Archive for October, 2015

Issue 4 of Berwyn Magazine is OUT!

Berwyn Magazine’s 4th issue of 2015 is officially out! In this issue we celebrate the grand openings of Starbucks and full-service grocery store, Torres Fresh Market, congratulate the WINNER of Berwyn’s Best Combo Contest. Be sure to “Buy Berwyn & Shop Small” this holiday season by participating in the Berwyn’s 12 Days of Christmas promotion!

New Grocer Brings Fresh Market to Berwyn’s East Side

Torres Fresh Market is a one-stop-shop with full service grocery, taquería and ice cream station Torres Fresh Market, located at 6227 W. 26th Street, is a full-service grocery store offering fresh produce, a meat department, fresh baked items and dry goods. Located at the northeast corner of 26th Street and Harvey Avenue, this is Torres Fresh Market’s fifth store. Inmore »

Artists take on beautification project on Roosevelt Road “Plugs”

Berwyn’s 8th Ward Alderman Nora Laureto conducted a unique beautification project along the Roosevelt Road business corridor in mid-October. Teen artists from the non-profit agency Youth Crossroads and resident adult artists from the Berwyn Arts & Music (BAM) organization transformed ten fire hydrants – or “plugs” – along Roosevelt Road between Wenonah and East Avenues. During your stroll along the Veltway, you’llmore »

Jordan Garrett appointed as Instructional Director (iDirector) for Berwyn South School District 100

Ms. Jordan Garrett has been appointed to fill the vacancy of Instructional Director (iDirector) at Berwyn South School District 100 effective October 19, 2015. The iDirector is pivotal in the success of technology in the classroom.  Ms. Garrett will facilitate implementation of learning standards, district instructional models, and technology throughout the district.  She will oversee 1:1, District iCoaches, site visits, Districtmore »

Starbucks Welcomed As First Tenant in Second Phase of Berwyn Gateway Plaza Development

Starbucks, the largest roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world, celebrated a ribbon cutting at its newest location in Berwyn, IL on Thursday, October 1 in partnership with the City of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC). Since 1971, Starbucks Coffee Company has been committed to ethically sourcing and roasting high-quality arabica coffee. Through their unwavering commitmentmore »

Wire launches recording label “WIRE RECORDERS”

On Friday, October 16, Wire took the next step in its evolution when they launch their record label, Wire Recorders, which will be dedicated to finding, recording and supporting Chicago artists. The first three artists on the label include: Pipes, Everybody Says Yes, and Terry White. These acts are all unique and bring something different to the table, but all fit the mold for Wiremore »


Depot District Welcomes A Dentist Focuses on Comfort and Prevention – Welcome, Berwyn Dental Connection! 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 issuesmore »

Berwyn’s Best Combo Announced!

The Berwyn Development Corporation’s (BDC) Berwyn’s Best competition began in September and was fixed on finding the best local Combo Italian Beef/Italian Sausage sandwich. Buona Restaurant (6745 W Roosevelt Rd) walked home a winner with its signature combo. The sandwich starts with Italian sausage and all-natural Italian beef made from the original Buonavolanto family recipe on just-baked Italian bread. Themore »