Tag: South Loop

GSLA Organizes Inaugural Neighborhood 5k: Run the South Loop with us!

In recent weeks we’ve heard confirmation of the cancellation of numerous summer traditions in Chicago. Here in the South Loop, this includes the summer Movies in the Park series and summer concerts.  Lit Fest has been cancelled. We are awaiting additional information about the Printer’s Row Art Fest and will share more details when they are available. While these events… Read more →

Welcome 2018-20 GSLA Board of Directors

The board of directors of the Greater South Loop Association received nominating petitions for the Board of Directors and held its annual election on Saturday, October 6, 2018. From Cristina Hall, President: These are exciting times for the South Loop, with growth visible around nearly every corner.  The GSLA is excited to continue to play an important role by connecting… Read more →

South Loop Business Spotlight: Grant’s Financial Services

The GSLA’s mission is to bring neighbors together to create a vibrant, inclusive South Loop community, which must include a thriving local business community.  Our Business Spotlight series is intended to increase awareness of small businesses in the area, so residents can shop locally to keep more of their dollars within the community to drive more local investment.   In… Read more →

South Loop Civics: State Assembly, County Commissioner, and Judges…. Oh My!

Introduction It’s not always easy for residents of our neighborhood, especially those who are new neighbors, to navigate the “lay of the land” when it comes to our elected representation in the South Loop. The information contained in this blog post is intended to provide basic information to voters in the South Loop neighborhood regarding a subset of offices which… Read more →

South Loop Business Spotlight: Metropolitan Veterinary Center

The GSLA’s mission is to bring neighbors together to create a vibrant, inclusive South Loop community, which must include a thriving local business community.  Our Business Spotlight series is intended to increase awareness of small businesses in the area, so residents can shop locally to keep more of their dollars within the community to drive more local investment.   In… Read more →

Confessions of a Condo Board member…

(The names have been changed to protect the innocent) “I ended up on my building’s board kind of by accident… I’ve never served on something like this before and am not sure exactly what I’m supposed to do.”  – Lucy, new board member “Our management company just gave us notice that they will not be renewing their contract with us…… Read more →

GSLA Board of Directors 2017-18

The board of directors of the Greater South Loop Association received nominating petitions for the board of directors and held its annual election on Saturday, October 7, 2017. From Cristina Hall, incoming President: As the incoming President of the Greater South Loop Association, I’d like to offer a HUGE thank you to Deb Soehlig, our outgoing President for her years… Read more →

August Neighbors’ Night Out Summary – Great things happening at neighborhood parks

At the August GSLA Neighbors’ Night Out, about 35 people joined in conversation about our local parks and recreational opportunities in the South Loop. The event was held at the Weather Mark Tavern. Two Chicago Park District managers joined the event to give updates and field questions about our local parks: Brandon Cotton representing Ping Tom Park, and Talonna Sharp… Read more →