Parties

Auto Show Glam

Look great during this month’s party circuit. By Susan Peck Most of us will agree nothing lights up our city with glitz and glamour like the annual North American International Auto Show. We’re in the world’s spotlight, taking center stage for a few exciting weeks in January, and spectacular parties and celebrations are going on all month long. It’s where the automotive and fashion worlds meet, and they inspire and.....

Bottoms Up!

A mini-guide to enjoying local craft brews. By Don Cohen When friends used to tell me they didn’t like beer, I understood. Beer isn’t for everyone. Try something else. But times have changed. Now I politely suggest that they don’t know what they are missing. Today there are many kinds of beer to choose from. Like coffee? Try a Java stout. Bourbon or scotch? Some fine beers are aged in wh.....

Modern Design

Updating to ‘Techno’ and ‘Graffiti Urban.’ By Susan Kehoe, Ph.D. Have you ever started what seemed like a simple remodeling project and found obstacles that made it ridiculously complicated? Margaret Skinner (Margeaux Interiors ~ margeauxinteriors.com) brings an expert eye to these issues because she has a builder’s license in addition to her design credentials. “The design process goes hand in hand w.....

Resolution Resolve

Local experts help you reach your goals. By Keri Guten Cohen Each New Year’s Day, most of us follow that time-honored tradition of making — and often breaking — resolutions for the coming year. What will it be this year? Lose weight? Get healthy and fit? Stop smoking? Save money from every paycheck? Or maybe it’s something more exotic from your personal bucket list. Whatever it is, you’re not alone. .....