| Dec 26, 2012
| 11:34 AM
A reader tipped me off to CloudMover Day Spa in Huntington Beach, which recently moved from Old World Village to Five Points Plaza.
Last month, CloudMover Day Spa was named No. 1 Day Spa on the Orange County Hot List, a website that lets people vote...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Locals will have another place to shop for retro and vintage-inspired clothes when Unique Vintage opens in downtown Huntington Beach.
Unique Vintage is hosting a grand opening party starting at noon March 9 at its shop, 155 Fifth St., next to Forever...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 10:41 AM
In its latest retail strategy ahead of the holiday shopping season, Toys R Us will match its prices against competing retailers.
The retailer said that it will offer a "price match guarantee" on all items from Toys R Us or Babies R Us stores.
| Sep 29, 2010
| 7:18 PM
Baby sleep positioners, a popular product for safety-conscious parents, were supposed to save lives by keeping infants from rolling onto their stomachs.
Instead, they are now being added to the growing list of dangerous nursery products, all but banned...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 1:53 PM
The shelves of a bookstore hold the perfect gift for those on your holiday list, no matter their interests or hobbies. And for people who prefer not to shop online or at large chain bookstores, the Chicago area has an ample supply of independent stores....
| Dec 12, 2010
On what would become the worst night of his life, Kyle Maxwell fed his son, Preston, a bottle and rocked the 7-week-old baby to sleep. He put Preston in his crib, took a shower and went to bed.
The next morning, Kyle woke up feeling panicked. Preston...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 3:48 PM
For retailers and shoppers alike, Black Friday is serious business. Last year, more than 140 million shoppers hit the stores the day after Thanksgiving, with some 50 million already pushing shopping carts by 6 a.m., according to the National Retail...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 2:26 PM
Often, the best way to find fun, original holiday gifts is to look locally. Greater Baltimore has a bevy of earnest, thoughtful shops with plenty to offer this season. The 100 clothing, jewelry, home goods, gourmet and gift stores on this list are some of...
| May 29, 2011
If chi-chi baby and toddler gear makes your heart beat a little faster, the Plush consumer trade show (short for "posh little urbanites show") will have you praising the luxury gods.
The show, which is scheduled to take place Sunday, June 5, at...
| Oct 31, 2010
There are few things as cute as wiggly little kids decked out in high fashion. And Stella McCartney certainly upped the juvenile style bar through her recent Gap collaboration for babies and kids — a collection that served up Beatles-esque...
| Sep 11, 2011
It's hard to miss those paparazzi shots of celebrity toddlers being toted around by their famous parents, kids who are dressed, well, to look just like mom or dad. Gwen Stefani's boys sport mohawks, black rocker T-shirts and baggy cargo pants like their...