Kids are lining up to ride the stationary bikes at Richard Rubyâ€™s McDonaldâ€™s restaurant in Whittier, Calif. They also are shooting hoops on his mini-basketball court and playing on a â€śdance pad.â€ť The equipment is part of a new play area Ruby installed last summer that is designed to encourage young customers to exercise more. Called the R-Gymâ€”after Ronald McDonaldâ€”the gym replaces a more passive PlayPlace activity center.Ruby, who owns 11 McDonaldâ€™s in Southern California, ...
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