Mama's Middle Eastern home cooking in Ventura County
Their table offered a smorgasbord of Middle Eastern treats and delicacies, and I remember savoring that exotic and different meal to this day. There is now a restaurant (Mama's Hummus) in Newbury Park (and very soon also in Camarillo) owned and ...
July 16, 2015
Imagining Italy in each bite
The first floor is occupied by a bar and wine tasting room, so if you're more in the mood for a drink than a meal, I'd grab a table downstairs. I was unimpressed by the somewhat weak Old Fashioned from the bar, but the large wine list more than made up ...
July 9, 2015
An unexpected find in Ojai
The clock reads 4:57 p.m. as my wife and I are led to our table by, undoubtedly, one of the sweetest hostesses in the county. An eight-top with children Crayon coloring on placemat runners has nestled into the middle room; a Yanagi-wielding sushi chef ...
June 4, 2015
Enjoy the food and relaxing views in Faria
Among the unexpected delights at Faria for all diners and visitors alike are the fresh flowers on the picnic tables decorating the site. Laura is the site host for the campground, and not only does she want to provide a pleasant environment for the ...
June 18, 2015
Channel Islands Harbor - 50th Anniversary
A full bottle of Tabasco with its contents now separated sits on a linen covered table next to fallen salt and pepper shakers. Linens and napkins are thrown haphazardly on tables. Seat cushions are worn and dirty. At the server station, cups and ...
June 25, 2015
Time for Action
Volunteer duties include setting up tables and chairs, putting up decorations, assisting with sign-in, distributing programs, assisting with the silent auction, serving food, clean up and take down. This event will be held at 26 S. Chestnut St. in ...
July 9, 2015
Southern comfort food done right in Oxnard
In a little unassuming strip mall in Oxnard, along Victoria Avenue, there is a little treasure called CJ's Barbecue. Upon entering this joint, one walks through a short hallway that opens to a simple dining room with a handful of tables and chairs ...
May 21, 2015
Oakland County community calendar
Kelly Miller Circus performances are 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at the former Howard Dell Community Center location ... NorthPointe Foot & Ankle in Berkley is collecting donations for the American Legion Post 374 of Berkley through Aug. 14, In addition ...
August 9, 2015
Hundreds attend 22nd annual Great Pottsville Cruise
“We were planning to close the streets downtown at 2 o’clock, but at noontime we probably had 300 cars ... “It’s filled up from Laurel Avenue all the way down to Howard Avenue,” city fire Chief Todd March said at 3:30 p.m. as he stood near ...
August 9, 2015
Irving Harper: 1916-2015
Harper, who was 99, is probably best known as the designer of Marshmallow Sofa for Herman Miller, as well as the company’s logo, and the Ball and Sunburst clocks for Howard Miller ... Buckminster Fuller sat at a table behind her, and he would go on ...
August 5, 2015
Howard Miller Spokane Wall Clock, Brushed Aluminum
Was shocked that the product surpassed the price of the clock. Once on our kitchen wall it looks like it costs a couple hundred dollars. Love the retro look and the fact I can read the time. It replaced a clock that was difficult to read. Strongly recommend.
January 14, 2015
Black & White Ball: A Tradition Of Elegance, Fun And Generosity
Tickets are $200 per person or $1,500 for a table for eight. The formal affair is Saturday ... There will be an auction for a grandfather clock donated by Howard Miller and raffles for jewelry. Once again, the popular Sonoran Swing is performing.
December 23, 2014
Howard Miller Contemporary Pendulum Wall Clock, Brushed Nickel, Hudson
This contemporary pendulum clock is perfect on our 42-inch recessed wall. It is functional and has a rather sleek and unique style that fits our decor. Just add two AA batteries, hook the pendulum to the ring and you're good to go. Appears to be keeping ...
December 15, 2014
Desk Clocks: Faces of Another Era
Even in the age of the smartphone, there’s value in a traditional desk clock ... hoped to find an antique clock. He was particularly impressed with a 1950s model by Arthur Umanoff for Howard Miller. “There’s something so homemade about it ...
May 13, 2014