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Want some ideas about what to do in University Park? Here's some ideas on what you should do. Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is sure to have a wonderful learning opportunity, with all the walking from exhibit to exhibit it's an interesting way to get some exercise. When you're in town get to Wm W Powers Conservation Area or try John J Shedd Aquarium. In all honesty your Alfred E. Newman poster is not art. So why not see something a little more cerebral at Old Zion Museum. Going to the museum is a great opportunity to experience priceless works of art for very little money, so you might want to plan a visit to Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum, or possibly Oakview Recreation Center and Museum.

Try something more exciting. University Park has multiple local city parks and recreational areas for all. Get the dog's leash and head over to Thorn Creek Forest Preserve or maybe stop by University Park Public Library and borrow a copy of Divergent by Veronica Roth, or something else engaging and spend some time in the shade at at Pine Lake Park. When you want to get outside in University Park those in the know advise experiencing pleasant surroundings at Shabbona Park. Porter County Fairgrounds and Expo Cente is not too far and always has been consistently enjoyed by the locals. Even when the fair is not in town there are always lots of interesting things to do. From livestock auctions to collectible events and live music the local fairgrounds near University Park are cool for finding stuff do do. Now you know what to do get up and check out whats going on this week in the University Park Fair and Events Directory.

Need to re-energize after all this The city has a veritable cornucopia of great places to get caffeinated. Try some new specialty flavors like Apple Crumb Pie Flavored Coffee, or look for the perfect White Coffee. Stop at , or take a break at . OK it's time to decompress now. Find a cool local hang while indulging in a couple of shots, or find a fun place to get super blotto while you're in University Park. Try something subtle maybe a Ginger and Currant Fizz, or maybe a Poet. While in University Park we can reccomend Jack's Bar & Grill, McCoys Pub, or Curts Place Inc. This itinerary sucks, no worries just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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A number of family activities surrounding University Park, Illinois. Whether you like Mini Putt or want ideas for stuff to do the opportunities are infinite. Get going and have some fun and tell everyone how cool this website is. When you're in University Park try out Haunted Trails Family Amusement or take the fam to Balmoral Park Harness Racing for some insane fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Learn about crafts and wide range of art objects surrounding University Park. Whether you are looking for Illustration Art or just like to drink in the vibe at some local galleries, you'll find a mixture of artsy options in University Park. Try Moore Paint or feel the artsy vibes at Frame Masters Limited.

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

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Moore Paint
(708) 898-9285
314 West 16th Place
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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BARS

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Like to bend an elbow and have too many shots or find a fun place to get ultra polluted in the city of University Park. Sip something exciting like a Pineapple Margarita, Passo or maybe a Devils Brew. While in University Park get to Jack's Bar & Grill, McCoys Pub or Curts Place Inc. For more varied options review the University Park, Illinois bar directory. Tweet your fav's in the citywide bar 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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Tell everyone to get out and roll over some pins while enjoying some cocktails at Classic Lanes. Bowling is a great way to be active and we've identified the best lanes in University Park, right here. Go to Crete Bowling Lanes. Or to check out the other bowling alleys in the area click on the University Park, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a real 300 game support our community and include it in 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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Ice cream is not just an after meal treat. Like to try some gourmet ice cream? We have a zillion ways for you to get your brain freeze on in University Park. Looking for the ultimate Toasted Almond Fudge (Butter Almond Flavored Ice Cream with Butter Roasted Almonds and Chocolate Swirl) or maybe some traditional chocolate we've got you covered. While you're hanging out in University Park get to DARI Whip Snack Stop or make an appearance at Cold Stone Creamery. You know a place with gourmet root beer floats or the completely most awesome gourmet ice cream? Let us know here or add it to our directory.

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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Treat Street
(815)464-4466
11 South White Street Suite 201A
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. Gourmet flavors and choices continue to evolve. Finding the right place with the right vibe and the right grinds makes it so much better. University Park has some great choices to satisfy your caffeine cravings. Discover new flavors like Tiramisu Flavored Coffee or Boston Cream Pie Flavored Coffee. We recommend you check out when you're in University Park. Have a favorite place to get your Affogato? Write a review of your favorite place.

RESTAURANTS

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Dining choices are plentiful in University Park from barbecue to gourmet cuisine there are many options to fulfill your pallette. Explore the University Park, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to try for dinner. While you're visiting drive by Bixbys or try out some of the other local establishments like Benes Pizza 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're looking for something to do this weekend the fairgrounds always have events scheduled that appeal to everyone. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually alot of pleasant things to do. From livestock auctions to flea markets and car shows the local fairgrounds near University Park are a great place to find a great way to spend the day. Hop in the car and experience a little slice of americana and the events at Porter County Fairgrounds and Expo Cente.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need an energy boost that can only be provided by readily accessible yet highly processed food? You're totally covered from breakfast to late night drive thru's satisfy your cravings for some killer grinds in University Park. Feeling hungry how about a good old White Castle Strawberry Shake - Large or possibly a satisfying A&W Original Double Cheeseburger? Identify the best local fast food options nearby University Park here in the Citywide Information fast food listings. We recommend you check out Homewood Liquor or bounce to Kentucky Fried Chicken. Enjoy!

GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf more pleasureable than baseball or football? Perhaps because golfers don't taunt or punch each other. Now that's settled so clean off your putters throw your clubs in the car and check out the well manicured public courses and driving ranges in University Park. Longwood Country Club has some challenging water hazards and beautiful grounds. Or drop by the pro shop at Golf Vista Golf Course, check out the cool gear from Ping or shave some strokes off your game with the new Callaway FT-iZ Game-Improvement Driver end your golf day with a trip to the 19th hole Know of a place that's a total albatross? Add it to our directory.

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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Tuckaway Golf Course
(708) 946-2259
27641 Stony Island
Crete, IL 60417

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HISTORIC PLACES

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For an interesting day in University Park don Rosedale Park Historic District, Rosedale Historic District, or stop by Hollywood Historic District. University Park has a dozen or more interesting historical places and building for students, teachers, and families to enjoy. Look into the University Park, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places a short drive from University Park. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for the latest information on all of the historical places to visit in Illinois.

Rosedale Historic District
Roughly bounded by 25th Court S, Central
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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Hollywood Historic District
Roughly bounded by Al 31, AL 280 and Lak
Homewood, AL 60430

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

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LIBRARIES

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Why should I go to the library? Movies: Your public library is a great source for free access to the latest blockbusters, family movie classics, documentaries, or favorite TV shows. mastering the classics such as The Man Who Would Be King to superlative newly emerging titles like Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead. It's all at the library for free! Whether your looking for Leo Tolstoy or Maile Meloy, the University Park, Illinois library directory has lots of great libraries. Whatever your interests are you'll find a great selection of genres like Classics, Sports, Cookbooks, and Fiction. showing off your huge brain and musing upon the works of Adrienne Rich at the office Christmas party.

MUSEUMS

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University Park offers many interesting museums and galleries to patrons of the arts. Stroll through the offerings at Old Zion Museum or plan a visit to Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum. Going to the museum will make your wife's friends jealous cause none of her friends husbands are classy enough to take them. Need another reason? There is a museum close to you. Need yet another reason to go? How about brilliant impressionist paintings? Still don't know if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Cool as it may be your Playmate of the year poster from 97 is not art so go and enjoy art as it should be experienced at Oakview Recreation Center and Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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It's time to party so why not bounce to the club and get some numbers at the trendy clubs with the nightlife people in University Park. The crowd will stare in awkwardness while you purchase your third Azure Martini and bust your crazy Jerkin' moves at Over the Edge Nightclub. Still looking for more action check Jack's Bar & Grill or chill at Bap's Tap Sports Bar & Grill Be sure to tip the bartender and stop for some Rolaids before you hit up Kentucky Fried Chicken for your post party munch. Know a nightclub that's insanely fun? Be cool and 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 numerous local city parks and recreational offerings for families with kids. Take some wine, a blanket, and someone special and head to Thorn Creek Forest Preserve or maybe stop by University Park Public Library and borrow a copy of The Isis Covenant by James Douglas, or another enjoyable novel and enjoy some serenity at Pine Lake Park. While you're in University Park locals recommend taking in the birds and fauna at Shabbona Park.

SHOPPING

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You're feeling good and you deserve to indulge yourself a little you don't need a reason, we understand. I was shopping while I wrote this stuff! Whether you're looking for huge designers such as Peter Jensen or want to tell everyone about the bomb designer Neon Edge item you got shopping this weekend. University Park has a number of choices to satisfy your shopping needs peruse The University Park, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with boutiques and merchandise from Abdul Halder, Hassan Sheheryar Yasin, Augustin Teboul, and Miu Miu. When you're in University Park find something nice at Kmart, or get to Sears or get your retail therapy.

SPAS / SALONS

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Why is a better to be a woman than a man, well it's just way cooler C'mon you don't feel guilty about spending a weeks pay on a purse, you don't need a cool car to get laid, and you never have to put air in your own tires. But all this comes at a price, you gotta look good there's a lot of competetion out there whether you need waxing treatments, a serene stress massage, a seductive new layered cut, or your feet look like you just left Gilligans Island. Looking good means feeling good, and you gotta stay on your game. Don't worry honey. We've got your personal appearance hook up to be beautiful in University Park. Check all the details in the University Park, Illinois Spas and Salons 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 an assortment of community theatre offerings with a short drive. Taking in the theatre is a great way to be classy on that first date and the best part is its already in 3D. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Find local productions of the classics like Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov: This masterful piece of modernist family drama reflects on the results of a life largely wasted and the repercussions it holds on loved ones. Or find local performances of feel good musicals such as Moulin Rouge. Check out the University Park, Illinois theatre directory to find all the theatre options. We recommend you check out Joliet Drama Guild or Kerasotes Area Office when you're in town.

WORLD FLAVORS

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Are you tired of getting your dinner from the gas station? No worries, University Park has an abundance of gnarly places to get your tastebuds out to some far away places. Dayton Tap Incorporated is a total tasty possibility or drive your hungry self to El Paso for all the details or to find the tastiest calzones within University Park check out the University Park, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got choice Thai or tubular fajitas think of all the good karma you'll get and endorse them with a great review.

ZOOS

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You haven't been to the zoo in years right? So time to get back, and with all the walking from the various attractions and exhibits it's a great way to get some exercise. Between running around searching for the Lion enclosure and the Emu attractions find a moment for a family picture with the zoo's many picturesque backdrops. While you're searching for some wild fun in University Park take in the scenery Wm W Powers Conservation Area, or for more great zoos and gardens browse the University Park, Illinois zoo and botanical gardens 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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