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Read more of the article: "How to Choose a Web Design Agency"

How to Choose a Web Design Agency

Posted 6 months ago in Guest Blog

When it comes to web design, your options are endless. From freelancers to local dev shops to full-scale digital marketing agencies, it’s easy to get driven into decision overload very...

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Read more of the article: "Celebrate Chicago’s Artistic Legacy in the Loop and Beyond"

Celebrate Chicago’s Artistic Legacy in the Loop and Beyond

Posted 6 months ago in Guest Blog

Editor's Note: Amy Zinck is Executive Vice President of the Terra Foundation for American Art. Throughout 2018, the Terra Foundation is spearheading Art Design Chicago, a yearlong celebration of the city’s history...

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Read more of the article: "2018 Hottest Summer Festivals in the Chicago Loop"

2018 Hottest Summer Festivals in the Chicago Loop

Posted 7 months ago in Trending, Loop Lists

When the heat cranks up, the streets fill with people and the city gains boundless energy. From electrifying live performances to some of the best food and beverage the city...

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Read more of the article: "Turning the Page Brings Character to the Loop"

Turning the Page Brings Character to the Loop

Posted 7 months ago in Guest Blog

At the beginning of the month, Turning the Page’s bookstore, Carpe Librum, moved from its space in the Pedway to a street-level spot in Block 37 on State Street. The move...

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Read more of the article: "ACTIVATE Artist’s Corner Hot Kitchen"

ACTIVATE Artist’s Corner Hot Kitchen

Posted 7 months ago in Activate

Tell me about Hot Kitchen – what do you do, and how and when did the collective form?Katelyn Douglass: We formed in 2016, and are a theatre and performance group made up...

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Read more of the article: "Lunch Hour Tranquility in the Loop"

Lunch Hour Tranquility in the Loop

Posted 7 months ago in Loop Locals, Loop Lists

In a time when we are constantly bombarded by social media, high expectations, commitments and deadlines, tranquility is not easy to come by. And that doesn’t bode well for living heartily...

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Read more of the article: "Must-Go Summer Music Fests in the Loop"

Must-Go Summer Music Fests in the Loop

Posted 7 months ago in Arts and Culture, Music

The sound of summer in Chicago is the sound of music festivals. Although Lollapalooza is the apex of its kind, there are plenty of other music fests in the Chicago Loop for...

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Read more of the article: "Lollapalooza 2018: Mark Your Calendar and Start Planning"

Lollapalooza 2018: Mark Your Calendar and Start Planning

Posted 7 months ago in Arts and Culture

Lollapalooza 2018, one of the most prolific music festivals, is upon us. It’s high time you got your plan together to enjoy four days of music, heat and huge crowds...

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Read more of the article: "Introducing Canvas Chicago: Curators of ACTIVATE 2018"

Introducing Canvas Chicago: Curators of ACTIVATE 2018

Posted 7 months ago in Activate, Arts and Culture

For the first time ever, Chicago Loop Alliance is teaming up with one curatorial team for the entire ACTIVATE season. Get to know the people behind Canvas Chicago, who under the 2018 theme, “(EVO)lution,”...

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Read more of the article: "Swanky Rooftop Bars in the Chicago Loop"

Swanky Rooftop Bars in the Chicago Loop

Posted 7 months ago in Loop Lists, Restaurants and Dining

As warmer weather rolls in, rooftop bar hopping season is in full swing. Take your weekend or after work plans to a whole new level (literally) at one of Chicago Loop’s...

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