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Read more of the article: "February Loop Employee of the Month: Estela Arias"

February Loop Employee of the Month: Estela Arias

Posted 52 days ago in Trending

3 MIN READ – Last summer, as the hotel industry scrambled against the hard hit of the COVID-19 pandemic and civil unrest, the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel’s Property Accountant Estela Arias...

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Read more of the article: "DCASE announces public engagement phase of "Chicago Monuments and Public Art Project""

DCASE announces public engagement phase of "Chicago Monuments and Public Art Project"

Posted 52 days ago in Trending

3 MIN READ -- The City of Chicago, in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Chicago Park District (Parks) and Chicago Public Schools (CPS), launched...

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Read more of the article: "What does the Chicago Loop look like these days?"

What does the Chicago Loop look like these days?

Posted 56 days ago in Trending

The Chicago Loop has been hit hard on many fronts since the pandemic started. So, you might be wondering what things look like in the Loop these days. From playing in...

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Read more of the article: "Report finds pandemic plummeted Loop pedestrian activity in 2020"

Report finds pandemic plummeted Loop pedestrian activity in 2020

Posted 58 days ago in Trending

3 MIN READ – Chicago Loop Alliance released a report on Loop pedestrian activity throughout 2020, showing a decline of 58 percent for the year. Data is also delineated for important...

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Read more of the article: "League of Chicago Theatres announces reimagined Chicago Theatre Week "

League of Chicago Theatres announces reimagined Chicago Theatre Week

Posted 2 months ago in Trending, Things to Do

2 MIN READ -- The League of Chicago Theatres, in partnership with Choose Chicago, announces a reimagined Theatre Week for 2021 (#CTW21). Chicago Theatre Week, an annual celebration of the...

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Read more of the article: "How Loop businesses operated amid the pandemic in January"

How Loop businesses operated amid the pandemic in January

Posted 2 months 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...

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Read more of the article: "Valentine's Day for Singles"

Valentine's Day for Singles

Posted 2 months ago in Trending, Things to Do

2 MIN READ – It’s a day for love, but singles know that sometimes the best love is the kind you feel for yourself. There’s plenty to do downtown in...

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Read more of the article: "Restaurant Week returns with some changes"

Restaurant Week returns with some changes

Posted 2 months ago

2 MIN READ - Choose Chicago has announced the return of the highly anticipated 14th annual Chicago Restaurant Week from Friday, March 19, to Sunday, April 4, 2021.

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Read more of the article: "Enjoy the Super Bowl with your favorite Loop spots"

Enjoy the Super Bowl with your favorite Loop spots

Posted 2 months ago

2 MIN READ – Whether you’re venturing out or staying home for the Super Bowl this year, everything you need can be found in the Loop. From classic bars and...

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Read more of the article: "All you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine in Chicago"

All you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine in Chicago

Posted 2 months ago

9 MIN READ – As COVID-19 vaccines roll out across the country, it can be difficult to keep up with who’s eligible, how to get an appointment, where vaccinations are happening,...

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