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A little more than five months after closing her Vanille outlet in Hyde Park, Sophie Evanoff has partnered with Hyde Park Produce Market to bring her signature pastries back to the neighborhood.

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Bark n Bubbles Doggy Day Spa celebrated held a grand opening ceremony in the Picadilly building at 1433 E. Hyde Park Boulevard on Aug. 1.

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The city announced an expansion of the Expanded Outdoor Dining Program that will allow bars and taverns to serve liquor on front sidewalks, and all bars and restaurants to serve in outdoor areas that would typically require an Outdoor Patio License.

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The Paycheck Protection Program is tied to at least 6,785 jobs at more than 800 businesses and institutions in the area. While money remains in the program, the initial loans, issued in the spring, have largely run their course; recipients face months of recession and pandemic ahead and no g…

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SPRINGFIELD — The application deadline is approaching for one of the key programs driving the state’s equity-centric approach to marijuana legalization, and the state is looking to hire hundreds from disadvantaged communities to review those applications.

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Hyde Park's proximity to the University of Chicago and the local business climate as reasons why Aziz Rupshi opened a Wingstop chicken wing restaurant here last month, and he says business is thriving.

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Silver Room owner Eric Williams explains how he used a combination of his savings and a grant from the University of Chicago to remodel and reopen his store at 1506 E. 53rd St.; Williams’ store had been closed due to pandemic lock down until the last weekend in June.

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The 61st Street Outdoor Farmers Market opened Saturday morning with new “Covid Era Customer Policies” and practices. Masks are required for entry and pedestrian flow is managed to maintain social distancing.

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It has been a long time coming, but Ingrid Cheatham has reopened her spa, Posh Lash and Laser, in Hyde Park, eight months after having to leave her previous storefront in the South Loop.

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Looters targeted strip malls at 51st Street and Cottage Grove Avenue and 47th Street and Lake Park Avenue early Monday morning, as the mayhem that beset downtown Chicago dispersed out over the Windy City, leaving dazed business owners and volunteers to pick up the pieces and take stock of da…

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Rico Nance forgives the two gunmen who robbed his restaurant, the Litehouse Whole Food Grill, on April 29, but it stings that they targeted a successful Black-owned business known for giving free meals to needy people — especially since one of the robbers had availed himself of that generosi…

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At the beginning of the week, the University of Chicago’s Office of Civic Engagement (OCE) announced a $2 million relief program across nine South Side community areas to help combat the effects of the coronavirus outbreak. By Friday, a university spokesperson told the Herald, the OCE had al…