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Hyde Park Bar Louie Shut Down

By Marcus Gilmer in Food on Oct 2, 2008 10:10PM

The Hyde Park Bar Louie, at 5500 S. Shore Dr., was closed on Wednesday by health inspectors. Inspectors had previously visited the establishment in September and ticketed the restaurant for offenses but gave them time to fix them. When they visited again on Wednesday and found flies and mouse droppings, they shut the place down.

"Bar Louie had more than a week to correct their problems and remain open, but they ignored the Dumpster Task Force warnings and did not make enough effort to correct the problem," said Josie Cruz, deputy commissioner of the department's Rodent Control.