Blog Archives: 2018

December


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    Nov 2018

    Feature Friday: Mario Cuadros

    When he isn’t jet-setting around the world or playing fútbol, you’ll find Mario Cuadros with a camera in hand, deftly capturing the urban landscape of Chicago. Colombian-born and South Carolina-raised, Mario came to the city one ...
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    Sep 2018

    Feature Friday: Diamond Gibbs

    Meet Diamond, a deckhand for Chicago's First Lady Cruises who has been with the company for a little over a year and is currently part of the Senior Deckhand Program. A lifetime Chicago resident and self-proclaimed "foodie," Diamond knows...
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    Sep 2018

    Rehearsal Dinner Welcome Cruise

    Get inspired for your next event with this unique, custom set-up for a welcome rehearsal dinner cruise. Guests were greeted at the dock by a weathered, wood hinged sandwich board setting the tone for the fun, casual evening ahead. ...
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    Sep 2018

    The Northman on Chicago's Riverwalk

    A grand welcome to our new neighbor, The Northman Beer & Cider Garden! This is the second outpost for the Northman, with its flagship restaurant located up north at 4337 N. Lincoln Avenue. Proudly hailed as Chicago's first cider-focused pub and...
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    Jul 2018

    Feature Friday: Judith Kaufman

    Meet Judith, a Docent for the Chicago Architecture Foundation who has been a volunteer since 2010. For the last six years, she has been a Docent aboard the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise, sharing her passion for architecture and city...
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    Jul 2018

    Feature Friday: Mike Shivers

    Meet Mike Shivers, a Chicago's First Lady and Mercury Cruises employee who has been with the company since 2011. With this being his seventh season with the company, Mike serves as Chief Engineer helping repair and maintain the ships throughout the...
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    23
    Jul 2018

    Sunrise Stretch Yoga Cruise Series

    Our annual Sunrise Stretch Yoga Cruise Series sets sail again this year on Sunday, June 17th and continues on July 1st, July 15th, July 29th and August 12th. With views so breathtaking that you might forget to exhale, these...
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    Jul 2018

    Capture Chicago Photography Cruise

    By: @cuadlens When mentioning Chicago to people that don’t live here, their first thoughts are usually about deep dish pizza, hot dogs and Michael Jordan. Not everyone realizes Chicago is photographer’s dream. From catching sunsets at Mil...
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    19
    Jul 2018

    Photo: Wholefully.com

    5 Outdoor Party Trends

    Outdoor summer parties are great anywhere but particularly in Chicago. The city comes alive during the summer as locals take advantage of the warm weather. To help you plan your next outdoor party, we've created a list of 5 outdoor party...
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    Jul 2018

    Photo: Dennis Lee Photography

    Real Event: Rock the Boat

    The Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation hosted a fundraising cruise on June 19th aboard Chicago's Leading Lady. Premier catering partners Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! and Mon Ami Gabi provided delicious eats and two full-service bars kept the beverages flowing. ...
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    Jul 2018

    Feature Friday: Wayne Johnson

    Meet Wayne, a docent for the Chicago Architecture Foundation who has been a volunteer since 2016. Wayne shares his passion for Chicago and architecture with visitors and locals alike as a docent aboard the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise....
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