BeLocal Western Chicago

Discover Local Favorites in your hometown!

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Welcome! We’re here to help.

With BeLocal, there’s no need to wonder where longtime residents go for fun, food, shopping, activities, and more. Simply flip through the pages of your free BeLocal magazine to discover local favorites.

Thousands of new movers (and locals) have turned to BeLocal for guidance. Our magazine shares stories and descriptions of community gems — and so much more. BeLocal is the perfect resource to find dependable businesses to suit whatever needs you may have. As your go-to guide for all things local, we’re so happy you’re here.

When it comes to advice you can trust, who better to hear from than long-time community residents?

Take a peek inside the latest issue for words of wisdom and smart suggestions from true locals.

Meet Your Publisher

Allison Kile

Allison Kile

Hello! I've been with N2 for over five years and launched BeLocal Western Chicago in 2020. BeLocal is the resource guide to the best places to go, things to do, and businesses to use in and around Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, and Lombard. Why? The content comes from current residents. It is filled with their favorite restaurants, boutiques, parks, fitness centers, upcoming events, and more!

BeLocal is designed to be a word-of-mouth guide from current residents to new residents so they can find the hidden gems, hot spots, and high-quality businesses quickly. I'm always looking for our top businesses to introduce and recommend to these new movers. Please reach out if you'd like to learn more!

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