Archive for May, 2014

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 »

Take our survey and enter to win $100!

Enter our drawing for a chance to win a $100 gift card to an independent Berwyn business of your choice! Just give us 5 minutes of your time to answer a series of questions related to your shopping habits in Berwyn. The survey will be open through Friday, May 23 and the drawing will take place after that date. Themore »

Berwyn Magazine Issue 2 hits the streets!

Berwyn Magazine Issue 2 has just been released! Every Berwyn household and business should have received Berwyn Magazine in the mail after May 3. Online versions are available in English and Spanish. This edition focuses on events in Berwyn, Berwyn Township Farmers’ Market and the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta on Cermak Road. Other highlights include a spotlight on hidden gems Paleteria La Michoacana Tradicional and Gina’s Italianmore »

Berwyn Public Library to receive Live and Learn Construction Grant

The Berwyn Public Library was awarded $125,000 from the State of Illinois for interior structural work for space reconfiguration. In total, Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White has awarded $790,214 in FY2014 Live and Learn Construction Grants to fifteen public libraries to help pay for essential capital improvements. “Our public libraries continue to be the cornerstones of ourmore »

Call for Artists for Proksa Park Art Fair

The Berwyn Arts Council is seeking artists to submit original works for the inaugural Proksa Park Art Fair, a juried fine art fair. The Proksa Park Art Fair is produced by the Berwyn Arts Council in partnership with the Berwyn Park District. The Fair will be held in beautiful and historic Proksa Park. This two day event takes place onmore »