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Celebrate National Red Wine Day in Berwyn!

Did you know today is National Red Wine Day? Uncork your Tuesday night right—whether you want to sip and savor the taste of your favorite red at your favorite watering hole, indulge in a fine dining experience complete with a perfect pairing of red wine with your meal, or have a relaxing evening at home, the options are aplenty inmore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Dr. Berenice Lopez of Smile Fixation

Name: Dr. Berenice Lopez Hometown: Chicago, IL Current Residence: Chicago, IL All About Berenice: For most people, dentistry doesn’t sound very interesting. For me, dentistry is a childhood dream I have been chasing for years. I have been a lifelong resident of Chicago. After earning my Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Illinois in Chicago, I entered themore »

HIAWATHA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AWARDED BDC PHILANTHROPIC GRANT FOR STEAM LAB & MINI MUSEUM

A Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) philanthropic grant was awarded to the Hiawatha Elementary School STEAM Lab & Mini Museum at the Berwyn Park District’s Back to School Picnic. Hiawatha’s STEAM Lab allows students to carry out explorations and curricular extensions in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. The project aims to support the STEAM Lab by including components of amore »

MacNeal Hospital Hosts 7th Annual Health and Safety Fair

MacNeal Hospital invites the community to their 7th annual Health and Safety Fair on Saturday, August 18 from 9am to Noon. Representatives from MacNeal Hospital and other community organizations will be present to provide information, resources and education on living a healthy lifestyle. Offerings during this event include: Blood pressure BMI calculations Demonstrations Document shredding Glucose screening Health information andmore »

Back to School Fun in Berwyn

Celebrate the end of summer and the start of the school year this weekend! Each year, the Berwyn Park District and North Berwyn Park District partner up with Berwyn South School District 100 and Berwyn North School District 98 to organize exciting back-to-school events complete with meet and greets with teachers, delicious bites, fun activities for all, games and schoolmore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Angela Tomassetti of Fit Club

Name: Angela Tomassetti Hometown: Richton Park, IL Current Residence: Berwyn, IL All About Angela: When residents ask if I’m originally from Berwyn, I get a kick out of seeing their reactions when I explain I grew up just a bit further south. How far? Just south of 211th and Harlem—South! After graduating with degrees in dance and finance, I bounced aroundmore »

Candypalooza at Old Fashioned Candies this weekend!

Get ready for a decadent weekend, Berwyn! Another huge summer sale and fun event at Old Fashioned Candies, celebrating 49 years in business! Stock up on your favorite sweet treats during Candypalooza from August 10-12. Don’t forget to get yourself a Candypalooza bar (or two!) for a chance to win the Golden Ticket Grand Prize Game. Get yourself a Candypaloozamore »

SALUTE TO SENIORS: SOLUTIONS FOR CARE CELEBRATES ANOTHER YEAR OF SERVING OLDER ADULTS!

Solutions For Care is hosting their annual fundraiser, Solute to Seniors at Lavergne’s Tavern on Saturday, September 22 from 12pm-4pm. Enjoy an afternoon of beer tastings, delicious appetizers, a silent auction, wine pull and more! Join Solutions for Care for the whole event or stop by for a couple hours to try out Lavergne’s extensive craft beer offerings and becomemore »