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North Berwyn Park District’s Best of Berwyn Finalists Awarded BDC Philanthropic Grant

A BDC philanthropic grant was awarded to the three finalists of  the North Berwyn Park District’s 2018 Best of Berwyn Junior Citizen Recognition Program. The program recognizes the top 8th grade students in the City of Berwyn. Nominated by educators, community leaders and elected officials, the students are individually interviewed and go through a judging process that narrows the candidatesmore »

Cruise Nites Brings Cars Aplenty to Berwyn’s Depot District

WHAT: Berwyn’s Cruise Nites sponsored by Paisans Pizzeria & Bar WHEN: June 5, June 19, July 17, August 7 & August 21 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm WHERE: Windsor & Grove Avenues in Berwyn’s Depot District WHY: Berwyn’s Cruise Nites, sponsored by Paisans Pizzeria & Bar, attract everyone from families to car enthusiasts. Tuesday nights don’t have to be a tiredmore »

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 »

Czech Main-Stay Re-Opens on Cermak Road

Cermak Road staple Czech Plaza Restaurant has reopened their doors at 7016 W Cermak Rd. The 45-year-old restaurant boasts the same time honored menu featuring Czech specialties like Fruit Dumplings and Breaded Pork Tenderloin; they’ve also added a kid’s menu. Familiar faces will greet you, as previous Czech Plaza employees make up their new management team. A ribbon cutting wasmore »

Find out what makes Berwyn the City of Homes

When you think houses in Berwyn, you immediately think “BUNGALOWS!” But there’s a reason why Berwyn is known as The City of Homes—it may surprise you just how much variety there is in Berwyn’s affordable housing stock. Whether you want to find interesting facts about your house or are currently looking for a new home, look no further! Victorians Youmore »

Chance to Dance featured in 4-Star Chicagoan Segment

Windy City LIVE recently featured Berwyn’s own Chance to Dance as part of their 4-Star Chicagoan segment. We loved seeing these two changemakers showcasing their wonderful organization. Their final recital for the season takes place Saturday, May 12 at Fenwick High School. 

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Jen Mitchell of Solace Divorce Mediation

Meet Jen Mitchell of Solace Divorce Mediation (1111 Chicago Ave Ste 220, Oak Park), est 2010 Hometown: Chicago, IL Current Residence: Berwyn, IL All About Jen: I am an author, speaker, attorney, mediator, life coach, manifestor and creator of Solace Divorce Mediation. I was born in Chicago and raised in the Northwest suburb of Hoffman Estates. In high school, Imore »

Diaz Case Law PC Opens Doors on 16th Street Office

Headed by Gina Diaz, Diaz Case Law PC looks to help others pursue and achieve the American Dream. The firm’s services in immigration law have a personal tie-in for Diaz, who was born in Mexico and came to America at five years old. Although she is a proud U.S. citizen, she knows the struggles that undocumented people face on amore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Angela Gonzales of Chance to Dance

Welcome to Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs! Berwyn has become a hot spot for urban professionals, entrepreneurs and creatively minded individuals. From musicians to crafters, small business owners to dedicated team members, Berwyn is home to a remarkable group of movers and shakers who keep our community vibrant. This segment gives us a chance to get to know what makes our localmore »