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July 26, 2023

Consumer Stories

Best of Business Lunch Review: Whiskey Bar Kitchen

Editor’s Note: Wes Hennings never met a meal he walked away from and is an opinionated eater! Each Thursday he shares the results of a business lunch he’s had with a colleague as a way to advise our business community on the good, bad, and tasty across the CSRA. He doesn’t let ABD or the restaurant know where he is going and his opinions are his own. He grades the restaurants he visits on a 1-5 scale with “5” being outstanding. We call this our “Real Business Lunch Review”. Food

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B2B Stories

Renovations to the Bell Auditorium are now underway

Augusta will soon see a new entertainment hub as the first phase of a multi-million-dollar project is in the works on Telfair Street. Work to renovate and upgrade the Bell Auditorium is easy to spot from the street with a construction crane and new steel girders around the building. This is one part of a three-step project, which also includes the construction of a new James Brown Arena and a concourse to connect the two buildings. “In July, we were able to complete our concrete slab upgrade and start going

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Consumer Stories

Illinois-based Mexican restaurant opens CSRA location

In 2014, Aide Marquez and her husband, Israel Garcia launched an authentic Mexican restaurant in Montgomery, Illinois, which now has three other locations in that state. But on Saturday, they celebrated the grand opening of their fifth location at the Augusta Mall. Marquez and Garcia are the founders and owners of Taco Madre located at 3450 Wrightsboro Road, Suite D225, which was formerly occupied by Moe’s Southwest Grill. Like many Mexican restaurants, Taco Madre serves a variety of meals, including tacos, burritos, and bowls, but diners can also enjoy meals

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Business Coaching

Coach Darin: Employee Experience Design: If you build it, they will come

A new employment trend has emerged over the last few years that is substantially changing the way businesses interact with and inspire their employees. In response to the pandemic-induced disengaged workforce, business owners had to rethink their approach to employee acquisition, engagement, and retention. As labor dynamics like The Great Resignation and Quiet Quitting made headlines and rattled businesses, many organizations recognized the need to do things differently to attract and retain the talent they need. The time was right to embrace Employee Experience (EX) Design. EX design is the

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B2B Podcasting

Simon Medcalfe: Discussing current employment statistics

Statistically speaking, everyone could have a job or two. We’re looking back at May’s Employment Recruitment & Retention Panel discussion from ABD’s Conference and Expo, as Augusta University professor and author of ABD’s Simon Says column, Simon Medcalfe explains the unemployment rate.

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