| Mar 11, 2013
| 10:04 AM
According to conventional wisdom, spring’s the time to fluff the pillows, clear out cobwebs, and show that junk drawer who’s boss. But let’s face it: tackling a less-than-organized living space can overwhelm even the coolest of...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Brick-and-mortar is not enough for Macy’s Inc. and Saks Inc.
It’s all about the so-called omni-channel shopping experience for both the department store chain and the luxury retailer. The tactic tries to lure consumers by offering buying...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 1:53 PM
J.C. Penney Co. is falling deeper into a rut, reporting yet another quarter of tanking sales and net loss as the department store chain struggles in its reinvention.
The Plano, Texas, company reported a net loss of $552 million, or $2.51 a share, in its...
| Mar 5, 2013
Tackling your landscape can be quite the undertaking and, whether a novice dirt pusher or a professional perennial sculptor, you need a plan. Not to mention, a quality retailer nearby that houses a wide variety of supplies to help accomplish your...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Nothing succeeds like excess," Hollywood always murmurs to itself.
But there were perils galore in the recently mounted "comeback" films of Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. The public just didn't seem to care. And even Tom Cruise's "Jack...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Julia Child has truly become one of the immortals of American culture. There's a new comic book out retelling her life story.
"Female Force: Julia Child" is the latest in a "female empowerment series" of comic books presented by Bluewater Productions,...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 2:00 AM
As seasoned time-travelers, Marty McFly and Doc Brown know all too well that changing the past alters the future.
And that's exactly what Lissy Ryder, the main character in Jen Lancaster's new novel, "Here I Go Again," hopes to do.
Ryder is a once-...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:40 AM
“Cooking by the Book,” an exhibit that traces the history of American cuisine by examining historical cookbooks, will be at Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St. in Hartford, from Friday, Jan. 18, to Saturday, April 13.
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:24 PM
It has been more than a decade since Target launched its first designer collaboration, sparking a seemingly endless number of imitators. The pairings lure customers with the promise of designer looks at mass market prices, while the designers and...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 10:31 PM
It seems that just about everyone I know has been eating soup. And I am pretty certain it’s not because it’s National Soup Month. Whether it’s your grandma’s chicken noodle or not, soup is comforting.
Today’s chicken soup...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Food and wine festivals in the Southeast are hotter than a cast iron skillet full of corn bread. "We are witnessing a proliferation of festivals in the South and across the nation," says John T. Edge, director of the Southern Foodways Alliance in Oxford,...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:17 AM
A Southwest Virginia plastic surgery practice is the first and only facility in the region to offer FDA approved non-invasive face lifts that don’t involve cutting or scars. Since the Southwest Virginia Center in Roanoke began offering the Ultherapy...