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Read more of the article: "6 Loop activities to beat the winter blues "

6 Loop activities to beat the winter blues 

Posted 7 days ago in Trending, Things to Do

3 MIN READ – The holidays are over, and even if they weren’t exactly what you’ve come to expect from the most wonderful time of the year, there was still some...

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Read more of the article: "Halloweek in the Loop - Spooky Scenes, Crafty Cocktails and more!"

Halloweek in the Loop - Spooky Scenes, Crafty Cocktails and more!

Posted 3 months ago in Trending, Things to Do

3 MIN READ – In these times, masks aren’t just for trick-or-treaters. But there are plenty of safe ways to celebrate this spooky holiday downtown in the Loop. And why...

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Read more of the article: "The Perfect Fall Day in the Loop"

The Perfect Fall Day in the Loop

Posted 3 months ago in Trending, Loop List, Things to Do

2 MIN READ – Fall is arguably the best season in Chicago (or at least top two!). Cooler temps, light layers and plenty of things to do – both outdoors...

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Read more of the article: "Best places to take a walk in the Loop"

Best places to take a walk in the Loop

Posted 4 months ago in Trending, Things to Do, Loop List

3 MIN READ - Whether you're a worker back in the Loop in some capacity, or you simply miss spending time downtown, getting outside and taking in the sights of...

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Read more of the article: "Must-haves for a perfect picnic in the Loop"

Must-haves for a perfect picnic in the Loop

Posted 4 months ago in Trending, Things to Do, Family-Friendly

3 MIN READ – 2020 has been the year of public space. Never before have Chicagoans collectively relied so heavily on their wonderful parks system than during COVID-19. While the...

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Read more of the article: "Tips for a fun virtual happy hour
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Tips for a fun virtual happy hour


Posted 10 months ago in Trending, Things to Do, Eat & Drink

4 MIN READ – Although COVID-19 may have you stuck at home looking for ways to stay in touch with friends and family, there are still plenty of ways to...

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Read more of the article: "How to support local businesses from home"

How to support local businesses from home

Posted 10 months ago in Trending, Things to Do

2 MIN READ - Local businesses and organizations across the city are hurting during closures and cancellations caused by COVID-19, but with a much higher worker population than residential, the...

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Read more of the article: "Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Loop"

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Loop

Posted 10 months ago in Trending, Things to Do

7 MIN READ - Classic St. Patrick’s Day activities downtown in the Loop like the parade and river dyeing may be postponed, but there’s still more than enough fun to...

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Read more of the article: "Tips and tricks to save on theater tickets"

Tips and tricks to save on theater tickets

Posted 11 months ago in Trending, Things to Do, Arts and Culture

3 MIN READ – The Chicago Loop’s much-beloved Theatre District is the second largest in the country and offers everything an arts and culture lover could hope to see—plays, musicals,...

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Read more of the article: "Art on theMart Announces Spring 2020 Program"

Art on theMart Announces Spring 2020 Program

Posted 11 months ago in Trending, Arts and Culture, Things to Do, Landmarks

4 MIN READ - Art on theMART, the largest permanent art projection in the world, returns April 1 to illuminate the river-façade of the historic landmark theMART (formerly Merchandise Mart)....

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