| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Beleaguered retailer J.C. Penney, struggling to boost slumping sales and tanking traffic through an intense revamp, said in its annual report that the turnaround “may take longer than expected” and that the results “may be materially...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Girl Scout Cadette Troop 57 members were honored at a recent Harbor View Elementary School Flag Deck ceremony for their creation and contribution of "potty benches" for preschoolers.
"The idea came about after seeing all the adorable little ones...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Tickets for the 12th annual Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Feb. 21-24, are now on sale.
Some of the highlights include: Moët Hennessy's The Q After Dark with Special Guest Chef Curtis Stone; Godiva Indulge hosted by Duff Goldman; Oyster...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:03 PM
The stock purchases began in December 2008, less than two months after discussions kicked off about the corporate acquisition of a California medical products manufacturer.
By the time the deal was announced on Jan. 12, 2009, former Orioles third baseman...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Many character issues
Juan C. Rodriguez
It won't happen soon.
Clemens' acquittal probably sways some voters on the fence about his candidacy. It won't put a big enough dent into the broader cross-section of writers who aren't prepared...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 10:24 AM
Craving a summer treat that's icy, sweet, and a bit exotic? Then make gourmet ice pops your go-to cooler for the sunny season.
Ice pops aren't exactly new — remember the juice and Kool-Aid bars Mom would freeze in tiny paper cups? — but these...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 11:00 AM
A just-released list from the Library of Congress salutes 88 books that shaped America, all by American authors. It starts with Mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and continues alphabetically on through "Beloved" by Toni Morrison, "Common...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Raise your hand if you've recently started an awkward party conversation with "I was on Pinterest the other night ..."
Consider both my hands raised.
Something about the mind-numbing way I sift through posts from my friends every night makes me think...
| Nov 11, 2012
Add some personality to your meals with these oven-to-table cocottes from the Martha Stewart Collection, a fun way to personalize dishes from baked puddings to casseroles. Each lidded ceramic dish holds eight ounces. Sold in pairs, choose either the green...
| Nov 11, 2012
If you think of shibori as 1960s' tie-dye for adults, you'd be partly right.
Many of the chaotic-looking, one-of-a-kind patterns splashed over fashion fabrics today are made by an ancient Japanese "shape resist" dying technique called shibori, which is...
| Nov 17, 2012
You might not be able to pull together a Thanksgiving table decor à la Martha Stewart, but rest assured you can fold a napkin. And that's really all you need, says Los Angeles food writer and food stylist Denise Vivaldo, author of a new book, "Top 100...