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  • Royal Farms quietly grows from dairy business

    Royal Farms quietly grows from dairy business
    Royal Farms quietly grew over decades into one of Baltimore's most ubiquitous businesses, but last week the convenience store chain took a bigger stage. On Wednesday, the city approved a $1.25 million, five-year agreement for Royal Farms to serve as...
  • Why mandating higher minimum wage isn't best way to address poverty

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, among other city and state officials across the country, have recently proposed raising the minimum wage well beyond the current state-mandated levels of $9 an hour in California and $8.25 in...
  • Third Street Promenade steps successfully into its 25th anniversary

    Third Street Promenade steps successfully into its 25th anniversary
    When Barbara Tenzer started leasing out Santa Monica retail space in the mid-1980s, she wondered how a beach town with such agreeable weather and appealing neighborhoods could harbor a downtown blighted by vagrants, dodgy bars and ubiquitous vacant...
  • Businesses spur relaunch of the Parkland Chamber

    With new businesses opening in the city and more expected to come in once the wedge is built out, the once-dormant Parkland Chamber of Commerce is getting ready for relaunch. "There is a tremendous amount of business people who want to do business with...
  • U.S. Highway 441 construction in Fruitland Park complete

     U.S. Highway 441 construction in Fruitland Park complete
    FRUITLAND PARK — Businesses that dot U.S. Highway 27-441 have had two reasons to celebrate this summer. The three-year state Department of Transportation project that made it difficult for motorists to enter their establishments is over. Plus,...
  • Shop closures leave future of Irvine's aging Woodbridge Village Center in doubt

    Shop closures leave future of Irvine's aging Woodbridge Village Center in doubt
    Children scamper across the once-vibrantly painted tiles in the small playground in the middle of the Woodbridge Village Center in Irvine. The hand-painted tiles, some portraying pictures of butterflies and gardens, were the creation of Irvine's...
  • Export-Import Bank gets reprieve, but supporters remain worried

    The federal Export-Import Bank, which was in danger of shutting down at month's end because of strong conservative opposition, will live on after Congress approved a short-term extension of its charter. But on Friday businesses remained worried that the...
  • Appeals put 'Charlotte's Web' medical marijuana program on hold

    Final development of Florida's legalized non-euphoric medical marijuana program is on hold for up to 60 days because several potential growers are furious over the state's proposed rules and filed challenges. Earlier this month, the Department of Health...
  • Republicans question labor board on McDonald's liability

    Two Republican lawmakers on Wednesday asked a U.S. labor agency for more information about a recent finding that fast-food chain McDonald's Corp could be held liable for the labor practices of franchisees, a view that has alarmed many businesses. The...
  • New rules: Naperville bars can't offer large discounts on beer

    New rules: Naperville bars can't offer large discounts on beer
    Naperville bars can no longer offer major discounts on drinks and their security guards will get extra training under rules councilmen approved Tuesday tonight. However, officials said they need more time to discuss the possibility of unintended...
  • Bars, businesses come together for Etoile Boutique

    Bars, businesses come together for Etoile Boutique
    It's hard to get downbeat about my job, but I'll be honest: Last month was not doing wonders for my faith in humanity. First, a tragic shooting at Vixen Bar in downtown Orlando, then a vicious assault and robbery at Etoile Boutique, the funky and friendly...