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Read more of the article: "Christkindlmarkets added $196 million to Cook County’s economy in 2021"

Christkindlmarkets added $196 million to Cook County’s economy in 2021

Posted 25 hours ago in Trending, Loop Locals

2 MIN READ – The Christkindlmarket Chicago and Wrigleyville had an enormous impact on its host economy in 2021, according to an economic impact study conducted by third-party research partner, Technomic. Of…

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Read more of the article: "The Official Start to Summer: Memorial Day Weekend in the Loop"

The Official Start to Summer: Memorial Day Weekend in the Loop

Posted 6 days ago in Trending, Things to Do

2 MIN READ - Memorial Day weekend is a time to honor those who have served and sacrificed for our country. It also marks the start of summertime activities in the…

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Alliance's popular ACTIVATE event returns for one-night only"

Chicago Loop Alliance's popular ACTIVATE event returns for one-night only

Posted 8 days ago

3 MIN READ – Chicago Loop Alliance and Chicago Loop Alliance Foundation announce the return of ACTIVATE for a special one-night only spectacular to take place from 5-10 p.m. on Thursday,…

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Read more of the article: "Museums to visit in the Loop"

Museums to visit in the Loop

Posted 13 days ago in Trending, Loop List, Arts and Culture

2 MIN READ – If you’re itching to get a dose of arts and culture, the Loop is the place to be!

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Read more of the article: "Business travelers' gradual return shows positive signs for Loop recovery in April"

Business travelers' gradual return shows positive signs for Loop recovery in April

Posted 14 days ago

5 MIN READ – Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) released its April 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: "Scooter launch makes Divvy first docked micromobility system in the nation"

Scooter launch makes Divvy first docked micromobility system in the nation

Posted 15 days ago in Trending

2 MIN READ – Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Gia Biagi, and Lyft announced that Divvy is now the first docked micromobility system in the nation…

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Read more of the article: "All about Ballet 5:8's 2022-2023 season"

All about Ballet 5:8's 2022-2023 season

Posted 15 days ago

7 MIN READ – After celebrating a decade of beauty and innovation, Artistic Director and Resident
Choreographer Julianna Rubio Slager announced the 2022-2023 season of Ballet 5:8, ambitiously launching the female and…

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Read more of the article: "City of Chicago launches Chicagwa Water Brand "

City of Chicago launches Chicagwa Water Brand

Posted 21 days ago

3 MIN READ – Mayor Lori Lightfoot, World Business Chicago CEO Michael Fassnacht, and Department of Water Management Commissioner Dr. Andrea Cheng gathered at Chicago’s historic Water Tower to announce…

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Read more of the article: "Chicagoans return to the office refueling the downtown energy"

Chicagoans return to the office refueling the downtown energy

Posted 22 days ago in Guest Blog

3 MIN READ – You may have heard about the various organizations returning to the office, and the resurgence of office workers being downtown. Much like Chicago Loop Alliance’s Back…

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Read more of the article: "New 360 CHICAGO SkyChi exhibit benefits Ukraine"

New 360 CHICAGO SkyChi exhibit benefits Ukraine

Posted 23 days ago in Trending

1 MIN READ -- Just outside the Loop, 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck visitors revel in the unparalleled vistas stretching out from its perch on the 94th floor but the newest art…

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