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Open House Chicago 2013 Hyde Park Cheat Sheet
Oct 2013 | CEI Media Group

The South East Chicago Commission (SECC) would like to invite you to participate in Open House Chicago on Saturday, October 19, 2013 and Sunday, October 20, 2013. The Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago (OHC) free public event offers behind-the-scenes access to over 150 buildings across Chicago. There are more than a dozen Hyde Park sites participating and featured during the Open House Chicago event. #hydeparkchicago #locations #cheatsheet


Hyde Park Jazz Festival is Here
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

Events: Hyde Park Jazz Festival 2013 is Saturday and Sunday, September 28-29, 2013. Times are 1pm-Midnight (Sat); 1pm-8pm (Sun).


Hyatt Place Announces Grand Opening
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Olympia Hotel Management today announce the opening of Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center, the first newly built hotel to open in Hyde Park in 50 years. On the heels of June’s opening of Hyatt Place Chicago/River North, this marks the brand’s second location in the city.


CTA No. 192 Stops at 53rd Street's Harper Court
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

As Hyde Park's 53rd Street attracts a plethora of new businesses while reshuffling locations of some of the existing retailers, visiting shoppers coming from downtown to 53rd Street will have another transit option. The 192 University of Chicago Hospitals Express bus will add a southbound stop at 53rd Street and Lake Park Avenue.


Chant After Dark This Fall
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

Most Hyde Parkers know that CHANT is an upscale casual dining restaurant featuring “Asian Inspired Global Cuisine.” Conveniently located within the Historic Hyde Park 53rd Street Business District, CHANT is also a great spot for live music and DJ house music from 9:00 pm to midnight.


Conversation About Jazz in Hyde Park
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

EVENT: Judith Stein and Almarie Wagner spark an intelligent discussion about the history of jazz in the neighborhood and the origins of the jazz festival on WEDNESDAY Sept 18, 2013 beginning 7 P.M. at the HYDE PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETY 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue, #Chicago.


Hyde Park Jazz Festival Schedule of Performers
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

The list of performers has been released for the Hyde Park Jazz Festival, coming September 28-29, 2013. This year the Jazz Fest expands to 18 hours over 2 days, presenting Chicago’s greatest jazz musicians to an anticipated crowd of more than 20,000 jazz lovers. The Festival event is made possible with the help of more than 300 dedicated volunteers and Festival Committee members, and through the support of numerous generous individual donors, foundations and sponsors.


Retail Therapy That Comforts You
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

Comfort Me opened its Hyde Park store at 5241 S. Harper Ave in a temporary location adjacent to the new Hyatt Place hotel and across the street from the new Harper Theater and the sweet shoppe Kilwins.


Crain's Video Features Hyde Park's Harper Court
Aug 2013 | CEI Media Group

Crain's Business News Entitled, "Video: High Hopes in Hyde Park" by Alby Gallun discusses the new Harper Court development including a video interview of Dave Cocagne from Vermillion Development.


Hyde Park's Vue53: 10 Things to Know
Aug 2013 | CEI Media Group

Mesa Development, the developer for the Vue53 project, announced that it plans to begin work to remove the underground gas storage tanks from the Mobil site on Aug. 13, 2013. The Mobil station currently located on the site where Vue53 will be built is set to close on August 12.