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Woman Impaled By Umbrella While Celebrating Birthday At The Beach

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.09.2016 | Crime

A woman died Wednesday after she was impaled by an airborne beach umbrella at Virginia Beach. Lottie Michelle Belk was at the shore celebrating her 55...

Umbrellas With Lifetime Warranties Will Weather Storms Forever

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 03.29.2016 | Style

When you think about it, umbrella technology really hasn't advanced all that much in the thousand-plus years they've existed. The real advancement ins...

17 Pieces To Help You Deal With Spring Storms

The Cut | Layla Ilchi | Posted 04.07.2015 | Style

These last two months haven't exactly been the warmest for the Northeast, but now that it's April, things are finally starting to thaw. While snow is ...

The Faithful Shopper: Mad for Museums

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.30.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Some of the best stores in town aren't run by our legendary retailers or international designers -- they're in our magnificent museums!

I'm Getting Off at the 13th Floor

John Blumenthal | Posted 09.21.2013 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Step on a sidewalk crack and your mother will immediately sustain a spinal injury? Yeah, that happens all the time. How come Dad gets away scot-free?

An Unfinished Song Which Completes a Life

Sophia Stuart | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment
Sophia Stuart

Unfinished Song is set in England. But this is not a pastoral view of England set in rolling hills or a period piece in frilly bloomers. This is the other England that one rarely sees on the silver screen.

Rain Gear to Go

Karen Klopp | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Karen Klopp

When out and about during the day, we always err on the side of "better safe than sorry." Our advice is to throw into your bag a packable trench or rain jacket, a great hat, and a folding umbrella.

Get Under An Umbrella Like Rihanna

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The saying goes that "April showers bring May flowers," so why have we been experiencing torrential downpours here in New York City this summer? Whate...

Streetlamp Meets Umbrella: 'Lampbrella' Offers Automatic Shelter On Rainy Days

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 07.16.2012 | Technology

It's raining, you don't have an umbrella, and there are no awnings in sight. Mikhail Belyaev would like to have you covered with his latest invention,...

The Relentless Publicist & The Bad Blogger

Mihal Freinquel | Posted 04.19.2012 | Style
Mihal Freinquel

Thanking her for checking in was probably a bad move, as she continued to do so three more times within a month. Finally, though, after it seemed the publicist's emails would never ever end, I got real. I had to.

New Kickstarter Aims To Rebuild Glowing, Floating Umbrella Orb

Posted 02.13.2012 | New York

The last time the Harvest Dome--a floating orb made from soda bottles and the skeletons of discarded umbrellas--set sail towards the Inwood Park Hill ...

The Faithful Shopper: Time to Travel

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.01.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It may be August, but there's still time to sneak in that summer vacation. The key to a relaxing trip is making sure you're properly equipped before you leave, with the right luggage, the right information, and the right tools.

The Bumbershoot Manifesto

Melissa Kirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Melissa Kirsch

If you must buy an umbrella, never buy a fancy umbrella. They are so easily and commonly lost, stolen and left behind that it never, ever pays to have an umbrella that you can't bear to lose.