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Berwyn Gateway Plaza Phase II nears completion

 Construction is in the home stretch on Berwyn Gateway Plaza Phase II, as two more businesses are on track to open their doors soon, completing the second part of the development. City Barbeque and Mattress Firm are expected to open this summer, joining the retailers that have been open for several months. Phase II is at the northeast corner ofmore »

Kinslahger Brewery beer available at local stores

Kinslahger beer hit the shelves at select stores as of June 16, 2017. 16 oz cans of their Prohibition Pilsner & Chicago Common will be available for purchase. The list may seem short, but it will only continue to grow. If your favorite spot to pick up beer is not on the list, be sure to ask them to stock it formore »


Berwyn’s very own World’s Largest Laundromat has been running a summer reading program Read-to-Ride since 2000 with Berwyn Public Library and Cicero Public Library. This year, they will also be running their Write-to-Ride program for its third year. The Read-to-Ride program encourages local youth between the ages of 6-15 to turn in a raffle ticket for each book read thismore »

Berwyn’s Own Captures 2016 Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project Award

The City of Berwyn would like to congratulate its native daughter, Geralyn Hesslau Magrady for capturing the 2016 Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project Award for her debut novel, “LINES—.” Set in Chicago in 1871, the historical novel takes place during the Great Chicago Fire and is based on a character that is dear to Hesslau Magrady in realmore »

New Grocer Brings Fresh Market to Berwyn’s East Side

Torres Fresh Market is a one-stop-shop with full service grocery, taquería and ice cream station Torres Fresh Market, located at 6227 W. 26th Street, is a full-service grocery store offering fresh produce, a meat department, fresh baked items and dry goods. Located at the northeast corner of 26th Street and Harvey Avenue, this is Torres Fresh Market’s fifth store. Inmore »

Big Hurt Brewhouse has its Official Grand Opening + Video!

On Saturday, Nov. 1, Frank Thomas’s flagship restaurant and sports bar, Big Hurt Brewhouse, opened its doors at 6801 W Cermak Rd in Berwyn, IL. The new destination restaurant is an adaptive reuse of the historic American State Bank building, which was vacant for over 30 years, and has transformed the space into a haven for Chicagoland beer enthusiasts andmore »

Old Fashioned Candies Hosts Re-Grand Opening!

Old Fashioned Candies hosted their Re-Grand Opening earlier today! Despite the troubles that has faced this Berwyn tradition they have landed right back on their feet! We look forward to the great progress that this fine location will do. Watch this short video below for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony! Old Fashioned Candies is continuing their Re-Grand Opening throughout the weekend!more »

Berwyn Magazine Fall Edition is here!

Berwyn Magazine Issue 3 has just been released! Every Berwyn household and business should have received Berwyn Magazine in the mail after August 4. Online versions are available in English and Spanish. The Fall edition focuses on the City’s Fall Events, our “BerwynStyle Est. 1908″ Marketing Campaign. Other highlights include the Good Neighbor Awards and a spotlight on hidden gems Craig’s Shoes and Extreme Soccer. Keep up-to-date on themore »

Mission House Café brings coffee with a conscience to the Depot District

Mission House Café, a not-for-profit coffee house located 6818 34th Street at Grove Avenue in Berwyn, says giving back starts with the bean. In partnership with the City of Berwyn and Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC), Mission House Cafe held a grand opening celebration on June 27. Mission House Café is celebrating their grand opening with live music and late hoursmore »

New lounge adds to nightlife in Depot District

Those who seek a relaxed, upscale atmosphere with a wide selection of beer and wine have a new nightlife destination with the grand opening of Godson’s at 6910 W Windsor Avenue. Godson’s celebrated a ribbon cutting in conjunction with the City of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) on May 21. The new lounge boasts a refreshed space withmore »