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Need some inspiration to get the New Year off on the right foot? Read how Ruth Fertel made her restaurant one of the best!



Fifty years ago, steak houses were synonymous with "good old boy" fare, but when Ruth Fertel decided…

Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: January 07, 2016 FULL STORY

Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

Are you ready to deal with employees legally using Medical Marijuana in the workplace? Here are a few suggestions to help set up the policies and protections that employers need.

Medical marijuana (MMJ) is now permitted in 23 states and Washington D.C. Out of those 23 states four of them permit recreational use. Though it remains illegal on the Federal level, the U.S. Department of Justice…

Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: January 04, 2016 FULL STORY

How The Sharing Economy Found Parking

If you had to choose to between paying…

Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: December 14, 2015 FULL STORY

Insider Tips: How a Long-Time Platinum Member Gets Business

In the midst of the holiday season, there’s a reason to go platinum… membership, that is. However, at any level of Membership there are plenty of ways to take full advantage of RNBA benefits.

Recently, we caught up with France Langan, Director of Sales & Marketing at the Holiday Inn Chicago…

Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: December 07, 2015 FULL STORY

CTA Holiday Train Making Brown Line Stops Wednesday - Sunday

The CTA's Holiday Train is rolling into Brown Line stations this week, Wednesday through Saturday, making all stops from the Loop to Kimball and back.

On Saturday, the train will park at Kimball for an hour-long photo op with Santa, 11:15…

Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: December 02, 2015 FULL STORY

5 Tips for Handling Customer Complaints on Your Brand's Facebook Page

Managing the Negatives

When you’ve worked hard to build and maintain your brand, it’s easy to become emotionally attached to your work. However, it’s also incredibly important to leave that emotion at the door when dealing with customer complaints, especially when left on social media channels like Facebook. Over the years, social media platforms such as Facebook have become the primary…

Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: November 19, 2015 FULL STORY