| Jul 31, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Teen dream: Pottery Barn just opened its first PBteen specialty store in Orange County at South Coast Plaza in the former Crystal Court area. The shop gives teens and tweens the opportunity to design their own space using a complimentary Design Lab...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:47 AM
New stores from Williams-Sonoma and PANDORA jewelry are coming to malls in Annapolis and downtown Baltimore.
Williams-Sonoma Inc. is opening the first PBteen store in Maryland on Saturday at Westfield Annapolis mall. PBteen, one of Williams-Sonoma&...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:32 PM
OK, Dance Moms fans, before we get going on 90 minutes of Dance Mama (and Papa) drama, I have a question for those of you who do such a fine job of educating me about the dance world, since I'm such an outsider looking in. The thing we are at this week is...
| Mar 24, 2013
Blu on the Avenue has replaced Spice Modern Steakhouse on Winter Park's Park Avenue. The concept is from the people who operate neighboring 310 Park South and 310 Lakeside in downtown Orlando.
Spice's dark interior has been renovated into a room...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Are Connecticut theaters missing out on a new audience? New engagement? New revenue?
The thought occurred to me when a colleague asked me a simple question: How can she buy a gift certificate for someone who can then choose whatever show they want...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Ever stay at a wonderful hotel and dream of replicating that style at home?
Travelers often covet the fluffy bedding, chic furnishings, deep soaking tubs and fancy showerheads that are standard these days at many hotels.
With Valentine's Day fast...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:13 PM
It was late Wednesday night, and lobbyist Jack Kealey of Bethany was feeling good.
With just a few hours left in the legislative session, the state Senate had approved Kealey's signature bill, the one that allows alternatives to real-animal...
| Jan 23, 2013
Baruch and Joyce Schur were out of options. They couldn't find anywhere for their physically and intellectually disabled 26-year-old son to live, at least nowhere that met their criteria or didn't have a yearslong waiting list.
The 55-year-old couple...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Pottery Barn Kids is recalling the Sweet Lambie Crib Bumper because the thread in the stitching can unravel and become tangled around an baby.
Click here for more information from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Also, H&M is recalling this...
| Jan 13, 2013
Designers, celebrities or just plain folks -- everybody wants to tap into the zeitgeist. Or create it themselves. These days, nothing moves faster than a trend. The social-media-fed frenzy enables our access to the latest in fashion, interiors,...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:19 AM
In 2011, during the early hours of Halloween morning, a two-alarm fire began at Mt. Washington Tavern.
It required more than 60 firefighters to extinguish and all but ruined the building. Passionate fans of the bar, which opened in 1979, paid their...