| Feb 16, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Perched in the front row, Emily Ehehalt watched as flashes of ivory ruffles, creamy taffeta and eggshell lace swept by on a runway.
The recently engaged Ehehalt was attending a local bridal fashion show looking for ideas for her January 2012 wedding. But...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Hamburgers, like movie stars, are sometimes cast in new roles. There is a lot of that going on at Hollywood Burger Bistro in Canton.
The menu is dominated by hamburgers made, according to the restaurant's website, from hormone-free California beef. The...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:07 PM
As nations battle it out for sports supremacy at the Olympics in London this summer, we can all acknowledge that when it comes to fashion, the Brits have us beat.
Vivienne Westwood, Victoria Beckham, Burberry, Kate Moss, Kate Middleton, Twiggy, the...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Alex Brown knows just where he was in 1977, when he learned of Elvis' demise. And in 1997, when he heard that Princess Diana had died. And on Jan. 29, 2007 — five years ago today — when he got the news that, after a game fight for life, a...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 12:03 PM
As the scandal that sunk Rupert Murdoch's News of the World continued to unfold last week, one of the questions that loomed was whether there would be any fallout on this side of the Atlantic.
What most American analysts were wondering was whether...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:31 PM
Alice C. Steinbach, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for The Baltimore Sun, whose work captured the wonder and grace of people and places around the world, died Tuesday of cancer at her Roland Park Place home. She was 78.
In her more than two-...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 7:58 PM
As a housewife and mother of three young children ages 6, 7, and 8 living in the suburbs of Baltimore, I find myself intoxicated by the Bravo reality television series "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills." I think this group -- more than any other...
| Mar 2, 2007
Many people know that Democratic presidential candidate 's father was from Kenya and his mother from Kansas.
But an intriguing sliver of his family history has received almost no attention until now: It appears that forebears of his white mother owned...
| Apr 17, 2005
CASTELNUOVO DI PORTO, Italy - A book of numbers at his side, a pendulum in his pocket and his wife upstairs plotting astrological charts, Fabrizio Shamir predicts that the next pope will come from South America.
"I held the pendulum over a map for 30...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:36 PM
California was one of many states that strengthened its privacy laws after the shocking death of Princess Diana, who was fleeing paparazzi when her car crashed in a Paris tunnel in 1997. Since then, lawmakers have proposed a seemingly endless series of...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:46 AM
Italian designer label Tod's is edging away from its comfortable driving shoes, ballerina flats and platform sandals in an attempt to diversify its business and revive flagging sales.
The company hired former Gucci designer Alessandra Facchinetti last...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"WHEN I dream of an afterlife ... the action always takes place at the Ritz Paris," said Ernest Hemingway in 1944, as World War II was hurtling toward an end.
I have two good friends, Peter Rogers in New Orleans and Jim Mitchell of NYC. Both wrote me...