| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:43 PM
Detectives are searching for a robber who stole from an 86-year-old man in the parking lot of a McDonald's in Pompano Beach.
The victim told a Broward Sheriff's deputy that he was sitting in his 2005 Kia van with the window half-open July 1 just after...
| Aug 3, 2014
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill has opened in Orlando's Mills Park. The upscale-casual restaurant serves lunch and dinner and features aged beef, fresh seafood, chicken and ribs seared over local hickory and oak.
At first glance the restaurant has a feel...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:53 PM
The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Something transformative happens when there's a duet of live music and a good meal. Dinner at Easton's Ginny's Bistro and Wine Bar proves that.
At this intimate restaurant, with its dozen or so tables, we got up close to jazz singer Carol Broughton...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:25 PM
There are two reasons that American women continue to be obsessed about balancing motherhood and work in a way that most American men are not.
First off, biology: Until men can get pregnant, give birth and lactate, there is never going to be a day where...
| Jul 6, 2014
Frenchy's is the newest bistro to call Winter Park's Park Avenue home.
The space has been nicely transformed. The only hint of its former life as Sweet Traditions bakery is the pastry case up front.
The eatery is anchored by a long banquette that runs...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
A red truck pulls into an empty parking lot off Fairfax Avenue just before 6 a.m. René Portillo gets out in a rush and heads to a blue shoe box of a building wearing a message in faded paint: "THE NEW YORK TIMES Expect The World." To the right, a...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Q: "My daughter gave me a birthday gift card worth $50 to a spa on the Silas Deane Highway in Rocky Hill. Several weeks ago, I tried calling to schedule an appointment and the phone was no longer in service. When I drove to the spa, the building space was...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In a makeshift office — a living room crowded with desks, monitors and a beanbag chair — a handful of programmers are hacking away on computers, aiming to make their mark on the multibillion-dollar financial services industry.
| Jul 13, 2014
Bistro CloCo has added a taste of France to the international dining mix along Orlando's Restaurant Row.
French chef Julien Bouchet and Orlando consulting chef John Tan worked with chef de cuisine Alvaro DelBusto to create a classic French menu with...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Since opening in 2008, Johnnie's Hideaway has matured nicely and has a new emphasis on local cuisine. And with a modern fishing lodge vibe, the restaurant brings a sense of place to the tourist corridor.
Owned by the Talk of the Town group, Johnnie's is...