| Sep 12, 2010
Actress Eva Mendes, clad in lavender Dior, lingered after the ribbon-snipping ceremony at the newly renovated Christian Dior boutique in South Coast Plaza, chatting with guests at the cocktail reception Sept. 1 about, among other things, her admiration...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 12:54 PM
Capsules courtesy of the Hartford Colonials; players In alphabetical order:
CHRIS BAKER, Defensive Lineman
Height: 6-2; Weight: 329; DOB: Oct. 8, 1987
College: Hampton; How Acquired: Free Agent 2010
PRO CAREER: Hole-plugging defensive lineman joins...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 12:07 PM
David Beatty may someday win an Oscar, headline the Sundance Film Festival or oversee his own TV show, but nothing may ever top the night he first had a movie screened in Huntington Beach.
The Surf City resident's feature-length debut, "Surviving New...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 9:00 PM
Baltimorean David Simon, whose groundbreaking television series "The Wire" examined the institutions of his hometown with a passionate and unsparing eye, today won a 2010 MacArthur "genius" award.
The 50-year-old Simon is one of only a few people ever to...
| Sep 4, 2010
For the first time in five years, Lancaster County visitors can see the farm where "Witness" was filmed.
They can also see and learn more about other nearby locations with ties to the 1985 movie, which earned Harrison Ford an Academy Award nomination for...
| Jul 20, 2008
Actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt welcomed twins into the world last weekend in France. And Twinsburg, Ohio, is preparing to host twins and their families by the thousands at for the annual Twins Days festival Aug. 1-3. Here are more facts to make you...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 12:33 PM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
In response to an inquiry from the federal government trade czar, the Recording Industry Association of America released Monday a filing itemizing "notorious markets" across the globe.
Notorious markets are physical places...
| Dec 9, 2010
Seitan Wellington, it's what's for dinner this holiday season. At least it is if you're vegan, interested in becoming vegan, trying to balance your meat-heavy diet or just hanging around in the Spork Foods kitchen. Founded four years ago by sisters...
| Nov 16, 2010
The ups and downs of Keith Urban's life in the last few years have all the makings of a great country song: he's soared to the top of the sales charts, headlined sports arenas, married a movie star ( Nicole Kidman), relapsed then emerged from a stint in...
| Oct 28, 2007
Wednesday is Halloween, the top holiday for candy sales. Here are 10 facts that are all treat and no trick:
1. The Arabs are often credited with inventing caramel. But an early use of the hot, sticky substance was not so sweet: Women in harems applied it...
| May 11, 2010
| 11:14 AM
For almost a year, Sheena Matheiken has lived her life as a calendar girl for sustainable fashion.
A New Yorker who is originally from India, she is the creator of the Uniform Project, a fashion blog that has steadily gained followers worldwide. The blog...