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  • Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive

    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive
    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, a public relations executive who headed communications for Constellation Energy, died of melanoma March 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 64. "There was never a communications challenge that Kathy couldn't handle," said...
  • 'Gone with the Wind' -- still the most popular movie ever!

    "THE film, 'Gone with the Wind,' remains (with its receipts adjusted for inflation) the highest-grossing movie of all time," writes keen-eyed Michael's restaurant observer, Diane Clehane on her FishbowlNY site this week. This statistic comes at a time...
  • On Theater: Celebrating 'a guy you're gonna like'

    In my personal pantheon of Hollywood superstars, three names rise noticeably above the rest — those of Jimmy Stewart, Gene Kelly and the actor whose life and career are being celebrated by his son at the Laguna Playhouse in a one-man show titled...
  • Former home to Tony Curtis, Sonny and Cher on sale for $150 million

    Former home to Tony Curtis, Sonny and Cher on sale for $150 million
    Owlwood, the compound that was once the home of actor Tony Curtis and later '60s and '70s singing duo Sonny and Cher, is back up for sale on L.A.’s Westside. The asking price for the spread remains $150 million. Although the 10-acre property had...
  • Oscars: A look back at some early, pioneering roles for black actors

    Oscars: A look back at some early, pioneering roles for black actors
    Nearly three-quarters of a century before the film "12 Years a Slave," a scathing indictment of slavery, was nominated for nine Academy Awards, Hattie McDaniel won a supporting actress Oscar for playing the loyal slave Mammy in 1939's "Gone With the Wind....
  • John Kass: Does the 'Ring of Steel' gleam in the Russian sun?

    SOCHI, Russia -- What do you do in Sochi? I just arrived here, it's late, I'm exhausted, but I'm going to find out. That is, after I sleep for about a day and a half. The Winter Olympic Games open later this week, protected by a security cordon called...
  • Kate Mantilini in Beverly Hills to close, ending a chapter in L.A. restaurant lore

    Kate Mantilini in Beverly Hills to close, ending a chapter in L.A. restaurant lore
    Beverly Hills institution Kate Mantilini, opened by the late actor Harry Lewis and wife Marilyn in the 1980s, has announced it will close June 14 after 27 years.  The restaurant, which was part of Lewis' Hamburger Hamlet umbrella of restaurants,...
  • Actor and Hamburger Hamlet founder Harry Lewis dies at 93

    Actor and Hamburger Hamlet founder Harry Lewis dies at 93
    Actor-turned-restaurateur Harry Lewis -- he founded the Hamburger Hamlet chain of restaurants, and later Kate Mantilini -- has died. He was 93. Lewis starred alongside the likes of Humphrey Bogart and Edward G. Robinson in 1948's "Key Largo" and had a...
  • Harry Lewis dies at 93; launched Hamburger Hamlet chain

    Harry Lewis dies at 93; launched Hamburger Hamlet chain
    As an actor, Harry Lewis took second billing to the likes of Humphrey Bogart and Edward G. Robinson, most notably in the 1948 film noir "Key Largo." But he found his own starring role as a Los Angeles restaurateur who helped usher in the concept of...
  • Most expensive homes in U.S. top $100 million

    Most expensive homes in U.S. top $100 million
    The most expensive homes in the U.S. right now are priced well above the $100-million mark, according to a compilation assembled by Forbes. Topping the list at $190 million is Copper Beech Farm on 50 acres in Greenwich, Conn. The 1980s French...
  • Counter Intelligence: Spago makeover smooths aging star's wrinkles

     Counter Intelligence: Spago makeover smooths aging star's wrinkles
    The first responsibility of any great restaurant is to keep you in the bubble, the soft-serve cocoon of illusion where you forget the world exists for anything but your pleasure. And the newly redesigned Spago, from the moment you toss your keys to the...