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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Happy Hour Guide"

Chicago Loop Happy Hour Guide

Posted 44 days ago

3 MIN READ - Party like it’s 2015 – the year Chicago’s Happy Hour ban was repealed – with these after-work food and drink specials. Whether you’re looking for a convenient...

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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 47 days ago in Trending

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us. Get ready to paint the city green. From dyeing the Chicago River to drinking your way through the Loop’s bars and rooftops, we have...

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Read more of the article: "Bertha Palmer’s Chocolate Brownie: The Hidden Gem of Chicago"

Bertha Palmer’s Chocolate Brownie: The Hidden Gem of Chicago

Posted 47 days ago in Then and Now, Restaurants and Dining

Food helps define a place, which is why deep dish pizza, hotdogs, and popcorn come to mind when you think of Chicago. Surprisingly, only some locals and far fewer travelers...

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Read more of the article: "March Loop Employee of the Month: Marion Batey"

March Loop Employee of the Month: Marion Batey

Posted 50 days ago

When Marion Batey heard she had been named the Loop Employee of the Month for March, her first thought was not how the recognition might serve her, but how she...

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Read more of the article: "Places to Meet Outside Your Office in the Loop"

Places to Meet Outside Your Office in the Loop

Posted 51 days ago in Eat & Drink, Restaurants and Dining

When you want to entertain a client or hang out with your co-workers, it’s easy to suggest the hottest attractions, great happy hour deals, and even a must-have meal at...

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Read more of the article: "New Food Hall Coming to the Loop"

New Food Hall Coming to the Loop

Posted 53 days ago in Restaurants and Dining, Eat & Drink

2 MIN READ - This fall, a two-story, 30,000-square-foot food hall is coming to the Loop.

DMK Restaurants, in partnership with John Buck Co., are opening Hayden Hall at 333 S....

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Read more of the article: "6 Ways to Spring Out of the Winter Blues"

6 Ways to Spring Out of the Winter Blues

Posted 54 days ago in Loop List, Loop Locals

Spring is on the horizon. However, shorter days and temperatures well below freezing point can still make you feel lethargic and irritable. To help you fight the winter blues, we...

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Read more of the article: "Plan Your Next Staycation in the Loop"

Plan Your Next Staycation in the Loop

Posted 54 days ago in Hotels, Restaurants and Dining, Loop List

You’ve been working hard, and you need a vacation. But maybe taking a bunch of time off and dropping hundreds of dollars on a flight isn’t in the cards. The...

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Bloody Mary Guide"

Chicago Loop Bloody Mary Guide

Posted 54 days ago in Eat & Drink

Bloody Marys – you either love them or hate them. The classic mixture of tomato juice, vodka, and spices may seem simple enough, but any Bloody Mary fan will tell...

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Read more of the article: "Art on theMART Announces Spring Program Aligned with Year of Chicago Theatre"

Art on theMART Announces Spring Program Aligned with Year of Chicago Theatre

Posted 57 days ago in Arts and Culture

theMART, with the City of Chicago, on February 21 announced the program alignment of Art on theMART, the largest permanent digital art projection in the world, with the 2019 Year...

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