North Shore Restaurants Share Lessons Learned During the Pandemic

It’s been a brutal year-and-half for the restaurant industry as a whole, with the Covid-19 pandemic shifting how eateries operate and how customers patronize their favorite dining spots.  A few of our favorites were forced to close, but others pivoted, finding ways to stay open, serve their communities, and employ their workers. We asked some […]

Where to Eat: Chicago Dining Guide 2015

Dining out is always a treat—whether you’re grabbing burgers in the neighborhood or celebrating a special occasion at one of greater Chicago’s world-class restaurants. The only problem is: There are so many good great Chicago dining options! Let Make It Better be your guide. We’ve vetted the best restaurants in so many categories—from kid-friendly to […]

Spring Break in the Cayman Islands

Spring break is fast approaching, and if you’re done with winter and need a beach getaway, there are few places more stunning than the Cayman Islands. Three islands make up the Caymans: Grand, aptly named because it’s the biggest and has the most to do; Cayman Brac, a much smaller island with bluffs, caves and […]

Resources for Your Roman Holiday

Here’s my insider guide to the resources that will make your trip to Rome a wonderful family vacation. And if you’re still wondering if Rome is right for your family, check out my article: 10 Reasons to Take a Roman Holiday with Teens. Where to Stay Romantic – Hassler Exclusive and expensive atop the Spanish […]