Carrie Bradon Oct. 5, 2017, 2:57pm

Your smile says a lot about you, so it’s important to have the right specialist caring for your teeth. If you live in the Near North Side, there are plenty of dentists to choose from; the hard part is picking which one to visit. Chicago Dental Studio is at 443 W. Huron St. and features state-of-the-art technology and specialists who are experts in their business. Chicago Dental Studio is a great practice for general and cosmetic dentistry, as well as orthodontics.

Carrie Bradon Oct. 9, 2017, 3:11pm

Taking care of your body is one of the best decisions you can make, and knowing how to properly care for your skin should not be taken lightly. There are numerous mighty dermatologists in Near North Side, including Ahmad Shatil Amin M.D., at 676 N. St. Clair St. Amin is patient and knowledgeable when it comes to skin care. Because Amin knows how to explain medical terms in an understandable way, many customers have made him their dermatologist.

Carrie Bradon Oct. 10, 2017, 3:14pm

Since the times of the Egyptian Empire, plastic surgery has been employed to fix bodily flaws (though in the ancient times it was used mainly for broken noses, rather than cosmetic perfection). Today, tens of thousands of Americans pay for surgeries in the hopes of improving their physical appearances.

Carrie Bradon Oct. 11, 2017, 3:41pm

When thinking of bakeries and pastries, many people's minds jump instantly to France and its croissants, eclairs and fine confections, but the history of baked goods actually date back much further to the time of the Egyptians.

Carrie Bradon Oct. 12, 2017, 4:26pm

Though Chicago may be known for its Italian food, there are many incredibly tasty Thai restaurants in the Lakeview area ready to wow new customers and regulars alike. Here are 15 of the mightiest. Cozy Noodles & Rice at 3456 N. Sheffield Ave., could not be more aptly named. This locally loved spot prepares dishes designed to delight, like the shrimp tom yum soup and crispy pad thai tofu.

Kyle Barnett Oct. 14, 2017, 12:00pm

Integrity, customer service, team player – these are a few reasons channel partners choose to work with Vantiv.

Kyle Barnett Oct. 16, 2017, 12:00pm

When customer retention is on the line, Vantiv is there.

Carrie Bradon Oct. 17, 2017, 8:00am

You don’t have to look far from Chicago to find the origin of the ice cream sunday. According to Mitchell’s Chicago, back in the 1880’s, Ed Berner’s Ice Cream Parlor in Two Rivers Wisconsin claims the sundae originated by accident.

Carrie Bradon Oct. 17, 2017, 8:36am

Few cuisines are as widely loved as Mexican food in the U.S. Although we are north of the border, that’s no reason to miss out on dishes like tacos, fajitas and enchiladas. Here are 15 mighty Mexican restaurants in the Lincoln Park area of Chicago.

Kyle Barnett Oct. 18, 2017, 12:00pm

Through personal relationships and quality customer care, Vantiv is providing its channel partners with support to help their own companies grow.

Robert Hadley Oct. 18, 2017, 1:33pm

More than $18,000 worth of supplies is making its way to dental practices in Peru thanks to a donation from Henry Schein Inc., a distributor that has offices in Elmhurst and Kankakee, according to a company announcement.

Robert Hadley Oct. 18, 2017, 1:41pm

Small-businesses in Chicago will be able to learn about new payment processing technology at Vantiv Integrated Payments’ Smarter Payments Roadshow, which will visit the area Nov. 7.

Robert Hadley Oct. 19, 2017, 1:32pm

The threat of online security breaches and identity theft doesn’t seem to be having an effect on consumer behavior, according to a recent Socratic Consumer Survey, sponsored by payment processor Vantiv, which has offices in Denver.

Robert Hadley Oct. 19, 2017, 1:34pm

Vantiv Inc., which has an office in Schaumburg, and Visa recently announced a new credit card processing service that will allow the transfer of retailer funds in minutes rather days.

Kyle Barnett Oct. 20, 2017, 12:00pm

With cutting edge technology and advisory support, Vantiv provides multiple payments solutions for its channel partners.

Kyle Barnett Oct. 22, 2017, 12:00pm

Vantiv is expanding its reach around the globe, which will provide more payments resources for channel partners and their merchants.

Kyle Barnett Oct. 24, 2017, 12:00pm

Deploying a slim, efficient payment portal for your merchant is simple with Vantiv’s triPOS Cloud solution.

Kyle Barnett Oct. 26, 2017, 12:00pm

The power of gift card and loyalty program processing will have your small merchants competing with the big guys.

Carrie Bradon Oct. 27, 2017, 3:35pm

Getting a restful night’s sleep is important for day-to-day living. Finding the right mattress may even lead you to be excited about slipping between the covers. Here are 15 mighty mattress shops in Lincoln Park and DePaul to help you get started. Sleep City at 706 W. Diversey Parkway in Chicago carries many big-name brands that have been making mattresses for decades.

Carrie Bradon Oct. 27, 2017, 4:26pm

First impressions matter, and this is true to interior design. Making your space, whether it's your office or home, look a certain way can leave a great lasting impression with visitors. Here are 15 mighty interior design resources in the Lakeview area of Chicago. Mahogany Builders, 3823 N. Southport in Chicago, offers creative solutions and luxury design for your kitchen or bathroom.