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Restaurante del Loop provee acceso a la cultura Venezolana

Restaurante del Loop provee acceso a la cultura Venezolana

Hillary Flores and Richie Requena

December 12, 2019

Para muchos, el restaurante BienMeSabe ofrece una prueba de la comida venezolana. Pero para los venezolanos nativos, este restaurante provee un acceso a su cultura, su gente y su hogar.  La cadena de restaurantes BienMeSabe tiene dos ubicaciones: una en el vecindario del norte de Ravenswood y otra ...

Loop restaurant gives insight to Venezuelan culture

Loop restaurant gives insight to Venezuelan culture

Hillary Flores and Richie Requena

December 12, 2019

For many, the restaurant BienMeSabe gives a taste of Venezuelan food. But for Venezuelan natives, this restaurant is a gateway to their culture, their people and their home.  The BienMeSabe restaurant chain has two locations – one in the northern Ravenswood neighborhood and one in the Loop near t...

Chicago mulling a hike on ride-hailing fees in downtown area

Chicago mulling a hike on ride-hailing fees in downtown area

Associated Press

October 11, 2019

Chicago officials are considering an increase in ride-hailing fees for solo riders traveling downtown, in a move aimed at reducing traffic congestion. Mayor Lori Lightfoot told a local radio station Thursday in a pre-recorded broadcast that she will recommend the "short-term" plan to give breaks to...

Free flow: Where to go when you need to go

The bathroom in Open Books definitely has the most interesting and engaging wall art out of any of the bathrooms on this list.  They have various cuttings and prints pasted on the wall.  Though it is a single person bathroom, it also has a diaper changing station.  The drawback is that the view from the toilet is of supplies for the bathroom.  But at least you know that they won’t run out. Open Books is located at 651 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60661 in the West Loop.
(William Sullivan | The DePaulia)

William Sullivan, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018

On April 12, two black men walked into a Philadelphia Starbucks and asked to use the bathroom.  They were told they needed to buy something first.  Eventually the manager called the police and they were arrested.  The incident has brought up a broader question: should people be allowed to use the bat...

Beatrix Market brings variety to Loop campus

The main area in Beatrix Market, a new dining option for DePaul students in the Loop campus. It features a salad bar, hot food bar, sandwiches and much more. 
(Photo courtesy of Mackenzie Born)

Mackenzie Born, Contributing Writer

April 9, 2018

DePaul students now have a new food option at the Loop campus after the Tuesday opening of Beatrix Market. Part of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Beatrix Market has presented the perfect mix of convenience and variety for DePaul students and staff. Directly across the street the DePaul Loop campus o...

ACTIVATE returns to the iconic alleys on Sept. 28

“Hideaway: Retreat from the Street,” explores the alley as a place to escape the eyes of the street. The last event of the year is on Sept. 28 at 55. S. Wells St for free. 
(Photo courtesy to Kevin Kneeland and K & N Media)

Sarah Julien

September 25, 2017

One night a month, four months out of the year, Chicagoans gather at different iconic Loop alleyways to engage in a cultural, artistic conversation. ACTIVATE transforms alleyways into pop-up urban exhibitions that bring Chicago artists and the public together to experience and celebrate the arts. ...

Let’s grab a bite: Your guide to great restaurants near DePaul’s campus

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba is known for its delicious tapas, wine, and sangria. (Maggie Gallagher / The DePaulia)

Jenna Duddleston

September 14, 2014

The Loop Freshii 854 W. Armitage Ave. Freshii is perfect for a quick and healthy meal that’s also environmentally friendly. It offers a variety of basic options to choose from, including salads, wraps, salad wraps, bowls, burritos, soup, frozen yogurt, juices and smoothies and breakfast. Though its ...

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