Caroline Roessler

The Millennial Dating Game

The communication landscape in America has changed drastically in the past 20 years due to the digitization of Millennials’ social and romantic lives. Our generation has set out to overthrow the simple, long-standing rituals of courtship, and instead introduce social media to the mix… leaving traditional “dating” or “not dating” stamps behind. In this age of ambiguous text messaging, Facebook stalking and morphing gender roles, research shows that Millennials are having an increasingly difficult time navigating the path from casual hook-ups to the ultimate title – FBO (Facebook official).

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Al’s Burger Shack: A “Legendary” New Eatery

Fifty-something years ago in Chase City, Virginia, a third grader named Al had his first meal out. It was nothing extravagant, but to Al, The Speedy Lunch might as well have been NYC’s finest five-star eatery. His order: a cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise. Crinkle-cut fries. And a vanilla milkshake. It was love at first bite. An inextinguishable passion was born that day. Al had discovered one of the few unadulterated joys of humanity: the taste of a good burger. He vowed to spread that joy. Half a century later, Al’s Burger Shack was conceived. It came out...

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