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21
Aug 2018

Experience Z Bar

The recently unveiled Z Bar at The Peninsula Chicago has been causing quite a buzz amongst locals since it's debut in June. Set above Chicago's iconic Michigan Avenue, Z Bar celebrates the city and its spectacular views while guiding visits...
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15
Aug 2018

Feature Friday: Laurel Curran

Meet Laurel, a ticket agent for Chicago's First Lady Cruises who has been with the company since 2014. Throughout her four years with the company, Laurel has also served as a water cart attendee and greeter. Aside from working at Chicago's...
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9
Aug 2018

Feature Friday: Tom Hacker

Meet Tom Hacker, a captain for Chicago's First Lady Cruises who has been with the company since 2006. Tom first began his journey 13 seasons ago, working as a deckhand while attending Northern Illinois University in pursuit of his...
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27
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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23
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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19
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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