Tips Your Staff Should Know About Maintaining Your Ice Machines

Chicago is a city full of cocktails, and one of the most important components, aside from the liquor is the ice! In this article, Brittney Shader from Empire Cooler is giving us 5 tips business owners and staff should know about ice machines. Right ice for the right application The right machine will increase efficiency, … More Tips Your Staff Should Know About Maintaining Your Ice Machines

Get Your Hotel, Restaurant, or Venue More Business from Event Planners with These 4 Easy Website Updates

While marketing is important, once you get someone to your website, make it is easy for them to work with you. For busy planners, they want the details cleanly and clearly laid out, with minimal needs for a back and forth interaction. While it may feel necessary to get all of the details from someone … More Get Your Hotel, Restaurant, or Venue More Business from Event Planners with These 4 Easy Website Updates

AI Headshots Don’t Have to Ruin Your Photography Business

Kelly Baums is one of many TikTokers talking about AI generated headshots. This conversation quickly has professional photographers following with “I’m worried.” But the reality is that the person who is only spending around $20 on these headshots was never going to pay hundreds of dollars or more for a professional human photographer. The great … More AI Headshots Don’t Have to Ruin Your Photography Business

The Bellevue Replacing Tavern on Rush, Opening Spring 2023

Many were surprised when Chicago Gold Coast staple Tavern on Rush announced it was closing last year, but Rush Street is one of the most popular dining areas in Chicago, so it was bound to find new owners soon. The two-floor space will now feature contemporary American fare for lunch, dinner and late-night cocktails as … More The Bellevue Replacing Tavern on Rush, Opening Spring 2023

2022 Holiday Guide

Read this year’s Holiday Guide with all of the information you need to plan your event this year! From Selecting your food and beverages, to How to Plan like a Pro, to Award-Winning & Trending Restaurants – find the resources you need to have your best holiday party yet!

Chicago’s Biggest Fundraising Event: the Lincoln Park Zoo Ball

Friday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m., the Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo will be hosting its largest annual fundraiser, Zoo Ball. Themed “Birds of Paradise,” this year’s event is bringing back the in-person, black-tie gala to support not only the nearly 200 species who live at the zoo, but conservation efforts as well. For … More Chicago’s Biggest Fundraising Event: the Lincoln Park Zoo Ball

Highland Park Cancels July Events After Tragic 4th of July Parade Shooting

In light of the tragic shooting at the City of Highland Park Fourth of July Parade, the City of Highland Park has announced the cancellation of the following upcoming community events:• Food Truck Thursdays, July 7 and July 14• Takeout Tuesday at The Lot, July 12• World Music Fest at The Lot, July 16 This … More Highland Park Cancels July Events After Tragic 4th of July Parade Shooting