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Read more of the article: "10 must-try vegan and vegetarian dishes in the Loop"

10 must-try vegan and vegetarian dishes in the Loop

Posted 24 days 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: "The Loop’s Comeback explored at Downtown Futures Series"

The Loop’s Comeback explored at Downtown Futures Series

Posted 25 days ago in Trending

6 MIN READ - Over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic that rocked downtowns around the world, signs of a recovery in the Chicago Loop are beginning to emerge. As...

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Read more of the article: "March activity in the Loop shows signs of a comeback"

March activity in the Loop shows signs of a comeback

Posted 26 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ -- Since July, Chicago Loop Alliance has been collecting monthly survey data from its member businesses and stakeholders to track operations during COVID-19, and today released its March...

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

Celebrate Mother’s Day in the Loop

Posted 27 days ago in Loop List

3 MIN READ – Celebrate this Mother’s Day in the Loop. Go out to brunch and drink specialty cocktails. Appreciate the spring weather with a boat ride on the Chicago...

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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 30 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 these team building activities in the Loop"

Try these team building activities in the Loop

Posted 33 days ago in Trending, Fun for Free, Things to Do

2 MIN READ – Get off your computer and take a break from the virtual world for a while with safe, in-person team building activities. Whether you go out for...

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Read more of the article: "Spend 4/20 in the Loop "

Spend 4/20 in the Loop

Posted 34 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ – As Tom Petty once said, “Let’s get to the point, let’s roll another joint.” It doesn’t take much to enjoy 4/20, but the location you choose...

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Read more of the article: "Plan a perfect spring day in the Loop"

Plan a perfect spring day in the Loop

Posted 40 days ago in Trending, Things to Do, Loop List

3 MIN READ – Chicago winters are never easy, but the combination of below freezing temperatures for weeks on end, multiple heavy snows, and COVID-19 concerns made the winter of...

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

Which hotels are open in the Loop?

Posted 44 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: "A new Loop trend during COVID-19: Ghost Kitchens"

A new Loop trend during COVID-19: Ghost Kitchens

Posted 45 days ago in Trending

3 MIN READ – Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the Loop saw an unprecedented number of a new breed of food halls—ones with trendy, locally-owned restaurants and high interior design....

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