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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 »

Fitness Bliss in Berwyn

Whether you want to get started on weightlifting, join a sports team or want to have some good old fashioned play time, there are plenty of activities and programs for all ages in Berwyn! Cool for Kids Berwyn Park District (3701 S Scoville Ave) Berwyn Park District has a ton of fun things to do for kids. Offering camps and youthmore »

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 »

MacNeal Hospital Partnering with PAV YMCA for Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 21

MacNeal Hospital will partner with the PAV YMCA on Saturday, April 21, for Healthy Kids Day, a day dedicated to keeping kids physically and mentally fit during the summer break. Healthy Kids Day, a free event celebrated at more than 1,500 Ys across the country, is designed to inspire children, parents, caregivers and the community to get active, make healthy decisions andmore »

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 »

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 »

Flapjack Brewery on Best Bar Podcast Ever

The Depot District’s beloved haunt, Flapjack Brewery, was recently highlighted on the Best Bar Podcast Ever. The podcast sat down with co-owner Paul Macchione to learn more about our hometown brewery. Give it the episode a listen below! #BuyBerwyn 

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. 

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 »