| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:26 AM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. THE LUMINEERS New Jersey indie folk-rock trio The Lumineers’ self-titled debut album took a while to get noticed and catch on. Released in April, it didn’t crack the Top......
| Feb 3, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Gin Blossoms lead singer Robin Wilson, celebrating the end of a tour that had the band playing 15 shows in the past 19 days, wasn’t about to finish the trek singing to a tepid crowd at Stroudsburg’s Sherman Theater on......
| Apr 9, 2013
| 1:04 PM
I have made my share of chocolate cakes, but this updated version of the original tunnel of fudge cake outshines most of them.
Did you know that the tunnel of fudge cake put Bundt pans on the baking map? According to numerous accounts, in 1966, Ella Rita...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Easter is just around the corner and several places are hosting special events. Here are a few hopping ideas on how to celebrate the holiday.
Easter Family Fun in H.B.
In Huntington Beach, the Easter Hunt and Family Fun Day will take place form...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Wedding date: Jan. 26, 2012
Her story: Shellie Bronis, 27, grew up in Baltimore. She is a marine biologist for the Department of Natural Resources. Her father, Joseph Bronis Jr., is a retired water taxi captain, and her mother, Paulette Bronis, is a...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Midway through my conversation with Imagine Dragons lead singer Dan Reynolds and his wife, Aja Volkman, in Nellcote's private dining area last week, Volkman — whose band, Nico Vega, opened for Imagine Dragons earlier that night at the House of Blues...
| Mar 16, 2013
Remember when you couldn't go to a restaurant without coming across yet another flourless chocolate cake? And when that trend finally passed, the chocolate fashion became precious, over-elaborate tastings of this and that. I'm glad that's finally passé....
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Timothy Spall was born in London on this date in 1957. This birthday guy is known to moviegoers for portraying Wormtail in the "Harry Potter" movies. He's also had major roles in films such as "The King's Speech," "Sweeney Todd: The...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 9:49 AM
The Plantation restaurant has revamped its drink menu with blood orange margaritas and smokin' cucumber Bloody Marys. To familiarize its clientele with the new offerings, Smokey Bones is throwing a pairing party Thursday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m.
| Mar 3, 2013
| 8:00 AM
People travel to the Mojave expecting arid crags, tortured landscapes and vast expanses. But water? Not so much. On a recent winter trip to the Mojave, I stumbled on a new desert lure: bubbling springs, creeks and even a river, the Amargosa. My husband,...
| Mar 8, 2013
How loud is the live music at Sláinte Irish Pub and Kitchen? So loud that even after moving to an outside table, we couldn't hear each other speak when the front door of the restaurant opened.
Maybe it's growing pains. Let me explain.
Named for an...