| Apr 17, 2012
| 1:11 PM
It's Tax Day again. For procrastinators around the country, it can be very stressful. Many companies looking to relieve some of that stress are offering freebies throughout the day.
This year, many are urging consumers to visit their Facebook pages and...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 12:22 PM
The message hasn't changed: "We are what we eat." That message is gaining momentum and growing louder and clearer every day. We may not be able to prevent illness altogether, but there's lots we can do to allay it and prevent progression -- and that...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Lakeshore Academy - 55th Illinois Derby - New York City Bagel Deli
Tuesday, April 3
Wednesday, April 4
55th Illinois Derby On WGN !
Hawthorne Race Course
Saturday, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
| Apr 23, 2012
| 12:18 PM
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Big Apple Bagels soon will present its Great Strides campaign to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Throughout the month of May, customers can purchase Great Strides pin-ups at their local Big Apple Bagels, with 100 percent...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:45 PM
With baskets of bagels, and a sweet assortment of donuts, Michael Pizza built a successful business in Bedford. After four and half years, he cooked up a contest to pass it on.
All it would take for someone to win Blue Ridge Bagels was a 300 word essay,...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 3:27 PM
The holidays are a time for generosity and gifts of food are always welcome by those in need. These gifts can shift the focus from holiday overeating to sharing with those who may not have enough to eat.
There are many ways to give nourishing gifts...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Drew Greenblatt's company has grown every year for the past six years — something many other firms, buffeted by the sharp recession, can't claim.
What makes that all the more notable: It's a manufacturer. In Baltimore.
With 35 employees, up from...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Hanukkah begins at sundown Saturday, and the Isle Casino and Racing is offering distinctive holiday dishes in Myron’s Delicatessen and the Farmer's Pick Buffet.
Myron's offerings run from noon until 9 p.m. and Farmer’s Pick Buffet's are...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek has a Lexus giveaway on Thursdays and a bagel for hitting a suited blackjack during the morning in December.
The month's promotions (very lightly edited by me):
$10K Silver Star Slot Tournament...
| Nov 24, 2012
I was treading water at an ad agency in Toronto when I spied an unusual ad in the morning paper. It was an announcement from the U.S. government recruiting able-bodied Canadians to apply for a lottery to enter the U.S. legally with a resident alien, or...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 5:06 AM
Kelsey Leigh started a tradition with her mom on Thanksgiving that requires no meal plan, food preparation, or, most importantly, post-dinner cleanup.
"My mother and I are our only family now," said Leigh of South Bend, "so we have started going out...