The Virgin Voice

A small blog that holds Chicago’s most brilliant musings, distractions, daydreams, and wisdom.


Culture & Art

How to Celebrate Black History Month

While Black History Month was first celebrated in February 1976, its origins actually date back to 1915 when…

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Fun Stuff

Start Your New Year on the Right Foot in the Great Outdoors

Twenty-twenty was nothing if not challenging, and while 2021 might have gotten off to a rocky start, we’re…

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Fun Stuff

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021!

From small acts of kindness to awe-inspiring events, we’re looking back on 2020 with a (cocktail) glass half…

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Fun Stuff

Road-Tripping, Covid-Style

Who doesn’t love a good road trip? With COVID-19 grounding most flight passengers, this age-old form of travel…

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Good For People, Good For Planet

Celebrate Vote Early Day: Virgin Hotels’ Voting Guide Pt. 2

National Vote Early Day is October 24, 2020! This country-wide initiative encourages registered voters to cast their ballots…

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Good For People, Good For Planet

‘Don’t Sleep On Voting’ An Empowering Campaign

Designed to inspire voter participation, Virgin Hotels teams up with the legendary and original home of hip hop,…

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Culture & Art

Listen, Learn and Act: Meet Donnie

Every day, we strive to do better, to be better and to better serve our teammates, our cities…

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Good For People, Good For Planet

Change is Now Virgin Hotels’ Voting Guide

September 22, 2020, marks National Voter Registration Day, which encourages the nation to check their registration status and…

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Fun Stuff

Have Books, Will Travel

With travel restrictions keeping many would-be travelers close to home these days as the pandemic drags on, one…

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