Archive for June, 2014

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 »

Carla’s Place opens in Berwyn’s Depot District

With the launch of her new restaurant and catering business, Carla Trombetta has realized her dream of bringing her family recipes to the marketplace with Carla’s Place. Located at 6838 W Windsor Avenue, Carla’s offers dine-in, carry-out, delivery and catering from their full menu, which features classic sandwiches like Italian beef, hamburgers and Italian sausage as well as salads, pizzas,more »

New Berwyn Photography Studio Celebrates Women

The life of a typical family is fast-paced. As families grow, schedules get busier, and it’s easy to get caught up in life. Before you know it, your children have grown and there are thousands of memories in between that are fading. Even though time marches on, photographs are investments that can make time stand still. Daniela Gonzalez opened FlashMemore »

Five Berwyn Properties Receive Good Neighbor Awards

Research shows that properties in poor shape, including vacant lots and abandoned buildings, can take heavy tolls on their communities, decreasing property values and deterring potential home buyers. The Chicago Association of REALTORS® created the Good Neighbor Awards in 1992 to encourage rehabilitation and redevelopment in Chicago’s north side neighborhoods. Today, these awards showcase ground-breaking rehabs, redevelopments, historic preservation andmore »