Archive for June, 2013

Berwyn’s Architectural Survey Coming to a Street Near You!

The City of Berwyn’s Historic Preservation Commission has contracted with Rebecca Hunter to conduct an architectural street-by-street survey to match existing homes with images in mail order kit home catalogs. Hunter has been engaged in the study of mail order buildings since 1997, searching nationwide to locate and authenticate them.  Her books Putting Sears Homes on the Map and Sears,more »

New Berwyn studio will help capture life’s moments

Most new mobile devices from tablets to smartphones come equipped with a camera. Nearly everyone can snap a shot or shoot a quick video and share it digitally. Social media is a testament to this trend as it is flooded with visuals from restaurants, outings and beyond. Despite the changing media landscape, the professional still has an important time andmore »

Revamped Restaurant Is An Oasis of Southern Mexico in Berwyn

With his newly expanded La Lupita Restaurant, restaurateur Sal Figueroa renewed his endeavor with his mother and restaurant namesake, Lupita, to serve a variety of Mexican dishes in a warm and welcoming setting. Diners can embrace a menu of flavorful, homemade dishes crafted with Lupita’s old world talents within their newly reconditioned space at 6539 West Cermak Road. In partnershipmore »

Songwriters Workshop at Friendly School of Folk Music

Friendly School of Folk Music announces its first Songwriters Workshop.  An 8 week workshop for songwriters of all levels. We will discuss different songwriting  approaches, concepts, and tips in a fun and relaxed environment. Each week will include group discussions and various writing assignments. The session will end with a group show in the Franklin Room at The Friendly Tap.more »