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Read more of the article: "Word on the Street: Vincent Accurso"

Word on the Street: Vincent Accurso

Posted 39 hours ago in Trending

3 MIN READ – Each month, Chicago Loop Alliance highlights a different Street Ambassador who provides enhanced hospitality services, fosters a consistent pedestrian experience, and keeps State Street safe, clean, and beautiful...

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Read more of the article: "Chicago-Themed Holiday Gifts"

Chicago-Themed Holiday Gifts

Posted 6 days ago in Arts and Culture, Trending

5 MIN READ – It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but shopping for others can be daunting. Luckily, we’re here to help. This holiday season, get your loved...

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Alliance’s commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility"

Chicago Loop Alliance’s commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility

Posted 8 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ – In June, Chicago Loop Alliance released a statement in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, issuing a commitment to work in the areas of inclusion,...

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Read more of the article: "Celebrate Thanksgiving with your favorite Loop businesses"

Celebrate Thanksgiving with your favorite Loop businesses

Posted 14 days ago in Loop List, Restaurants and Dining

3 MIN READ – While 2020 has been a challenging year to say the least, there is so much to be grateful for. Take the time on Thanksgiving to reflect...

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Read more of the article: "Shop small in the Loop"

Shop small in the Loop

Posted 14 days ago in Trending

5 MIN READ – The Loop is rife with national and international chain stores and major brands, but it’s the small, locally owned businesses that make the Loop feel like...

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

How Loop businesses are operating amid the pandemic in October

Posted 15 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ -- Since July, Chicago Loop Alliance has been collecting monthly survey data from its member businesses and stakeholders to track operations during COVID-19, and today released its...

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Read more of the article: "Festive Freebies in the Chicago Loop"

Festive Freebies in the Chicago Loop

Posted 15 days ago in Trending

3 MIN READ - Ensure your holiday season is merry and light on your wallet with these free activities, all of which take place outdoors and allow for safe social-distancing. Or...

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Read more of the article: "Iconic Christmas Trees in the Chicago Loop"

Iconic Christmas Trees in the Chicago Loop

Posted 15 days ago in Trending

1 MIN READ - Christmas trees are the definition of holiday grandeur. Explore the Loop’s magnificent holiday displays or take a break from holiday shopping and visit a couple of...

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Read more of the article: "Holiday Traditions in the Chicago Loop"

Holiday Traditions in the Chicago Loop

Posted 15 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ - Create lasting memories with the whole family downtown at the Loop’s must-see holiday destinations. These are Chicago's favorite holiday traditions, most of which occur outside and allow for...

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Read more of the article: "Winter Wonder in the Chicago Loop"

Winter Wonder in the Chicago Loop

Posted 15 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ - Whisk yourself through the Chicago Loop's wonders of winter with these sparkling sights and magical moments, all while keeping safe and socially-distanced. Or if you prefer virtual experiences,...

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