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Read more of the article: "September Loop Employee of the Month: Jacqueline Cunningham"

September Loop Employee of the Month: Jacqueline Cunningham

Posted 5 months ago in Trending, Loop Locals

4 MIN READ – When Jacqueline Cunningham was 4 years old, her mom brought her to the Loop for the first time and did something Cunningham will never forget.

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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 – Unwind from the day with these after-work food and drink specials. Whether you’re looking for a convenient spot to bond with a co-worker or a quick bite...

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Read more of the article: "Word on the Street: Octavion Thomas"

Word on the Street: Octavion Thomas

Posted 5 months ago in Trending, Loop Locals

4 MIN READ – Each month, Chicago Loop Alliance will highlight a different Street Ambassador who provides enhanced hospitality services, fosters a consistent pedestrian experience, and keeps State Street safe,...

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Read more of the article: "July Loop Employee of the Month: Sandi Robinson"

July Loop Employee of the Month: Sandi Robinson

Posted 7 months ago in Trending, Loop Locals

4 MIN READ - Sandi Robinson has it in her bones to make sure people are taken care of. Not only has she worked in the hospitality industry since she...

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Read more of the article: "June Loop Employee of the Month: Michael Lowe"

June Loop Employee of the Month: Michael Lowe

Posted 8 months ago in Trending, Loop Locals

3 MIN READ - While nearly all employees at HeplerBloom LLC in the Loop—a law firm that offers trial lawyers, estate planning services, business counsel, and more—have worked from home...

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Read more of the article: "May Loop Employee of the Month: Darnell Horton"

May Loop Employee of the Month: Darnell Horton

Posted 9 months ago in Trending, Loop Locals

3 MIN READ – During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been said that one of the safest ways to get around for essential trips is by bicycle. With that in mind,...

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Read more of the article: "April Loop Employee of the Month: Marc Prince"

April Loop Employee of the Month: Marc Prince

Posted 10 months ago in Trending, Loop Locals

3 MIN READ - Marc Prince’s official title is office manager at Newsy, a source for concise, unbiased video news and analysis covering the top stories from around the world....

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Read more of the article: "The Art of Inclusion"

The Art of Inclusion

Posted 11 months ago in Trending, Loop Locals, Family-Friendly

1 MIN READ - March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, a time to highlight the importance of community inclusion and raise public awareness about the barriers people with intellectual and...

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Read more of the article: "March Loop Employee of the Month: Jacob Mikler"

March Loop Employee of the Month: Jacob Mikler

Posted 11 months ago in Trending, Loop Locals

3 MIN READ - On Friday, March 6, when hundreds of people flow into the Gene Siskel Film Center (GSFC) for the opening night of its 23rd Annual Chicago European...

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Read more of the article: "February Loop Employee of the Month: Stephanie Sanchez"

February Loop Employee of the Month: Stephanie Sanchez

Posted 12 months ago in Trending, Loop Locals

3 MIN READ - Stephanie Sanchez, manager at Land & Lake Kitchen and managing partner with LM Restaurant Group, doesn’t just keep things running smoothly at a busy hotel restaurant....

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