| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: December consumer price index, weekly jobless claims
Local earnings: PrivateBancorp Inc.
Other earnings: American Express Co., Best Buy Co., Capital One Financial Corp., Goldman Sachs, Intel Corp., PNC Financial Services Group Inc. and...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:22 AM
As the real Billy Joel announced Thursday he will play a Philadelphia show this summer, a show by a Billy Joel tribute act at a Lehigh Valley area venue was canceled. But another show was announced at that venue. Just......
| Jan 19, 2014
New players in the ever-annoying world of air carriers. New perks for visitors to Vegas. New ways to get around town. Travel continues to evolve, sometimes in great ways, sometimes in ways that make us want to stick out our tongues. The travel treat and...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The All-Star Chef Classic at L.A. Live will take place for the first time this spring, March 21 to 23, with 25 chefs from L.A. and beyond cooking in a "restaurant stadium" setting.
Participating chefs include Inaki Aizpitarte of Le Chateaubriand and...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 4:23 PM
In clearing off my desk today to start the new year, I came across several noteworthy items that got lost in the holiday rush. I didn't get a chance to write about them before I cleared out for a week,......
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Stocks opened higher on Wall Street as traders return from the Christmas holiday.
Good news about the U.S. job market encouraged investors to bid up stock prices.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped last week by the most...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Two Lehigh County couples who recently intended to tour Turkey instead endured a rocky journey to get a refund after their prepaid trips were canceled at the last minute.
Tony O'Malley of Emmaus and Dick Baumann of Allentown contacted the Watchdog to...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Sapporo Ramen in Orlando's Chinatown shopping center on West Colonial Drive offers a taste of authentic Japanese noodle house cuisine.
The small eatery, a sibling of the Sapporo Japanese Steak House in Daytona Beach, is tucked in the corner of the plaza...
| Jan 5, 2014
Outriggers Tiki Bar and Grille in New Smyrna Beach has upped the ante for upscale-casual waterfront dining in east Volusia County. It's a diamond in the rough with lots of potential.
The restaurant is part of a multimillion-dollar marina project that...
| Jan 7, 2014
After Chandra Bhandaru points out a few scratches on a Hertz rental, the car rental sends a bill -- and then another bill. Now the company wants to refer the matter to a collection agency. What happened?
Q: I tried to be a good citizen when I rented a...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
FlexJobs has released its list of Top Companies for Remote Jobs, and many companies with local operations are on the list.
But then, that doesn't matter if you're working from home.
The top 10 companies offering work-at-home or telecommuting jobs are:...