| Dec 21, 2011
| 7:34 AM
On Monday, 19-year-old Rodney Vest Pridget stopped by the Northeast Baltimore group home where he once lived, The Sun's Alison Knezevich reports today. He watched TV with old friends and told them he was heading to the Towson Town Center mall.
| Dec 24, 2011
| 5:01 PM
SANTA ANA —The convoy made its way across the street and up the stairs with 12-year-old Bella Anderson bringing up the rear with four oversized Nordstrom shopping bags stuffed with presents.
At Apartment 103 — the number scribbled on the door...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Santa Claus had left the building, but the Stratemeyer family of Dundalk was picking up where he left off Monday morning, planning a day of many stops to return or exchange bags of items that weren't quite right. This visit to Towson Town Center was...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 7:12 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — It's been a busy couple of years for Fashion Island, which added 40 new stores and restaurants as part of a $100-million cash infusion.
As the wave of change for the Irvine Co.-owned coastal shopping center trickles off — this...
| Sep 16, 2011
What do women want? That's a question for the ages. Let a roomful of psychologists figure it out.
But I do know what plus-size women want. Because I asked them.
They want the variety and quality of clothes that are available to "normal-size" (their...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 9:26 PM
Coyotes and Capote, political comebacks and smart meters, as well as controversy and intrigue in the quaint, but not-so-sleepy community of Montrose, gave us a year that included a fascinating set of story lines that will continue to reverberate into...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:04 PM
We have a Babe in Baltimore. 33-year-old Lisa Ponzoli, Timonium native and owner of the trendy Fells Point boutique, has been involved in the apparel and fashion industries since college.
After working in the buying offices at Nordstrom and Hecht's in D....
| Jan 12, 2012
| 3:51 PM
When Collective Habit owner Ashley O'Leary got into a car accident, she turned a lemon into lemonade and used the insurance money to open her secondhand boutique last month.
The new Laguna Niguel store is a family affair: Ashley O'Leary owns it with...
| Jan 29, 2012
Now that a guy no longer needs a linebacker's physique, a Rat Packer's swagger or cartoon bags of money to justify the purchase of a made-to-measure dress shirt, here are a few local options — at different levels of wallet strain — worth...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 7:18 AM
Amazon.comwas named the best for customer service among those who like to shop with their keyboards, according to a new survey by the National Retail Federation and American Express.
Like others across the country, South Floridians like to shop online....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Taking advantage of a soon-to-be demolished three-story hotel in downtown Glendale, the city’s firefighters on Wednesday got a rare opportunity to hack into roofs and kick down doors.
Firefighters ran through a variety of training scenarios at...