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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 »

Lincoln Middle School Choir uses philanthropic grant for America Sings! Music Festival

The Lincoln Middle School Choir was awarded a philanthropic grant from the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) to help fund their choir trip to the America Sings! Music Festival in Washington, DC. Lincoln Middle School Choir Director Beverly Tarbox said, “We are extremely grateful to the Berwyn Development Corporation for helping us provide this amazing opportunity to our students. Thank you!”more »

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: Jamie Macchione of Flapjack Brewery

Meet James Macchione of Flapjack Brewery (6833 W Stanley Ave), est. 2013 Hometown: Berwyn Current Residence: Chicago All About Jamie: James Macchione was born in Berwyn and spent most of his life there. This is where his pizza obsession started; his parents, Emily and Bob, would make homemade pizza every week. He attended St. Leonard School in Berwyn and then wentmore »

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 »

Hop into Easter Fun in Berwyn!

Easter weekend is here! Celebrate in town with family and friends—check out what’s going on in your neck of the woods 🙂 #HappyEaster Brunchin’ and more! Conga Cuban Cafe will begin hosting brunch, starting with Easter Sunday! Bring the family over between 9AM-3PM for a delicious holiday start. Autre Monde Café & Spirits will be open from 11AM-7PM on Easter.more »

Sláinte! Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in Berwyn!

You don’t have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Berwyn has a slew of events and specials just for you during St. Paddy’s Day weekend. Check out what’s going on in our neck of the woods! From Corned Beef to St. Paddy’s Day Treats Big Guys Sausage Stand (7021 W Roosevelt Rd): Only $12.50 for a corned beef sandwich,more »

MINI-GOLF PUB CRAWL CONTINUES TRADITION OF BIRDIES, BOGEYS AND BEER IN BERWYN’S DEPOT DISTRICT

WHAT: Depot District Mini-Golf Pub Crawl WHEN: Sat, Apr 21, 2018 from 12:00PM to 6:00PM WHERE: Various locations in Berwyn’s Depot District WHY: Grab your putter and 3 friends and tour the Depot District’s repertoire of taverns and restaurants at the 15th Annual Depot District Mini-Golf Pub Crawl. Each venue will display a handmade mini-golf green to challenge the event’s spirited crowd! All participantsmore »

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 »

Meet Berwyn’s Next Gen: Zaylene Mendoza of Morton West High School

You’ve heard it before—our children are the future. Well lucky for Berwyn, we have some of the neatest kids around. Meet Berwyn’s Next Generation! These kids are working hard, whether it’s on the field, in the classroom or at work. Get to know more about the phenomenal young people making Berwyn a better place for their peers and for theirmore »