| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Pistachio s'mores jar: State & Lake Chicago Tavern is a downtown restaurant with widespread appeal, marrying chic sophistication with approachable, down-to-earth charm. The creations from pastry chef Toni Roberts are a huge part of that allure: Her...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Hershey Co. unveiled new corporate branding Friday, including a new logo with a Hershey's kiss that was unpoopular with many Internet commenters.
Hershey dropped the "'S" on its name, going for a more streamlined "Hershey." It also dropped the silver...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Design student Matthew Hirsch wants you to remember him. When he was tasked with creating a thank you for some creative directors during a summer class, he decided to use a little chocolate.
Hirsch, of Grand Rapids, Mich., created a "Hirschy's Bar"...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
No matter how hard parents try, it seems like educational ground gained during the school year is lost a bit in the summer.
And no wonder: Kids want to put the stress on fun ? not that moms and dads mind a little vacation-time frolic. But what's wrong...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The "sweetness" of Kingswood Oxford's Senior Prom extended all the way to Afghanistan this year, after extras from the "candy bar" at the dance were shipped to American soldiers stationed in Kabul.
Twizzlers, Tootsie Rolls, lollipops, and Hershey's...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Robin Williams cried when he found out that his new show, "The Crazy Ones," which premiered this fall on CBS, got picked up for a second season. At least that's the way his co-star Sarah Michelle Gellar tells it.
Sitting in her trailer late last year...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Helga "Lollo" Lieselotte Pennewell, who escaped Soviet-occupied East Germany with her family for Maryland's Eastern Shore, where she spent 52 years as an educator and nationally acclaimed activist, died last week. She was 84.
Ms. Pennewell was born to...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:34 PM
What could make a chocolate bar even better? Being able to spread it on just about everything... including your fingers.
The Hershey Co., the brand behind Hershey's, has launched a new line of spreadable chocolates. And one of the varieties looks an...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 8:17 AM
Some day, the Hershey chocolate you eat may come in all sorts of weird shapes and sizes.
The Hershey Co. this week announced it has agreed to a multiyear partnership with 3D Systems, a company known for building a 3D printer capable of creating...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Washing dishes is the least fun part of any dinner party. Even if you have a dishwasher, the time it takes to rinse the plates, load and unload could be better spent downing a martini with friends.
A Swedish design firm called Tomorrow Machine has a...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Sorry, Hello Kitty, there's a new kid on the block, and she's already got a big head.
Kirimi-chan is the latest character to join Sanrio, the Japanese lifestyle brand behind Hello Kitty. But she isn't a teddy bear, a cute cat or a furry friend of any...