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13
Feb 2017

Corporate Team Building: 10 Ideas

Planning a day away from the office for team building activities is worth the time and investment. Samantha McDuffee of Teambonding.com says, “Team bonding brings people together by encouraging collaboration and teamwork. Fun activities that help people see each o...
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13
Feb 2017

Photo: Doggy Paddle Aquatic Center

Chicago Winter Dog Fun

Winters can feel long, especially for our four-legged friends who dream of summer romps at the local dog park, long evening walks and laying belly up in the warm sunshine. Chase away doggie winter blues with these Chicagoland indoor dog...
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19
Jan 2017

Summer 2017: 12 Things We're Looking Forward to

There are 152 days until summer. But hey, who's counting? Summer officially begins in Chicago at 11:24pm on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. That’s 93 days, 15 hours and 38 minutes of pure bliss. But thankfully, here in Chicago we don’t restrict summer to dat...
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8
Dec 2016

Five Reasons to Plan a Wedding Cruise

Where you choose to get married is a key decision in setting the overall tone for your wedding ceremony and reception. With many incredible venues across the city to select from, we like to think a wedding cruise stands...
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16
Nov 2016

Photo: Spinning J Bakery & Soda Fountain

Best Chicago Thanksgiving Pies

Pies are delicious. And practically a must at Thanksgiving. But not everyone has the time to impress their holiday guests with a made-from-scratch post-turkey masterpiece. But that doesn't mean you can't still be the Thanksgiving pie hero...
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14
Nov 2016

Photo: 2016 Cruise Chicago Photo Contest Winner: Catherine McKenzie

WINNERS! 2016 Cruise Chicago Photo Contest

Congratulations to our 2016 Cruise Chicago Photo Contest finalists and winners! Be sure to check back in summer of 2017 to participate in our Annual Photo Contest. Meet our 2016 Grand Prize Winner, Catherine McKenzie, from Appleton, Wisconsin: 1. Tell us...
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18
Oct 2016

Docent Spotlight: Susan Osborn

Meet Susan Osborn, one of more than 100 volunteer docents for the Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady Cruises. This year marks Susan's 13th year as a CAF docent (12 years spent on the...
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5
Aug 2016

About that Chicago Harbor Lighthouse...

If you have ever cruised with us, you likely have seen the lighthouse that stands almost directly east of the Chicago Lock, where the Chicago River and Lake Michigan meet. However, did you know lighthouses have been a prominent part...
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