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Read more of the article: "Celebrate Halloween in the Chicago Loop"

Celebrate Halloween in the Chicago Loop

Posted 11 hours ago in Loop List, Arts and Culture

2 MIN READ - The cooling of temperature coupled with pumpkin-packed festivities signals October. Rather than being upset summer is gone, prepare your favorite costume for a month of spooktacular...

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Read more of the article: "An insider guide to Open House Chicago sites in the Loop"

An insider guide to Open House Chicago sites in the Loop

Posted 6 days ago

4 MIN READ - The Chicago Architecture Center’s Open House Chicago (OHC) is the city’s annual architecture festival. For one weekend in October you can explore Chicago’s most iconic and unique architectural...

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

Chicago-Themed Holiday Gifts

Posted 9 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. From scouring the internet to hopping to crowded stores, you may...

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

Festive Freebies in the Chicago Loop

Posted 10 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ - Ensure your holiday season is merry and light on your wallet with these free activities.

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

Winter Wonder in the Chicago Loop

Posted 11 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ - Whisk yourself through Chicago Loop's wonders of winter with these sparkling sights, magical sounds, and delightful tastes.

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Read more of the article: "Sip, Shop, and Savor in the Chicago Loop"

Sip, Shop, and Savor in the Chicago Loop

Posted 11 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ - Check off all the gifts on your list, then treat yourself to delicious food and drinks. Sip, Shop, and Savor this holiday season in Chicago Loop's...

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Read more of the article: "Holidays Around the World in the Chicago Loop"

Holidays Around the World in the Chicago Loop

Posted 12 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ - Celebrate a meal or other beloved traditions from cultures around the globe.

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

Holiday Traditions in the Chicago Loop

Posted 12 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ - Create lasting memories with the whole family at the Loop’s must-see holiday destinations. These are Chicago's holiday traditions.

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Read more of the article: "Five Must-See Christmas Trees in the Chicago Loop"

Five Must-See Christmas Trees in the Chicago Loop

Posted 13 days ago in Trending

3 MIN READ - These five Christmas trees are the definition of holiday grandeur. Spend a day exploring the Loop’s magnificent holiday displays or take a break from holiday shopping...

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Read more of the article: "October Loop Employee of the Month: Gwendolyn Matthews"

October Loop Employee of the Month: Gwendolyn Matthews

Posted 13 days ago

4 MIN READ - Gwendolyn Matthews, the October Loop Employee of the Month, is the heart and soul of Carpe Librum, a beloved used book store in Block 37 run...

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