| Jul 8, 2011
A popular '50s rock 'n' roll song asked, "Who wears short shorts?"
The answer today? A lot of people who shouldn't. And stores everywhere are accessories to that fashion crime.
I've heard women young and old complain that the only shorts they can find...
| Jul 9, 2011
Those hours between breakfast and naptime can be difficult to fill some days. Stretch your child's imagination with these activities around town.
1 Meet mom at the mall
Each month, Patrick Henry Mall in Newport News sponsors a Mom & Me event for...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 8:30 PM
There are those who can turn a negative into a positive and those who can turn a negative into positive cash flow.
The second Divorcée Sale, also billed as "A Charity Shopping Event at Pelican Hill Resort," unfolds July 22 through 24. If you think you've...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 5:35 PM
Nancy Kline learned all about retail during a three-decade career at South Moon Under, the trendy boutique chain where, she jokes, she held just about every job except president.
Now, she and daughter Emily Schramm, who also worked at South Moon Under,...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:43 PM
COSTA MESA — Although a relatively small city, local restaurateurs have the taste and variety to place the city on the map as a culinary destination, a Costa Mesa Conference and Visitor Bureau spokeswoman said Monday.
Hoping to capitalize on...
| Jul 30, 2011
When it comes to makeovers at the movies, the rules have always been fairly straightforward: Girls get a Cinderella story, while guys get Spider-Man.
It's pretty much been that way since the dawn of the movie makeover genre, which authors Elizabeth A....
| Jul 21, 2011
| 10:13 AM
| Jul 23, 2011
| 8:28 AM
Ted Williams wasn't at the pool last week. Nor was he on the basketball court, polishing off an ice cream cone, sleeping in till noon or catching a movie.
One gloriously sunny midsummer day found him at Target, clutching a dictionary and gazing...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 4:01 PM
When it comes to finding the perfect fitting bra, we highly recommend shopping at Intimacy at South Coast Plaza. On a recent visit to meet Intimacy founder Susan Nethero (dubbed "The Bra Whisperer" as seen on Oprah), we were reintroduced to some eye-...
| Jul 31, 2011
WHERE TO STAY
Hotel Erwin, 1697 Pacific Ave., Venice; (310) 452-1111 or (800) 786-7789, http://www.hotelerwin.com. 119 rooms in a lodging that was redone in 2009 by the trendy Joie de Vivre chain. One block from the beach and boardwalk. Rooftop bar. No...
| Mar 13, 2011
Rugged boots and delicate ballet flats are modern must-haves in any stylish shoe wardrobe. This may be why the first shoe collection manufactured by Los Angeles boutique chain Madison is made up entirely of the two looks.
That, and the Italian factory...