| Nov 8, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Ravens Walk, located on the walkway between Oriole Park at Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium is intended to give a tailgating experience for fans who aren't tailgating. That would be the thousands who are arriving on foot or by......
| Feb 8, 2012
Baby (Jennifer Grey) famously lost her virginity to Patrick Swayze's character in "Dirty Dancing." The geeky freshman played by Anthony Michael Hall lusted after Samantha (Molly Ringwald), who's a virgin saving herself for Jake Ryan in "Sixteen Candles."...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The program schedule for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books was released Monday morning. The schedule, which is online, includes the complete list of author appearances and special events during the Festival of Books, April 20-21, on the campus of...
| Sep 23, 2012
This summer Molly Ringwald said that she read "Fifty Shades of Grey" because "when a book becomes that big, I feel like it's culturally relevant."
No book in recent memory has sold as fast as the lead title of E.L. James' erotic trilogy. It enjoyed an...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 1:37 PM
If Michael Fagien's new upscale Mizner Park drink house sounds even remotely like a jazz joint, well, the founder of Jazziz Magazine wants you to perish that thought immediately. Jazziz Nightlife will bring to its corner of the Mizner strip alto...
| Nov 16, 2012
It's not even the weekend, and the Miami Book Fair International has so far delivered a who's who of celebrated authors in Tom Wolfe, Junot Diaz, Sandra Cisneros and others. Literary giants though they are, consider them a palate cleanser to what really...
| Nov 11, 2012
Don't try to get Mitchell Kaplan to name just five must-see authors at this year's Miami Book Fair. For the co-founder of the 29-year-old event, it can't be done.
"You can't limit me," says Kaplan, who also serves as the fair's chairman, heads its...
| Nov 11, 2012
One of the many surprises in Molly Ringwald's "When It Happens to You" arrives somewhere within the book's first 50 pages, when you forget that you're reading a novel by an actress whose films were as much a part of your adolescence as bad hair, chronic...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:28 AM
This is the story of a divorcee that goes back to live in the big Connecticut home of her parents. They’re played by two character-actors I love – Blythe Danner and John Rubinstein.
Amy (Melanie Lynskey) is depressed and not sure what the...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:28 PM
The conversation segued from book to book, ranging from Elizabeth Strout's “Olive Kitteridge” to the works of Philip Roth, over coffee in the Palmer House café. Molly Ringwald had come to Chicago late this spring to support 826CHI, a non-...
| Sep 25, 2011
Much has been made this year about the behemoth baby boom generation reaching retirement age. But another significant milestone is slipping past a bit more quietly yet with noticeable impact.
The first wave of Gen-Xers has rounded 40, and they are...