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Chicago Bridges 2016 Spring Lift Season starts April 16th

 

Scheduled bridge lifts are subject to boat traffic. Check the Chicago Loop Bridges Calendar for lift/run status and times. 

 

Actual Start Times from the Yacht Yards are: Weekend - 8:00 AM; Weekday - 9:30 AM

Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: March 25, 2016 FULL STORY

Speech by Howard Conant, Jr. - Main Speaker at 2016 Annual Meeting

Howard Conant, Jr. was our main speaker at the recent RNBA Annual Meeting. Howard helped to form the River North Business Association in 1981 and served as Chairman from 1999-2001. He remains vested in the community by being active on the boards of Archeworks, Writers Theatre and the Chicago Committee of Human Rights Watch and is Chairman of Urban Innovations, a leader of loft development and renovation…

Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: March 10, 2016 FULL STORY

Part Two - The River North Business Association Best Of Awards

It’s the Final Countdown (apologies to Geico and Europe). If you have not already purchased your tickets for the annual meeting, what are you waiting for?

If you missed it, we…

Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: February 19, 2016 FULL STORY

City Council designates Marina City official Chicago landmark

 Marina City is an official historic landmark as of Wednesday. Except for two aldermen who were absent, the City Council passed the ordinance unanimously, 48-0.

“Citing their presence in every Chicago souvenir snow globe, the prominence of their architect [Bertrand Goldberg], and contribution to the history of Chicago architecture, the case was easily made…

Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: February 12, 2016 FULL STORY

Part One - The River North Business Association Best Of Awards

Grammy Awards? Step aside. Oscar? We’ll get to you in a moment.

Make way for the River North Business Association Best Of Awards!  The “Best Of” Program recognizes members committed to making a difference, in business, the association and the River North community. Winners will be announced at the annual meeting, coming…

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

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

(via biography.com)

 

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