| Aug 27, 2011
Dear Answer Angel: I was invited to a wedding shower and the invite explicitly said, "No gifts please." Does that really mean don't bring a gift or should I buy something? What? Thank you!
— Empty handed?
Dear Empty: "That really means don't bring...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:42 PM
I'm on board with the city's new plastic bag ban, but saving the environment isn't as easy or as tidy as I imagined.
Six weeks in and I'm still trying to navigate the lifestyle changes that going bagless requires.
I'm hauling around a half-dozen...
| Aug 6, 2011
Buck Henry arguably made his showbiz debut at the age of 2, when his mother, the silent film star Ruth Taylor, took him to the Paramount lot to show him off. She denied then that she wanted him to go into movies. Sorry, Mom. Henry has become a polymath of...
| 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...
| 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.
| Sep 26, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Circle Centre Mall has a 210,000 square foot vacancy after Nordstrom left the building. Now, plans are in place to divide that space so more than just one business can move in.
"That sounds like the plan, is to break up the first floor to put in four...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 11:48 AM
The economy is prompting people to cut back on spending in many areas. However, there is one area where cutting costs could have dire consequences.
The Consumer Reports National Research Center found in its latest poll more than a quarter of people...
| 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 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...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 4:23 PM
I'm a Target customer and I've been bombarded with emailed advertisements all month. I found it interesting that I didn't get an email from the store Thursday informing me about the theft of 40 million customers' credit and debit card......