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Read more of the article: "Honor Juneteenth in the Loop"

Honor Juneteenth in the Loop

Posted 4 months ago in Trending

3 MIN  READ -- Juneteenth has long been celebrated by Black Americans across the country, including in Chicago. Officially declared a national holiday in 2021, the day marks the date…

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Read more of the article: "Summer office outings your co-workers will love "

Summer office outings your co-workers will love

Posted 4 months ago in Trending, Things to Do

2 MIN READ - As office workers continue to come #BackInTheLoop, we know it’s more important than ever to reconnect with colleagues you haven’t seen in years – or never met in…

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Read more of the article: "Taste of Chicago makes a comeback across Chicago this summer"

Taste of Chicago makes a comeback across Chicago this summer

Posted 4 months ago in Trending

16 MIN READ – Established in 1980, Taste of Chicago, the uniquely-Chicago summertime tradition returns with an impressive array of eateries showcasing the city’s culinary excellence and diversity. Along with…

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Read more of the article: "Celebrate Pride Month in the Chicago Loop"

Celebrate Pride Month in the Chicago Loop

Posted 4 months ago in Trending

2 MIN READ – Go down rainbow road and celebrate the LGBTQ community in the Chicago Loop this summer. Food and drink specials, drag brunch, a music festival, and more…

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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 4 months 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 4 months 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 5 months ago in Trending

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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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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