| Jan 7, 2013
TALLAHASSEE — Associated Industries of Florida President Tom Feeney announced a shake-up of the business group's lobbying team that involves bringing on a one-time aide to Gov. Rick Scott and saying good-bye to another long-time lobbyist. Longtime...
| Feb 28, 2013
All the excuse we in the media seem to need to turn a minor gripe or pique into a major story is a) the filing of a lawsuit b) the introduction of legislation This story, to wit. Note that is......
| Mar 28, 2011
| 6:50 AM
Beer geeks are already wringing their hands that the sale of Goose Island Beer Co. to Anheuser-Busch -- better known as Budweiser -- will compromise one of craft beer's leading lights.
But Goose founder and Chief Executive Officer John Hall said the...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 10:00 PM
One reason I haven’t been too worried about Anheuser-Busch’s takeover of Goose Island Beer Co. is that even if Goose is ruined – which I don’t necessarily think will happen – there will continue to be no shortage of great...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 7:43 PM
A couple of years ago I was in a craft-beer bar in Helsinki and felt more than a little pride when I spied Bourbon County Brand Stout on the menu.
I didn’t order it — the thick, black Goose Island brew was close to $40 for a 22-ounce bottle....
| Apr 11, 2011
| 3:18 PM
It wasn’t celebrating the $38 million acquisition of his family’s brewery by Anheuser-Busch – it was just a birthday party. But it ended with a bartender saying that Goose Island brewmaster Greg Hall urinated into two beer glasses...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 10:04 AM
UPDATE: Following up on our post from last week (see below), the Chicago site for eater.com has a few more details this morning on Greg Hall's venture into cider.
Among the revelations: Virtue Cider will likely start filling glasses in early 2012,...
| Apr 8, 2011
| 12:06 PM
I often wonder how I would enjoy life with a sensitivity to gluten. Spaghetti is hands-down my favorite food and I would have a hard time giving up sandwiches.
But imagining the horror of a beer-free existence led me to explore gluten-free brews, and...
| May 6, 2009
| 12:26 PM
Once the oversized check is awarded, the temporary bleachers torn down and the hundreds of volunteers go home, some would say that the real work begins for the Michelob Ultra Open.
The future of the LPGA's annual tour stop at Kingsmill is in question....
| May 7, 2009
Nancy Wren turned 68 Sunday, and just a few hours before family descended upon her Suffolk home, the phone rang.
Wren epitomized calm. Yes, she was cooking for the masses — her choice. But sure, she had time to reminisce.
Anyone who knew Wren as...
| May 10, 2009
For all we know, the deal is done. For all we know, some Belgian brewmaster/ beancounter has decided to terminate the Michelob Ultra Open at Kingsmill.
But if not, what can save Hampton Roads' LPGA tournament? A stirring final round this afternoon?...