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Read more of the article: "January Loop Employee of the Month: Kathy Bliss"

January Loop Employee of the Month: Kathy Bliss

Posted 5 months ago in Trending, Loop Locals

3 MIN READ - As the Auditorium Theatre’s Assistant to the CEO, Kathy Bliss manages calendars, sets up meetings, takes minutes, serves as liaison to the Board of Directors, and...

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Read more of the article: "Experience Chicago Restaurant Week 2020 in the Loop"

Experience Chicago Restaurant Week 2020 in the Loop

Posted 5 months ago in Eat & Drink, Trending, Restaurants and Dining

5 MIN READ - Chicago Restaurant Week is January 24-February 9, 2020, with participation from more than 400 local restaurants throughout the city and suburbs, including 80 first-timers.

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Happy Hour Guide"

Chicago Loop Happy Hour Guide

Posted 5 months ago in Trending, Eat & Drink, Loop List, Loop Locals

9 MIN READ - Party like it’s 2015 – the year Chicago’s Happy Hour ban was repealed – with these after-work food and drink specials. Whether you’re looking for a convenient...

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Read more of the article: "Colorful, hibernating bears appear in the Pedway"

Colorful, hibernating bears appear in the Pedway

Posted 5 months ago in Loop List, Loop Locals, Trending, Arts and Culture

2 MIN READ - This winter, Chicagoans who walk the Pedway, a network of underground tunnels in the Loop, are being greeted by some surprising new inhabitants: hibernating bears.

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Read more of the article: "2020 Free Museum Days"

2020 Free Museum Days

Posted 5 months ago in Trending, Family-Friendly, Fun for Free, Landmarks

1 MIN READ - Chicago is home to a wide array of world-class museums, featuring everything from art to science, from animals to history.

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Read more of the article: "Best hangover cures in the Loop"

Best hangover cures in the Loop

Posted 5 months ago in Trending

6 MIN READ - If you’ve been celebrating a little too hard lately, the Loop has just the stuff to bring you back to life. Check out these hangover cures,...

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Read more of the article: "Surprise Holiday Cheer in the Pedway"

Surprise Holiday Cheer in the Pedway

Posted 5 months ago in Trending

2 MIN READ - On Thursday, December 12, Chicagoans who used the Pedway to get around during the noon lunch rush were treated to some holiday cheer in the form...

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Read more of the article: "Activating the Loop's Community"

Activating the Loop's Community

Posted 5 months ago in Trending

3 MIN READ - ACTIVATE is an award-winning urban experience that celebrates—celebrates art, celebrates architecture, celebrates music, celebrates food, celebrates drink, celebrates you, celebrates me, and celebrates us. It is...

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Alliance transforms vacant Wabash storefronts through art"

Chicago Loop Alliance transforms vacant Wabash storefronts through art

Posted 6 months ago

2 MIN READ - Pedestrians on Wabash Avenue between Lake and Monroe streets are experiencing a big pop of primary colors thanks to a new initiative by Chicago Loop Alliance.

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Read more of the article: "December Loop Employee of the Month: Dina Fenili Niekamp"

December Loop Employee of the Month: Dina Fenili Niekamp

Posted 6 months ago

4 MIN READ - Dina Fenili Niekamp is Director of Sales and Marketing at the Kimpton Gray Hotel, but where she really shines is in philanthropy and mentorship.

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