| Sep 11, 2012
| 11:54 AM
Newport's premiere food and entertainment festival, the Taste of Newport, celebrates 24 years at Fashion Island from Friday through Sunday.
More than 50,000 people are expected to attend the three-day party, where they will sample culinary delights...
| Sep 19, 2012
The Clybourn Corridor, aka the Forever 21-Apple Store-Whole Foods Triangle, is poised to become even more retail-licious in the coming year. Target, Nordstrom Rack, Sephora, Anthropologie and others have plans to move in soon, and all those shopping...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Sports Authority will open an S.A. Elite store at The Mall in Columbia this Saturday at 9 a.m. The 10,000-square-foot store located on the lower level next to Nordstrom will be the first of its kind on the East Coast.
S.A. Elite sells high-end footwear...
| Sep 23, 2012
When the dust settled after last spring's red carpet season, two of Los Angeles' most familiar hometown designers were christened, somewhat surprisingly, award show "phenoms." In actuality, David Meister and Tadashi Shoji have been prominent fixtures on...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 12:37 PM
I'm not going to make all those tasteless jokes about firemen...and their hoses...and their poles.
Nope, not me.
But you and I BOTH know I'm thinking it, don't we?
So my colleague Doreen Christensen in her blog Shop-O-Matic wrote about the South...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 12:11 PM
What is a South Florida glamazon to do?
Fall fashion, with its piled-on multiple layers, stifling thermal nuclear fabrics and sun-absorbing dark hues -- is just too darn hot.
Nooooo, not haute…we mean just plain ol’ hot…especially...
| May 19, 2012
There are infinite ways to win a woman's heart. In this case, he gave her the world.
Or, to be specific, a world atlas.
Jamie Anderson, 27, had already told her best girlfriend, "I like this guy." But when Tero Lehessalo, 33, gave her an atlas for...
| May 20, 2012
Since Morgan Spurlock is known for fully immersing himself in his movies — famously subsisting onMcDonald's menu items for "Super Size Me" and pounding the pavement for every last product placement dollar in "The Greatest Story Ever Sold" — it...
| May 23, 2012
| 10:01 AM
City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive in Newport News. 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Host to a weekly farmers' market during the summer months. Development began in 2000.
Major stores: Animare Salon & Spa, Ann Taylor...
| May 25, 2012
It's people-watching season. Now that we're no longer swaddled in sweaters, jackets, coats and such, it's easy to spot the fashion items that make a big impression.
I've got one word for you: necklaces. With an exclamation point! Make that two!!
| Dec 17, 2012
Dear Answer Angel: I gave my friend one of those old-timey napkin holders that you see in diners. Now the napkins are gone. Where do I find replacements?
Dear M.P.: Your question gives me the opening I've been waiting for to issue this...