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Read more of the article: "Auditorium Theatre announces 2021-2022 season"

Auditorium Theatre announces 2021-2022 season

Posted 36 hours ago in Trending

2 MIN READ -- The Auditorium Theatre is thrilled to announce its 2021-22 Season, with Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater officially reopening the historic stage on October 16, 2021. Subscriptions are now on...

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Read more of the article: "Sundays on State dates announced"

Sundays on State dates announced

Posted 42 hours ago in Trending, Things to Do

3 MIN READ - Chicago Loop Alliance has announced dates for Sundays on State, an ambitious open streets project that will see parts of State Street in the Loop closed to...

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Read more of the article: "Gene Siskel Film Center reopens after more than year long hibernation"

Gene Siskel Film Center reopens after more than year long hibernation

Posted 3 days ago in Trending

3 MIN READ -- After closing its doors on March 14, 2020, due to COVID-19, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) Gene Siskel Film Center will reopen...

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Read more of the article: "Designing Cities for Mental Health Explored at Downtown Futures Series"

Designing Cities for Mental Health Explored at Downtown Futures Series

Posted 7 days ago

5 MIN READ - The restrictions faced by city residents around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic brought home just how much urban design can affect mental health. Designing cities...

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Read more of the article: "Which hotels are open in the Loop?"

Which hotels are open in the Loop?

Posted 8 days ago in Trending, Loop List

11 MIN READ – There are so many places to stay in the Loop, the heart of Chicago. Hotels offer a luxurious stay or an affordable one. A unique stay...

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Read more of the article: "The iconic Palmer House Hotel reopens June 17"

The iconic Palmer House Hotel reopens June 17

Posted 8 days ago in Trending

6 MIN READ -  Following a difficult year for the travel and hospitality industry, it is with the utmost excitement that Chicago’s Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel announces its reopening after a year-long...

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Read more of the article: "New State and Lake CTA 'L' Station designs unveiled"

New State and Lake CTA 'L' Station designs unveiled

Posted 8 days ago in Trending

3 MIN READ – On June 9, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) unveiled the preliminary design concepts for a rebuilt State/Lake...

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Read more of the article: "What's new in the Loop"

What's new in the Loop

Posted 9 days ago in Trending

4 MIN READ – If you’re coming #BackInTheLoop for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, here’s what’s new.

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Read more of the article: "Best places to take a walk in the Loop"

Best places to take a walk in the Loop

Posted 9 days ago in Trending, Things to Do, Loop List

3 MIN READ - Whether you're a worker back in the Loop in some capacity, or you simply miss spending time downtown, getting outside and taking in the sights of...

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Read more of the article: "Try this new Loop Mural Walk for the urban adventurer"

Try this new Loop Mural Walk for the urban adventurer

Posted 9 days ago in Things to Do

2 MIN READ—Chicago Loop Alliance has launched a brand new, free program to give Chicagoans and visitors an outdoor activity that will lead them off the beaten path downtown: a...

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