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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 57 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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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Read more of the article: "Hot spots for margaritas in the Loop"

Hot spots for margaritas in the Loop

Posted 2 months ago in Loop List

2 MIN READ - Jimmy Buffet had the right idea, and if you want to get wasted away in Margaritaville this Cinco de Mayo (or any day of the year!),…

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Read more of the article: "Celebrate Mother’s Day in the Loop "

Celebrate Mother’s Day in the Loop

Posted 2 months ago in Loop List

3 MIN READ – Celebrate this Mother’s Day in the Loop. Go out to brunch and drink specialty cocktails. Appreciate the spring weather with a boat ride on the Chicago…

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Read more of the article: "Food Halls You Need to Visit in the Chicago Loop"

Food Halls You Need to Visit in the Chicago Loop

Posted 2 months ago in Eat & Drink

2 MIN READ - Kiss your boring desk lunch goodbye. These Loop food halls offer a taste of Chicago’s neighborhoods in one 30-minute lunch break.

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Read more of the article: "Loop buildings top list of most endangered historic places in Illinois this year"

Loop buildings top list of most endangered historic places in Illinois this year

Posted 3 months ago

3 MIN READ – Landmarks Illinois has announced the 2022 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois. This year’s Most Endangered list is a targeted call to action for historic and culturally…

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Read more of the article: "Honor Earth Day in the Loop"

Honor Earth Day in the Loop

Posted 3 months ago

3 MIN READ – Caught up in the hustle and bustle of the Loop? Take some time this Earth day, April 22, to pause and smell the spring flowers, and move…

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Read more of the article: "Bustling activity returns to the Loop with events, tourism, and more in March"

Bustling activity returns to the Loop with events, tourism, and more in March

Posted 3 months ago

Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) released its March report on downtown activity, using a variety of data sources to track operations during COVID-19, as it has done monthly since July 2020.…

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