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Read more of the article: "Plan a Romantic Valentine's Day in the Loop"

Plan a Romantic Valentine's Day in the Loop

Posted 24 days ago in Trending, Eat & Drink, Arts and Culture

8 MIN READ - Love is always in the air downtown in the Loop, but that’s especially true at Valentine’s Day. Whether you want to keep things casual or treat...

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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 60 days 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 2 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9 MIN READ - Party like it’s 2015 – the year Chicago’s Happy Hour ban was repealed – with these after-work food and drink specials.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: "Where to Go for National Tequila Day in Chicago"

Where to Go for National Tequila Day in Chicago

Posted 8 months ago in Eat & Drink, Trending

It’s time to celebrate summer and National Tequila Day on Wednesday, July 24. While there are plenty of places across the Chicago Loop to kick back and wet your whistle...

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Read more of the article: "The Best Places for French Fries in the Chicago Loop"

The Best Places for French Fries in the Chicago Loop

Posted 8 months ago in Eat & Drink

2 MIN READ - They don’t have to be just plate fillers that are served as a side. If done right, French fries are delightful in their own right. These...

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Read more of the article: "5 Cocktail Spots to Kick Off Summer in the Chicago Loop"

5 Cocktail Spots to Kick Off Summer in the Chicago Loop

Posted 8 months ago in Eat & Drink

3 MIN READ - Summer, the most beautiful season in Chicago, is here, which means you’ll want to treat yourself to an ice-cool cocktail to stave off the sweat. Ditch...

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Read more of the article: "Yet Another Food Hall Coming to the Loop"

Yet Another Food Hall Coming to the Loop

Posted 11 months ago in Trending, Restaurants and Dining, Eat & Drink

1 MIN READ - Get ready, Chicago—yet another food hall is joining a growing roster in the Loop. Urbanspace is set to open an as yet unnamed food hall at 15...

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Read more of the article: "Places to Meet Outside Your Office in the Loop"

Places to Meet Outside Your Office in the Loop

Posted 12 months ago in Eat & Drink, Restaurants and Dining

When you want to entertain a client or hang out with your co-workers, it’s easy to suggest the hottest attractions, great happy hour deals, and even a must-have meal at...

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Read more of the article: "New Food Hall Coming to the Loop"

New Food Hall Coming to the Loop

Posted 12 months ago in Restaurants and Dining, Eat & Drink

2 MIN READ - This fall, a two-story, 30,000-square-foot food hall is coming to the Loop.

DMK Restaurants, in partnership with John Buck Co., are opening Hayden Hall at 333 S....

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Bloody Mary Guide"

Chicago Loop Bloody Mary Guide

Posted 12 months ago in Eat & Drink

Bloody Marys – you either love them or hate them. The classic mixture of tomato juice, vodka, and spices may seem simple enough, but any Bloody Mary fan will tell...

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