Author Archives: Morgan Schaefer

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Salvador Figueroa

Name: Salvador Figueroa Hometown: Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico Current Residence: Berwyn, IL I was born in North Platte, Nebraska, but grew up in Morelos, Mexico. When I was 15 years old, my family decided to move back to the United States. … Continue reading

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Kid Friendly Berwyn

The sun is out and summer is here – now go have some fun with your little ones! Berwyn has plenty of kid-friendly activities all around town! Here is a guide to get you started. Berwyn Park District 3701 S … Continue reading

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The Mother Road in Berwyn

Since the 1920s, Historic Route 66 has not only served as a lifeline through the American West from Chicago to Los Angeles, but also became one of America’s most famous and treasured pastimes over the course of its rich history. … Continue reading

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Meet Berwyn’s Creatives: Joel Gonzalez

Name: Joel Gonzalez Hometown: Chicago Current Residence: Berwyn All about Joel My parents are from El Salvador although I was born in raised in the streets of Chicago in the Humboldt Park Area. From an early age, I’ve had an … Continue reading

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Berwyn Bites: Veggie Delights

Grill Stop | 6623 W Roosevelt Rd | grillstoponline.com | (708) 637-4999 Known around town for their delicious take on American fast food, what many may not know is Grill Stop’s vegan options are just as tasty! The Gyro Sandwich … Continue reading

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MEET BERWYN’S ENTREPRENEURS: DAISY BETANCE OF LITTLE BUDDHA BY DAISY

Name: Daisy Betance  Hometown: Downers Grove Current Residence: Berwyn    All About Daisy: Berwyn has been home to my two dogs, Rocky and Nala, for the past 2 1/2 years. Family is very important to me and as such I … Continue reading

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Patio Season is Upon Us: How to make the most of Berwyn’s Outdoor Dining

A warm day in Our Fair City isn’t easy to come by with most of the year being, let’s face it, winter. The official start date for summer season was June 21 and the end date is September 23, but … Continue reading

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MEET BERWYN’S CREATIVES: GIA SCHAFFRATH OF GOLDILOXX HAIR STUDIO

Name: Gia Schaffrath Hometown: Oak Park, IL Current Residence: Oak Park, IL   All About Gia: I lived in Oak Park my whole life and went to Oak Park River Forest High School. There, I was part of the Cosmetology … Continue reading

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RECOGNITION AWARDS: 34TH PIPER AND 9TH ASHBY AWARD RECIPIENTS

THE BERWYN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION HONORS ANN MACKIN AND THE JAMES JOYCE IRISH PUB WITH RECOGNITION AWARDS Our greatest asset has always been the dedication of our exceptional people. Maintaining a vibrant community has a lot of moving pieces, and the … Continue reading

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MEET BERWYN’S ENTREPRENEURS: SARAH CORBIN OF FREE FLY MARKETING

Sarah finds creative marketing solutions for growing businesses. Name: Sarah Abboreno Corbin Hometown: Oak Park, IL Current Residence: Still Oak Park, but I work in and love Berwyn!   All About Sarah: I started my career in Higher Education and … Continue reading

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