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Holiday Cheer Events in Berwyn

Mayor Robert J. Lovero & Friends present Berwyn Holiday Fund’s Baskets for the Needy Event The community is invited to join in the Baskets for the Needy event at the Liberty Cultural Center. For those interested in volunteering or receiving … Continue reading

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MEET BERWYN’S ENTREPRENEURS: AUDREY OCASIO OF AUDREY’S ESTHETICS

Name: Audrey Ocasio Hometown: Chicago, IL Current Residence: Berwyn, IL   All about Audrey: I grew up in Chicago with Guatemalan roots and Christian values. Family is very important to me. My husband and I celebrated 25 years of marriage … Continue reading

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Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Jose Murillo of Xander Auto Shop

Name: Jose Murillo Hometown: Morazan, Honduras Current Residence: Berwyn, IL All About Jose: I was born in Honduras, but now enjoy living and working here in Berwyn. My life partner, Joey and I enjoy being part of Berwyn’s diverse community!  … Continue reading

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Berwyn Success Stories: Morton High School District 201 TSI Program

 J Sterling Morton High School District 201 is recognized nationally as a leader in technology integration for their students! For the past 6 years, Morton High School has implemented a comprehensive Technology Service Internship program that is making a difference in … Continue reading

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Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Salvador Figueroa

Name: Salvador Figueroa Hometown: Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico Current Residence: Berwyn, IL I was born in North Platte, Nebraska, but grew up in Morelos, Mexico. When I was 15 years old, my family decided to move back to the United States. … Continue reading

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The Ides of March Spotlight

Where did it all begin? The Ides of March began as a community band back when they were in grade school. Many of the members knew each other while attending District 100 schools or as Cub Scout members in the … Continue reading

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CZECH HISTORY

Berwyn is very proud of our Czech history. We have been known as the center of Czech life and culture in the Chicago area. At one time, Berwyn’s population was approximately 60% Czech. Through the decades, the heart of town, … Continue reading

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Pop Culture

When you tell someone that you are from Berwyn, they likely reply to you with an intense “BERRRWYN!” Maybe you recognize the tune or maybe you don’t. Rich Koz, Svengoolie, the horror show icon is known for poking fun of … Continue reading

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BERWYN’S UBIQUITOUS BUNGALOW

Born in a rich history, Berwyn has the most significant collection of Chicago-style bungalows in the nation today and recently inspired Bungalow Appreciation Week within the State of Illinois. The Berwyn bungalow has also been honored as “Chicagoland’s Greatest Treasure” … Continue reading

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BERWYN’S CONNECTION TO ROUTE 66

Berwyn’s Route 66 history is rich. The City’s development began in 1856 when the south side of town began to be acquired and divided into lots. At that time, the only mode of transportation between this community and the City … Continue reading

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