Archive for April, 2018

Fitness Bliss in Berwyn

Whether you want to get started on weightlifting, join a sports team or want to have some good old fashioned play time, there are plenty of activities and programs for all ages in Berwyn! Cool for Kids Berwyn Park District (3701 S Scoville Ave) Berwyn Park District has a ton of fun things to do for kids. Offering camps and youthmore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Nick Chiero of A.W.E.S.O.M.E. Pest Service

Meet Nick Chiero of A.W.E.S.O.M.E. Pest Service (3118 S Oak Park Ave), est. 1997 Hometown:   Berwyn Current Town:  Romeoville All About Nick:  My name is Nick! I was born in Chicago and moved to Berwyn when I was 6 years old.  I attended Piper Grade School and St Joseph High School.  I spent my youth playing soccer with the Berwynmore »

Chicago Magazine Features Berwyn Field Guide in May Issue

Ever wanted a field guide to Berwyn? Chicago Magazine has delivered! Check our their May 2018 Issue, page 31-32 and create your own Berwyn-centric adventure with friends and family. We’re truly #NothingLikeASuburb. Want to view the magazine online? Visit Zinio here to purchase a copy or read on down below. If physical copies are more your speed, visit a newsstand nearmore »

MacNeal Hospital Partnering with PAV YMCA for Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 21

MacNeal Hospital will partner with the PAV YMCA on Saturday, April 21, for Healthy Kids Day, a day dedicated to keeping kids physically and mentally fit during the summer break. Healthy Kids Day, a free event celebrated at more than 1,500 Ys across the country, is designed to inspire children, parents, caregivers and the community to get active, make healthy decisions andmore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Jamie Macchione of Flapjack Brewery

Meet James Macchione of Flapjack Brewery (6833 W Stanley Ave), est. 2013 Hometown: Berwyn Current Residence: Chicago All About Jamie: James Macchione was born in Berwyn and spent most of his life there. This is where his pizza obsession started; his parents, Emily and Bob, would make homemade pizza every week. He attended St. Leonard School in Berwyn and then wentmore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Gloria Mitchell of The Children’s School

Hometown: Chicago, IL Current residence: Berwyn, IL All About Gloria: My name is Gloria and I’m an 8th grade teacher and the high school transition coordinator for The Children’s School, a private K-8 school in Berwyn. I grew up in Hyde Park, studied English at the University of Iowa, then spent the next couple of decades working as a writermore »

Czech Main-Stay Re-Opens on Cermak Road

Cermak Road staple Czech Plaza Restaurant has reopened their doors at 7016 W Cermak Rd. The 45-year-old restaurant boasts the same time honored menu featuring Czech specialties like Fruit Dumplings and Breaded Pork Tenderloin; they’ve also added a kid’s menu. Familiar faces will greet you, as previous Czech Plaza employees make up their new management team. A ribbon cutting wasmore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Ruben Ruiz of Morton College

Meet Ruben Ruiz of Morton College (3801 S. Central Avenue, Cicero), est. 1924 Hometown: Oxnard, CA Current Residence: Summit, IL About Ruben: I’m Ruben Ruiz, born in Oxnard, California and raised in Chicago’s Little Village (I also lived in Cicero for a few years). I’m currently a proud resident of Summit, Illinois. My parents are from the state of Guanajuato,more »