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July 2013 Edition

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Chanel and Armani evoke old world and new

PARIS (AP) - "Fashion is the only thing that can travel ... from the old world to the new," proclaimed Karl Lagerfeld. And on the second day of haute couture shows, Chanel's showman couturier made his point with aplomb: he delivered the words from the stage of an old, decayed opera house standing next to pop star Rihanna.

Legoland Florida expands with World of Chima

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) - The world's largest Lego theme park is expanding again, this time with a water ride, a splash zone and an interactive play area - all welcome activities for vacationing families in the Florida heat.

Correction: Paula Deen-The Comeback Trail story

NEW YORK (AP) - In a story June 25 about chef Paula Deen's future in the wake of controversy over her past use of the N-word, The Associated Press incorrectly named the employer of Dara Busch, who commented on the case. Busch works for Rubenstein Public Relations, not Rubenstein Associates.

Legoland Florida expands with World of Chima

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) - The world's largest Lego theme park is expanding again, this time with a water ride, a splash zone and an interactive play area - all welcome activities for vacationing families in the Florida heat.

Rolland's couture is elegant but not original

PARIS (AP) - "Austere, but sensuous," were were the words the program notes used to describe Stephane Rolland's dark and luxuriant fall-winter couture display that continued in the elegant footsteps of last season.

Hit 'Antiques Roadshow' keeps on trucking for PBS

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - The items arrive by the thousands, borne on furniture dollies, in Radio Flyer wagons or nestled carefully in owners' arms. The hodge-podge parade consists of paintings, teapots, firearms, mannequins decked out in military uniforms and more. Much more.

Hollywood helps turn Gettysburg hill into top site

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - The booms of ground-rattling cannon fire Monday marked the ceremonial start of the Battle of Gettysburg, 150 years to the day after Union and Confederate troops fought the defining encounter of the Civil War.

Hit 'Antiques Roadshow' keeps on trucking for PBS

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - The items arrive by the thousands, borne on furniture dollies, in Radio Flyer wagons or nestled carefully in owners' arms. The hodge-podge parade consists of paintings, teapots, firearms, mannequins decked out in military uniforms and more. Much more.

Dior, Versace, Schiaparelli energize Paris couture

PARIS (AP) - Naomi Campbell not only owns the clothes she wears, but by her sheer magnetic presence commands the entire runway when she walks it. Donatella Versace knows this well, casting the age-defying 43-year-old to start Paris haute couture week with a bang of indomitable energy.

Judge tosses 3 NY lawsuits against ex-Elmo actor

NEW YORK (AP) - Three lawsuits brought by men who said former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash sexually abused them when they were underage were tossed out by a judge who said in a decision published Monday that the men waited too long to sue.

Simons breaks past Dior's Avenue Montaigne

PARIS (AP) - Christian Dior's Raf Simons broke through the venerable walls of Avenue Montaigne to send off the Parisian fashion house's couture out on an exciting journey across the four corners of the globe. From the purity of Asia to the bold Americas to the bright stripes and patterns of Africa's Masai, this show had it all.

Naomi Campbell opens couture week for Versace

PARIS (AP) - There are only a couple of models in the world who own not just the clothes they wear when they walk the runway but, by their sheer magnetic presence, command the entire show and with it the undivided attention of every spectator in the room.

Summer menswear in Paris a relaxed affair

PARIS (AP) - Menswear season in Paris brought the lofty catwalks back to the people, with a series of shows that twinned the glamor and energy of high fashion with genuine wearability.

Publisher cancels multibook Paula Deen contract

Paula Deen's publisher has canceled a deal with her for multiple books, including an upcoming cookbook that was the No. 1 seller on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com, following her admission she used a racial slur.

First look: Philco Bar + Grill

Last night, I got a sneak peak at Philco Bar + Diner, the latest concept by serial restaurateurs Randy and Tina Corbin (The Rossi, Little Palace, El Camino, Club 185) that opens today in the Short North.

Givenchy's tribal-meets-machine show hits high

PARIS (AP) - Givenchy delivered what could possibly be one of its most imaginative shows in recent memory for spring-summer 2014, a myriad kinetic play of stripes and color that confirms why designer Riccardo Tisci's collections are among the most eagerly anticipated on the Paris calendar.

Juun.J deconstructs uniform in Paris menswear

PARIS (AP) - South Korean designer Juun.J picked up one of the recurring themes of the season - uniform - in a spring-summer 2014 show that was more restrained than normal for the menswear designer who likes to play with proportion.

Holmes to wear hidden harness anchored to floor

DENVER (AP) - Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes will be restrained during his trial by wearing a harness under his clothes that will be anchored to the floor, the judge said Thursday.

Louis Vuitton celebrates Americana

PARIS (AP) - The Louis Vuitton man moved from the eastern Himalayas of last season to the sunny West Coast of the United States for this spring-summer 2014.

New Sharpton book coming out in October

NEW YORK (AP) - The Rev. Al Sharpton is working on a book to be co-released this fall by the publishing arm of Cash Money Records, home to Lil Wayne, with whom Sharpton has feuded over some of the rapper's lyrics.

Target cuts ties with Deen; drugmaker distances

NEW YORK (AP) - Target Corp. said Thursday that it is ending its relationship with celebrity cook Paula Deen as fallout builds from revelations that the Southern celebrity chef used racial slurs in the past. Diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk also joined the companies distancing themselves from her.

Jackson's teenage son describes upbringing, death

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Jackson's oldest son described the frantic efforts to revive his father to a jury, a scene of tears and agony that ended a dozen idyllic years being raised by one of pop music's superstars.

Valentino slowly finds feet in menswear

PARIS (AP) - "True style has no rules," designer Maria Grazia Chiuri said of the spring-summer 2014 collection for Valentino - only the second menswear outing in Paris for the storied Italian house.

Valentino slowly finds feet in menswear

PARIS (AP) - "True style has no rules," designer Maria Grazia Chiuri said of the spring-summer 2014 collection for Valentino - only the second menswear outing in Paris for the storied Italian house.

Vogue offers its stylish wedding guide

NEW YORK (AP) - There are the stylish brides who wear the beautiful gowns and have their hair and makeup just so, and there are the stylish weddings, where everything from the bridal ensemble to the parting presents has the touch that makes it all seem special.

Paula Deen's 'Today' appearance ends in tears

NEW YORK (AP) - Paula Deen dissolved into tears during a "Today" show interview Wednesday about her admission that she used a racial slur in the past, saying anyone in the audience who's never said anything they've regretted to pick up a rock and throw it at her head.

Milan points to man on the move next summer

MILAN (AP) - The man on the move be it with a big backpack, an oversized shopper or the old-fashioned carry-on, was the key theme of high-end labels as they showcased their designs for next summer at Milan's Fashion Week, which wrapped up Tuesday.

The Next Course

Welcome Crave readers! I wanted to take a quick moment to introduce myself-I'm Beth Stallings, the new editor of Crave, and I am beyond excited to be here to share the latest and greatest in the Columbus dining scene.

Vogue offers its stylish wedding guide

NEW YORK (AP) - There are the stylish brides who wear the beautiful gowns and have their hair and makeup just so, and there are the stylish weddings, where everything from the bridal ensemble to the parting presents has the touch that makes it all seem special.

July 4 colors keep well in the closet

NEW YORK (AP) - Red, white and blue are at the heart of the Fourth of July holiday. Mix them. Embrace them. Wear them - and do it again on July 5. You can do it over and over again all year long.

Wallenda walks tightrope high over Ariz. gorge

LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. (AP) - Nik Wallenda studied the plunging walls of the Little Colorado River Gorge before stepping out on a quarter-mile tightrope cable. "Whoo! That's an amazing view."

Pa. art exhibit captures deadly, dazzling snakes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A striking new photography exhibit at the Academy of Natural Sciences might make people scared of snakes a bit rattled, but there's no better way to appreciate these incredible creatures up close while staying out of fang's reach.

Westwood dedicates show to Bradley Manning

MILAN (AP) - Vivienne Westwood, the British designer known for her eccentric fashion, dedicated her latest menswear collection to Bradley Manning, an American soldier currently on trial in the U.S. for leaking classified material to the website WikiLeaks. He was arrested in May 2010 in Iraq.

Ferragamo promises a young, carefree summer

MILAN (AP) - The Ferragamo summer promises to be young and carefree, with Bermuda shorts, leather sandals and a large backpack the only musts for the warm weather traveler.

Ferragamo promises a young, carefree summer

MILAN (AP) - The Ferragamo summer promises to be young and carefree, with Bermuda shorts, leather sandals and a large backpack the only musts for the warm weather traveler.

Fire threatens Colorado mountain town of 400

DEL NORTE, Colo. (AP) - A massive wildfire threatened a tourist town in Colorado's southwestern mountains on Friday, forcing its roughly 400 residents to flee ahead of the fast-burning blaze fueled by hot, windy weather.

Terence Stamp talks about sex, singing, 'Superman'

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Long before the new "Man of Steel," actor Terence Stamp delivered the screen General Zod of a generation. Stamp portrayed Superman's Kryptonian arch enemy opposite Christopher Reeve in "Superman" (1978) and "Superman II" (1980).

Goodbye...and restaurants to watch for

The time has come to say goodbye -- and, you know, it's a bittersweet moment. After helping to launch Crave in 2011 and watching it grow ever since, I'm leaving the magazine to launch my own venture.

Tony Soprano more than a memorable TV character

NEW YORK (AP) - James Gandolfini's portrayal of Tony Soprano represented more than just a memorable TV character. He changed the medium, making fellow antiheroes like Walter White and Dexter Morgan possible and shifting the balance in quality drama away from broadcast television.

Could Paula Deen's words bring down her empire?

NEW YORK (AP) - Paula Deen should hope for more fans like Jennifer Everett of Tyler, Texas, who carried a shopping bag filled with $53 worth of merchandise from the celebrity chef's Georgia store on Thursday. A day earlier, it was revealed that Deen admitted during questioning in a lawsuit that she had slurred blacks in the past.

Gandolfini mourned in NJ's 'Sopranos' towns

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - A bag of uncooked ziti in the driveway, a "reserved" sign at the ice cream parlor booth where the series abruptly ended, and a framed photo at a strip club were among the tributes paid to James Gandolfini in the northern New Jersey communities where his TV character Tony Soprano lived, loved and whacked people.

Sunglass choices largely colored by their lenses

NEW YORK (AP) - Is seeing life through rose-colored sunglasses right for you? It might be if you're a fan of early-morning bike rides, if you're a commuter at dusk or you happen to live in a largely overcast climate.

AP PHOTOS: The career of James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini, who won three Emmy Awards for his indelible role as mob boss Tony Soprano in HBO's "The Sopranos," died while on vacation in Italy at age 51. While Tony Soprano was a larger-than-life figure, Gandolfini was exceptionally modest and obsessive - he described himself as "a 260-pound Woody Allen." HBO called the actor a "special man, a great talent, but more importantly a gentle and loving person who treated everyone, no matter their title or position, with equal respect."

Chef describes kids' grief over Jackson's death

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Jackson's personal chef described for jurors the home lives of the children during the final months of the singer's life and their ongoing grief over their father's death nearly four years ago.

Review: Columbus Food Adventures food truck tour

Who better to help the hungry find quality food trucks than Bethia Woolf and Andy Dehus, the indefatigable tour guides behind Columbus Food Adventures? Their recently debuted food truck tour is an ideal primer for those ready to see what fine truck dining can be.

Netflix cuts original TV deal with DreamWorks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Netflix announced a deal on Monday to air television programming from Dreamworks Animation in what the company described as its biggest transaction ever for original first-run content.

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