53rd Street’s new Sophy Hotel officially opened to the public on Monday, October 1 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring speakers Wallace Good, Executive Director of the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce; Leslie Hairston, 5th WardContinue reading
The upcoming “South Side I Do” Hyde Park Wedding Stroll, sponsored by UChicago Local in association with Modern Luxury Weddings Chicago, includes 38 wedding-related venues and vendors, almost exclusively from the South Side. TheContinue reading
The University of Chicago’s Commercial Real Estate Operations group has partnered with The Silver Room to sponsor and program the kids’ area of the 15th Annual Silver Room Sound System Block Party, taking place Saturday,Continue reading
UChicago Local has teamed with Modern Luxury Weddings Chicago to present the “South Side I Do” Hyde Park Wedding Stroll on Sunday, September 9, 2018, from 12-4 p.m. The stroll on 53rd Street is firstContinue reading
The University of Chicago’s Commercial Real Estate Operations group has partnered with local retail store, The Silver Room, to program a special kids’ area at the upcoming Silver Room Sound System Block Party on Saturday,Continue reading
Hyde Park’s First Thursday event has become more user-friendly with the addition of a new app and website. The monthly shopping night takes place the first Thursdays of May through November from 5-8 p.m., andContinue reading
If you’re a Chicago jazz fan, you may not know her by name, but you certainly know the vision and expertise of Carolyn Albritton, producer for the annual “Jazz in the Courtyard” concert series inContinue reading
The shop windows are still covered with brown paper, but inside, owner Lee Padgett is training staff and putting the finishing touches on the new Hyde Park location of her Detroit-based lingerie boutique, Busted Bra Shop. Her Detroit store first opened in 2013, and with many of her customers coming from the Chicago area, she knew Hyde Park was the perfect place for her second location.