| Apr 25, 2012
| 1:35 PM
J.C. Penney Co.’s effort to shake up its look isn’t going entirely smoothly – the retailer is being sued for $40 million by lighting design and branding firm Hudson + Broad Inc. over its new Fair and Square icon.
In a complaint filed...
| Apr 27, 2012
You may have suspected that Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber are not of this world. Now there's proof.
OK -- "proof" may be a bit strong. But the two pop stars will be among the faces on the alien surveillance board in "Men in Black 3," which continues the...
| May 14, 2012
| 11:24 AM
1) Crumbs Bake Shop
Talk about timing! In 2003, Mia and Jason Bauer opened the first Crumbs Bake Shop on the Upper West Side. A few years later, cupcakes became an item of foodie interest for the first time, and Crumbs had a full selection of artisan...
| May 20, 2012
Pigtown resident Daryl Landy believes he's one of a growing number of Americans striving for better, not bigger, living quarters, and last week he launched a new online magazine devoted to living, working and playing in small spaces.
Rohous Magazine went...
| 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...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:28 AM
In this month's "Martha Stewart Living" magazine there is an article about how crafting makes a person happy. It's called "This is your brain on crafts," by Lisa Borgnes-Giramonti. The author cited references from esteemed psychologists who have studied...
| Mar 13, 2013
"Clodagh's Kitchen Diaries: Delicious Recipes Throughout The Year," By Clodagh McKenna, Kyle Books, $27.95
What it is:
Dubbed "Ireland's answer to Rachael Ray and Martha Stewart" by Forbes magazine, TV food and travel personality Clodagh McKenna takes...
| Mar 8, 2013
It's a hot look that many people are cool to embrace: open shelving in the kitchen.
Thick floating shelves of satiny walnut or stone. Gleaming stainless steel that channels industrial loft or minimal chic ? the appeal is easy to see.
Open kitchens get...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 10:04 AM
According to conventional wisdom, spring’s the time to fluff the pillows, clear out cobwebs, and show that junk drawer who’s boss. But let’s face it: tackling a less-than-organized living space can overwhelm even the coolest of...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Brick-and-mortar is not enough for Macy’s Inc. and Saks Inc.
It’s all about the so-called omni-channel shopping experience for both the department store chain and the luxury retailer. The tactic tries to lure consumers by offering buying...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival presented by Food & Wine brought out dozens of culinary stars and thousands of foodies and wine aficionados to Miami Beach Feb. 21-24. People from Boca Raton to Barcelona were in attendance. Food Network...