| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:05 AM
With four vineyards conveniently located in practically each corner of Harford County, you don’t have to travel all the way to Sonoma to sip award-winning wines, experience scenic vistas and learn all about the winemaking process.
In 2010, Harford...
| May 29, 2012
| 9:04 AM
These go down in the books.
It's not often that you get to taste great wine at relatively modest prices. And by great, I mean world class. And by modest, I mean less than $45.
For sure, a $45 price tag is not modest … but it is for great wine....
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The Road to Awe looks to be headed downtown, given the streetwise jeans and second-skin leather pants in the Los Angeles-based women's collection that had its debut in July.
The brand, known as RtA, "has an androgynous vibe," says French-born Eli Azran,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:51 PM
In the same way that fashion designers scour the trunks and attics of the past for inspiration, perfumers periodically dip into the well of classic French perfumery when creating new fragrances.
This seems to be one of those times.
After decades in...
| Sep 1, 2013
Fancy a pout like Sophia Loren, Marlene Dietrich or Courtney Love?
From ladylike ruby to femme fatale orange-red to renegade bordeaux, the looks of these style icons showed up on the fall fashion runways, albeit in a very modern reprise.
| Sep 5, 2013
A quick glance at what some fashion publications are calling hot fall makeup trends might leave women wondering whether they should look for a spandex superhero costume to go with those outrageous cat eyes or just throw in the towel and embrace the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:13 PM
After years spent decorating more than 20 lofts in the downtown Arts District, interior designer Nadia Geller said she grew frustrated with the trendy neighborhood.
"It was missing a homey, eclectic shop," she said. "A store where someone could pop in...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Does your dairy herd get skittish every time you hit the milking parlor drenched in Drakkar Noir? Does a splash of Hugo by Hugo Boss have your flock of sheep heading for the hills? If so, the answer to your fragrance faux pas may well be Portland...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:56 PM
(Greg Kot is covering the Pearl Jam concert at Wrigley Field. Bob Gendron is on tap with coverage of day one of the Pitchfork Music Festival. Look for updates from Kot and Gendron throughout the weekend.)
3:30 p.m.: "Is it gross to swim in the lake?"...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Zippy is to Bill Griffith what Charlie Brown was to the late Charles M. Schulz. These characters are not quite alter egos of the two prolific cartoonists but they are, and forever will be, linked to them. One might even consider Zippy the underground...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:15 PM
I have a group of friends who have likely eaten at every BYOB restaurant in Chicago.
For them, it’s a great way to explore the city’s dynamic dining scene at a cheaper price. It’s also a chance for them to educate themselves on wines,...
| Dec 9, 2012
Deck the halls, plum the pudding, make merry under the mistletoe: The holidays are party season and now's your time to shine. And whether you're headed to the festivities directly from the office or just need to get ready fast, the quickest way to add...