| Nov 23, 2008
Nestled along the outskirts of a woodsy park and a large lake are streets lined with charming homes that form a group of small neighborhoods collectively known as Lake Roland.
The community backs to Robert E. Lee Memorial Park and is named for the lake,...
| Dec 7, 2008
Dorothy Gaspar does not make gloves for meek women. Her long, sinuous leather creations -- imagine Louboutin stilettos for your hands -- are better suited for martini-swilling minxes who smirk through apologies. Same goes for the chic two-tone driving...
| Dec 6, 2008
Erik Knutzen and Kelly Coyne started keeping chickens in their Echo Park backyard a little more than a year ago. The two are co-authors of "The Urban Homestead," a handbook for city dwellers who want to live off the land as much as possible, and the...
| Dec 10, 2008
When I was a kid we didn't have a lot at Christmas, but we always had the Wish Book, a.k.a. the Sears Christmas catalog. Don't get me wrong, we weren't Waltons poor by any means -- no tangerines and balls of string under our trees -- but in the mid-...
| Jan 17, 2009
Valata Jenkins-Monroe contributed to Barack Obama's campaign and made a few phone calls on his behalf, but she doesn't consider herself a fanatic, not even with Obama posters, T-shirts, buttons, mugs, coasters and vases in her home -- along with a photo...
| Feb 19, 2009
Nevermind where we're going. Question is: Where are we now?
"We're in Woodland Hills," said Anthony Tholberg as he stood outside his home late last week and mulled over that question.
Tholberg, 23, grew up in the mid-century modern house in the 19800...
| Feb 19, 2009
Freda's Kitchen, which markets itself as a New York-style deli, is an exceptionally clean, well-lit and well-organized space - this space used to be the Mount Washington Market - with a sunlit cafe in front and the ordering and deli counters in the back....
| Sep 14, 2008
You want colorful fall foliage, you want leaves in numbers that will make the national debt seem like single digits?
Climb a mountain. You get leaves at the macro-level, that vast mosaic of colors you'll see from the summit, if you pick the right...
| Apr 6, 2008
All through the months that the cold and wind and wet left this southeast suburb of Cincinnati shivering, Megan and Keith Licursi eagerly looked forward to their annual spring vacation: a road trip to see family and bask in the sunshine of Orlando, Fla....
| Jun 8, 2008
PERHAPS IT is the polymorphic exuberance of Los Angeles sculptor Jorge Pardo that made him seem such a natural to reinvent L.A. County Museum of Art's display of pre-Columbian art.
FOR THE RECORD:
Jorge Pardo: An article in today'...
| Jun 11, 2008
Robin Quinn's driving instructor would be proud.
Nearly four decades after Quinn started driving, she has abandoned some bad habits - the lead foot, for example.
Instead, she has joined a growing number of enthusiasts who practice something called...