| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:47 AM
New stores from Williams-Sonoma and PANDORA jewelry are coming to malls in Annapolis and downtown Baltimore.
Williams-Sonoma Inc. is opening the first PBteen store in Maryland on Saturday at Westfield Annapolis mall. PBteen, one of Williams-Sonoma&...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Top of crops: Proving that no matter how many times designers show crop tops on the runway, the only place they truly translate is in Hollywood, Shailene Woodley (who seems to have a particular penchant for the crop) stepped out in the above Proenza...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Thursday is Julia Child's 101st birthday, and the weather is cooperating. Who wants to eat, much less prepare, Child's beloved boeuf bourguignonne in 90-degree temperatures?
Boeuf bourguignonne, although not necessarily Child's version, is on the menu...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 11:10 AM
For those who missed it, the latest news in Towson is that the Baltimore County Council will soon take up legislation to consider whether more people ought to be allowed to keep chickens in their backyards. The bill doesn't actually make a decision on...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:11 PM
The nonprofit organization that safeguards Julia Child's legacy has a beef with culinary retail giant Williams-Sonoma, according to a lawsuit filed last week in Santa Barbara County Superior Court.
The chain has been illegally using Child's name and...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:40 PM
While shopping for pancake mix at Williams-Sonoma a few days ago, my wife and I observed a sign that declared, “Fall Has Arrived!”
As anyone who has been around knows, it was downright hot and muggy in SoCal for many days. According to my...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:59 PM
Restoration Hardware’s gargantuan annual catalog, which set a record this year with a bundle of 13 “sourcebooks” totaling more than 3,300 pages and weighing 17 pounds, has critics on social media in an indignant tizzy.
People who got...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Pottery Barn is opening its only outlet store west of Texas in the Outlets at Tejon, a 320,000-square-foot center north of the Grapevine set to begin operating in August .
The 12,397-square-foot unit will be Pottery Barn’s ninth outlet store in...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:16 PM
This year's streak of nasty weather is wreaking havoc on the economy, causing plunging worker productivity, soaring heating bills, canceled flights, damaged crops and frozen hiring.
But the bitter conditions, which last month left thousands stranded...
| Feb 15, 2014
Susan Aplin worked behind the scenes for two decades helping run some of the biggest retail stores around — Williams-Sonoma, Sports Authority, Staples, The Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Pottery Barn.
But it wasn't until she and friend Carolyn...
| Feb 7, 2014
It's the season for catching a cold or the flu, so counteract those germs with a delicious cup of juice. It's healthy, and some studies show that it can decrease your risk of catching a cold. But ready-made juice that you buy at the supermarket just isn't...