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Read more of the article: " How are Loop businesses operating amid the pandemic?"

How are Loop businesses operating amid the pandemic?

Posted 17 hours ago in Trending

3 MIN READ – Chicago Loop Alliance has begun collecting monthly survey data from member businesses to track operations during COVID-19, and released the July report. The report shares information on staffing,...

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Read more of the article: "August Loop Employee of the Month: Max Khan"

August Loop Employee of the Month: Max Khan

Posted 36 hours ago in Trending

4 MIN READ – Max’s Take Out at Adams and Wabash is the oldest hot dog stand in the Loop. Owner Max Khan opened his restaurant at this location in...

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Read more of the article: "Urban universities during COVID-19 explored at Downtown Futures Series"

Urban universities during COVID-19 explored at Downtown Futures Series

Posted 6 days ago in Trending

5 MIN READ - What will this fall semester look like, and how will the urban amenity transform to address a world still facing the realities of a pandemic? This...

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Read more of the article: "Thresholds seeks businesses to host interns"

Thresholds seeks businesses to host interns

Posted 9 days ago in Guest Blog

3 MIN READ - Want to give back to the community, make a significant impact on a young person’s life, and fight stigma against mental illness? In this guest blog,...

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Read more of the article: "The best summer cocktails to enjoy in the Loop"

The best summer cocktails to enjoy in the Loop

Posted 15 days ago in Trending, Eat & Drink

3 MIN READ – If you’re #BackInTheLoop looking for a break from the summer heat, nothing will cool you down like a delicious cocktail. There are a wide variety of...

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Read more of the article: "Open event spaces with room to breathe"

Open event spaces with room to breathe

Posted 15 days ago in Trending

5 MIN READ – Anyone looking for a space to hold their socially-distant events need look no further than the Loop, home to a variety of outdoor event spaces open...

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Read more of the article: "The Loop community unites to celebrate ‘Everyone’s Neighborhood’"

The Loop community unites to celebrate ‘Everyone’s Neighborhood’

Posted 15 days ago in Trending

4 MIN READ -- Earlier this month, Chicago Loop Alliance designated the Loop “Everyone’s Neighborhood.” The new nickname recognizes that home isn’t just the place Chicagoans sleep, but the restaurants,...

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Read more of the article: "What Reopening Employers Need to Know"

What Reopening Employers Need to Know

Posted 28 days ago in Trending, Guest Blog

10 MIN READ - Restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Chicago are loosening, but reopening businesses won’t be as simple as switching on the lights and welcoming employees...

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Read more of the article: "12 stretches you can do at home"

12 stretches you can do at home

Posted 29 days ago in Guest Blog

3 MIN READ – Although the city of Chicago continues to reopen with strict guidelines in place, many office employees are still working from home. Sitting on not-so-ergonomic furniture and...

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Read more of the article: "How to support the hospitality industry"

How to support the hospitality industry

Posted 29 days ago in Trending, Hotels, Restaurants and Dining

2 MIN READ – Though there’s no industry untouched by COVID-19, hotels were some of the earliest and hardest hit by the pandemic. And given gathering restrictions and leery travelers,...

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