Shop Local SSA61 News

Shop Local 2021 Participating Businesses

Special Service Area #61 in partnership with the South East Chicago Commission invites you to shop locally and support small businesses this holiday shopping season. Whether it’s a gift, personal care services, holiday dining and entertainment or simply routine purchases, please think Hyde Park first.

Check out the list of 28 participating businesses. When you shop local, save your receipts and register your purchase of $15.00 or more for a chance to win the $500 Shopping Spree Grand Prize!


A Paw Place
1457 E 53rd St
A’Vents by August
5231 S Harper Ct
1451 E 53rd St
Anthos Training Clubs
1558 E 53rd St
Mellow Yellow
1508 E 53rd St
1206 E 53rd St
Open Produce
1635 E 55th St
Color Me Bad Chicago
1614 E 53rd St Suite 6
Pearle Vision
1200 E 53rd St
Deep Purpl – Acai Bowls
5229 S Harper Ct
Pure Barre Hyde Park
5239 S Harper Ave
Doctor Barber Chicago LLC
1614 E 53rd St Suite 2
Rajun Cajun
1459 E 53rd St
East Point Associates
1525 E 53rd St – Suite 705
Sophy Hyde Park Hotel
1411 E 53rd St
First Aid Comics
1617 E 55th St
Suuri Design
5225 S Harper Ct
Frontline Books
5206 S Harper Ave
Sweet Drip Dessert Cafe
1658 E 53rd St
FruVe xPress Juicery
1374 E 53rd St
The Sit Down Cafe & Sushi Bar
1312 E 53rd St
Gracious Davies Salon
1614 E 53rd St Suite 3
Toys et Cetera
1502 E 55th St
Greg King Insurance Agency
(State Farm)
5508 S Lake Park Ave
Wesley’s Shoes
1506 E 55th St
Hyde Park Shopping Center
Hyatt Place Chicago-South / UMC
5225 S Harper Ave
What’s Krackin’ Southern Seafood
1310 E 53rd St
Jade Court
1516 E Harper Ct
YogaSix Hyde Park
1618 E 53rd St

In addition to these great businesses, there are a few Hyde Park businesses that are outside of SSA#61 and even more in the neighborhoods surrounding Hyde Park. Check out the list of 64 participating businesses in the SECC Southside Shop Local initiative.

The month long campaign begins Monday, November 8th through Monday, December 6, 2021. Grand Prize drawing entries must be submitted by 12:00 pm noon, December 7, 2021.