Doris McLaughlin, 43, was late to the group counseling session. She stood nervously in the doorway, staring at all the people sitting on the floor. Come sit by me, a man said. She settled beside 30-year-old Ron Mock and immediately felt electricity.
Why dont you wear that cute Ed Hardy shirt? Sara Ann Haneys mother suggested. It was April 2008, and 28-year-old Sara Ann and her mom and dad were heading to an American Indian festival in Overland Park. As they stood in line to buy tickets, a good-looking Indian man with flowing black hair rushed past and Sara Ann thought, This is going to be a good day.
Utahs ski industry is getting an early-season intravenous shot. Ski-pass sales and lodging reservations are up as resorts reap the benefit of an improving economy. Even the weather is cooperating, with November building up snow equity on the slopes.
The maker of Evan Williams bourbon has opened a craft distillery in Louisville, just steps from where a whiskey pioneer who inspired the brand fired up his own commercial stills two centuries ago.
For some shoppers, accessories are at the forefront of the catwalk. Accessories tend to be more widely available and affordable — although that’s a relative term — and, more often than not, they fit.
Tunics werent always fashionable, but we are fans of modern incarnations. High-end designer Victoria Beckham took the shape from plebian to posh in her spring 2011 collection for New York Fashion Week.
DEAR JEANNE AND LEONARD: I have a dividing-the-bill problem. My two siblings and I are planning a vacation together, along with our families. Weve rented a beach house in Florida for two weeks, and its not cheap. The thing is, one of my brothers can come for only 10 days, and now Rusty says he shouldnt have to pay for the days hes not there.
DEAR JEANNE AND LEONARD: Im an American living in the U.K. with my boyfriend, and were going to spend Christmas with his family here. The problem is, he has 11 relatives, for whom were each expected to buy presents, and this year the spend limit is $40 per gift (everyone spends close to the limit). This is breaking my budget. What should I do?
When the Central Ice Co. first got going in the early years of the 20th century, it was one of two dozen or so ice dealers in the vicinity of downtown. The history of the company and this building, in the 2000 block of Campbell Street, intersects in ensuing years with some prominent names