Gretchen Voss

The Haunt: Transcendental Medication

The folksinger, a local favorite named John Fitzsimmons, is 10 minutes into a chat with his bar mate (and almost 30 minutes into one of his legendary "set breaks") before he realizes who he’s talking to. "Wait, you’re not one of the…

Outbreak

The call comes at 3 a.m. Shannon Allen rolls over in her bed at the Four Seasons in Los Angeles and grabs her cell phone. "Ray," a sleepy Shannon says, "it’s 3 in the morning." She knows the game tomorrow…

The $850 Bouquet

Flowers grow in backyards for free. So the hefty prices attached to wedding bouquets often puzzle brides. "It’s not just flowers," explains floral designer Dana Markos. "It’s labor, a perishable product, and artistry." To show what $850 in petals looks…