| Jan 15, 2012
The most surprising thing about West Hollywood's Gray Gallery isn't that in the 13 months since opening its doors the combination interior-design studio and jewelry boutique has emerged as a key resource for stylists looking to borrow unique jewelry to...
| Dec 23, 2011
John Chamberlain, a prolific American sculptor whose use of crushed automobile sheet metal became his signature during a career that spanned half a century, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 84.
Reportedly in poor health, he had been working on a...
| Jun 19, 2011
Cow bones, car parts and old toggle buttons don't sound like the most glamorous materials to use in jewelry. But some designers are managing to turn such found and throw-away objects into chic and versatile pieces, proving that with good design,...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 3:55 AM
For this installment of Naughty Business of the Week, here's a list of the most recent violations posted by the Maryland Department of Agriculture's Weights and Measures program, which regulates not only the sale of food weighed by scales, but also the...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 1:18 PM
For consumers, information is power. But smart shoppers can't be expected to be experts in all categories of buying. That's why one of the biggest benefits of using the Internet is to lift the veil of ignorance that leads to bad purchases.
| Sep 7, 2011
| 12:02 PM
A collapsed roof at an auto parts store in Lochearn at about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday remains under investigation and resulted in no injuries.
Baltimore County firefighters remained on the scene at 7003 Liberty Road for several hours and county building...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 1:30 PM
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Advance Auto Parts Inc., a leading automotive-aftermarket retailer of parts, accessories, batteries, and maintenance items in the United States, serving both the do-it-yourself and professional markets. The Company...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 11:24 AM
About 200 family members and friends gathered for a memorial on Wednesday in Bluebird Park to celebrate Laguna Auto Parts owner Jerry Francis Piper — a generous, thoughtful, adventurous, loving man — with tears and laughter.
Piper died Dec....
| Aug 17, 2012
| 9:16 PM
6 a.m. NFL preseason: Cleveland at Green Bay (d.).--NFL Network
8:30 a.m. Motorsports: Raceline (d.).--MASN
8:30 a.m. Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint Cup practice (in Brooklyn, Mich.).--Speed
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:03 PM
Two men, one of them brandishing a gun, robbed a North Altadena Drive auto parts store on Tuesday afternoon, police said.
A 67-year-old man who owns the store was struck in the face during the robbery but did not seek medical attention, Pasadena police...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 8:34 AM
They still don't get it. Every four years, presidential candidates pledge allegiance to American manufacturing and profess a love for "Made in America." But when the going gets tough, no presidential candidate can match this rhetoric with action. In a...