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Read more of the article: "Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announces 2022 as "Year of Chicago Dance""

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announces 2022 as "Year of Chicago Dance"

Posted 6 months ago in Trending

5 MIN READ – In deep partnership with the local dance community, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) Commissioner Erin Harkey have designated…

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Read more of the article: "Loop activity rounded out 2021 with record recovery in pedestrians, hotels and offices"

Loop activity rounded out 2021 with record recovery in pedestrians, hotels and offices

Posted 6 months ago in Trending

2 MIN READ -- Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) recently released its December report on downtown activity, using a variety of data sources to track operations during COVID-19, as it has…

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Read more of the article: "Sundays on State marketing nominated for major national award"

Sundays on State marketing nominated for major national award

Posted 6 months ago in Trending

6 MIN READ – The popular event series, Sundays on State, has been nominated by PRWeek Awards for “Best in a Crisis,” and Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) marketing team now…

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Read more of the article: "5 Loop activities to beat the winter blues "

5 Loop activities to beat the winter blues 

Posted 6 months ago in Trending, Things to Do

3 MIN READ – The holidays are over, and we've had some frigid temps and gray days remind us what Chicago winters really consist of, but fret not! There are a…

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Read more of the article: "“Be Part of the Art” on Lasalle Street reenergizes Loop corridor"

“Be Part of the Art” on Lasalle Street reenergizes Loop corridor

Posted 6 months ago in Trending

3 MIN READ – The Building Owners and Managers Association of Chicago (BOMA/Chicago), in partnership with Torque, recently announced the launch of a creative art infusion, “Be Part of the…

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

Chicago Loop Happy Hour Guide

Posted 6 months ago in Trending, Eat & Drink, Loop List, Loop Locals

3 MIN READ -- After work, go out for drinks! Happy hour is happening all throughout the Loop, so you can wind down after a long day. Choose from these…

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Read more of the article: "Loop favorites during Chicago Theatre Week "

Loop favorites during Chicago Theatre Week

Posted 6 months ago in Trending, Loop List, Fun for Free

5 MIN READ – Chicago Theatre Week has become a staple in the city and especially the Loop, and returns in-person February 17-27 in celebration of 10 years. 

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Read more of the article: "Practice your New Year’s resolutions in the Loop"

Practice your New Year’s resolutions in the Loop

Posted 6 months ago in Trending

2 MIN READ – New year, new you! Whether your focus is on improving your physical health, taking advantage of all your city has to offer, or a goal as…

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Read more of the article: "Celebrate New Year's Eve in the Chicago Loop"

Celebrate New Year's Eve in the Chicago Loop

Posted 6 months ago in Loop List, Trending

3 MIN READ – It’s time once again to usher in a new year, and there’s no better place to do it than downtown in the Chicago Loop. Glitzy and…

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Read more of the article: "Holiday Traditions in the Chicago Loop"

Holiday Traditions in the Chicago Loop

Posted 7 months ago in Trending

Create lasting memories with the whole family downtown at the Loop’s must-see holiday destinations.

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