Carrie Bradon Dec. 1, 2017, 12:00pm

Few foods are as internationally adored as pizza, and in the United States, the love of this savory pie runs deep. According to Food Industry News, Americans were consuming 3.4 times a month more pizza than they were in 2014.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 1, 2017, 1:00pm

Seafood is a well-loved delicacy in many parts of the world, including those with impressive culinary reputations such as France, Spain and Italy. It only makes sense then that the U.S., the world's largest melting pot, would also be home to some excellent seafood restaurants.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 1, 2017, 3:26pm

There have been a lot of fads in the restaurant industry, but one of the hottest and latest is Modern American cuisine. America has always been known as a melting pot and Modern American cuisine is essentially a classy take on the elements which we have come to love from all of the different cuisines from around the world.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 1, 2017, 3:58pm

Life’s essential transactions warrant professional attention, and buying or selling a home with a savvy real estate agent can make all the difference between forging a rocky path or enjoying smooth sailing for purchasers and sellers alike.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 4, 2017, 1:17am

Good grits ‘n’ gravy! Whether eggs poached to perfection, fancy French toast or an ordinary omelette, your breakfast desire is Lakeview’s demand, with local eateries providing everything from Scandinavian and Mexican cuisine to delectable Parisian pastries.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 4, 2017, 1:17am

Conventional wisdom regarding health isn’t just about Western medicine nowadays; as information becomes ever more globally accessible, understood and valued, our culture has begun to fully embrace wellness as a conscious choice; and patients of all kinds are discovering feasible health care solutions within alternative medicine practices.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 4, 2017, 1:23pm

Preserving memories benefits so much from professional planning, and Lakeview offers talented photographers to help capture those special events, be they commercial needs or family get-togethers; providing “forever” keepsakes to help you cherish each occasion.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 5, 2017, 9:37am

Bed and breakfast venues offer a combination of getaway options — bringing the best in choices for privacy, personal comfort, and pricing! In the Chicago area, you can choose from a wide range of perks based on location, lifestyle or luxury.

Carol Ostrow Dec. 7, 2017, 11:37pm

With 2017’s predicted holiday shopping trends leaning toward online buying over brick-and-mortar purchases, consumers and vendors alike face challenges with the ever-present issue of data security, according to U.S. payment processing and technology provider Vantiv.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 12, 2017, 7:00am

Lakeview’s dedicated florists blend their creative talents with deft customer service skills as they artfully assemble beautiful bunches and arrangements for every occasion.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 13, 2017, 1:14am

Sandwiches, though not an American creation, have become a staple in the United States, thanks to their diversity and versatility as a meal.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 13, 2017, 2:00am

In America, we have a health hype. We want to be healthy, feel healthy and above all, look healthy. Much of what we eat impacts our health and, as strange as it may seem, not eating certain meals can actually lead to a less healthy version of you.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 14, 2017, 12:29am

We rely on cars for many things: getting to the grocery store, to the doctor's office, to our kid's graduation, to the airport for vacation, and everything in between. As the number of people in the U.S. continues to grow, so too do the number of cars on the road. One report found that there are 253 million cars and trucks on the road in the U.S., and another found that ini 2016, the average American spend over $9,000 on transportation.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 18, 2017, 12:19am

Cinema is deeply ingrained in the modern culture, and though the first motion pictures were created in France, America soon caught on and began producing their own motion pictures with the aid of Kinetoscope technology. Thomas Edison created a system for filming, projecting and producing public films and motion pictures only improved from there.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 18, 2017, 1:45pm

Your home is your castle, and as such your castle should reflect who you are and what kind of person you are. Home decor and furnishings can create an instant impression of a person's style: whether they value comfort or style, aesthetics or price, and the list goes on.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 18, 2017, 2:49pm

The winter months conjure up memories of many things: time with family, warm drinks, fire places and snowball fights. Another activity that has been loved for thousands of years is ice skating.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 20, 2017, 9:29pm

When it comes to beverages, there are few drinks that are as popular as tea. In fact, after water, tea is the most widely consumer beverage in the world.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 25, 2017, 8:55am

Literature is one of the greatest accomplishments that humanity has made.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 25, 2017, 8:56am

Though big deals are certainly worth celebrating, small victories can be fun to find.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 26, 2017, 10:34am

Colors are famous for making we humans feel a certain way.