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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop: Home of Movable Bridges"

Chicago Loop: Home of Movable Bridges

Posted 10 days ago in Then and Now

4 MIN READ - When you’re in downtown Chicago, it’s easy to look up and get lost in the stunning architecture, glittering Theatre District lights, and iconic public art. We...

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Read more of the article: "Why Travel Matters in the Chicago Loop"

Why Travel Matters in the Chicago Loop

Posted 12 days ago in Loop List

3 MIN READ - Under the theme Travel Matters, National Travel and Tourism Week 2019 will celebrate the accomplishments of the U.S. travel industry from May 5-11 with Travel Rally...

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Read more of the article: "How’s the Chicago Riverwalk Transforming?"

How’s the Chicago Riverwalk Transforming?

Posted 13 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ - There was a time when the Chicago River was the last place anyone in the city wanted to hang out. Known for pollution and crime, the...

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Read more of the article: "May Loop Employee of the Month: Robert Middlekauff"

May Loop Employee of the Month: Robert Middlekauff

Posted 18 days ago in Loop Locals

4 MIN READ - The May Loop Employee of the Month Award sheds light on a story of “persistence and energy” by a man with a passion for tech, civic...

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Read more of the article: "Lively Cinco de Mayo Celebrations in the Chicago Loop"

Lively Cinco de Mayo Celebrations in the Chicago Loop

Posted 23 days ago in Loop List, Trending

Want to know where to go for Cinco de Mayo? The Chicago Loop has fantastic specials for the celebration of the May 5 holiday honoring the Mexican army’s victory over...

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Read more of the article: "Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day in the Chicago Loop"

Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day in the Chicago Loop

Posted 25 days ago in Loop List

2 MIN READ - Mother's Day is Sunday, May 12, and the lady you dearly treasure deserves to have a great weekend. Luckily, you're in Chicago, a city that rolls out...

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Read more of the article: "Art on theMART Now Projects Seven Nights a Week"

Art on theMART Now Projects Seven Nights a Week

Posted 25 days ago in Arts and Culture, Trending

Need another sign that summer is here? Art on theMART, the largest permanent digital art projection in the world, will expand from five nights a week to seven nights a...

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Read more of the article: "‘Black Panther,’ ‘Wonder Woman,’ and more: Millennium Park Summer Film Series"

‘Black Panther,’ ‘Wonder Woman,’ and more: Millennium Park Summer Film Series

Posted 37 days ago in Trending, Arts and Culture

The City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events has announced the lineup for this year’s Millennium Park Summer Film Series, and there’s truly something for everyone. From...

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Read more of the article: "Introducing ACTIVATE: Backstage Curators"

Introducing ACTIVATE: Backstage Curators

Posted 38 days ago in Arts and Culture, Trending

4 MIN READ – On April 4, Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) announced the 2019 ACTIVATE season, ACTIVATE: Backstage, a theme that aligns with the City of Chicago’s Year of Chicago...

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Read more of the article: "Must-See Spring Exhibitions in Chicago"

Must-See Spring Exhibitions in Chicago

Posted 41 days ago in Arts and Culture, Trending

2 MIN READ - Spring is here! While Chicagoans are dreaming about the promises of summer including ACTIVATE and summer music festivals, a fresh crop of exhibitions is sweeping the...

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