Archive for April, 2016

BDC’s New Philanthropic Grant Program Supports “For the Love of Lee” project

Follow on Facebook For the Love of Lee was the first recipient of the BDC’s philanthropic grants. Launched in 2015, the BDC’s Philanthropic Committee coordinates charitable contributions to causes within the community. For the Love of Lee project was established by the adoptive parents of Lee, a 9-year old St. Leonard’s parishioner with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The project will fund the build-outmore »

Local Schools Participate in TECH 2016 Demonstrations in Springfield

The 25th annual TECH 2016 Students for the Information Age event will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 from 9:30am-11:30am and from 1pm-3pm at the Illinois State Capitol Building in Springfield. More than 100 schools will be represented from throughout the state of Illinois. At the event, students will show the public and elected members of the Illinois Statemore »

Autre Monde Cafe reveals New Look, New Spring Menu & Cocktails, French Market & More!

Best Restaurants in Western Suburbs Parisienne Spring Market Celebrate the arrival of spring this Saturday, April 16 at Autre Monde Cafe & Spirits for their Parisienne Spring Market. Sip on some of Autre Monde’s excellent wine selections –at a bargain deal of $5—and indulge on light bites as you check out original artwork, jewelry, florals, re-purposed furniture, organic cosmetics andmore »

Berwyn Delegation Took To Springfield To Discuss Fair School Funding

Berwyn South School District 100 Superintendent Mary Havis and School Board President Robert Pauly joined Berwyn Mayor Robert Lovero at the WCMC Legislative Conference in Springfield on April 6, 2016.  Mayor Lovero invited District 100 leaders to attend the conference so they could meet with legislators and discuss the funding crisis in Illinois and how Berwyn and our surrounding communitiesmore »


Jazi Mama’s Cafe, located at 6305 W Roosevelt Rd, celebrated a ribbon cutting in conjunction with the City of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) on April 1. Jazi Mama’s Cafe serves Metropolis Coffee Company coffee, espresso drinks, pastries, breakfast items and sandwiches. For details on Jazi Mama’s Cafe ribbon cutting, call the BDC at 708-788-8100.