| Apr 9, 2014
Birds and herbs in April
Two programs this month at the Williamsburg Botanical Garden offer birding information for kids and herb garden maintenance for adults. The programs are free, but a $5 donation is suggested by the garden. For more information,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:09 PM
The event: In advance of Earth Day, which is April 22, Kiehl’s USA threw a celebration to introduce the company’s limited edition collection of Rare Earth Deep Pore Cleansing Masque with labels designed by actors and party co-hosts Ashley...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:54 PM
W-2 cool: Ways & Means Oyster House, 513 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, will host an End of the Tax Season party from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Those who sit at the oyster and cocktail bar will receive a complimentary cocktail and passed appetizers. Those who...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Scarlett Johansson, currently starring in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," is on the cover of Glamour's May issue. Inside she talks about hand-to-hand combat in "Captain America." But more to the point, she reveals what she likes about fashion in...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:57 AM
What better ode to the upcoming Earth Day than to go unplugged, swapping electricity for candlelight? Keeping it eco-friendly, Lite + Cycle’s pillar candles are composed of vegetable waxes and pure aromatherapeutic essential oils; each one is hand-...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 1:21 PM
This weekend, Rick Conkey plans to showcase several causes that he holds dear — not the least of which is celebrating reggae music.
The host of KX 93.5's "Music Matters" radio show is set to launch the American Reggae Hall of Fame by honoring...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Sahar the lion knew instantly there was an intruder in his yard. There, on the rock from which he could survey Lincoln Park Zoo, stood a cardboard replica of a male lion complete with a lush paper mane and drawn-on smile. Sahar bounded over, stared at the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:35 PM
The Discovery Cove horticulture team will do a front-yard makeover for a Central Florida contest winner.
The "Landscape Your Yard" contest requires participants, living within a 50-mile radius of Discovery Cove, to submit a photo of their front lawn...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Everyone knows (don't they?) that 60 is the new 40. Or is it 30? Anyhow, three questions that touch on the issue of age …
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I would like to get a makeup update but hesitate for two reasons. First, I know that any cosmetic...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At a Garden Grove manufacturing plant, chemists confer over batches of lavender, parsley and other natural ingredients, testing them for strength and quality. Other tests ensure that the products are pure and pour well.
Visitors might be excused for...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:48 PM
French luxury children's label Catimini plans to celebrate the grand opening of its new Beverly Hills boutique with a family-friendly event from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Kids can enjoy a balloon artist, coloring station, popcorn and juice while adults sip...