| Sep 1, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Last week: Congratulations to Broward County commissioners for challenging the wisdom of Sunday “blue laws” at our airport establishments. This antiquated rule makes no sense in a major tourism destination and is objectionable on several...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Britney Spears arrived in Las Vegas in early December to celebrate her two-year residency at Planet Hollywood, which begins on Friday. Now a Britney boutique is open in the strip's Miracle Mile Shops. [Racked Vegas]
Lucky is starting 2014 with two...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Though the film's theatrical distribution was limited, Naomi Watts does a credible job of playing Princess Diana - helped by that famous hairstyle - in the two years before the tragic, fatal accident in this drama.
The script focuses largely on the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:09 PM
John Kenneth Tavener, the renowned British composer whose spiritual, religious-inspired music drew a diverse fan base that included the Beatles and Prince Charles, has died at age 69.
Tavener died Tuesday at his home in Dorset, England, said his...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If Tina Brown is no longer editing magazines, then magazines must be dying.
If Tina Brown is going into the live conference business, then the written word must be dying.
That, at any rate, is the assessment of Tina Brown, who may not always be on...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:30 AM
I don't own anything close to a complete John Tavener discography. But I do have a foot-high stack of his CDs that I happened to stumble over in a closet not long ago. It got me wondering, not for the first time, what to make of the British composer who,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:59 AM
If the building that houses Bad Boys of England looks curious, it may be because it didn't start out as an English restaurant and pub. It was once a Phillips 66 gas station. Look hard enough, and you can see the outline of bays where cars were once...
| Nov 26, 2013
With the passing of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy last week, and the accompanying fusillade of documentaries purporting to prove there was a conspiracy behind it, we might expect (and hope) that cabalistic...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Prince George's christening date has been set for Oct. 23, Kensington Palace announced Friday.
That will make the son of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge -- born July 22 -- about 3 months old for the intimate ceremony in which his...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:12 AM
L.A. is a place of new beginnings. So it’s appropriate that British luxury brand Jimmy Choo should put its best foot forward here now.
A new store design concept on Rodeo Drive, a star-studded Hollywood bash at the home of art collector Eugenio...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Prince William, Duchess Catherine and their son Prince George have touched down in Australia.
William, 31, the second in line to the British throne, stepped off a Royal Australian Air Force jet carrying him and his family just after 2:35 p.m. Sydney...