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Want some ideas about what to do in University Park? Here's some really inexpensive ways to kill the day. Let's be real here your coveted dogs playing poker tapestry is not art. So go and enjoy art as it should be experienced at Oakview Recreation Center and Museum. Going to the museum is a totally non creepy first date, so you might want to make time to visit Gladys Fox Museum, or possibly Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum. Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is sure to have a wonderful time, and with all the steps you'll get walking around it's a fun time and you'll get some exercise too. Dont miss Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield or try Chicago Zoological Park.

Up the ante with a little excitement. Will County Fairground is not too far and has a consistent roster of fun events. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually lots of interesting things to do. From midway attractions to swap meets and car shows the local fairgrounds near University Park are cool for finding family stuff to do. Now stop looking at this page and find out about the scheduled events in the University Park Fair and Events Directory. Bowling is a majestic sport of skill and precision. Take some bros and devastate some pins and enjoy some cocktails at Lakewood Bowl Inc. Or maybe burn up the lanes at Crete Bowling Lanes.

Need some energy afterwards The city has lots of choices for you to get your coffee buzz on. Try some new specialty flavors like Banana Foster Flavored Coffee, or look for the perfect Green Eye. Try out , or . In the evening you can unwind a little, after all the action of the day. Looking for a place to relax and enjoy a sufficient number of superbly mixed drinks, or just get altogether Merle Haggard in University Park. Enjoy something flavorful like a Ginger Snap, or maybe a Peppermint Cream. While in University Park cruise by Jack's Bar & Grill, Curt's Place, or McCoys Pub. Wanna try a different itinerary, no problemo just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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Numerous things for the kid in all of us are found in and around University Park, Illinois. Whether you like attractions or want to plan a family day the options are infinite. You know what to do now so go and have some fun, then blog about what a blast you had. When you're in University Park check out Sauzer's Kiddieland or take the fam to Smuggler's Cove for some fun.

ARTSY PLACES

University Park, Illinois art galleries

Discover crafts and a grip of contemporary art a short distance from University Park. Whether you are looking for serigraphs or would rather enjoy the vibe at some local galleries, you'll find a mixture of artsy possibilities in University Park. Try Moore Paint or look into artsy stuff at JORH Frame Plastic PAC.

JORH Frame Plastic PAC
(708) 747-3440
21750 Main Street# 14
Matteson, IL 60443

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Frame Masters Limited
(708) 481-3550
21516 Main Street
Matteson, IL 60443

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CC Global Trading Company
(312) 371-6755
419 Hickory Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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G A Illustrations
(708) 757-6414
587 219th St
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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BARS

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Locate places to chill and enjoy too many tequila's or take in some cocktail therapy and get somewhat hammered nearby University Park. Discover something classy maybe an Avalanche, Grants Citrus Fresh or maybe an Amore Dolce. While in University Park try going to Jack's Bar & Grill, Curt's Place or McCoys Pub. For more varied options discover the University Park, Illinois bar directory. Blog about your favorite bartender in our directory.

Curts Place Inc
25800 Western Ave
Park Forest, IL 60466

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Curt's Place
(708) 534-9712
25800 Western Ave
University Park, IL 60466

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Jack's Bar & Grill
(708) 754-7000
436 W 34th St
Steger, IL 60475

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Chuck's Place
(708) 672-9449
1358 Main St
Crete, IL 60417

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BOWLING

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Call some friends and show your pin crushing skills while enjoying the fun at Lakewood Bowl Inc. Bowling is a great way to burn calories and we've identified all the best places in University Park, right here. Visit Crete Bowling Lanes. Or to check out the other bowling alleys in the area click the University Park, Illinois bowling directory. Been to a place that is a real turkey tell others, add it to our directory.

Crete Bowling Lanes
(708) 672-6262
1338 Main St
Crete, IL 60417

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Classic Lanes
(708) 754-4210
3201 E End Ave
South Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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Lakewood Bowl Inc
(708) 481-3313
5125 Sauk Trl
Richton Park, IL 60471

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Internet Bowling Center
(708) 283-2148
20200 Governors Dr
Olympia Fields, IL 60461

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BRAIN FREEZE

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Going out for ice cream is a blast. Like to try some gourmet ice cream? We have a zillion ways for you to get your brain freeze on in University Park. Locate the best Rum Raisin (Rum Flavored Ice Cream with Raisins) or some flavorful vanilla we've got you covered. When you visit University Park drop by Creamery or drive by DARI Whip Snack Stop. Visited a place with delightful hot fudge sundaes or totally killer pecan praline? Tell everyone about it here or add it to our listings.

DARI Whip Snack Stop
(708)755-8732
3144 Chicago Road
Steger, IL 60475

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Mitchell's Candies & Ice Cream
(708)799-3835
18211 Dixie Highway
Homewood, IL 60430

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Buddys
(708)946-3001
615 South Dixie Highway
Beecher, IL 60401

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Creamery
(815)469-2107
459 West Nebraska Street
Frankfort, IL 60423

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COFFEE BARS

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Coffee is not as much a beverage choice as it is a lifestyle choice these days. The proliferation of flavor choices are best enjoyed when prepared by real professionals. Hooking up with the right barista ensures a quality experience. University Park has a veritable cornucopia of great places to get caffeinated. Discover new flavors like Gingerbread Flavored Coffee or Caramel Cream Flavored Coffee. Stop at when you're in University Park. Have a favorite place to get your Chai Latte? Add it to our directory.

RESTAURANTS

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Many restaurant choices abound in University Park from BBQ to five star dining there are diverse choices to satiate your pallette. Explore the University Park, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to get your mow on. While you're in town drive by Benes Pizza or sample some of the other local establishments like Bixby's or Bixby's Pizza & Togo.

Bixby's
(708) 748-4488
22315 Central Park Ave
Park Forest, IL 60466

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Bixby's Pizza & Togo
(708) 481-7771
22309 Central Park Ave
Park Forest, IL 60466

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Benes Pizza
22309s Central Park Ave
Park Forest, IL 60466

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Curts Place Inc
25800 Western Ave
Park Forest, IL 60466

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FAIRGROUNDS

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Who doesn't like going to the fair? If you want to plan something this weekend the fairgrounds always have great fun stuff for all. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually lots of interesting things to do. From rides and attractions to tasty greasy fried treats and great live music the local fairgrounds near University Park are great for finding stuff to do on the weekend. Turn off the TV, get the kids in the car and get out to see what's up this weekend at Will County Fairground.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need to feed? You're totally covered from bacon and eggs to late nite munchies satisfy your cravings for something with too many calories in University Park. Feeling like you need to eat now how about a good old Jack In The Box Bacon Cheddar Potato Wedges or a satisfying Burger King OREO Sundae Shake - Chocolate - Medium? Find the best reviewed fast food options surrounding University Park here in the Citywide Information fast food listings. Reviewers recommend you get to Homewood Liquor or bounce to Big Foot Shell. Buon appetito!

GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf better than baseball or football? Maybe because George Steinbrenner doesn't have a team on the PGA Tour. Now that's settled so dust off your wedges get your clubs in the car and check out the well manicured links courses and driving ranges in University Park. Deer Creek Golf Club has some difficult sandtraps complimented by beautiful surroundings. Or head to the pro shop at Tuckaway Golf Course, check out the cool gear from Callaway or shave some strokes off your game with the new Titleist 909F2 Fairway Woods end your golf day with a trip to the 19th hole Know of a course that's a albatross? Write a review!

Deer Creek Golf Club
(708) 672-6667
25055 Western Ave
University Park, IL 60484

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Lincoln Oaks Golf Course
(708) 672-9401
390 E Richton Rd
Crete, IL 60417

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Golf Vista Golf Course
(708) 534-8204
5001 Augusta Blvd
Monee, IL 60449

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Longwood Country Club
(708) 758-1811
3503 E#er Rd
Crete, IL 60417

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HISTORIC PLACES

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While your in University Park definitely check out Rosedale Park Historic District, Sugar Pine Point State Park, or stop by Rosedale Historic District. University Park has an unusually diverse array of historical landmarks for everyone to enjoy. Look into the University Park, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places within minutes of University Park. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for comprehensive information on all of the historical stuff to see in Illinois.

Hollywood Historic District
Roughly bounded by Al 31, AL 280 and Lak
Homewood, AL 60430

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Sugar Pine Point State Park
3 mi. S of Homewood on CA 90
Homewood, CA 60430

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Rosedale Park Historic District
Roughly bounded by Woodcrest Place, 26th
Homewood, AL 60430

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Rosedale Historic District
Roughly bounded by 25th Court S, Central
Homewood, AL 60430

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LIBRARIES

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Why should I go to the library? Music: Want to introduce your children to Beethoven or the Beatles or new children's songs? Check to see if your library has a collection of music on CD. the classics like The Napoleon of Notting Hill to masterfully intricate and somewhat new reads such as Angels' Blood by Nalini Singh. It's all at the library for free! Whether you're interested in Nathaniel Hawthorne or Toni Morrison, the University Park, Illinois library directory has lots of great libraries. Wherever your interests lie you'll find a huge selection of genres like Fiction, Cookbooks, Psychology, and Classics. showing off your huge brain and citing the great works of Stephen Dobyns at the office water cooler.

MUSEUMS

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University Park offers many interesting museums and galleries to families and children interested in the arts. Check out Oakview Recreation Center and Museum or check the events schedule at Gladys Fox Museum. Going to the museum promotes creativity and intellectual curiosity. Need another reason? See the latest blockbuster exhibition Still need more? How about though provoking impressionist paintings? Still not sure if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Though you may love it your dogs playing poker painting is not art so go and see the real stuff at Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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You have zero chance of scoring at home so maybe let's bounce to the club and get some numbers at the nightspots in the sweet, sweet city of University Park. Watch the bartender as he looks at you in amazement while you order your fourth Stiletto and bust your crazy Electric boogaloo skills at Bap's Tap Sports Bar & Grill. When you bale hit up Old Town Tap or hit warp party speed at Over the Edge Nightclub Make sure you tip everyone and go to Big Foot Shell to re-energize for tomorrow night. Know a nightspot that's off the hook? Add it to theThe University Park, Illinois nightlife directory.

Jack's Bar & Grill
(708)754-7000
436 W 34th St
Steger, IL 60475

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Chuck's Place
(708)672-9449
1358 Main St
Crete, IL 60417

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Old Town Tap
(708)672-9616
475 W Burville Rd
Crete, IL 60417

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Over the Edge Nightclub
(708)534-8900
25520 S Governors Hwy
Monee, IL 60449

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PARKS

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University Park has a wide variety of local county parks and great places to be outside for all. Get the kids in the car and head over to Pine Lake Park or maybe stop by Matteson Public Library and borrow a copy of Monophonic by Andrew Peters, or something easy to read and enjoy a great book in the lush surroundings at Shabbona Park. When you are staying in University Park locals always suggest taking in the scenic paths at Riegel Farm Park.

SHOPPING

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Feeling the need to shop and you're in the mood to take care of yourself you don't need a reason, it's all good. I was shopping while I wrote this stuff! Whether you're looking for daring designers like Alexandra Kiesel or want to tell your girlfriends about the bomb designer Rachel Gilbert item you got shopping this weekend. University Park has diverse choices to get your shop on look into The University Park, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with boutiques and merchandise from Abdul Halder, Hanayen, Hunkemöller, and Nina Jarebrink. When you're in University Park find something nice at Sears, or roll to Burlington Coat Factory or get your retail therapy.

SPAS / SALONS

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Why is a better to be a girl than a guy, well it's just way cooler C'mon you can rationalize spending a weeks pay on a purse, you don't need a cool car to get laid, and guys don't care if you're coming out of a relationship - women look at a guy on the rebound like Jabba the Hut. But all this comes at a price, don't trip you gotta look good whether you're needing reinvigorating facial treatments, calming massage treatments, some attention getting tints or highlights, or your feet look like you just escaped from prison. Looking good means feeling good, and you gotta stay on on top of things. Not to worry. We've got your health and beauty hook up to be your blinged out fabulous self in University Park. Check all the details in the University Park, Illinois Personal Care Listings.

Simply Hair & Nails
(708) 672-5550
722 W Exchange St Ste 1
Crete, IL 60417

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C Q's Nails
(708) 679-9288
106 S Orchard Dr
Park Forest, IL 60466

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Golden Rays Tanning Salon
(708) 672-9200
575 W Exchange St Ste 5
Crete, IL 60417

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Gorgeous Nails
(708) 503-8272
3700 Sauk Trl
Richton Park, IL 60471

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THEATRE / ARTS

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University Park has a panoply of theatre offerings that are closely accessible. Taking in the theatre is a great way to show your girl you're not a knuckle dragging troglodyte and the best part is it's always in 3D. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Check into local productions of the classics like Topdog/Underdog by Suzan Lori-Parks: Suzan Lori-Parks lets tensions slowly boil and build between brothers with completely opposite goals and motivations in this essential, thrilling character study. Or find local interpretations of entertaining musicals such as Chicago. Check out the University Park, Illinois theatre and live performance directory for details. We recommend you check out Kerasotes Area Office or Tinley Park World Music Theatre when you're in town.

WORLD FLAVORS

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Are you tired of getting your dinner from a convenience store? No worries, University Park has massive numbers of bodacious places to get your tastebuds out to some far away places. Keller's Food & Spirits is a total choice mow or drive your hungry self to Wells BROS Restaurant for all the details or to find the greatest Chow Mein close to University Park check out the University Park, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got gnarly Tempura or grindable egg drop soup help a brotha out and endorse them with a great review.

ZOOS

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The zoo is a phenominal wayto get out and learn about the earth and our place in it, and with all the steps you'll get walking around it's a great way to get some exercise. Between running around looking for the Hyraxes exhibit and the attractions find a moment for a family picture with the zoo's bizarre and interesting animal guests. When you're looking for some fun on the wild side in University Park take in the haps Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield , or for other wild options click to the University Park, Illinois zoo directory.


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About University Park


University Park is a village in Will County, Illinois. A very small parcel is in Cook County. University Park has been the home of Governors State University since 1969. The population was 6,662 at the 2000 census, and estimated to be 8,102 as of 2005. This village, one of the region's few planned communities, was known as Wood Hill, Park Forest South, and finally University Park.
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University Park, Illinois History

In the late 1950s, Woodhill Enterprises purchased land south of Park Forest for a large subdivision. Building began in 1961, but by 1967 Wood Hill had only 240 homes. Residents created a homeowners association, which fostered a community identity.In 1966 Nathan Manilow, one of the developers of Park Forest, started to purchase land around Wood Hill. Park Forest had been a model for planning in the 1940s, and Lewis Manilow, son of Nathan, formed New Community Enterprises (NCE) to build “a whole new town.” Major partners included Illinois Central Industries and United States Gypsum Company.NCE supported the incorporation of Park Forest South in 1967 with projections for …Read More
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University Park, Illinois Geography

University Park is located at (41.439460, -87.697299).According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 9.8 square miles (25.3 km²), of which, 9.8 square miles (25.3 km²) of it is land and 0.10% is water. The village lies on the Valparaiso Moraine, which is also the Eastern Continental Divide.



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Thorn Grove School - Hickory Elementary School - Saint Mary's School - Schrage School - Deer Creek Junior High School - Governors State University - Meadowood School - Talala Elementary School - Blackhawk Elementary School - Sauk Trail School - Crete-Monee High School - Mohawk Elementary School - Saint Irenaeus School - Hickory Hill School - South Suburban Elementary School - Rich East High School - Parkview School - Crete-Monee Middle School - Lakewood School - Forest Trail Junior High School - Dogwood School - Zion School - Saint Liborius School - Crete School - Illinois Lutheran High School - Balmoral Elementary School - Trinity School - Central Junior High School - Hubbard Trail Junior High School - Monee Elementary School - Saukview School - Wildwood School - Sauk Elementary School - Eastview Elementary School - Algonquin Elementary School - Neil Armstrong Elementary School - Immanuel School - Cornerstone Christian School - Rich South High School - Indiana Elementary School - Beacon Hill School - Grant School - Illinois School - Matteson Elementary School -
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