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Chicago Loop Alliance invites you to spread the word about the Loop and our efforts to create, manage and promote high-performing urban experiences that attract people and investment downtown.

June 2017

6/30/2017 Curbed ChicagoNew banners celebrating Chicago’s famous public art head to the Loop

6/15/2017 DNA InfoBeer, Reggae, Breakdance Battle Part of Loop Alley Party Thursday

6/15/2017 RedeyeACTIVATE featured on Redeye's 5 things to do in Chicago this weekend


6/14/2017 Time Out ChicagoThe three things you need to know today in Chicago: Thu, June 15

6/14/2017 WTTW ChicagoACTIVATE featured on Chicago Tonight's 10 Things to Do This Weekend: June 15-18

6/11/2017 The Daily HeraldACTIVATE in The Daily Herald's Best Bets

6/10/2017 Daily HeraldMidwest travel: Enjoy alley fun in Chicago at ACTIVATE's first summer pop-up event

May 2017

5/6/2017 Crain'sSummer Culture Preview 2017

March 2017

3/8/2017 WGN RadioThe Opening Bell: 2017 Downtown Future Series & Invasive Species

November 2016

11/16/2016 Time Out ChicagoChicago Loop Alliance unveils 'Races' public art installation

October 2016

10/26/2016 Chicago ReaderJeanette Andrews is transforming magic into a contemporary art form

10/12/2016 Time OutThe three best things to do today in Chicago

September 2016

9/22/2016 Curbed ChicagoThe Loop’s smallest park: A place-making success story

9/18/2016 Loop North NewsLoop alley events win award from association of U.S., Canadian downtowns

August 2016

8/3/2016 Crain'sCirque du Soleil, wine and comedy, Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle

8/1/2016 Chicagoist12 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

July 2016


7/27/2016 SkylineSee is next sense to transform downtown alley

7/20/2016 InStyle5 Chicago Pop-Ups You Won’t Want to Miss This Summer

7/14/2016 WGN RadioACTIVATE: Transforming underutilized urban environments into creative spaces of exploration and discovery

7/1/2016 Time Out Chicago8 art gallery exhibitions to see in July

June 2016

6/29/2016 SkylineHomeless on State St.

6/17/2016 UrbanBoundChicago Tech Scene: In the News

6/16/2016 Chicago TribuneDriverless cars are coming. Are cities ready?

6/13/2016 Chicago TribuneDowntown Futures Series: Chicago's Autonomous Future

6/7/2016 Time Out ChicagoThe best cheap things to do this summer

6/2/2016 CBS ChicagoAre Autonomous Cars in Chicago’s Future?

May 2016

5/20/2016 Time Out Chicago60 exciting openings in Chicago in June

5/13/2016 Chicagoist24 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend

5/12/2016 WTTW ChicagoArt to ‘Activate’ Chicago’s Urban Alleys

5/9/2016 Chicagoist20 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

April 2016

4/27/2016 WGN RadioMichael Edwards, Executive Director of Chicago Loop Alliance, talks Springboard

4/17/2016 Chicago TribuneArray of Things sensor network to be installed in Loop this summer

4/1/2016 Loop North NewsLoop Alliance announces 'ACTIVATE' dates

March 2016

3/30/2016 Chicagoist6 Artsy Pop-Up Alley Parties Are Coming To The Loop This Summer

3/29/2016 Curbed ChicagoThe Loop's Pop-Up Alley Party Series Returns in May

3/29/2016 Time Out ChicagoACTIVATE will take over alleys in the Loop again this summer

3/11/2016 Chicago TribuneGabe Klein tells Loop Alliance how startups will change cities