Archive for May, 2015

Local Eatery Fights Bigotry with Fundraiser

Share Event on Facebook Remember Big Guys Sausage Stand who started the GoFundMe campaign titled “Non Bigoted Restaurant Wants Cash?” This local campaign was a tongue-in-cheek response to the Memories Pizza GoFundMe page that raised over $850,000 in the wake of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law. Memories was the first company to deny service to people in LGBTQ community. Big Guysmore »

Standfast Trekkies, Captain Kirk will take to Route 66 in June

Superheroes Wanted – A Look At The Machine from Rivet on Vimeo. William Shatner Ride Star Trek fans, delight! The inimitable William “Captain Kirk” Shatner will be driving a custom motorcycle on Route 66! His plan is start in Chicago and end up in L.A. His adventure will take place from June 23-30. He stated when questioned about this endeavor, “Somore »

Berwyn takes home six Good Neighbor Awards for real estate development

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 and new construction in the nine-county Chicago metropolitan area. These awards recognize properties that offer unique facilities and amenities that support economic development and strengthen community pride. The Citymore »

Berwyn remains the center of the area’s best Bohemian delicacies

Vesecky’s Bakery and Czech Plaza are the best places to treat yourself the “Czech” way, according to TimeOut Chicago Magazine. Treat yourself to Berwyn’s Czech mainstays and experience something truly extraordinary. Vesecky’s Bakery  Vesecky’s Bakery is an old-school bakery stocked with a rich variety of treats and cookies, featuring a selection of handmade Eastern European goodies. “Here the koláčky, sweet, rectangular pastry filledmore »

Berwyn Mother Develops “All-Natural” Repellent Right at Home

What gets the job done? Buying all the products made to keep critters away or make your own special recipe? Well recently, a Berwyn woman believes in the “All Natural” approach. Jennifer Angone “developed a line of products to keep critters out of the home and others from buzzing, biting and stinging while people are enjoying the weather outside.” She used allmore »

Berwyn’s Best Frozen Dessert Contest has begun

Click for Quick Poll It’s finally summertime, which means the weather is getting hot and everyone starts to crave ice cream. Whether you like your cold confections creamy, icy, fruity or spicy or frozen, desserts are the hallmarks of a summer day that has gone right. To kick off the summer, the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) is on a searchmore »

Order seasonal, organic produce thru Autre Monde Cafe’s CSA share

Since its inception Autre Monde Café has made clear that it intends to be a neighborhood business that cares as much about its neighbors and the environment as they do about great food and service. Once again, Autre Monde will host a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) site in partnership with Montalbano Farms. Montalbano Farms is run by husband & wife teammore »