| May 3, 2011
| 6:24 PM
Like a lot of reporters, I spare a fair amount of a time on the road, maybe eight to 10 days a month on average. I like traveling — I wouldn't have gotten into this line of work if I didn't — and as TIME's environment reporter, I've gotten...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 5:22 AM
Hurricane Irene did not inflict as much damage in Maryland as officials and residents had feared. But the storm came at a bad time for many businesses.
Instead of shopping, eating out and spending money at summer attractions over the weekend, customers...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Circle Centre Mall has a 210,000 square foot vacancy after Nordstrom left the building. Now, plans are in place to divide that space so more than just one business can move in.
"That sounds like the plan, is to break up the first floor to put in four...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:52 PM
Casual dining patrons prefer the Cheesecake Factory by far, according to a new report suggesting that customers –- even faced with tough economic times –- are still willing to swallow a bigger bill.
Revenue at the Calabasas Hills-based...
| Oct 11, 2011
St. Andrew's Monthly Community Feast will be held Oct. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. This month's feast will be Italian cuisine and as always, donated by Smokin' Hot Catering, at the Inwood Shopping Center on Route 97.
Proceeds from the October dinner will go...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 8:33 AM
Photo by Janeris Marte
Even in a tough economy, restaurant chains are banking on the belief that most people will continue to dine out, and Pembroke Pines seems to be a magnet for such chains. In August, the Cheesecake Factory opened in the Shops at...
| May 9, 2011
| 11:18 AM
1st) The Yale Bookstore Barnes & Noble
"When asked what a typical customer is like, trade book manager Harry Cohen responds with one word: “Smart.” His location on Yale's campus offers everything that a regular Barnes & Noble has —...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 4:18 PM
A Huntington Beach woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to kidnapping her 4-year-old daughter from a Newport Beach restaurant last spring.
Angela Marie Aiton, 34, was sentenced to 123 days in jail and three years' probation after pleading guilty to felony...
| Jan 19, 2011
I truly believe that Rick Caruso and the Americana at Brand have been and will continue to be a tremendous boon to Glendale, serving to reverse a lot of the disastrous redevelopment that has taken place over the past 35 years ("What public benefit would...
| May 30, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Shoppers at The Mall in Columbia have no shortage of choices — with more than 200 stores and more than 1.3 million square feet of retail space to explore, they’re bound to find whatever they’re looking for.
Owned and managed by...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Whether I am talking to the toll-taker on the 73 toll road, eating at the Cheesecake Factory, working out at 24 Hour Fitness or standing in the lobby of the Regal Theatres, each person approaches me with anxiety and a frown and says "Oh, it's you, will...