| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:32 PM
It was 4:45 p.m. on a hot Monday night in La Cañada Flintridge. I was at a pub decorated with local historical memorabilia and riding equipment, waiting for some friends.
It was Monday and the weekday Flintridge Proper Happy Hour had another 15...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:03 PM
"The Life": If you're of a certain age, then you might remember when Times Square was not so "Disney-fied." As a matter of fact, right up through the 1980s the area around 42nd Street was populated by pimps, prostitutes, addicts, dealers, runaways and...
| Jul 12, 2014
Consumers can expect to see unfamiliar store brands cropping up in the Baltimore area as a handful of retailers eye the market for expansion.
Newcomers could include businesses that are well-entrenched in other markets, such as Stein Mart and Gabe's,...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:43 PM
It was 32 years ago this week that Leonard Bernstein brought opening week at the Hollywood Bowl into the realm of legend, conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic in his own music plus that of Barber, Schumann and Copland — and for good measure,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:15 PM
University of Central Florida beat nine other finalist teams to win the 2014 Raytheon National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in San Antonio over the weekend. The team takes home bragging rights with the Raytheon NCCDC Alamo Cup, and gets their...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:49 AM
Yesterday my blog about UCF winning the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in San Antonio was well-received on Twitter and on our website.
Today, I got this photo of the team's picture posted on a marquee in Times Square.
| May 1, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The first time Marc Webb directed a film, just six years ago, there were rarely more than a couple dozen people on set. Outside of a group of Hollywood insiders, no one had any idea what the film, titled "(500) Days of Summer" and budgeted at $7 million,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Can a trifecta of filmmakers behind Universal's "Fast & Furious" franchise and Marvel's newest blockbuster "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" create the next big hit for Madison Avenue?
That's what Justin Lin, Anthony and Joe Russo are trying to do...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Women! What do they want?"
Well, they want everything now and well they should.
I went to the Matrix Awards in the packed-to-the-rafters Waldorf Astoria Ballroom on Monday.
I always go to this event, mainly because I was given the award back in the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Dear Amazing Spider-Man 2,
Please know that when I say this, it comes from a place of love. Know that I’m saying this as someone who only wants the very best for you. And please know that I’m not angry. Really, I’m not.
| May 2, 2014
| 7:15 PM
By now you either know a lot about “The Amazing Spider-Man2,” have seen “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” or are one of the few who don’t care much about “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” in the first place. Still, there are...