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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Alliance Joins in Celebrating 2019 as the Year Of Chicago Theatre"

Chicago Loop Alliance Joins in Celebrating 2019 as the Year Of Chicago Theatre

Posted 4 years ago in Arts and Culture

The City of Chicago has designated 2019 the Year of Chicago Theatre, and just like the Year of Creative Youth (2018) and Year of Public Art (2017), Chicago Loop Alliance…

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Read more of the article: "Grant Park Music Festival 2019 Season Announced"

Grant Park Music Festival 2019 Season Announced

Posted 4 years ago in Arts and Culture

For its 85th season, the Grant Park Music Festival will bring classical music superstars and some of the canon’s most beloved repertoire to the Loop. Highlights include pianists Inon Barnatan,…

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Read more of the article: "Fan-Favorite Loop Restaurants According to Yelp and TripAdvisor"

Fan-Favorite Loop Restaurants According to Yelp and TripAdvisor

Posted 4 years ago in Eat & Drink

The Chicago Loop brings people from across the globe in droves for its museums, theatres, and iconic attractions. But did you know the dynamic food scene is also a major…

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Read more of the article: "Celebrate National Spaghetti Day at an Italian Restaurant"

Celebrate National Spaghetti Day at an Italian Restaurant

Posted 4 years ago in Eat & Drink

Introduced in the U.S. toward the end of the 19th century, spaghetti is the staple food of traditional Italian cuisine. Through time, it became an American classic on par with…

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Read more of the article: "Year in Review: A Great Year for the Great Street"

Year in Review: A Great Year for the Great Street

Posted 4 years ago

State Street, the Chicago Loop’s spine of retail, dining, entertainment, and historic attractions, had nothing short of an eventful year. The street continues to blossom into a culturally vibrant destination due…

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Read more of the article: "Summer 2018 in the Loop"

Summer 2018 in the Loop

Posted 4 years ago in Loop List

Summer in Chicago is a beautiful scene. From reveling in pop-up art exhibitions in alleys and relaxing on the Chicago Riverwalk to cocktailing on the city’s sky-high oases and jamming…

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Read more of the article: "CLA Inks Global Business Districts Innovation Club into Existence"

CLA Inks Global Business Districts Innovation Club into Existence

Posted 4 years ago in Trending

1 MIN READ - Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) continues to bolster its international reputation as it became one of the founding members of the Global Business Districts Innovation Club. This…

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Read more of the article: "Downtown Futures Series Inspires a Smarter Chicago"

Downtown Futures Series Inspires a Smarter Chicago

Posted 4 years ago

Chicago Loop Alliance completed its third year of the Downtown Futures Series, a trio of conversations – moderated by David Broz, principal of Gensler Design – with innovative minds to…

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Read more of the article: "10 Dazzling Photos on The Ledge at Skydeck Chicago"

10 Dazzling Photos on The Ledge at Skydeck Chicago

Posted 4 years ago in Landmarks

Imagine looking down on Chicago’s soaring skyscrapers and iconic attractions, while standing on The Ledge, a glass balcony 1,353 feet in the air, extending 4.3 feet outside the 103rd level…

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Read more of the article: "The Warmth of Christkindlmarket Chicago 2018"

The Warmth of Christkindlmarket Chicago 2018

Posted 4 years ago in Loop List

As the temperature drops and Christmas approaches, Chicagoans typically itch for a fix of holiday cheer. For the 23rd year, Christkindlmarket Chicago has transformed Daley Plaza into a winter wonderland,…

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