| Oct 21, 2012
What does the rest of the world picture when it thinks of Los Angeles? Hollywood. Celebrities. Palm trees. Perfect weather.
Fashion capital? Not so much.
Yes, our celebrities are certainly well-dressed. Yes, the L.A. area is the mecca of youth culture,...
| Oct 21, 2012
Katie Kay Mead was sitting behind the counter in her Los Feliz boutique, GatherLA, in late summer when two European tourists came in, asking for directions to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The tourists gazed curiously at a taxidermied fawn displayed among...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:00 AM
The economic damage wrought by Sandy’s rampage through the East Coast now might encompass candy sales, costume purchases and holiday event planners as the storm shuts down Halloween celebrations along its path.
For the first time in 39 years, the...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:14 AM
| Jun 27, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Nationally known model Isis King is still waiting for her money. So is Marlin Mills, CEO of the Scottish Rite Maryland, which owns the Scottish Rite Masonic Center.
Both say that 10 months after last August's Baltimore Fashion Week, neither has been paid...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 3:03 PM
The U.S. Olympic Committee, with its Ralph Lauren-designed and Chinese-produced uniforms, has waded straight into a made-in-America debate that’s only become feistier since the recession.
A quick recap: Americans competing in the Summer Olympics in...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Estimates of the economic losses caused by Hurricane Sandy earlier this week reached $50 billion as experts assessed the costs of severe property damage, shut-down subways and power outages.
On Thursday, Eqecat Inc. said it expects storm-related losses...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:14 PM
New York Atty. Gen. Eric T. Schneiderman is launching an investigation into price gouging in the wake of Hurricane Sandy after receiving hundreds of recent complaints from consumers paying exorbitant amounts for gasoline, food, batteries and other...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 8:52 PM
A Chicago police officer fired on a car fleeing a Gold Coast retail store this evening, after the driver of the vehicle tried to run him down when the officer tried to stop four people with their arms full of stolen clothing, officials said.
No one is...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 3:10 PM
A man accused of trying to kill a Chicago police officer after a Gold Coast shoplifting was denied bail today.
Police say Michael D. Holmes, 20, was part of a group that stole clothes from American Apparel, 46 E. Walton St., in the Gold Coast...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 12:00 PM
In South Florida, we're not used to frigid temperatures, but one thing we know well is how to throw a party. Dubbed "the hottest winter in the world," the Winter Party Festival, a popular gay event that raises money for the National Gay and Lesbian Task...