Host National Literacy Summit

Berwyn’s World’s Largest Laundromat, which is true to its name, will continue to lead on the topic of literacy by hosting a national summit March 1. Coinciding with Read Across America Day, the Coin Laundry Association’s (CLA) LaundryCares Foundation has launched the inaugural LaundryCares Literacy Summit. The event is a grassroots exploration of creating a consortium of foundations to servemore »

Culver’s Honored by Peers with Business Excellence Award

George W. Ashby Award Recognizes a Berwyn Main-Stay Culver’s, located at 6943 W Roosevelt Rd, will be recognized as the recipient of the 8th Annual George W. Ashby Award for Business Excellence at a cocktail party on Saturday, March 24, 2017. The event will celebrate the recipients of both the 33rd Annual Charles E. Piper Award and the Ashby Awardmore »