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  • Interior designer Heather Ashton's playful spirit shows at home

    Interior designer Heather Ashton's playful spirit shows at home
    Heather Ashton has created sophisticated, tongue-in-cheek interiors for West Hollywood's Palihouse Holloway (a taxidermy mallard duck hung from the ceiling) and Caulfield's Bar and Dining Room (devil-horns-and-pitchfork graffiti) in Beverly Hills. That...
  • Planning a Family Ski Trip

    Planning a Family Ski Trip
    With South Florida’s winter weather in the 80s, it can be easy to forget that the rest of the nation is often a lot colder than we are. But wonderlands of snow exist in the rest of the country, and they are only a plane ride away. If the Sochi...
  • Top five reasons to ski Utah

    Top five reasons to ski Utah
    Utah’s ski motto is “The Greatest Snow on Earth” and numerous awards support that claim. But Esther Stokes and Travis Moise, owners of Utah Ski Gear in Sandy, Utah, can name a lot more reasons to head for Salt Lake City for your ski...
  • Exercises at home can help prepare kids to learn winter sports

    The recent Winter Olympics have awakened ski and snowboard dreams in many. If you’re preparing your children to learn, several steps can set them up for success. Step No. 1 would be getting them familiar with the type of activity, said Joe...
  • In Monterey Park, immigrants go to job agencies for the American Dream

    In Monterey Park, immigrants go to job agencies for the American Dream
    Wedged between a travel agency and a hair salon off one of Monterey Park's busiest streets, Honesty Employment Agency has no English sign. There one recent afternoon, three young men lounged on black leather couches, chatting in Mandarin about jobs in...
  • City-Poly rivalry no problem for opposing best friends

    City-Poly rivalry no problem for opposing best friends
    When Dyzhanay "Dada" Burton, Teira Pendleton and Jasmine Smith started playing Amateur Athletic Union basketball together at age 9, they dreamed of playing on the same high school team. They never expected to end up in a two-against-one split in...
  • Trip tactics: Rio to Bali, she gets lost, listens closely, makes deals

    Trip tactics: Rio to Bali, she gets lost, listens closely, makes deals
    Every destination has lessons to teach, and so do most travelers. In “Trip Tactics,” we ask seasoned travelers for tips, confessions and war stories. The traveler: Armenia Nercessian de Oliveira, a longtime United Nations officer and...
  • Summer skiing in Chile

    Summer skiing in Chile
    It was a glorious August morning: a cloudless sapphire sky, the sun so bright that you knew SPF 50 wasn't enough — and acres of fresh snow. The afternoon before, I had stepped through the doors of the Hotel Portillo, trading Chicago's summer of...
  • Go Away With ... Lucas Neff

    Go Away With ... Lucas Neff
    Raised in Chicago and now a resident of Los Angeles, Lucas Neff is best known to television viewers as Jimmy Chance, the young dad on the Fox series "Raising Hope" whose series finale is scheduled to air on Friday, April 4. And he's the first to admit...
  • Berlin looks to the future, remembers its past

    Berlin looks to the future, remembers its past
    When I visited Berlin last summer to update my guidebook, I also scouted locations for a new TV show. I found the city as vibrant as ever -- with massive infrastructure projects in progress all around town. The cranes speckling the horizon in every...
  • Traveling with pricey items? Hotels aren't always thief-proof

    Question: A client who was traveling for the holidays stayed at a luxury hotel in Miami. She used the hotel's VIP butler services. As she prepared to leave, the butler packed the trunk. She locked it in the presence of several other persons and did not...