Archive for December, 2013

New dental office opened on Berwyn’s Roosevelt Road

Research reveals that over ninety percent of systemic diseases have oral indicators, including issues such as gum problems, mouth ulcers, and dry mouth. Because many people take care to have regular dental examinations, dentists may be the first health care providers to identify health issues in their early stages. A new neighborhood source for family dentistry, Smile Fixation just openedmore »

Berwyn ranked among the most exciting small cities in America

In late 2013, Movoto Real Estate, a national real estate brokerage, compiled a list of the most exciting small cities in America. The City of Berwyn was the top-ranked small city (pop = 50,000-60,000) in the State of Illinois coming in at Lucky #29. Illinois’s only other representation came from Wheaton, ranked at #43. Berwyn has developed a growing culturalmore »

New photography studio preserves Berwyn’s past

The past can enjoy a long life if someone takes care to archive it, and photographs are a primary vehicle for that preservation. Photographers have the unique opportunity of freezing a moment that could otherwise be lost among a vast number of other moments in life. A committed documentarian, Matt Schademann just opened Schademann Studios (, a full-service photography studio,more »

Wishbone returns to downtown Berwyn

Restaurateur Joel Nickson opened Wishbone as a “pop-up” style restaurant on December 10 next to the Olive or Twist Martini Bar at 6908 W Windsor Avenue in Berwyn’s Depot District. The business celebrated with a ribbon cutting in partnership with the City of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) on December 3. Joel Nickson commented, “We’re starting with dinnermore »

Long Standing Family Restaurant Expands Party Room & Adds Gaming Lounge

The Sotiropoulos family recently opened their newly expanded event and party room and introduced a new gaming lounge at Connie’s Family Restaurant & Cocktails located at 3271 S Harlem Avenue in Berwyn. The new event and party room holds up to ninety guests and the lounge includes 5 video gaming machines. The business celebrated with a ribbon cutting in partnershipmore »

Holistic healing facility expands into Berwyn’s Depot District

It’s never too early to start setting your New Year’s resolutions. For many, improved health is at the top of our wish lists especially as aches and pains can become more apparent with the arrival of winter weather. In the journey to optimize health, licensed health care systems such as naprapathy can greatly support personal efforts. Balance Body Therapy (,more »