| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:01 AM
With each cute baby Crystal Neilson delivered, she found her body more unattractive.
Her breasts sagged a little more. The skin on her stomach stretched out like a deflated balloon. “There was stuff falling out all over the place,” said...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 10:11 AM
On Saturday, comic book stores across the country are giving away free comic books in an effort to promote the genre and to support individual comic book stores. This year, an estimated 4.6 million free comic books will be given out at stores across the...
| May 3, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Midway through preparing a chocolate-filled babka, pastry chef Paula Shoyer pauses to raise her freshly kneaded sweet bread toward the heavens with outstretched arms.
“It’s like in ‘The Lion King,’ ” she tells her audience...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 7:42 PM
When Renee Fleming appears Sept. 15 with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for the BSO's Gala Celebration, the appeal will be both sound and sight. The world-renowned soprano is famous not just for her voice, but for her gowns, designed for her by the...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:04 AM
NFL players of size -- including some Ravens -- are saying that the new Nike jerseys are less than flattering to their figures.
In a word -- they make them feel fat.
A funny Wall Street Journal story says unlike the old Reebok jerseys, the new ones made...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Home Depot Spring Black Friday Sale through April 13, 2014
Lawn and Garden
16x16 Cedar Raised Garden Bed for $14.88
Hybrid CharBroil Grill for $149
Hampton Bay Houston 5 piece cushioned fire pit seating set for $399 ($699 value)...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:45 PM
I stood up in my first wedding this spring, an experience that was delightful, harrowing and made me deeply question my feminist sensibilities. It wasn't the traditional virgin-white dress or the "giving away of the bride" that gave me such angst—it...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:08 AM
This week’s Hump Day Deals…and other upcoming specials:
From RetailMeNot Bloomingdale’s: Shop denim shorts and swimwear and take 20% off in the Friends & Family sale. (Expiring April 6)
Kohl’s: You can find day-to-night maxi...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Full disclosure: We originally began this project back in mid-January. Normally, it's reasonably warm enough during Chicago winters to strut out every so often in a pair of tights.
Enter the winter of 2014.
Now that spring finally has semi-sprung --...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Could you be talked into purchasing a foundation undergarment so restrictive, so unyielding and so draconian it makes a wetsuit look like a nightgown?
This is why I ask: There's been a pop-up (rarely has the term been so grievously misused) ad appearing...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Name of owners: Caley Funk
Name of business: Funkie Fashions
Describe what you do/sell/serve:
We offer a unique, high quality style not found in the cookie cutter mall stores. We sell casual, maxi, evening dresses, tops, tunics,...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Around the corner from the Fendi store and Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills, in two modest, sunlit rooms four floors above Brighton Way, Mario Gonzales spends his days quietly saving Hollywood butts — as well as waists, shoulders and bosoms.