| Oct 3, 2011
| 6:49 PM
After closing up shop this summer, everyone has wondered what should take the place of Borders Bookstore in downtown Indy. Opinions among Hoosiers vary.
"I think another bookstore or cafe, a place to hang out would be nice," said Logan Campbell...
| May 20, 2011
Our column about the emotional and physical benefits of helping those in need generated several reader comments on Facebook and in e-mails.
"Recently I saw a nice businessman who was sitting in first class hand over his seat to a young U.S. Army soldier,...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 1:47 PM
Dear Answer Angel: Is it OK to wear shorts to work? Not short shorts, obviously — but the Bermuda length ones I've seen that often come with a matching tailored jacket, so it looks like a suit? And then what kind of shoes do you wear? Can you wear...
| Jan 28, 2011
Pink it and shrink it.
Just a few years ago, that was the idea. That's the amount of thought professional sports leagues put into the products they offered their women fans.
They'd just take the popular men's stuff — the boxy t-shirts, player...
| Feb 10, 2011
You want to throw out your stuff, find more stuff, recycle your stuff. Amid all these contradictory impulses, it's Answer Angel to the rescue.
Dear Answer Angel: I have a closet full of clothes in a number of sizes: thinner, heavier, out of style, you...
| Nov 12, 2010
Want to get an early jump on the best bargains on Black Friday or Cyber Monday? There's no reason to wait. Toys R Us, Walmart and Amazon.com and other major retailers began offering Black Friday specials the first weekend of November.
Now's a good time...
| Aug 20, 2011
College-bound freshmen are bombarded with checklists — from their schools, big retailers, bloggers and websites — detailing the many many things they'll need when they move into the dorm.
But you don't actually believe you need all the stuff,...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 2:31 PM
This Wearin' of the Green thing just gets more complicated all the time. You've got questions and — since St. Patrick is not around to answer them — allow me.
Dear Answer Angel: My husband and I are invited to a St. Patrick's Day party and he...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 1:21 PM
It's an annual day after Thanksgiving tradition: Black Friday shopping. But what about Black Thursday?
"Yes, that's way too early," said shoppers Amanda McAdams and Meghan Howard when they learned some stores will open at 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
| Jul 23, 2011
Think about it, fellas. How many times are you stopped on the street by a complete stranger who tells you you're looking great.
Never, you say?
Put on a distinctive hat this summer and I guarantee you'll acquire an instant fashion fan club.
| May 7, 2012
Starbucks is once again planning to open a freestanding location in Airport Center. This is like de-ja-vu for many that remember the popular Seattle-based coffee chain initially planned a location in the Hanover Township, Lehigh County, shopping center...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Most people who wear distressed denim didn't do the distressing themselves. They bought it that way off the shelf. It's an effect often created with sandblasting, a technique that blasts crystalline silica onto blue jeans using high-pressure machines....