| May 19, 2010
A century ago, carousel builder Rudolph Dolle and his wife, Amelia, left New York for the young resort town of Ocean City, Md.
"Our family did business in different parts of the country," says Anna Dolle Bushnell, 31, the couple's great-granddaughter....
| May 17, 2010
| 4:02 PM
Loaves of "day-old" bread are certainly part of the inventory that Debbie Bailey stocks at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Store on Mercury Boulevard in Hampton.
But she also stocks new products, such as ketchup, pasta sauce and bags of Utz chips.
| Oct 29, 2010
Once kids are safely home with their buckets of candy, parents still need to take action to keep them safe, doctors and dentists say. Here are some tips:
Go easy on the stomach. To avoid digestive upset, agree in advance on how many treats your child can...
| Jun 11, 2010
Los Angeles' high-end residential market just got a jump-start: A mammoth French chateau on 2.2 acres in Bel-Air has been sold for the highest price of any U.S. residence so far this year.
FOR THE RECORD:
A previously posted...
| Jun 10, 2010
| 11:50 AM
A Los Angeles police officer accused of selling methamphetamine in San Diego and Riverside counties is due to appear before a federal magistrate in downtown San Diego Thursday.
Yoshio Romero, 28, was arrested at his Corona home on Monday by Drug...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 4:36 AM
There are Valentine's Day sweet deals - if you can call anything Valentine-themed a bargain - available. Shop online for some of your favorite chocolates with a sampling of current sales and promotional offers:
Chocolat: If you're sweetie is sweet on...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 7:06 AM
One of my friends reported that she taxed her 3-year-old's candy haul 65% and her 2-year-old's 95%. Yes, she's a liberal democrat, and in the Republic of Her House, there has been no Republican takeover. She brought the rest of the spoils into the office....
| Jul 27, 2010
| 2:23 PM
Summer is a great time to examine the variety of vermouths, which go way beyond manhattans and martini mixers. Expand your summer aperitif regime: Dabble with varieties and splash with soda on ice. Cheers!
For years, I regarded vermouth as an offensive-...
| Feb 13, 2011
| 3:20 PM
The week before Valentine's Day is busy for a number of local shops, and is especially crazy for those that sell chocolate.
On Sunday morning there was an unending line of customers buying candy at the Olympia Candy Kitchen in Goshen. The big sellers...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 2:01 PM
Local candy makers are at the height of the Easter season, with chocolate bunnies & chicks in full production. However, the cost of making the sweet treats is up this year, thanks to recent spikes in the price of ingredients like cocoa and sugar.
| Apr 7, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Chew on this: Adults — not children — account for 65 percent of gummi candy consumption in the United States.
And that appetite is growing, if Haribo of America Inc.'s sales are any indication.
U.S. sales for the Woodlawn-based division of...