| May 21, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Annapolis officials know that local homeowners who restore and preserve their historic properties play a vital role in the city's architectural legacy.
Bill and Judi Kardash, owners of the circa 1770 Colonial mansion Acton Hall, are some of these top...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:33 AM
Jerry Buss’ show-stopping mansion in Playa del Rey has sold for $5.1 million.
The custom Italian-style villa was built in 1998 by the late Los Angeles Lakers owner and billionaire, and it shows. Lakers logos are incorporated in the home’s...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Frankie Muniz has sold his home in Hollywood Hills West for $3.05 million.
The gated home was built in 1941 and remodeled to have an open floor plan. The kitchen, dining room, living room, family room and two bedrooms occupy the lower level of the two-...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 11:05 AM
I happened to be looking up when they flew overhead, a flock of white storks heading south along the Costa Brava, in Catalonia, on Spain's Mediterranean coast.
With the rising sun as their compass, they flew in shifting, untidy groups, black-tipped wings...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:41 PM
On the high-end side of the cruise spectrum, the all-inclusive line Regent Seven Seas has finished a multimillion refurbishment program of its three-ship fleet with the completion of the Seven Seas Mariner renovation.
"Regent Seven Seas Cruises sets...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:17 AM
This time of year, local families tend to spend their down time outside — camping in parks, relaxing on the beach, dining al fresco, and attending outdoor concerts. But with the arrival of Great Wolf Lodge New England, a 40-acre destination resort...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Caviar is one of the most prized foods in the world, but it's far from sustainable. German marine biologist Angela Kohler is looking to change that with a new form of sustainable caviar.
Kohler has developed a way to extract caviar from a fish without...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Give mom the gift of brunch on Mother's Day. Here are some restaurants and bars around town offering brunch specials.
The Abbey Food + Bar will have a "drag-centric" brunch hosted by West Hollywood diva "Momma." All moms in attendance will receive a...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:56 PM
In the mood for ice cream and want something more exciting than vanilla or strawberry or even salted caramel? Luckily there's no shortage of experimentation among Los Angeles' ice cream makers, who know that aficionados are just as hungry for, say, beet...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Looking to meet people and find some drink specials around town? BarFly Social Club, a new smartphone app slated to launch June 15, will set up social gatherings at bars in Los Angeles, New York City and other cities across the country.
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Imagine drifting off to sleep at the Cheval Blanc Randheli resort in the Maldivesi, to the sound of waves lapping, or slipping off to slumberland at the Aman Canal Grande Venice hotel in Italy, surrounded by centuries-old treasures.