| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:52 PM
Casual dining patrons prefer the Cheesecake Factory by far, according to a new report suggesting that customers –- even faced with tough economic times –- are still willing to swallow a bigger bill.
Revenue at the Calabasas Hills-based...
| Oct 11, 2011
St. Andrew's Monthly Community Feast will be held Oct. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. This month's feast will be Italian cuisine and as always, donated by Smokin' Hot Catering, at the Inwood Shopping Center on Route 97.
Proceeds from the October dinner will go...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 8:33 AM
Photo by Janeris Marte
Even in a tough economy, restaurant chains are banking on the belief that most people will continue to dine out, and Pembroke Pines seems to be a magnet for such chains. In August, the Cheesecake Factory opened in the Shops at...
| Oct 19, 2011
On a quiet Friday morning in a West Baltimore gym above the Cash USA pawnshop, Franchon Crews unleashes a powerful flurry outside the ring.
"It's been a long, a long time coming," she roars. "But I know change gonna come, oh yes it did."
| Nov 20, 2011
Location: 401 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. Off East Coast Highway roughly between Jamboree Road and MacArthur Parkway.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun.
Known for: "Overlooking the ocean,...
| Nov 20, 2011
Location: 400 S. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. From the 210 Freeway, exit at Baldwin Avenue and head south.
Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun.
What you'll find: Nordstrom, Macy's and J.C. Penney are the anchors for the 186-store complex,...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 3:52 PM
Seddef Everest had been looking forward to touring Baltimore this weekend with her boyfriend, Dan McDole, who was visiting from Queens.
But Hurricane Irene struck, shutting down the water taxi and making other destinations seem uninviting to the fourth-...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 5:22 AM
Hurricane Irene did not inflict as much damage in Maryland as officials and residents had feared. But the storm came at a bad time for many businesses.
Instead of shopping, eating out and spending money at summer attractions over the weekend, customers...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 8:19 PM
COSTA MESA — Newport Harbor High School's culinary arts students will represent California at the nationals later this month after winning a state competition.
On April 7, Newport Harbor's culinary and management teams each took first-place...
| May 9, 2011
| 11:18 AM
1st) The Yale Bookstore Barnes & Noble
"When asked what a typical customer is like, trade book manager Harry Cohen responds with one word: “Smart.” His location on Yale's campus offers everything that a regular Barnes & Noble has —...
| May 30, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Shoppers at The Mall in Columbia have no shortage of choices — with more than 200 stores and more than 1.3 million square feet of retail space to explore, they’re bound to find whatever they’re looking for.
Owned and managed by...