| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
1915: The Beginning
MIT graduates Herbert Kalmus, Daniel Frost Comstock and W. Burton Westcott used the success of their first business venture - the chemical process development firm Kalmus, Comstock and Westcott - to build upon Kalmus' prediction that...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 4:38 PM
It's easy to see why 1939 is often cited as the most exquisite year in Hollywood history.
Directors Frank Capra, John Ford and Howard Hawks were at the top of the their game, with "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," " Stagecoach" and "Only Angels Have...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 12:05 PM
LENOX, Mass. — If you've ever wondered if a spa visit is really worth it — or can change your life —- the following story should erase all doubt. I recently spent four days at Canyon Ranch, the world-famous Arizona-based health spa...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 10:25 PM
There are few things I find more gratifying than to have my faith in a favorite filmmaker once again renewed. Unfortunately, in the case of “Interstellar,” that filmmaker is Stanley Kubrick, not Christopher Nolan.
Nolan's new movie is a...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:58 PM
These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: .
Woodlands Academy's adaptation of...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 4:39 AM
One of the most painful civic embarrassments in Fort Lauderdale’s 103-year history — rivaled only by the wood-shrouded plot on Las Olas where the humble and useful Hyde Park Market gave its life for a developer’s pipe dream —...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Hot Property was just a kernel of an idea when Ruth Ryon proposed it in 1984 to Dick Turpin, then-editor of The Times' Real Estate section. The reporter thought there could be a column in the short stories she had started writing on notable people and...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:42 PM
A Cowardly Lion costume worn by Bert Lahr in the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz" sold for more than $3 million at a New York City auction of Hollywood memorabilia on Monday, according to the Bonhams New York auction house.
Organized in conjunction with...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:01 AM
The Cowardly Lion costume worn in the film "The Wizard of Oz," including the sculpted likeness of actor Bert Lahr's face, was auctioned for nearly $3.1 million.
Hollywood memorabilia sold by Bonham's auction house on Monday night also included a piano...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated actress Melissa McCarthy is the latest star to jump on the celebrity fashion brand bandwagon according to a report in fashion industry trade paper WWD, which reports McCarthy has inked a deal with Sunrise Brands to "create...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Hollywood has arguably never had such a remarkable year as 1939. The studios released some of its most popular and accomplished films, including the best picture Oscar winner "Gone With the Wind," the beloved musical fantasy "The Wizard of Oz" and John...