| Oct 17, 2011
| 8:07 AM
Illustration by Michael Grant
Joe was 32, and I had just turned 17. We met at the Inn at the Civic Center, a roach-infested hotel in Miami's inner city. To call it an inn was a stretch; you could rent a room for $29 a night. The Inn also offered...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 6:00 PM
Amanda Ottati of Bear and Bird (photo by Beth Black)
BEST PLACE FOR AFFORDABLE ART
Bear and Bird Boutique and Gallery
4566 N. University Drive, Lauderhill, 954-748-0181, Bearandbird.mybisi.com
Because Bear and Bird regularly holds open calls to South...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 10:22 AM
First there was the Missoni craze. Then came the scramble for Jason Wu. But Dec. 1, Target will create the biggest melee since Cabbage Patch dolls hit the market in 1984. Target will join forces with luxury retailer Neiman Marcus for the Target + Neiman...
| Apr 13, 2011
One day after burying my beloved cousin Rosario Giambalvo, I was looking for any reason to smile. I was almost too depressed to drive from my home in Boca Raton to Pembroke Lakes Mall to interview Anthony Williams, the flamboyant...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 12:40 PM
In a style rut for fall? Town Center at Boca Raton has some fashion events coming up that could take you from drab to fab without breaking your bank. Simon Fashion Now will take over Town Center at Boca Raton Sept. 28-29 with free, open to the public...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 3:39 PM
In Baltimore, the best way to capture the vibe spotted at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is with a quick trip to a department store or high-end boutique. Both are generally stocked with a slew of garments from designers whose creations regularly appear on the...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 1:46 PM
After three melodramatic movies, you'd be forgiven for being apathetic about the fourth "Twilight" flick, especially one burdened with the unwieldy title "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1." However, the film's first full-length trailer just came...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 9:48 PM
Location: 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, at the San Diego (405) Freeway and Bristol Street.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday
Known for: The largest shopping center in California,...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Ricardo Campos was born in El Salvador, but it was three years ago in a hospital room at Johns Hopkins Hospital that he was given life. Suffering from bone cancer, he underwent surgery in 2009 that required him to use a wheelchair for one year, until he...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Come the holidays, Target and Neiman Marcus are joining forces, co-launching a special collection with more than 50 products from 24 designers.
The first-come, first-serve giftable offerings will be designed by the likes of Carolina Herrera, Marc Jacobs,...
| Jul 24, 2012
Topshop at Nordstrom
Nordstrom has announced that 14 of its stores across the country and nordstrom.com will begin carrying a broad assortment from British juggernauts Topshop and Topman the week of Sept. 9.
Known for a tip-of-the-trend assortment...