| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Before the cocktail craze, before the tequila and mescal craze, there was the grappa craze. Bars and primarily Italian restaurants routinely stocked dozens of high-priced bottles. Some bore the label of prominent winemakers. Some came in eccentric glass...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:10 PM
A new mobile app to help people find free tap water has been launched by askHRgreen.org, a public awareness campaign of the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission.
Available for free for iPhone and Android devices, the application is part of an...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. plans to move large numbers of jobs from its sales and marketing headquarters in Torrance to suburban Dallas, according to a person familiar with the automaker's plans.
The move, creating a new North American headquarters, would put...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 1:48 PM
For all the cringeworthy talk of crushes, conniptions and collapsing marriage, the key to the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, will be connecting dots — whether prosecutors can link gifts and loans from...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
International visitors are gold in Central Florida's tourism-driven economy. On average travelers from abroad stay longer and spend more than their U.S. counterparts. Their regional economic impact has been measured at $2 billion a year.
So it's no...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland, which will soon be based in Chicago, said Monday it will buy Swiss-German natural ingredient company Wild Flavors for $3 billion, a move aimed at diversifying the company and helping brands appeal to consumers...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:48 PM
“Underwater” borrowers who missed out last year on a state program that reduces mortgage balances will get another chance. As of 9 a.m. May 15, the Florida Hardest-Hit Fund Principal Reduction Program reopened the application process at...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Blake Lively is launching a new lifestyle site, but it's not to be confused with Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop.
The "Gossip Girl" alum officially announced the project -- Preserve, which was two years in the making -- in the August issue of Vogue, which she...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Florida lawmakers must keep a close eye on the state's budding medical marijuana industry to ensure the drug is prescribed and dispensed as intended.
But when it comes to government regulations, they shouldn't be in the business of writing laws meant...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:13 PM
Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling is mounting a hurried sale of the team that her husband, Donald, bought 33 years ago and could name a prospective new owner by the end of the week, according to people familiar with the situation.
| May 28, 2014
| 9:28 PM
An initial round of bidding for the Los Angeles Clippers closed Wednesday with at least three potential buyers making offers and predicting that the winner will pay well over $1 billion, according to three people involved in the sale.