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Read more of the article: "Lyric Opera Announces 2020-2021 season"

Lyric Opera Announces 2020-2021 season

Posted 3 days ago in Trending, Music, Arts and Culture

1 MIN READ -- Lyric Opera announced its 2020-2021 season, with highlights like Puccini's Tosca and Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, as well as buzzy newer works like the North American premiere of Sir...

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

The Joys and Benefits of Office Plants

Posted 10 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: "Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces 2020-2021 season"

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces 2020-2021 season

Posted 16 days ago in Trending, Music, Arts and Culture

2 MIN READ – Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO), and Jeff Alexander, President of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA), announce programming for the CSO...

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Read more of the article: "Valentine's Day for Singles"

Valentine's Day for Singles

Posted 18 days ago in Trending, Things to Do

4 MIN READ – It’s a day for love, but singles know that sometimes the best love is the kind you feel for yourself. There’s plenty to do downtown in...

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Read more of the article: "Plan a Romantic Valentine's Day in the Loop"

Plan a Romantic Valentine's Day in the Loop

Posted 24 days ago in Trending, Eat & Drink, Arts and Culture

8 MIN READ - Love is always in the air downtown in the Loop, but that’s especially true at Valentine’s Day. Whether you want to keep things casual or treat...

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Alliance Joins in Celebrating 2020 as the Year Of Chicago Music"

Chicago Loop Alliance Joins in Celebrating 2020 as the Year Of Chicago Music

Posted 24 days ago in Trending, Music, Arts and Culture

1 MIN READ - The City of Chicago has designated 2020 the Year of Chicago Music, and just like the Year of Chicago Theatre (2019), Year of Creative Youth (2018), and...

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Theatre Week: Great Performances at a Great Price"

Chicago Theatre Week: Great Performances at a Great Price

Posted 25 days ago in Arts and Culture, Trending

3 MIN READ - There’s never a better time to enjoy theatre in the Loop than during Chicago Theatre Week.

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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 25 days 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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Read more of the article: "Kill the Winter Blues"

Kill the Winter Blues

Posted 31 days ago in Trending, Things to Do, Arts and Culture, Restaurants and Dining

3 MIN READ - We’ve made it this far, Chicago. But short, gray days and temperatures well below freezing are still ahead. To help you fight the winter blues, we put...

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Read more of the article: "Black History Month in the Loop"

Black History Month in the Loop

Posted 36 days ago in Trending, Family Friendly, Arts and Culture

3 MIN READ - Chicago is a great place to be to observe Black History Month, and there are a myriad of options for celebrating downtown in the Loop. From...

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