| Oct 3, 2011
| 6:49 PM
After closing up shop this summer, everyone has wondered what should take the place of Borders Bookstore in downtown Indy. Opinions among Hoosiers vary.
"I think another bookstore or cafe, a place to hang out would be nice," said Logan Campbell...
| Apr 14, 2011
Spring flowers. Easter season. The royal wedding. That's three good reasons that you might be thinking about hats.
But here's the best reason of all: Put one on and you're a standout.
We spend so much time debating what to wear: the perfect dress, the...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 5:37 AM
My feet didn't hurt.
During a recent excursion to the flatlands, I once again was dragged kicking and screaming to THE MALL -- a place of claustrophobia and despair for someone who likes neither crowds nor spending money.
As a child, I remember my...
| May 20, 2011
Our column about the emotional and physical benefits of helping those in need generated several reader comments on Facebook and in e-mails.
"Recently I saw a nice businessman who was sitting in first class hand over his seat to a young U.S. Army soldier,...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 1:47 PM
Dear Answer Angel: Is it OK to wear shorts to work? Not short shorts, obviously — but the Bermuda length ones I've seen that often come with a matching tailored jacket, so it looks like a suit? And then what kind of shoes do you wear? Can you wear...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Circle Centre Mall has a 210,000 square foot vacancy after Nordstrom left the building. Now, plans are in place to divide that space so more than just one business can move in.
"That sounds like the plan, is to break up the first floor to put in four...
| Aug 27, 2011
Dear Answer Angel: I was invited to a wedding shower and the invite explicitly said, "No gifts please." Does that really mean don't bring a gift or should I buy something? What? Thank you!
— Empty handed?
Dear Empty: "That really means don't bring...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 11:48 AM
The economy is prompting people to cut back on spending in many areas. However, there is one area where cutting costs could have dire consequences.
The Consumer Reports National Research Center found in its latest poll more than a quarter of people...
| Aug 20, 2011
College-bound freshmen are bombarded with checklists — from their schools, big retailers, bloggers and websites — detailing the many many things they'll need when they move into the dorm.
But you don't actually believe you need all the stuff,...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 1:21 PM
It's an annual day after Thanksgiving tradition: Black Friday shopping. But what about Black Thursday?
"Yes, that's way too early," said shoppers Amanda McAdams and Meghan Howard when they learned some stores will open at 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
| Nov 19, 2011
| 1:18 PM
The lines for Black Friday's jaw-dropping deals at Best Buy and Target may pale in comparison to the crowds outside the recently-opened White Castle in Whitehall.
Since opening last Sunday, White Castle has lured lines of hungry customers that have...