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5 Loop activities to beat the winter blues 

Posted  3 days ago  in  Trending, Things to Do

3 MIN READ – The holidays are over, and we've had some frigid temps and gray days remind us what Chicago winters really consist of, but fret not! There are a few tricks up our sleeve on ways to beat your winter blues in the Chicago Loop.


Head Back to the office environment

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Take yourself on a public art tour 

We know it’s cold, but even in the wintertime, nothing is good for the brain like a little body movement. Take a walk around the Loop to enjoy the public art. Chicago’s official downtown is home to massively popular works like Cloud Gate (“The Bean”) and Calder’s Flamingo, but there are some lesser-known gems you should check out, too. See all there is to see with Chicago Loop Alliance’s public art guide.

Grab some grub

Need a cure for the winter blues? Look no further than the blues itself. During The Dearborn's Sunday Brunch, Brooklyn Britches and The Whispers provide a captivating live performance from noon until 2 p.m. Between the live music and their delectable brunch offerings, the cold temperatures and howling winds outside will be the last thing on your mind. Book your reservation here.

 

 

Tune into ‘National Geographic Live’ from the Auditorium Theatre 

The Auditorium Theatre once again presents its wildly popular series, “National Geographic Live”, with various programming throughout the winter. The series includes Wild Hope on January 23, followed by Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous on February 27, and Social by Nature on April 10. Check out more Loop events here.

Have a hearty laugh

Nothing warms the body like a good laugh. Take in Broadway in Chicago's wildly hilarious, The Play That Goes Wrong not too far outside the Loop at Broadway Playhouse. Centered around the opening night of a classic murder mystery that is haphazard from rehearsals to curtain call, and on stage through April 3. Purchase tickets now.