| Apr 29, 2014
You arrive at your airport, claim your baggage, go home and start to unpack, only to find that the heirloom silver cup your grandmother passed on to you is missing. Who was responsible? And what should you do now? Although I've never had anything lifted...
| May 2, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Oliver Luckett has perfected the art of excess. Seemingly every inch of the walls in his Los Angeles tech start-up, theAudience, is crowded with murals and framed works by street artists such as Shepard Fairey as well as contemporary artists like Jere...
| May 4, 2014
Emeril's Tchoup Chop, the upscale Asian-Polynesian eatery at the Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando, has undergone a transformation that includes a new chef de cuisine, general manager, updated menus and a minimally revamped interior.
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:59 PM
According to credit card companies, exclusion is in.
American Express is embarking on a concert series in select U.S. cities that is offered only to its card members. On Friday night, the series appeared in downtown Los Angeles with a performance by...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Beginning next year, United frequent fliers will accumulate awards miles based on the cost of a ticket, not on the number of miles flown.
United's change is good news for those who buy expensive tickets (read: wealthy fliers and business travelers,...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Three summers after his sold-out, two-night stand at Wrigley Field, Paul McCartney is returning to Chicago July 9 to play the United Center, his publicist announced Monday morning.
McCartney has announced 15 cities on his “Out There” tour...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Beer may be the focus of Darden's newest local player, but food is no afterthought at Yard House on International Drive.
The menu includes more than 145 items including salads, tacos, burgers, seafood, steaks and ribs. The upscale-casual eatery also...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Gypsy05, a Southern California label that specializes in boho chic, is opening two stores in the Los Angeles area in the next couple of weeks.
The first up is slated to open Friday at 8811 Alden Drive off Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles. The second...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Megan Ellison has selected producer Jonathan Gordon as president of production for her Annapurna Pictures.
He will oversee the development and production of Annapurna projects, and will report to Ellison.
Gordon produced David O. Russell's "American...
| May 28, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Retailers, banks and credit card companies are in the process of shifting to a microchip-powered "smart card" that's virtually impossible to counterfeit. Some California lawmakers are so enamored of the idea, they want to make it illegal here not to...
| May 29, 2014
Complaints about tour company American European Travel continue to arrive in the Problem Solver's email inbox, including two this week.
In each case, readers say they prepaid for trips to Europe, only to have the tours canceled, sometimes days before...