| Jun 7, 2014
Under Armour, which has wooed consumers with sweat-wicking T-shirts and other innovations, is banking on a new fabric that conforms to the foot like a second skin to help the company break into the crowded athletic shoe market.
| Aug 9, 2014
| 3:39 PM
NEW YORK — A year ago, Steve Enoch of Norwalk was a relatively unknown basketball prospect — even within Connecticut.
"I worked hard all last summer," Enoch was saying Friday morning as he and other top recruits were gathering in the Bronx...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Evansville-based Shoe Carnival has opened its 24th Chicago area store at Lake View Plaza at 159th Street and LaGrange Road in Orland Park.
"We are excited to open a new Shoe Carnival location in the Orland Park area," Todd Beurman, senior vice president...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:43 PM
It pays to tweet.
Get a $10 statement credit on a $50 purchase at Loew's from American Express via Twitter.
Sync your AMEX card if you haven't already and then tweet using #AmexLowes. You'll get a message back that the offer has been added to your...
| Mar 24, 2013
Men have discovered what the ladies have known all along. Now, more than ever, it's all about your shoes.
"And it's about high time. Women have had a blast with shoes for years," says Jim Moore, GQ's creative director.
"I think it's the most...
| Jun 26, 2013
Even if you grimace at defaced buildings bordering train tracks and highways, you might approve — even applaud — Reebok's project with 13 pre-eminent graffiti artists.
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the iconic Reebok Classic Leather...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:47 AM
The most valuable thing to be discovered in the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project, celebrating its first anniversary this weekend, is a rare and elusive quarry: serendipity.
While the most prominent of the nine murals that make up the series so far can...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Rick Ross built his career rapping about his exploits as an above-the-law drug kingpin, a front he kept up even after it was famously revealed that in a previous life the Miami MC had once worked as a Dade County corrections officer.
The news might...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Wok on the Wild Side: Fort Lauderdale's Dapur Asian Tapas and Lounge (1620 N. Federal Highway) will be the setting for this Asian-themed mixer. The event, hosted by the Friends of MODS (Museum and Discovery and Science) auxiliary group, will...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is no longer just a famous McDonald's customer.
Months after stopping at a McDonald's drive-thru window in Aberdeen for his first meal after signing a $120.6 million contract with the Ravens, Flacco is about to star in a...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 4:00 AM
What we have here is a failure to communicate. Or at least, that's Rick Ross' story and he's sticking to it.
The Miami rapper has ignited a prairie fire of controversy with a song called "U.O.E.N.O.," its title a phonetic spelling of an ebonic...