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

Holiday Theatre in the Chicago Loop

Posted 4 days ago in Arts and Culture

Gather the family, get in the yuletide spirit, and find the holiday show that’s right for you.

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Read more of the article: "Start a New Holiday Tradition at the Chicago Architecture Center"

Start a New Holiday Tradition at the Chicago Architecture Center

Posted 5 days ago in Guest Blog

Twinkling holiday finery, a bright Christmas tree in Pioneer Court, red and green lights adorning the Wrigley Building — the holiday sights are endless through the 40-foot-tall windows of the...

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Read more of the article: "History of State Street: How It Remained a Great Street"

History of State Street: How It Remained a Great Street

Posted 5 days ago in Landmarks

State Street is Chicago’s iconic retail corridor, with such anchors as Macy’s (formerly Marshall Fields), Block 37, the Sullivan Center Target, and more. The Red Line – Chicago’s most-ridden L...

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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

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 be feeling “bah humbug”...

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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 22 days ago

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 and visit your favorites...

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Read more of the article: "Short-Cuts: A New Pop-Up Art Experience to Activate Chicago’s Pedway"

Short-Cuts: A New Pop-Up Art Experience to Activate Chicago’s Pedway

Posted 26 days ago in Activate, Fun for Free

Chicago Loop Alliance will introduce Short-Cuts as its new placemaking initiative this season.

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Read more of the article: "BrightView Finds, Transports, and Installs Chicago Christmas Tree"

BrightView Finds, Transports, and Installs Chicago Christmas Tree

Posted 27 days ago in Fun for Free

It just wouldn’t be the winter holidays in Chicago without the city’s iconic Christmas Tree.

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Read more of the article: "History of Chicago Loop’s Christkindlmarket"

History of Chicago Loop’s Christkindlmarket

Posted 32 days ago in Family Friendly

Christkindlmarket brings a century-old tradition to Chicago’s holiday spirit.

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Read more of the article: "Top Corporate Holiday Party Venues in the Chicago Loop"

Top Corporate Holiday Party Venues in the Chicago Loop

Posted 33 days ago in Loop List

New restaurants, bars, hotels and more to consider for your corporate holiday party this season

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Alliance’s Placemaking Initiatives Revered at IDA Conference"

Chicago Loop Alliance’s Placemaking Initiatives Revered at IDA Conference

Posted 34 days ago in Activate

Chicago Loop Alliance’s placemaking efforts recognized as an “immersive urban experience and a best practice of how to create mini destinations.”

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