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  • Forget bathing suit Barbie. We love Lena Dunham in her green bikini.

    Forget bathing suit Barbie. We love Lena Dunham in her green bikini.
    Forget Barbie on the cover wrap of Sports Illustrated's 50th annual swimsuit issue.  My personal bathing suit hero is 27-year-old Lena Dunham, who has done more to improve the self-esteem of young women in her scant career than the iconic plastic doll...
  • Class of the month: Pop Physique

    Don't be intimidated by the bikini-clad posterior in the poster in the window of Pop Physique, a new fitness studio in downtown Baltimore. You don't need to wear American Apparel-esque leotards and hot shorts for this class — yoga pants and a tank...
  • Workout clothes that work outside the gym too

    Workout clothes that work outside the gym too
    Tracy Anderson Given all the buzz last month around the opening of fitness guru Tracy Anderson's flagship super-studio in Brentwood — a partnership with Gwyneth Paltrow, who is Exhibit A for Anderson's handiwork — it comes as no surprise...
  • A Psy 'Gagnam style' food truck? It's real, with bibimbap

    A Psy 'Gagnam style' food truck? It's real, with bibimbap
    If you've been downtown recently, you may have noticed the image of Psy, the Korean pop sensation, on the side of a bright green food truck. The white suit-donning star, who made a name for himself with the 2012 hit "Gagnam Style," has partnered with...
  • Ernst & Young, now EY, has a 'sexy boys' problem

    Ernst & Young, now EY, has a 'sexy boys' problem
    Before Ernst & Young rebranded itself EY, maybe it should have run a quick Google search. The giant London-based accounting firm and professional services company now shares a name with a racy magazine, EY! Magateen. The magazine, which features...
  • June retail sales rise 4.1%; biggest jump since January

    June retail sales rise 4.1%; biggest jump since January
    A welcome trinity of factors -- perkier job prospects, summer temperatures and more affordable prices -- helped retail sales in June beat expectations. Same-store sales at shops open at least a year -- a measure that strips out the volatility of...
  • 'A Clown Car Named Desire' ★★★★

    'A Clown Car Named Desire' ★★★★
    "I see people out front," observes the sad-eyed man at the Second City e.t.c., "just crying." And the locale of this carefully observed locus of human misery? A closed Chicago school? A funeral home? City Hall? Nope — Aldi. Crying at what? The...
  • Sandy takes toll on Halloween parties, could disrupt candy sales

    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...
  • Super storm Sandy damage estimate climbs to $50 billion

    Super storm Sandy damage estimate climbs to $50 billion
    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...
  • Retail sales warm up in May amid good weather

    Retail sales in May had their best month since January, as warmer weather and a stock market rally drew out shoppers who had spent March and April cooped up indoors. Same-store sales across the board rose an estimated 3.9%, slightly beating expectations...
  • New York attorney general to investigate Sandy price gouging

    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...