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Dominique Mitchell Photo

First Stop: Monroe

Ambassadors Helping Keep Homeless in the Loop

Street Team Ambassadors, a 1-year-old program started by the Chicago Loop Alliance, is helping keep an eye on the homeless downtown while also providing guidance for tourists.

Photo: Street Team Ambassador Dominique Mitchell on patrol in Chicago's Loop. (Photo/Joseph Troiano)

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Mixologist Google Glass Photo

Second Stop: Chicago Mobile

Mixologist at Work, #ThroughGlass

In the third installment of our Google Glass and GoPro series, Lindsey Murphy and Mikki McConnaughey interview Chicago mixologist Todd Ekis, who shows the craftsmanship of pouring a high-end cocktail #throughglass.

Photo: Mixologist Todd Ekis mixes a cocktail #throughglass. (Photo/Todd Ekis using Google Glass)

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Books on the El Photo

Third Stop: Jackson

Group Turns Trains into Rolling Libraries with Books on the L 

Commuters on Chicago CTA trains have been finding books left behind on seats, but it's no accident. A group has organized a book-sharing program on the trains and tweets to the hashtag #booksonthel.

Photo: Commuters share books by leaving them on El trains. (Photo/Marc Filippino)

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