| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Review site Yelp Inc. is allowing users to order food online for delivery and pickup, partnering with businesses such as Eat24 and Delivery.com.
The offering, called Yelp Platform, can be accessed on desktop computers and mobile gadgets, the San...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:02 AM
On a recent Thursday night at Tatu in Power Plant Live, the lights were dim and the crowd lively. But the 50-some patrons didn't come for the stylish Asian cuisine — they wanted to sip cocktails and work on their brush strokes.
The event —...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:41 AM
The Fun Spot attractions in Kissimmee and near International Drive in Orlando are offering discounts on second-day tickets.
The new Evening 2 Day special applies to folks who arrive after 10 p.m. and purchase a wrist band for unlimited rides. Those...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:40 AM
Even in an improving economy, hoteliers in South Florida still see "flash sales'' that offer limited-run discounted room rates as a viable way to drum up business during slow periods.
Budget-minded consumers have come to expect them, and typically...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:26 PM
What hasn't Paul Allen done?
The man is a billionaire and a philanthropist. He co-founded Microsoft, and he owns three professional sports teams. And this week, he released a rock album.
"Everywhere at Once," by Paul Allen and the Underthinkers, a 13-...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:33 PM
A little over a year ago, Groupon Inc. was facing a grim outlook over its long-term viability.
The company's profit was less than stellar. It faced growing competition from other companies offering deals on restaurants, retail stores and gyms. And...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Eric Lefkofsky says he intends to be the chief executive of Groupon Inc. for "a few years."
His tenure will end, he said, when Groupon — which has fallen far short of once-lofty expectations by investors — has completed its transition from a...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:03 AM
It took an entire summer of wrangling, but students heading to college this fall won't see dramatic student loan interest rate hikes once President Obama signs a deal on the matter, a move expected Friday.
About 11 million college students are...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:50 PM
The only way to get better at something is to practice — or at least try it once — which can be a problem for those tiptoeing into obstacle racing. Cargo nets, climbing walls and barriers just aren't lying around everywhere.
But Michael Jobe...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:57 AM
A couple's dream wedding in Miami aboard a yacht was a nightmare for an Estero woman whose stolen credit card was used to foot the bill for the $30,000 event, reports WBBH NBC News-2 in Fort Myers.
The woman who bought a Groupon voucher for $60 to...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:40 PM
As you may have heard, Twitter has filed for a confidential initial public offering of stock, so in case you aren't too familiar with the company, here are five quick things you should know.
It has 200 million monthly active users