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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 »

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 »

West Suburban Special Recreation Association Awarded BDC Philanthropic Grant

A Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) philanthropic grant was awarded to the West Suburban Special Recreation Association (WSSRA) Lekotek Therapeutic Toy Lending Library. The Lekotek Toy Lending program provides play materials that will enhance and encourage positive play experiences for children with disabilities and their siblings. The grant will help fund the addition of new highly specialized, adapted toys for themore »

Get Out & Play in Berwyn this Summer!

Get out and play and wash all your worries away while you have fun in the sun! Berwyn offers plenty of activities that will get you outside and moving. What are you waiting for?! Outdoor Sports (Photo courtesy of Berwyn Park District) Berwyn Park District (3701 S Scoville Ave) Berwyn Park District has a ton of fun things to domore »

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS Team Up with Corazon Community Services to Heighten HIV Awareness in Berwyn

BERWYN, IL (June 2018) – Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS, a leading national public information response to the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic, are working with 220 health departments, AIDS service organizations, and other community organizations to help provide free HIV testing and information at participating Walgreens stores in more than 180 cities, including Berwyn, on National HIV Testing Day on Wednesday, June 27,more »

A Perfect Patio Paradise in Berwyn

Calling all patio people! Whether you want a quick snack and a beverage or you’re looking to sit down for a hearty meal with friends or family, Berwyn offers tons of patios and outdoor seating to enjoy the summer sun at your favorite spots! (photo courtesy of Autre Monde Cafe & Spirits) Casual dining Autre Monde Café & Spirits (6727 W Rooseveltmore »

Berwyn Listed in Neighborhood’s 5 Walkable Chicagoland Suburbs

Oh hey, walkable city! Neighborhoods.com recently featured our stellar community as on their list of 5 Walkable Chicagoland Suburbs. Berwyn has the best of both worlds—a fantastic locale with a small-town feel. Read the entire article here! #NothingLikeASuburb *Article courtesy of Neighborhoods.com; written by Kimberly Manning.

Berwyn Free Library Initiative is in full swing!

The Berwyn Free Library Initiative was organized with the purpose of increasing access to books and literacy programs in Berwyn. Since April, Lead Organizer of the initiative Robert Pabon and crew have been working tirelessly to increase literacy throughout Berwyn by organizing a book drive and installing Berwyn’s first free libraries in the 5th ward. Their goal is to installmore »

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 »