| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:07 PM
The murder trial began Tuesday for a man accused in a retaliatory gang shooting outside Towson Town Center at the height of the holiday shopping season in 2011.
Tyrone Chester Brown Jr. allegedly shot 19-year-old Rodney Pridget, as part of his initiation...
| Mar 5, 2013
Like an angel on one shoulder and a devil on the other, "need" versus "want" dominates our internal dialogue as we shop.
Just as in any relationship, we should heed both, said Stacy London, author, co-founder of Style for Hire and co-host of TLC's...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Sam Edelman - the chic shoemaker - will do a personal appearance at Nordstrom in Aventura Mall on Friday, March 8 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Then he will be at Nordstrom in The Mall at Wellington Green on Saturday, March 9 from 5 to 7 p.m.
The New York-based...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Earlier this week the Costa Mesa City Council gave unanimous approval for city representatives to attend an upcoming out-of-state convention, though not without discussing the intricacies of doing so on the city's dime.
Mayor Jim Righeimer, Mayor Pro...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The greatest shopping friend known to women may have just arrived at Bloomingdale's at South Coast Plaza.
The Me-Ality takes the guessing out of sizing, style and best fit when it comes to finding that perfect pair of jeans. I recently tested it and was...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Popular Taiwanese dumpling chain Din Tai Fung is growing increasingly upscale, with plans to open its fourth U.S. location at swanky Glendale shopping center the Americana at Brand.
In September, the eatery will bring its foodie favorite soup dumplings...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The arrival of the Lunar New Year this month seems to have sparked an epiphany for area shopping centers: Asian and Asian American consumers have a growing pile of money and want to spend it where they're welcome.
So in the Year of the Snake, malls...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Shoppers trod carefully in January, lured into stores by retailers dangling post-holiday clearance deals but spending sparingly to balance out higher payroll taxes and lingering economic uncertainty.
Same-store sales at major retailers such as...
| Feb 10, 2013
Beyond the sappy cards and seemingly endless rows of heart-shaped chocolate boxes, there are, indeed, some stylish ways to celebrate the woman in your life this Valentine's Day. Win points in the romance department by moving beyond grocery store floral...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Ippolita Rostagno’s beautiful bangles and sparkling rings have graced the famous wrists and fingers of Halle Berry, Reese Witherspoon, Carrie Underwood and Kate Hudson. The Italian-born designer’s collections are sold at the most coveted...
| Mar 16, 2013
When you sign up for a credit card, you're making the credit-card company a life partner. It knows where you shop, when, what you buy, whether you pay your debts on time and if you're a sucker for a balance-transfer offer that leads to high interest...