| Oct 12, 2011
| 6:41 AM
Slapwater, the heavy-weight champion of Peninsula area dance bands, has been entertaining local crowds with funk, soul and rock for four decades. The band will perform for free on Friday Oct. 14 at the Poquoson Seafood Festival. Showtime is 6 p.m.
| Oct 18, 2011
| 3:25 PM
When Wild Willy's Rock House & Sports Saloon opened in Annapolis last year, it promised to be the wildest party in town.
In the promo pictures, waitresses wore microscopic tops and jean shorts, holding on to pool cues and flashing come-hither looks....
| Nov 7, 2011
During four decades as a quintessential Chicago ad man, Ron Bess has steered campaigns for clients from McDonald's to Gatorade while climbing the ranks at some of the city's most prominent agencies.
Bess, a natural pitchman, well-schooled leader and...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:45 AM
It’s getting crowded in the American beer market, with the most breweries in operation in the country’s history.
This year, 2,751 breweries were active and permitted in the U.S., according to industry group the Beer Institute. Of those, 98%...
| Aug 30, 2012
While designing what is now the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena in the late 1960s, architects John Kelsey and Thornton Ladd expressed a belief: Space that houses art "can be part of the event and experience."
When it opened in 1969 as the Pasadena Art...
| Sep 2, 2012
The Kingsmill Resort was built on beer. Anheuser-Busch purchased nearly 4,000 acres along the James River in 1969 primarily to house the brewery that continues to cranks out suds.
Adjacent to the brewery, close enough to smell the suds fermenting,...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 12:12 PM
So many shoes now have dropped on Lance Armstrong he has enough stock to open an Infamous Footwear store.
The lies and threats that were Armstrong’s stock in trade have led just about everyone – sponsors and international sports bodies...
| May 31, 2012
| 3:40 PM
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:39 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Brewing company Anheuser-Busch has asked movie studio Paramount Pictures to obscure all images of Budweiser beer in the film "Flight," which is about an airline pilot who is accused of drinking and includes scenes showing him...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 5:27 AM
John Hall, who founded Goose Island Beer Company as a small brewpub in 1988 and sold it to Anheuser-Busch as one of the nation’s major craft brands last year, is leaving his post as chief executive officer, the company announced today.
On Jan. 1,...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:38 AM
In this new era of craft beer mania, where people will wait for hours to buy a single bottle, among the most frenzy-inciting brews is Goose Island's line of Bourbon County Stouts.
Such devotion has made something of a celebrity of John Laffler, one of...