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  • Curb cat's aggression with play, enriched environment

    Curb cat's aggression with play, enriched environment
    Q: Our 13-year-old indoor/outdoor cat is very affectionate, yet for seemingly no reason sometimes circles our feet and legs, sounds and looks aggressive, then bites us savagely. How do we address this? -- S.R., Atlanta, GA A: If the behavior is new,...
  • Beer plus food plus roller derby -- yes, ColLAboration is back

    Beer plus food plus roller derby -- yes, ColLAboration is back
    The teammates behind the “pop-up beer garden” concept known as ColLAboration are reuniting for a new event that will feature beer from 20 breweries, food from 20 restaurants and a full-length live L.A. Derby Dolls roller-derby bout....
  • Batman, 'Godzilla,' 'The Hobbit' Ready to Play at Toy Fairs for Warner Bros.

    With "Godzilla" out in theaters this May and "The Hobbit" franchise ending the run of the trilogy at the end of the year, the two tentpole properties will serve as the cornerstone of Warner Bros. Consumer Products push during 2014 Toy Fair season. Warner...
  • Mattel earnings disappoint as Barbie, Fisher-Price sales falter

    Mattel earnings disappoint as Barbie, Fisher-Price sales falter
    If there was a winner among the piles of gifts given to children this Christmas, Barbie certainly wasn't it. The fashion doll — possibly the best-known player in Mattel Inc.'s stable of products — endured a 13% sales slide during the...
  • 'Frozen' Takes Top Prize at Annie Awards

    "Frozen" has iced another honor, winning the top prize Saturday, Feb. 1, at the 41st Annie Awards. The musical toon scooped up five of Disney's 10 Annies, presented by ASIFA-Hollywood, which hosts Hollywood's biggest night for the animation industry....
  • Film Review: 'The Lego Movie'

    The typical Lego minifigure stands just 4cm tall, though of course, the popular construction toys hold a much bigger place than that in children's imaginations. "The Lego Movie" understands how fans interact with the brand and answers with a mile-a-minute...
  • DoG Street Pub sponsors toy drive on Dec. 18

    DoG Street Pub sponsors toy drive on Dec. 18
    Just in time for the holidays, DoG Street Pub in Williamsburg is sponsoring a Tap Takeover Toy Drive from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18. Alewerks Brewing Company of Williamsburg will provide a free pint glass for every guest that brings a toy to donate...
  • This sleighless Santa prefers using a motorcycle

    It's not every day I get to play elf to a Santa whose sleigh is a motorcycle. So I couldn't resist the offer from Kim Airs, who let me ride along on Sunday as she tooled around in her Santa Claus gear, handing out gifts to strangers. I might have...
  • Library customers, employees donate toys to Empty Stocking Fund

    With a week to go before Christmas, the Empty Stocking Fund continues to close in on its fund-raising goal for 2013, while its volunteers are busy preparing to make the holiday season a little cheerier for Harford County's less fortunate children,...
  • Area nonprofits see surge in the need for toy donations

    Area nonprofits see surge in the need for toy donations
    The Salvation Army’s Glendale Corps expected to serve 500 families on Thursday during its annual event in which parents had the opportunity to shop for their children’s Christmas toys. Over the past six weeks, the Salvation Army has collected...
  • Free Christmas dance program from Northwest Dance Studio

     Free Christmas dance program from Northwest Dance Studio
    Northwest Dance Studio is bringing Christmas toys to life in a free contemporary-dance program offered this weekend. Created and produced by the community dance studio on Clarcona-Ocoee Road in Orlando, "Christmas Connected" humorously touches on one of...