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Read more of the article: "Black History Month in the Loop"

Black History Month in the Loop

Posted 5 days ago in Trending, Family Friendly, Arts and Culture

3 MIN READ - Chicago is a great place to be to observe Black History Month, and there are a myriad of options for celebrating downtown in the Loop. From...

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Read more of the article: "Pamper Yourself in the Loop"

Pamper Yourself in the Loop

Posted 12 days ago in Trending, Things to Do, Hotels

4 MIN READ - It’s always the right time of year to treat yourself, and there’s no better place to do it than downtown in the Chicago Loop.

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Read more of the article: "Celebrate Chinese New Year in the Loop"

Celebrate Chinese New Year in the Loop

Posted 22 days ago in Trending, Things to Do

2 MIN READ - Kick off the Year of the Rat downtown in the Chicago Loop, with art activities, a lantern procession, musical performances, and some festive sweets.

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Alliance Joins in Celebrating 2020 as the Year Of Chicago Music"

Chicago Loop Alliance Joins in Celebrating 2020 as the Year Of Chicago Music

Posted 26 days ago in Trending, Music, Arts and Culture

1 MIN READ - The City of Chicago has designated 2020 the Year of Chicago Music, and just like the Year of Chicago Theatre (2019), Year of Creative Youth (2018), and...

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Read more of the article: "January Loop Employee of the Month: Kathy Bliss"

January Loop Employee of the Month: Kathy Bliss

Posted 26 days ago in Trending, Loop Locals

3 MIN READ - As the Auditorium Theatre’s Assistant to the CEO, Kathy Bliss manages calendars, sets up meetings, takes minutes, serves as liaison to the Board of Directors, and...

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Read more of the article: "Experience Chicago Restaurant Week 2020 in the Loop"

Experience Chicago Restaurant Week 2020 in the Loop

Posted 29 days ago in Eat & Drink, Trending, Restaurants and Dining

5 MIN READ - Chicago Restaurant Week is January 24-February 9, 2020, with participation from more than 400 local restaurants throughout the city and suburbs, including 80 first-timers.

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Happy Hour Guide"

Chicago Loop Happy Hour Guide

Posted 29 days ago in Trending, Eat & Drink, Loop List, Loop Locals

9 MIN READ - Party like it’s 2015 – the year Chicago’s Happy Hour ban was repealed – with these after-work food and drink specials. Whether you’re looking for a convenient...

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Read more of the article: "Colorful, hibernating bears appear in the Pedway"

Colorful, hibernating bears appear in the Pedway

Posted 36 days ago in Loop List, Loop Locals, Trending, Arts and Culture

2 MIN READ - This winter, Chicagoans who walk the Pedway, a network of underground tunnels in the Loop, are being greeted by some surprising new inhabitants: hibernating bears.

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Read more of the article: "2020 Free Museum Days"

2020 Free Museum Days

Posted 39 days ago in Trending, Family-Friendly, Fun for Free, Landmarks

1 MIN READ - Chicago is home to a wide array of world-class museums, featuring everything from art to science, from animals to history.

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Read more of the article: "Best hangover cures in the Loop"

Best hangover cures in the Loop

Posted 39 days ago in Trending

6 MIN READ - If you’ve been celebrating a little too hard lately, the Loop has just the stuff to bring you back to life. Check out these hangover cures,...

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