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The latest news and hot topics impacting our local south side communities.

Save the Date: Hyde Park Dinner Crawl June 9th, 2015
May 2015 | SECC Staff

The Hyde Park Dinner Crawl is BACK! The Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce is offering the diners the chance to try sweet and savory dishes from local restaurants around Hyde Park.


57th Street Charette Meeting and 2nd Survey
May 2015 | SECC Staff

Thank you to those that attended the 57th Street Charette report out meeting. The final meeting will be held: May 4th at 6:00 p.m. at University Church.


MetroSquash Invites YOU!
Apr 2015 | SECC Staff

Celebrate the opening of The MetroSquash Academic and Squash Center AND Help kick-off the first Junior Silver Squash Tournament at the Center Friday, April 24 at 1:30 p.m. 61st and Cottage Grove Avenue!


U of C Charter School Plans for Woodlawn- Community Meeting April 21st-
Apr 2015 | SECC Staff

Come out and attend a community meeting on April 21st to learn more and discuss plans for a new facility for the University of Chicago Charter School Woodlawn (UCW) Campus


Free Legal Clinics for Small Businesses
Apr 2015 | SECC Staff

Looking for free legal assistance for your small business? Attend one of these Free Legal Clinics offered by The Law Project* and the City of Chicago’s Neighborhood Business Development Centers.


57th Street Charette Meeting and 2nd Survey
Apr 2015 | SECC Staff

Thank you for attending the 57th Street Charette report out meeting last night. The final meeting will be held: May 4th at 6:00 p.m. at University Church


FREE Workshop: Crowdfunding for Impact
Apr 2015 | SECC Staff

Crowdfunding continues to be a growing phenomenon and powerful platform for people to pursue their goals. YOU'RE INVITED: "Crowdfunding for Impact" with Kiva Zip, Indiegogo, and Accion on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m.


2015 Hyde Park Farmers Market Returns to Harper Court
Apr 2015 | SECC Staff

The Hyde Park Farmers Market is set to move back to Harper Court this spring!


Spring Brings New Pop- Up Shops to 53rd
Apr 2015 | SECC Staff

Three new pop-up shops will open on 53rd Street at the beginning of April, joining the area’s growing shopping, dining and entertainment district.


Check out the Obama Presidential Library Website
Apr 2015 | SECC Staff

The Obama Presidential Library offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the South Side and for all of Chicago. The South Side is the best location for an institution that will spur economic development, inspire young people, and honor President Obama’s legacy.