| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Bella Vista Suites
Bella Vista Suites, downtown Lake Geneva's stunning all-suite boutique hotel, features a four-story atrium, well-appointed one- and two-bedroom suites and elegant private function areas. The suites offer brilliant lake views or...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 12:53 PM
With such a fierce and fashionable gay population here in Fort Lauderdale it logically follows that there is a fabulous support system of businesses, including some hot haute boutiques.
Here in no particular order are the top 5, all in the Wilton Manors/...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:48 AM
What is the appetite these days for the kind of entertainment put out by the likes of the Backstreet Boys? And if Backstreet’s back (alright!), can Aaron Carter get some of that?
One of the most popular acts in the boy-band resurgence of the...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Portrait studios at Sears and some Wal-Mart stores — the scenes of innumerable family photos — have unexpectedly closed as their operator, CPI Corp., goes out of business.
The portrait provider said in a statement on its website that all...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Kmart’s woes — sliding sales, worried investors — would make any retailer want to curse. But as it turns out, the discounter’s dirty mouth may prove to be a saving grace.
The chain, which has a bit of a fuddy-duddy reputation,...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 5:28 PM
Turkey, stuffing - and a $97 TV if you could wake up in time.
This may not have been the Pilgrims' idea of Thanksgiving, but they never got door-buster price discounts.
For shoppers who just couldn't wait until Black Friday, many retailers opened...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 9:15 AM
They shop, they drink, they dine, they kvetch. They turn otherwise ordinary rooms into polished interiors, and then ... they go shopping again. They are the stars of “Million Dollar Decorators,” the Bravo reality series that started its second...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Michelle Rodriguez, co-starring with Vin Diesel in "Fast and Furious 6," appears on the cover of the May issue of Cosmopolitan for Latinas, and says inside that she can make any style sexy. "I'll wear a leather jacket with nothing underneath," she said....
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Taylor Swift wore an Emilio Pucci white silk plisse halter-neck dress with sheer midriff and a train to the 2013 FiFi Awards in New York on Wednesday, where she won for celebrity fragrance of the year. [Perez Hilton]
John Galliano went on the "Charlie...
| May 23, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Believe it or not, something good has happened to brick-and-mortar bookstores. In the first quarter of 2013, more book buyers walked in their doors -- a lot more.
Retail watcher Placed Insights found brick-and-mortar booksellers saw a 27% increase in...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:52 PM
May was tough for Darlene Williams. Her unemployment benefits ran out.
She paid her rent of $1,116 in June out of the $2,000 left in her life savings.
In July, her church kept a roof over her head. In August, the Actors Fund did.
In September, a...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Sofia Vergara doesn't seem to want another big wedding when she and fiance Nick Loeb tie the knot.
"He was already married with a big wedding and I was already married with a big wedding, so we're going to do something but not right now," the "Modern...