Blog Archives: 2017

December


November


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    Nov 2017

    Photo: Grand Prize Winner: @goralka102 (view full image below)

    WINNERS! 2017 Cruise Chicago Photo Contest

    Congratulations to our 2017 Cruise Chicago Photo Contest finalists and winners! Be sure to check back in summer of 2018 to participate in our Annual Photo Contest.  Meet our Grand Prize Winner, Bożena Budzyńska ("bb"), from Chicago: 1. T...
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October


    19
    Oct 2017

    Photo: Instagram @nextworld

    2017 Cruise Chicago Photo Contest Finalists

    Congratulations to our 2017 Cruise Chicago Photo Contest Finalists! It was fun to see the variety angles, subject matter and views captured from the 1,000+ entries. Sailboats, architecture, people, boats, trains, dogs; daytime, nighttime, twilight. See gallery...
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September


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    Sep 2017

    Private Charter: An Intimate Affair

    Imagine the possibilities. A private charter client transformed our largest vessel, Chicago's Leading Lady, into an intimate dinner party for 13. See vendor highlights and stunning photos of the intimate space. Creative Lead: David Rogers Inc...
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August


June


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    Jun 2017

    Fourth of July 3D Fireworks Cruise!

    Celebrate America with your family and friends aboard Mercury Cruises' special July 4th Lakefront Cruise featuring traditional fireworks - with a 3D twist! Millions of lights along the skyline will twinkle as you cruise the lakefront prior to...
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    Jun 2017

    Sunrise Stretch Yoga Cruise Series

    Our first of four Sunrise Stretch Yoga Cruises kicked off on Sunday, June 25th. With views so breathtaking you might forget to exhale, these cruises will shake up your regular exercise routine. If you missed your chance to...
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    22
    Jun 2017

    June is Pride Month

    In celebration of Pride Month, Chicago’s First Lady Cruises is proud to fly the rainbow flags in the bow of all First Lady vessels for the month of June. The flags are a visible symbol of Chicago’s First Lad...
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April


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February


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    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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January


    19
    Jan 2017

    Summer 2017: 8 Things We're Looking Forward to

    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. In eager anticipation of summer weekends filled with festival hopping and busy skyline-back dropped beaches, we’ve taken a look and fou...
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