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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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23
Jun 2016

CAF Twilight Cruise: See Chicago in a New Light

Imagine this. You depart for your journey along the Chicago River, the sun just starting to sneak behind Chicago’s magnificent buildings. As you cruise along the Chicago River, the glass from the buildings gleam golden with the setting sun. T...
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4
Mar 2016

Where to Brunch this Easter

There’s no better way to kick off your Easter celebration this year than over a delectable brunch with family and friends. But with so many options around the city, where to make your reservation? To help make this year’s E...
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2
Nov 2015

What Is a CAF Docent?

Wow, what a spectacular 2015 season! And a tremendous thank you to the stars of the show, the more than 100 Chicago Architecture Foundation-certified docents who led more than 2,000 river cruise tours this season. Their dedication and passion have led the Chicago...
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