| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Garden designer Naomi Sanders was gratified to learn that a recent landscape design she created in Venice was copied by a neighbor.
"I feel flattered," she said with a laugh. "It's great when homeowners see something or are inspired by a garden and...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:05 PM
MIAMI He bowed his head as a federal judge read all 21 guilty verdicts.
Then he shook it from side to side, as if in disbelief.
Damion St. Patrick Baston finally lifted his head as each of the Miami federal jurors was polled Tuesday, confirming verdicts...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Anyone in the market for a body-hugging skirt and top adorned with oversized sequins made of aluminum soda cans? How about a frilly, strapless gown with tiers of latex medical gloves minus the fingertips?
Shoppers looking for something unique might find...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:35 AM
You can go to Iceland for hot pools. Chicago for art deco. Napa for wines. The Galapagos or Antarctica for penguins. Norway for cascading waterfalls. Miami's Wynwood section for graffiti. Minnesota for kayaking.
But then, you also can see hot pools, art...
| May 20, 2014
Filmmaker and New York Times bestselling author Ransom Riggs is best known for his "Miss Peregrine" books ("Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and "Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children"). An avid traveler, Riggs, 35, says...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:16 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — Lydia Ko's cell phone rang the other day, from an unknown number. The New Zealand teenager thought about letting it go to voicemail, but decided to answer.
On the other end was countryman and professional golfer Michael Campbell,...
| May 22, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Every Memorial Day weekend, IndyCar drivers set their sights on winning the Indianapolis 500, aka the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing."
And some drivers, such as Scott Dixon, make a spectacle of themselves off the track.
Like when the 33-year-old New...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 1:56 PM
The real estate industry is fond of saying that "all real estate is local," but I don't buy it. To wit, recent dispatches from around the world that clog my inbox and constantly remind me of how boring my own everyday life is, by comparison:
What a way...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Do you dream about playing on a "real" soccer team? Or playing a match in a world-class fútbol stadium? It's possible on a soccer tour. Some trips are for individuals, others for teams or groups. Many can be customized to suit whatever soccer experience...
| May 17, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Chinese animation firm Mili Pictures has opened a division in Los Angeles.
The unit is headed by Bill Borden, a US producer with credits including "High School Musical," "Kung Fu Hustle" and "Mission: Impossible 3."
The LA offshoot has now begun pre-...
| May 7, 2014
| 4:30 AM
PARIS - Adding to its select slate of high-profile genre features, Paris-based Films Distribution has acquired world sales rights to the comedic mystery/horror pic "Housebound."
The feature debut of Gerard Johnstone, "Housebound" played to critical...