Hyde Park businesses face economic downturn

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You haven't lived in Hyde Park until you've eaten at the Med and shopped in the Seminary Co-op Bookstore. And it's exactly this neighborhood loyalty that could keep these local businesses and others alive during the economic recession, says a Chicago Maroon article published last Tuesday:


"Loyalty could be the saving grace of Hyde Park institutions, including Divine Creations Beauty Salon, on East 55th Street and South Cornell Avenue, where barber Mario Mitchell works. 

"It's okay. Clients still come in, but they don't come as often..."

Keep reading the Maroon article,

or check out these related links...

Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce

Local First Chicago's "Top Ten Reasons to Shop Local"

...and an article I published in today's Maroon about how real estate in Woodlawn is looking up, despite the financial downturn.


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