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  • Former Woolworth's store in downtown L.A. set to sell at auction

    Former Woolworth's store in downtown L.A. set to sell at auction
    Remember five-and-dime stores? Ever want to own one? The former F.W. Woolworth Co. store on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles will be sold at auction on March 10. Bidding will start at $4 million, broker Auction.com said. The four-story building in the...
  • Lewis Carroll: 'I almost wish I had never written any books at all'

    Lewis Carroll: 'I almost wish I had never written any books at all'
    If Charles Dodgson could have seen into the future, we might never have had "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland." Dodgson, of course, was the mathematician who penned the books "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass," using...
  • Banksy mural 'Kissing Coppers' and others don't impress at auction

    Banksy mural 'Kissing Coppers' and others don't impress at auction
    A mural depicting two lip-locked British bobbies created by the street artist Banksy sold at an auction in Miami on Tuesday for $575,000, which was at the low end of estimates. Two other Banksy works -- which the artist created during his monthlong...
  • A sequel for Irene Lentz fashion line

    A sequel for Irene Lentz fashion line
    At the 1960 Academy Awards, all eyes were on Doris Day, lead actress nominee for "Pillow Talk," who glittered in a silvery sheath. The gown was actually a costume borrowed from Day's next picture, the lush Ross Hunter thriller "Midnight Lace," which...
  • Wanxiang increases bid to win Fisker asset sale

    Wanxiang increases bid to win Fisker asset sale
    A hard-fought auction for the remaining assets of failed electric-vehicle maker Fisker Automotive ended Friday with a winning bid by Chinese auto-parts conglomerate Wanxiang Group. Wanxiang beat out Hybrid Technology, led by Hong Kong billionaire...
  • Francis Bacon painting brings in about $70 million at auction

    Francis Bacon painting brings in about $70 million at auction
    A painting by Francis Bacon sold at a Christie's auction in London on Thursday for £42.4 million (about $70 million), exceeding the estimated selling price and representing a record price at auction for a single panel by the artist. A Bacon triptych...
  • EBay cancels auction of $99,900 iPhone with Flappy Bird, seller says

    EBay cancels auction of $99,900 iPhone with Flappy Bird, seller says
    The seller of an Apple iPhone 5s that came with popular mobile game Flappy Bird installed claims EBay took down the sale of the device. The device had gained 74 bids and was listed at $99,900. The item still had six days left before the auction closed,...
  • Hollywood investor CIM Group buys prominent downtown L.A. tower

    Hollywood investor CIM Group buys prominent downtown L.A. tower
    One of the tallest office buildings in downtown Los Angeles has been acquired by Hollywood-based real estate investor CIM Group in an unusual portfolio sale that also included a regional shopping center in Montclair, a high-rise in Anaheim and a hotel...
  • Brew ha-ha: Comedian Nathan Fielder is the man behind Dumb Starbucks

    Brew ha-ha: Comedian Nathan Fielder is the man behind Dumb Starbucks
    Speculation brewed for days over the origins of Dumb Starbucks, the seemingly rogue coffee shop that opened in the Los Feliz neighborhood in Los Angeles over the weekend and was suddenly shut down Monday by the health department. Frothy curiosity and...
  • Dumb Starbucks: Comedy Central star Nathan Fielder behind faux cafe

    Dumb Starbucks: Comedy Central star Nathan Fielder behind faux cafe
    The origins of Dumb Starbucks, the seemingly rogue coffee shop that opened in the Los Feliz neighborhood in Los Angeles over the weekend, have been revealed: Nathan Fielder of the Comedy Central show "Nathan For You" said Monday that he's the owner of the...
  • Apple iPhone with Flappy Bird selling for $99,900 on EBay

    Apple iPhone with Flappy Bird selling for $99,900 on EBay
    An iPhone 5s with Flappy Bird installed has fetched 74 bids on EBay and is currently going for $99,900. [Updated, 11:18 a.m. PST Feb. 10: The item is no longer listed on EBay and neither is another device, mentioned below, which had earned a bid of $98,...