Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: October 15, 2015
The Wells Street Bridge will be closed and raised all weekend (October 17 - October 18). The bridge needs to be raised to accommodate a crane and drilling rig that will install caissons – steel cylinders to support the Riverwalk as it passes under the bridge.
The bridge will be closed to all traffic from Saturday at 2 a.m. to Monday at 4 a.m.
Southbound traffic on Wells Street will…
Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: October 02, 2015
Whether you are just starting a new venture or growing your business beyond a sole proprietorship, you will inevitably reach a point where you want to ensure that your personal assets will not be vulnerable in the event that lawsuits or other liabilities confront your business. In the world of small business, there are two clear vehicles to accomplish that goal: a limited liability company (LLC)…
Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: September 21, 2015
You'll meet many River North Chefs on your route during OctoberFeast. Here’s an early introduction to Chef Eric Mansavage from Farmhouse.
Chef Mansavage is passionate about the Farm to Table concept. He knows there are local farmers that work very hard and he feels that it makes sense to support those people, build those relationships, source…
Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: September 17, 2015
Detroit native Aaron Cuschieri serves Chicago’s Kinmont restaurant as Executive Chef, merging well-honed fine dining techniques with a genuine, unpretentious appreciation for food and the experience of dining. Less than a decade into the industry, Chef Cuschieri has already been recognized by Zagat
Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: September 10, 2015
4 Essential Characteristics of a Successful Team
At one time or another in your professional career, you’ve likely been reminded that teamwork makes the dream work or that there’s no “I” in team. Or maybe you’ve been encouraged to be a team player and take one for the team. And in some instances, you may have even found yourself going to…
Posted By: Stephanie Fallara By: August 17, 2015
Recently, a California labor commissioner found that an Uber driver was an employee and not an independent contractor ("IC"), awarding the driver over $4,000 in expenses. Similar lawsuits, including class action matters, are being filed around the country. The implications for Uber (and any other company engaging someone as an "independent contractor") are huge: unemployment taxes, workers' compensation…