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Read more of the article: "Top 3 Hotels in the Loop for Summer Stays"

Top 3 Hotels in the Loop for Summer Stays

Posted 3 months ago in Trending, Hotels

5 MIN READ – There’s nothing like the Chicago Loop in the summertime. Millennium Park, world-class museums, shopping, dining, events like Sundays on State that bring the community together—all of...

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Read more of the article: "Hilton Chicago announces June 10 reopening"

Hilton Chicago announces June 10 reopening

Posted 6 months ago in Hotels, Loop Locals, Landmarks

4 MIN READ – Hilton Chicago, the historic hotel that first opened its doors in 1927 and one of Chicago’s largest hotels, will reopen to guests and locals on June 10,...

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Read more of the article: "How to support the hospitality industry"

How to support the hospitality industry

Posted 15 months ago in Trending, Hotels, Restaurants and Dining

2 MIN READ – Though there’s no industry untouched by COVID-19, hotels were some of the earliest and hardest hit by the pandemic. And given gathering restrictions and leery travelers,...

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Read more of the article: "Plan Your Next Staycation in the Loop"

Plan Your Next Staycation in the Loop

Posted 16 months ago in Hotels, Restaurants and Dining, Loop List

4 MIN READ – One of the many perks of living in Chicago? The abundance of staycation options at your fingertips. Since you may not be able to get away...

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Read more of the article: "Buy hotel bonds for future stays in the Loop"

Buy hotel bonds for future stays in the Loop

Posted 19 months ago in Trending, Hotels, Restaurants and Dining

2 MIN READ - As COVID-19 and resulting stay at home orders across the world grind the hospitality industry to a near-standstill, hotels are getting creative in how to bring...

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Read more of the article: "Pamper Yourself in the Loop"

Pamper Yourself in the Loop

Posted 23 months ago in Trending, Things to Do, Hotels

4 MIN READ - It’s always the right time of year to treat yourself, and there’s no better place to do it than downtown in the Chicago Loop.

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Read more of the article: "Best Hotels for the Holidays in the Chicago Loop"

Best Hotels for the Holidays in the Chicago Loop

Posted 2 years ago in Hotels, Loop List

4 MIN READ - The Loop is where Chicago’s holiday traditions are made, and during the most wonderful time of the year, you need an overnight stay to experience it all....

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Read more of the article: "The Blackstone Hotel: Storied History in the Chicago Loop"

The Blackstone Hotel: Storied History in the Chicago Loop

Posted 3 years ago in Hotels

Known as the “Hotel of Presidents,” The Blackstone Hotel was the tallest building in Chicago. Although taller buildings dwarfed the hotel over the years, its story looms larger than many...

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Read more of the article: "Then and Now: Chicago Athletic Association Hotel"

Then and Now: Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

Posted 7 years ago in Then and Now, Restaurants and Dining, Hotels

With a record number of tourists coming to Chicago last year, the Loop has become a magnet for hoteliers wishing to capitalize on this growth. Six months into the year, we've...

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