| May 8, 2014
| 3:32 PM
If travel (or just a lot of walking) is in your future, you've come to the right place.
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I cannot go on my first trip to Paris without consulting you. I'm on a solo adventure and spending a little over a week. I don't want to...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 1:51 PM
HD Buttercup, the cavernous home furnishings mecca with locations in Culver City and San Francisco, has announced it will open a third location, at the South Coast Collection in Costa Mesa in October.
The 40,000-square-foot showroom will be designed...
| 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.
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:24 AM
Kids eat free at IKEA through Wednesday, July 4th.
In the restaurant, kids under 12 can pick a combo meal valued at $2.49. No purchase necessary, except you know you can't resist those Swedish Meatballs!
Also, before 11 a.m. on Mondays get a free...
| Dec 29, 2012
Too cold outside to go out for a run? Too wet, icy? All the old wintertime excuses for ditching your daily jog don't work with the new breed of bad-weather footwear. Warm, dry and grippy, they're designed to get you safely through rain, ice and snow...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 2:22 PM
Name: Propet Packable Washable Travel Shoes
What it is: Lightweight (7 ounces) walking shoes that can be folded for packing. Unlike many athletic shoes, these can be washed. The nylon-mesh uppers allow air to circulate, keeping your feet cooler, and they...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:18 AM
For millions of years, crabs have been scuttling about the bottom of the world's oceans and bays, but few regions have embraced the mean-spirited, omnivorous crustacean with as much vigor as we have here in Maryland.
When I moved here from the Midwest...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Spa Gregorie's in Newport Beach will be celebrating women of all ages in a major way from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday with its 5th annual Women are Wonderful: In Full Bloom event. It's a women's expo featuring beauty demonstrations, exhibits, presentations...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 11:14 AM
As the New Year dawns, many people will look around and realize that it's time for a little freshening up at home.
Putting away the holiday knickknacks is a good start, but more substantial dramatic changes require a little more effort — although...
| Jan 9, 2012
At first, they laughed at Vibram's weird ultra-light shoes with the five individual toe compartments. Now, with the barefoot-inspired minimalist tide sweeping the running and workout worlds, competitors big and small are rushing to copy it. Converts...
| Jan 13, 2012
In 1978, Byron Donzis walked into a Houston hospital looking for Dan Pastorini, the Houston Oilers' prized quarterback who was laid up with three broken ribs from a recent game. Donzis was wearing a trench coat and carrying a large bag. He was accompanied...