| Nov 25, 2011
| 7:42 PM
The year 2012 is the Chinese Year of the Dragon, symbolizing power, strength and luck. You'd be surprised how many dragon-themed gifts can be found this holiday season. Stuff one in a holiday stocking, present as a lovely piece of bling, or let someone...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:43 PM
A favorite holiday tradition, the 33rd annual Corona del Mar Christmas Walk returns from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
It's the time when thousands gather to celebrate the festivities, which include specials at participating merchants, a dozen bands...
| Dec 2, 2011
Most of us can't afford to invest in a complete new assortment of makeup and skin care products. Especially not the more expensive department store brands. That's why it's important to pick and choose.
Some women swear by their La Prairie $200 anti-aging...
| Dec 2, 2011
Everybody needs a little pick-me-up, especially around the holidays.
Sure, inner beauty is great. But there's a lot to be said for outer beauty too. And to discover how to achieve that, I went on a mission to the busy makeup department at my local...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 3:28 PM
Matthew Waylett has put down his cocktail to adjust the tilt of an Indiana Jones-esque fedora, admiring his reflection in the mirror set up at the bar.
It's Men's Night Out at the Manor Tavern, and Waylett has been lured to the shopping event, not so...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:31 PM
Join our favorite eclectic fashion boutique, Paula Hanson in Newport Beach, for a holiday bazaar on Friday and Saturday.
Paula Hanson is stocking up with refreshments and unique holiday gifts. These include Moroccan pouf bags and accessories by...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 5:41 AM
What better honor than to be voted the best of the best by your customers and colleagues?
In August, we asked Howard Magazine readers to tell us the most notable businesses, people and places from Marriottsville to Savage and from Elkridge to...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:37 PM
The remodeled Island Cinema at Fashion Island will open to the general public Friday with a 12:30 p.m. screening of "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows."
The Irvine Co.-owned, seven-screen theater complex now features state-of-the-art technology,...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 3:35 PM
This week we asked our b staff and guests where they go to cross off what's left on their holiday shopping lists. Here's what they had to say.
I know this is terrible and immoral and exploitative and all that, but Walmart has some really good deals. ...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 9:01 PM
As shoppers made last-minute stops before Christmas at the Towson Town Center Monday night, a body lay under a sheet outside Nordstrom.
A man was fatally shot about 6:22 p.m. on a parking lot sidewalk outside a service entrance to the department store,...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 1:50 PM
Baltimore County police have identified the victim of the fatal shooting Monday night at Towson Town Center.
Rodney Vest Pridget, 19, who lives in the Baltimore area, was found dead of gunshot wounds about 6:22 p.m. near a service entrance to Nordstrom...