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Read more of the article: "First-Time Chicago Visitor Guide"

First-Time Chicago Visitor Guide

Posted 22 months ago in Loop List

Welcome to Chicago, a city that rolls out the welcome mat and keeps you engaged throughout your stay. There is so much to see and do, and that can be...

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Read more of the article: "Burke, Blue Demons Celebrate Special Olympics"

Burke, Blue Demons Celebrate Special Olympics

Posted 23 months ago in Guest Blog

A global movement that impacts 5.3 million people in more than 170 countries reaches a crescendo this week at its Soldier Field birthplace.

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Read more of the article: "‘The Shape of Chicago: John Massey’s 1968 Banners Revisited’"

‘The Shape of Chicago: John Massey’s 1968 Banners Revisited’

Posted 23 months ago in Arts and Culture

Fifty years ago, downtown Chicago was brightened by a campaign of striking, graphic banners by celebrated Chicago designer John Massey. On Aug. 1, State Street between Ida B. Wells Drive...

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Read more of the article: "Loop’s Essential Burgers"

Loop’s Essential Burgers

Posted 23 months ago in Eat & Drink, Loop List

At the heart of the Restaurant City of the Year, the Chicago Loop is home to a myriad of cuisines that can satisfy all your cravings. We are revered for our deep...

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Read more of the article: "Introducing Vincent Naples Curating ‘ACTIVATE TunnelVision’ as DreamBait"

Introducing Vincent Naples Curating ‘ACTIVATE TunnelVision’ as DreamBait

Posted 23 months ago in Arts and Culture, Fun for Free, Trending

Vincent Naples, who is curating “ACTIVATE: TunnelVision” under the project name DreamBait, will be lighting up the Sullivan Center alley with projections and other digital media on July 12.

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Read more of the article: "Spice Up Your Date Nights in the Loop"

Spice Up Your Date Nights in the Loop

Posted 24 months ago in Loop List

Summer in Chicago is that evanescent, magical season when the city is full of energy and love is in the air. Grabbing a drink might be fine for the first...

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Read more of the article: "How to Choose a Web Design Agency"

How to Choose a Web Design Agency

Posted 24 months ago in Guest Blog

When it comes to web design, your options are endless. From freelancers to local dev shops to full-scale digital marketing agencies, it’s easy to get driven into decision overload very...

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Read more of the article: "Celebrate Chicago’s Artistic Legacy in the Loop and Beyond"

Celebrate Chicago’s Artistic Legacy in the Loop and Beyond

Posted 24 months ago in Guest Blog

Editor's Note: Amy Zinck is Executive Vice President of the Terra Foundation for American Art. Throughout 2018, the Terra Foundation is spearheading Art Design Chicago, a yearlong celebration of the city’s history...

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Read more of the article: "2018 Hottest Summer Festivals in the Chicago Loop"

2018 Hottest Summer Festivals in the Chicago Loop

Posted 2 years ago in Trending, Loop List

When the heat cranks up, the streets fill with people and the city gains boundless energy. From electrifying live performances to some of the best food and beverage the city...

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Read more of the article: "Turning the Page Brings Character to the Loop"

Turning the Page Brings Character to the Loop

Posted 2 years ago in Guest Blog

At the beginning of the month, Turning the Page’s bookstore, Carpe Librum, moved from its space in the Pedway to a street-level spot in Block 37 on State Street. The move...

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