| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:17 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:19 PM
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...
| May 19, 2013
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...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Ian Salzberg's Drink Like A Local program promotes Florida breweries throughout the state, hoping to get drinkers to solidify a Florida "beer identity."
His description of DLAL's efforts is summed up in the business's Facebook page: "If you go to Italy,...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:20 PM
"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...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
By Jessica Reynolds Quick: How many of you can name which country each item of clothing you're currently wearing came from? I'll assume it's no one. Most of us probably couldn't even say which brand each piece belongs to without......
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:21 AM
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Make a $25 purchase and use the promo code MLTCUFFSHRT at checkout to get the freebie. The shorts come in four colors.
Click here for the deal. The...