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Read more of the article: "Chicago recognized for innovation with award win and more"

Chicago recognized for innovation with award win and more

Posted 8 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ – Today, the International Downtown Association announced an award win for Chicago Loop Alliance’s Sundays on State event series. Sundays on State was recognized for an Award of…

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

The Perfect Fall Day in the Loop

Posted 12 days ago in Trending, Loop List, Things to Do

4 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 encourage Chicagoans to step…

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Read more of the article: "Most Instagrammable Spots in the Loop"

Most Instagrammable Spots in the Loop

Posted 12 days ago in Trending

5 MIN READ - If you’re looking for off-the-beaten-path places for original Instagram photos, look no further than the Loop. From iconic or hidden-away public art to world renowned architecture…

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Read more of the article: "Hotel recovery in the Loop hits record numbers in August "

Hotel recovery in the Loop hits record numbers in August

Posted 16 days ago in Trending

6 MIN READ – Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) released its August report on downtown activity, using a variety of data sources to track operations during COVID-19, as it has done monthly…

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Read more of the article: "Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in the Loop"

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in the Loop

Posted 18 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ – There are many ways you can honor and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, which takes place on September 15 through October 15 Here are a few ways you…

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Read more of the article: "Enjoy Labor Day in the Loop"

Enjoy Labor Day in the Loop

Posted 31 days ago in Trending

5 MIN READ – For many, Labor Day offers one last three-day weekend to enjoy summertime weather, so you’d better make the most of it! Spend the day in the Chicago…

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Read more of the article: "Christkindlmarkets return to Loop and other Chicago areas"

Christkindlmarkets return to Loop and other Chicago areas

Posted 37 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ – The Christkindlmarket celebrates its 26th season at Daley Plaza, its 4th year in Wrigleyville at Gallagher Way and its debut at RiverEdge Park in Aurora. All…

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Read more of the article: "Ukrainian flags adorn State Street in celebration of nation's independence day"

Ukrainian flags adorn State Street in celebration of nation's independence day

Posted 38 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ -- Chicago Loop Alliance, in partnership with the Auditorium Theatre and the Kyiv City Ballet of Ukraine, announces the installation of 152 Ukrainian national flags honoring Ukrainian Independence…

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Read more of the article: "ACTIVATE Inspires thousands to dream in color"

ACTIVATE Inspires thousands to dream in color

Posted 40 days ago in Trending

1 MIN READ – In June, Chicago Loop Alliance revitalized the historic Quincy Street and LaSalle Corridor for the one-night-only return of ACTIVATE. The popular event series started in 2014, activates unexpected…

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Read more of the article: "Tourism and major events continue to lead midsummer Loop activity "

Tourism and major events continue to lead midsummer Loop activity

Posted 44 days ago in Trending

4 MIN READ – Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) released its July report on downtown activity, using a variety of data sources to track operations during COVID-19, as it has done monthly…

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