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Read more of the article: "Must-try vegan and vegetarian dishes in the Loop"

Must-try vegan and vegetarian dishes in the Loop

Posted 10 hours ago in Trending

4 MIN READ – Long gone are the days when a restaurant’s only vegetarian option is a side salad. In fact, vegan and vegetarian dishes are becoming so abundant, it…

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Read more of the article: "Exclusive Wedding Venues in the Chicago Loop"

Exclusive Wedding Venues in the Chicago Loop

Posted 10 hours ago in Arts and Culture, Trending

4 MIN READ – Whether you’re looking for a skyline view, a swanky venue, modern or traditional buildings for your special day, the Chicago Loop has it all. So take a trip…

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Read more of the article: "Swanky Rooftop Bars in the Chicago Loop"

Swanky Rooftop Bars in the Chicago Loop

Posted 28 hours ago in Restaurants and Dining, Loop List

3 MIN READ - As warmer weather rolls in, rooftop bar hopping season is in full swing. Take your weekend or after work plans to a whole new level (literally)…

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Read more of the article: "Must-do activities before summer ends"

Must-do activities before summer ends

Posted 33 hours ago in Trending, Things to Do

7 MIN READ – Summers are fleeting in Chicago, only to give way to our brutal winters, so get out and enjoy the weather while it lasts. Do everything on…

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Read more of the article: "Then and Now: A Brief History of the Chicago ‘L’"

Then and Now: A Brief History of the Chicago ‘L’

Posted 2 days ago in Then and Now

3 MIN READ - Ever wonder what your commute would be like if you took a different rail line? Venture outside your daily commute and virtually "ride the rails" with the CTA. While…

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Read more of the article: "Loop residents increasingly large factor in downtown economy"

Loop residents increasingly large factor in downtown economy

Posted 2 days ago in Loop Locals, Trending

2 MIN READ—Today, Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) announced the implementation of a residential study, analyzing the current landscape of Loop residents and beginning to make predictions about the future of…

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Read more of the article: "Your Reimagined Workday #BackInTheLoop"

Your Reimagined Workday #BackInTheLoop

Posted 3 days ago in Guest Blog

3 MIN READ – With so many people dragging their feet back to the office, let’s take a moment to envision what your new, ideal workday could look like with…

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Read more of the article: "Major events Lollapalooza and Sundays on State drive foot traffic in the Loop "

Major events Lollapalooza and Sundays on State drive foot traffic in the Loop

Posted 8 days ago in Trending

3 MIN READ – Lollapalooza crowds once again created a bump in pedestrian activity on State Street, according to data from Chicago Loop Alliance’s pedestrian counters that were installed on the…

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Read more of the article: "Google will call the Loop home at Thompson Center"

Google will call the Loop home at Thompson Center

Posted 15 days ago in Trending

1 MIN READ -- Google bets big on the Chicago Loop with purchase of iconic Loop building -- James R. Thompson Center. 

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Read more of the article: "First Sundays on State of the year draws over 113,000 attendees"

First Sundays on State of the year draws over 113,000 attendees

Posted 16 days ago in Trending

Chicago Loop Alliance’s first Sundays on State event of the year attracted visitors and Chicagoans of all ages from all over the city and beyond to the heart of the…

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