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Chicago Magazine Takes a Moving Trip on Chicago River

The recent feature "These Waters Run Deep" documents days of paddling, wandering, cruising, and conversing along Chicago's iconic waterway.

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“The river is alive. And like all living things, it carries with it vestiges of the past while continually remaking itself.” So writes Scott Blackwood in a comprehensive and colorful feature for Chicago magazine—in which he traces the flow of the water and the history, characters, and environment of the Chicago River.