| Aug 23, 2010
One thing to know about our book club: We meet every other month, rotating at a different family member’s house. The host provides a buffet dinner and if possible attempts to reflect something of the book in the menu. Occasionally, we dress in theme...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 10:17 AM
Unique things about our book club: The Darien Woman's Club started in 1970 and the DWC Book Group With Kids began as a social group within our club when most of our members were stay-at-home moms with little ones. We now have about 20 members and we...
| Dec 26, 2009
One thing to know about our book group: We met because we signed up for a book group when we joined Barrington Newcomers and Neighbors Club. We were all strangers, and most of us were new to the area. We are in our seventh year, and although some...
| Jul 11, 2010
Yale University Press: 238 pp., $30
This is a disturbing book for the reader of Tudor history, as it carefully analyzes and then demolishes many of the statements that we are accustomed to taking as facts...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 2:03 PM
Update: Actress Scarlett Johansson has sold her walled and gated Spanish villa in the Hollywood Hills for $4 million, public records show.
The restored and remodeled house, built in 1931, has a period-style kitchen with original tile, a maid's quarters...
| Aug 14, 2010
"Twilight" star Peter Facinelli and his wife, actress Jennie Garth, are hoping for a bite on the $5,995,000 home they have listed in Toluca Lake.
The Paul Williams traditional house, built in 1937, was once the home of country singer and actor Tex Ritter...
| Feb 8, 2010
Actress and singer Scarlett Johansson has listed a walled and gated Spanish villa in the Hollywood Hills for $4.95 million.
The recently restored and remodeled house, built in 1931, has four bedrooms and 5 1/2 bathrooms in about 4,300 square feet. The...
| Feb 27, 2010
Blond bombshell turned Black Widow Scarlett Johansson, who will take over the role of Natasha Romanoff in the superhero film sequel " Iron Man 2" due out in May, has listed her walled and gated Spanish villa in the Hollywood Hills for $4.95 million....
| Jan 23, 2010
Our book group meets in the Western suburbs. It has been going for 7 years now, and we have a very diverse group- a mix of ages, from 20s to 60s, and various career backgrounds (social work, education, psychology, writing/editing, nannying, medicine,...
| Oct 22, 2009
I know that all of America was queasily captivated last week by the bizarre "is it real or isn't it" Balloon Boy escapade. But here in Hollywood, heads are scratching over an equally puzzling mystery: How did Fox Searchlight, which......