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Read more of the article: "Chicago the Resilient City"

Chicago the Resilient City

Posted 31 hours ago in Trending, Guest Blog

4 MIN READ - Chicago has weathered many difficult moments in its history and, each time, it has emerged stronger. With the city under a stay-at-home order for the foreseeable future...

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Read more of the article: "Craft at home with the Design Museum of Chicago"

Craft at home with the Design Museum of Chicago

Posted 3 days ago in Trending, Guest Blog

1 MIN READ – Kids and adults alike who are looking for fun arts and crafts activities need look no further: The Design Museum of Chicago presents Playing With Words—Experimental...

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Read more of the article: "Being a “non-essential business” makes us feel a little small"

Being a “non-essential business” makes us feel a little small

Posted 6 days ago in Trending, Guest Blog

2 MIN READ - When COVID-19 lockdowns started closing businesses and obliging everyone to shelter in place in their homes, Organic Headshots watched our studio’s appointment calendar almost completely clear out....

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Read more of the article: "The Private Stories of Historic Homes"

The Private Stories of Historic Homes

Posted 35 days ago in Trending, Guest Blog, Landmarks

1 MIN READ - Each year, architecture and design enthusiasts flock to historic Oak Park for the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust’s annual Wright Plus Architectural Housewalk.

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Read more of the article: "The Joys and Benefits of Office Plants"

The Joys and Benefits of Office Plants

Posted 51 days ago in Trending, Guest Blog

3 MIN READ -- There's a reason why you'll find 58.3K posts for #officeplants on Instagram: people love green. In fact, the industry has recently experienced more than a 300%...

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Read more of the article: "A veteran owned small business story in the Chicago Loop"

A veteran owned small business story in the Chicago Loop

Posted 5 months ago in Guest Blog

2 MIN READ - Every year on November 11, Americans come together and honor those who have served our country on what is now known as Veterans Day.

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Read more of the article: "Backpack Drive and Local Art Auction to Benefit Englewood’s Perkins Bass Elementary School"

Backpack Drive and Local Art Auction to Benefit Englewood’s Perkins Bass Elementary School

Posted 8 months ago in Guest Blog, Loop Locals

2 MIN READ - The Kimpton Gray Hotel partners with nonprofit organization Daisie Foundation to bring much-needed school supplies to students at the South Side Chicago school.

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Read more of the article: "The Loop’s Auditorium Theatre Wins Outstanding Historic Theatre Award"

The Loop’s Auditorium Theatre Wins Outstanding Historic Theatre Award

Posted 9 months ago in Guest Blog, Arts and Culture

3 MIN READ - Chicago’s own Auditorium Theatre has been named the 2019 Outstanding Historic Theatre by the League of Historic American Theatres, a national organization that brings together historic...

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Read more of the article: "Pitchfork and The Art Institute of Chicago Present Midwinter in the Loop"

Pitchfork and The Art Institute of Chicago Present Midwinter in the Loop

Posted 15 months ago in Guest Blog

Pitchfork and The Art Institute of Chicago today announce Midwinter, an all-new music and art experience taking place February 15-17 in the Chicago Loop. The three-day event will bring together...

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Read more of the article: "Start a New Holiday Tradition at the Chicago Architecture Center"

Start a New Holiday Tradition at the Chicago Architecture Center

Posted 16 months ago in Guest Blog

Twinkling holiday finery, a bright Christmas tree in Pioneer Court, red and green lights adorning the Wrigley Building — the holiday sights are endless through the 40-foot-tall windows of the...

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