| Jul 14, 2010
| 6:53 AM
Blue Star Antique Pavilion
02948 Blue Star Memorial Hwy
South Haven, MI
Things to think about when purchasing antiques:
The buyer has a much better chance in finding a bargain at a shop or...
| Jul 18, 2010
It's all Thoreau's fault. In the whirring, churning American imagination, that vast and lovely virtual world — fed by books and stories — with territory one can still "light out" for, Thoreau is the guy who showed it was possible to get off...
| Jul 17, 2010
Few drives are more monotonous than Golden State (5) Freeway through California's Central Valley. But what does make it worse is a big-rig crashing into a tractor-trailer, bursting into flames and closing three of the five southbound lanes when you're...
| Aug 1, 2010
| 12:13 PM
House With Curb Appeal Seeks Enthusiastic Bids
Try not to get too excited, but "Curb Your Enthusiasm" star Cheryl Hines and her husband, producer Paul Young, have put their gated Brentwood, Calif., home on the market at $4,249,000.
| Aug 2, 2010
| 4:52 AM
Bedford Police arrested an East Syracuse woman Saturday night after she turned on the two young nieces she was babysitting, stabbing them multiple times with a knife, inside a Katonah home across the street from Martha Stewart's estate.
The girls' aunt...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 8:34 PM
Stop the presses — Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli, Keely Smith and Marilyn Monroe will be joining forces to perform in Newport Beach next week.
Well, sort of.
Bethany Owen, the "Woman of 1001 Voices and Faces," will bring the four favorites to a...
| Aug 13, 2010
Both Neil Simon's hit comedy "The Odd Couple" and the Costa Mesa Playhouse were born in the same year — 1965. But it took them 45 years to find each other.
Now, as the kickoff entry in a playhouse season designed to be audience-friendly, "The...
| Jan 12, 2011
WINDERMERE – It's 65 degrees outside and the propane-burning fireplace is a little too toasty for Martha Stewart, who was in Orlando Tuesday to promote a KB Home's new "net zero" showhome.
Near the family room fire, in the kitchen of Builder...
| Jan 19, 2011
The long, sweet history of the wedding cake is a mix of traditions, dreams and changing tastes. So it's no surprise that cupcakes are playing a major role in the latest version of this multitiered, frosting-swirled world.
Call it Wedding Cake 2.0....
| Jan 19, 2011
Cupcakes are whimsical, easy to serve and may be more cost-effective than the traditional multitiered wedding cake. They can also reflect the bridal couple's personalities and tastes — which is why they're so popular.
"Each tier (of a cupcake...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
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It's All Relative: Two Families, Three Dogs, 34 Holidays, and 50 Boxes of Wine (A Memoir)
The Chicago Public Library
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