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  • newFind your squad, recharge and stay rooted: Self-Care for Social Media Professionals (Part 3)

    Find your squad, recharge and stay rooted: Self-Care for Social Media Professionals (Part 3)

    This post is republished with permission from the Government Social Media Organization. Strangely enough, social media can get pretty lonely and isolated if we let it. But there’s strength in communities, and no social media manager is an island.…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 19, 8:04pm -
  • newDeal with trolls, mistakes and take charge of chaos: Self-Care For Social Media Professionals (Part 2)

    Deal with trolls, mistakes and take charge of chaos: Self-Care For Social Media Professionals (Part 2)

    This post is republished with permission from the Government Social Media Organization. Any social media manager will talk your ear off about why they love their job – but it doesn’t come without its share of pitfalls and hazards, like the darkn…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 19, 7:39pm -
  • newSelf-Care for Social Media Professionals (Part 1)

    Self-Care for Social Media Professionals (Part 1)

    This post is republished with permission from the Government Social Media Organization. Forget playing on Facebook all day, we know that social media managers are truly in the trenches. For every reason we love our roles – connecting with people,…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 19, 7:15pm -
  • Celebrate A Decade of Growth With Social Media Club

    Celebrate A Decade of Growth With Social Media Club

    If your timelines are anything like ours, you’ve seen plenty of 10 year challenge posts popping up in the last couple weeks.  Now that we have seen just how much we’ve aged in the last decade, let’s take a few moments today to celebrate…
    - 23 Jan 19, 5:24pm -
  • Top 10 Reasons to Join SMC

    Top 10 Reasons to Join SMC

    While we’re celebrating 10 years of SMC, here’s a list of top 10 reasons to join Social Media Club.  Together we will make the next 10 years even better! 10) Grow your knowledge of social media. Social Media Club hosts both online and in pe…
    - 23 Jan 19, 5:21pm -
  • We’re All Interns

    We’re All Interns

    The big hullabaloo the past few weeks was a snark tweet about ConEd and the “intern” handling the Twitter account. Interns don’t run the social media accounts of major corporations, especially not in the middle of a communications crisis. I wil…
    - 14 Jan 19, 2:57am -
  • How the Movies Reflect the Social Media Habits of Millennials

    How the Movies Reflect the Social Media Habits of Millennials

    When was the last time you saw a movie in theaters? By statistics, it was likely within the last year, maybe even within the last few months. Although many of us love to veg out on the couch and binge movies on Netflix, the real home for blockbusters…
    - 25 Jul 18, 1:55pm -
  • Wayne Reilly’s Tips to Viral Marketing and Trend Marketing with Social Media

    Wayne Reilly’s Tips to Viral Marketing and Trend Marketing with Social Media

    You’ve most likely heard of the fidget spinner, the hoverboard, or even the selfie stick. These are all examples of the most viral products that have hit social media. Today I’m sitting down with social media titan, Wayne Andrew Reilly. Wayne has…
    - 13 Jun 18, 3:51am -
  • How to Ensure Your Key B2B Marketing Presences Align With Your Branding

    How to Ensure Your Key B2B Marketing Presences Align With Your Branding

    With B2B brands active on so many channels on social and elsewhere, it can be hard to ensure that you’re driving the maximum branding impact with each asset on each presence. In your best-case scenario, your marketing ssets will get downloaded, for…
    - 16 May 18, 5:35pm -
  • Finding Killer Influencers For Your Drop Dead Marketing Campaign
    In a world full of advertising noise, arguably the biggest problem marketers have is breaking through. One method that’s becoming increasingly more successful is finding influencers to help give you the marketing boost you need. According to a repo…
    - 24 Feb 18, 9:30pm -

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  • Film Noir classic “Mystery Street” to screen at Glessner House Museum March 29

    Film Noir classic “Mystery Street” to screen at Glessner House Museum March 29

    The film noir classic Mystery Street (1950) will screen at Glessner House Museum, 1800 S. Prairie Ave., on March 29 at 7 p.m. The screening is part of the Glessner House’s birthday celebration for Frances (Fanny) Glessner Lee, a multi-day celebra…
    - 24 Feb 19, 9:38pm -
  • Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show Opens Today

    Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show Opens Today

    Progressive Chicago Boat, RV and Sail Show opens today and runs through January 13 at McCormick Place (South Loop) Chicago, Illinois. The annual event features more than 150 hourly sailing seminars, as well as exhibits featuring sail boats, power boa…
    - 9 Jan 19, 11:36pm -
  • Chicago Auto Show February 9 – 18, 2019 at McCormick Place

    Chicago Auto Show February 9 – 18, 2019 at McCormick Place

    First staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and has been held more times than any other auto exposition on the continent. This year marks the 111th edition of the Chicago Auto Show.Ford Mustang from the 2017…
    - 27 Dec 18, 6:24pm -
  • Loft Walk Saturday, December 15

    Loft Walk Saturday, December 15

    Loft Walk  Saturday, December 15Noon- 5:00 pm​Join your South Loop neighbors for the 20th annual Loft Walk. To celebrate the occasion, the walk features a special “Deck the Halls” version of the event. This highly anticipated event offers vis…
    - 15 Dec 18, 3:42am -
  • “American Street Kid” debuts in Chicago December 11

    “American Street Kid” debuts in Chicago December 11

    In American Street Kid, filmmaker Michael Leoni takes you on a journey into a world that most people don’t know exists. A world where in order to survive, kids are forced to sell drugs, beg for money or sell their bodies. Their powerful stories ar…
    - 11 Dec 18, 2:47pm -
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark at Daniel Webster Park, Chicago July 17, 2017

    Raiders of the Lost Ark at Daniel Webster Park, Chicago July 17, 2017

    The Greater South Loop Association is presenting Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) free of charge at Daniel Webster Park, 1357 S Indiana Ave, Chicago, IL 60605. The movie starts at dusk.Raiders of the Lost Ark is the first (and best) movie in the I…
    - 17 Jul 17, 1:58pm -
  • Happy Fourth of July!

    Happy Fourth of July!

    Stay safe!
    - 4 Jul 17, 10:30am -
  • Free movie in Grant Park: “Jumanji” June 13

    Free movie in Grant Park: “Jumanji” June 13

    The Greater South Loop Association (GSLA) and Century 21 SGR will present Jumanji (1995) in Grant Park (near the Logan monument, Michigan and 9th St.). The fantasy stars Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst and Bradley Pierce.What’s it about?A magical boa…
    - 12 Jun 17, 2:54pm -
  • A Walk Through Time—Sunday, June 11, 2017

    A Walk Through Time—Sunday, June 11, 2017

    1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Glessner House MuseumThis very special tour provides attendees with the rare opportunity to visit the interiors of several historic homes in the Prairie Avenue Historic District. Following the tour, attendees are invited to ret…
    - 10 Jun 17, 9:44pm -
  • Personal and Professional Productivity in the Digital Age A Workshop at Catalyst Ranch on Tuesday, May 9

    Personal and Professional Productivity in the Digital Age  A Workshop at Catalyst Ranch on Tuesday, May 9

    Where: Catalyst Ranch, 656 West Randolph Street #3W, Chicago, IL 60661When: May 9, 2017Time: 6 - 9 p.m.Are you… drowning in piles? feeling overwhelmed?  under-valued?  in over your head? Is your life characterized by… busyness? too much stu…
    - 6 Apr 17, 11:30am -

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  • newA Sloopy Descendant?

    A Sloopy Descendant?

    A reader writes:This guy decided to visit South Loop for his morning perch today! Roosevelt & PrairieOne of our favorite long running posts on Sloopin is the story of the Peregrine Falcons.  We first posted about this way back in 2009.If you're a lo…
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Oct 19, 11:32am -
  • #ShotsAroundTheSloop: Strike

    #ShotsAroundTheSloop:  Strike

    From Thursday:(Hat tip:  TC!)
    - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 19, 2:15pm -
  • 74-Story 1000M Condo Building Set to Break Ground on South Michigan on October 24th

    74-Story 1000M Condo Building Set to Break Ground on South Michigan on October 24th

    Not going to lie, this surprised us (via Chicago Tribune):Developers plan to break ground next week on a delayed, Helmut Jahn-designed condominium tower that would be the tallest building in the iconic row of skyscrapers on Michigan Avenue across fro…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 19, 3:22pm -
  • Well-Wentworth Connector: A New Type of Road at The 78 Development

    Well-Wentworth Connector:  A New Type of Road at The 78 Development

    The 78 - the new mega development planned for the gigantic vacant land south of Roosevelt - has been written about a lot.  Regardless of your beliefs on the development it surely is going to be transformative for the Sloop.There was an old post on C…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 19, 1:34pm -
  • Aaron Sorkin's "The Trial of the Chicago 7" Filming on Plymouth Ct Today

    Aaron Sorkin's "The Trial of the Chicago 7" Filming on Plymouth Ct Today

    It looks like Aaron Sorkin's upcoming movie, The Trial of the Chicago 7, is filming in the Sloop today:For those not familiar with the premise - the movie's IMDB page says:The story of 7 people on trial stemming from various charges surrounding the u…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 19, 2:15pm -
  • The Chicago Fire's Return to Soldier Field Seems Like a Win for the Sloop Also

    The Chicago Fire's Return to Soldier Field Seems Like a Win for the Sloop Also

    In case you missed this one, looks like the Sloop is going to have more events in the neighborhood starting next year (via Chicago Tribune):The Chicago Fire’s return to Soldier Field is official.At a news conference Tuesday morning at the iconic st…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 19, 11:53am -
  • #ShotsAroundTheSloop: Nightmares

    #ShotsAroundTheSloop:  Nightmares


    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 19, 8:38pm -
  • Efforts Ongoing To Preserve Dilapidated Power Plant in the Sloop

    Efforts Ongoing To Preserve Dilapidated Power Plant in the Sloop

    One of the more iconic buildings in the Sloop is facing demolition.  Most would probably see this as a good thing, some not so much (via Sun Times):An old coal-fired power plant might not be the first idea that comes to mind when Chicagoans think of…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 1:53pm -
  • Dentart Opens Up Shop at 2106 S. Michigan

    Dentart Opens Up Shop at 2106 S. Michigan

    It appears that Dentart has opened up at 2016 S. Michigan (behind the tree...):We did some googling and seems like their website says they're "specializing in Orthodontics and Prosthodontics".While businesses moving into the Sloop is good, there is…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 11:31am -
  • Sign for Ming Hin on Side of 1234 S. Michigan Building

    Sign for Ming Hin on Side of 1234 S. Michigan Building

    More signs of the popular Ming Hin coming to 1234 S. Michigan:Back in September, Curbed Chicago posted about this restaurant coming to long vacant building.Will be nice to have this building alive and active again.(Hat tip:  JL!)
    - 13 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 11:00am -