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  • 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…
    - 30 days ago, 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…
    - 30 days ago, 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…
    - 39 days ago, 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 -
  • Fake Social Media Accounts

    Fake Social Media Accounts

    We’ve all experienced it. You get a friend request on Facebook for someone you are already friends with. You check and you are friends with them but this is a new account with the same photo and almost no friends. Then your friend suddenly posts on…
    - 18 Feb 18, 6:06pm -
  • Five Ways to Prepare for Digital Success in 2018

    Five Ways to Prepare for Digital Success in 2018

    With a new year, brands may have their budgets set—but must determine how to spend their marketing budgets to ensure they reach their annual digital goals. This includes but is not limited to digital, which entails SEM, Paid Social, Media, CRM, an…
    - 11 Feb 18, 8:47pm -
  • 3 Ways You Should Be Using Social Media for PR

    3 Ways You Should Be Using Social Media for PR

    Public relations and social media are logical bedfellows. At its best, social media marketing is about brand engagement and conversation, while PR is about keeping your brand in the front and center of the mass media conversation. With organic reach…
    - 29 Jan 18, 9:43pm -

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  • 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…
    - 44 days ago, 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…
    - 57 days ago, 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…
    - 69 days ago, 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…
    - 73 days ago, 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 -
  • Man beaten and car stolen in South Loop

    Man beaten and car stolen in South Loop

    This from DNAinfo:CHICAGO — A group of men beat a man and stole his car in the South Loop on Wednesday night, police said.At 11:19 p.m., the man was leaving work from a parking garage in the 800 block of South Wabash Avenue when five or six men swa…
    - 9 Mar 17, 8:07pm -

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  • Manny's Cafeteria & Delicatessen Registers as One of Chicago's 20 Most Iconic Dishes

    Manny's Cafeteria & Delicatessen Registers as One of Chicago's 20 Most Iconic Dishes

    If you thought iconic Chicago food establishments, would you think any places in the Sloop would register?  According to Eater, we've got one - and it's probably not shocking:11. Manny's Cafeteria & DelicatessenCorned Beef Sandwich: Manny's is the s…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Feb 19, 12:57pm -
  • Rafael Viñoly Talks About "Framing" Grant Park with NEMA

    Rafael Viñoly Talks About "Framing" Grant Park with NEMA

    If you're an architecture buff, you probably know Rafael Viñoly.  If not, that's ok because you're about to (via Curbed):The building is almost topped off and it certainly is a looming structure over the neighborhood.  How it will look when it's f…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Feb 19, 2:41pm -
  • Happy Presidents Day!

    Happy Presidents Day!


    - 4 days ago, 18 Feb 19, 12:57pm -
  • Amazon Spurns New York ; Emanuel & Pritzker Publicly Sell "The 78" as an Alternatve

    Amazon Spurns New York ; Emanuel & Pritzker Publicly Sell "The 78" as an Alternatve

    Shocking news yesterday as Amazon officially broke up with Long Island City on Valentines days.  What's even more interesting is that our officials are eagerly and openly pitching "The 78" as the solution (via Crains):Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. J.B…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 2:19pm -
  • A Look Back at Motor Rows History - from Cars to Records

    A Look Back at Motor Rows History - from Cars to Records

    The Suntimes recently had a nice write-up on the history of Motor Row and how the area has changed dramatically over the past century:Chicago’s one-time automotive destination, Motor Row, hasn’t weathered time as well as its counterparts, like th…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Feb 19, 12:31pm -
  • Chicago Officials Reach Out to Amazon in Light of Report that the Retailer is Reconsidering Plans in NYC

    Chicago Officials Reach Out to Amazon in Light of Report that the Retailer is Reconsidering Plans in NYC

    So you're telling me their is chance (via Chicago Tribune):Chicago and Illinois officials reached out to Amazon on Friday in a renewed effort to win a 25,000-job campus that would serve as part of the tech behemoth’s second headquarters.Gov. J.B. P…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Feb 19, 12:39pm -
  • Totto's Market Coming to New Retail Space in the Heart of Printers Row

    Totto's Market Coming to New Retail Space in the Heart of Printers Row

    There has been a lot of discussion around the urban mansion being built at the corner of Dearborn and Polk.  One thing that was part of the mystery was what (if anything) was coming to the first floor retail space.Well it appears we have an answer:A…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Feb 19, 12:24pm -
  • #ShotsAroundTheSloop: Frozen Sloop

    #ShotsAroundTheSloop:  Frozen Sloop

    Make sure you scroll through the pics to see a frozen sloop!View this post on Instagram A post shared by Chicago Bucket List (@chicagobucketlist) on Feb 4, 2019 at 3:32pm PST
    - 12 days ago, 10 Feb 19, 12:54pm -
  • New High-Rises Everywhere in the Sloop!

    New High-Rises Everywhere in the Sloop!

    Yesterday it was Hotel Essex, today the Tribune looks at three other high-rises dotting the South Loop skyline.  Two of them (Nema and Paragon) are almost done.  Another one (1000M) hasn't broken ground yet, but would be a striking addition if it d…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Feb 19, 2:07pm -
  • Hotel Essex Nears April 1st Opening and Provides New Info on Bar and Restaurant

    Hotel Essex Nears April 1st Opening and Provides New Info on Bar and Restaurant

    The Sloop is getting close to gaining an interesting hotel concept on Michigan Avenue (via Chicago Tribune):Developers have unveiled new details — and an opening date — for a roughly $250 million project that includes the transformation of the ol…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Feb 19, 4:37pm -