| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:23 AM
October is Vegetarian Awareness Month. Locally the celebration will culminate with the ninth Central Florida Veg Fest, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 25 at Orlando Festival Park, 2911 E. Robinson St. In the meantime, let's dish:
Market watch. Florida's harvest...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Winn-Dixie has updated its coupon policy, and the changes are sure to irritate extreme couponers.
The new policy posted Monday on WinnDixie.com, outlines 14 rules that should smooth the check-out process and help reduce confusion for customers and...
| Jan 12, 2014
A new grocery store seems to pop up every week in South Florida.
Big boys Publix, Whole Foods Market, Winn-Dixie, Walmart, Target, Costco, Sam's Club and BJ's get a run for their money from local chains Doris Italian Market, Joseph's Classic Market...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Timing is everything.
When Apple Pay made splashy headlines with its debut on Monday, news was breaking on another retail front.
Another cyber security breach was being investigated, this time at Staples.
Already, more than a hundred million...
| Mar 9, 2014
People love to hate Walmart.
The world's largest retailer often gets kicked around for its nightmare customer service.
A new retail report ranking the best and worst stores confirms it. The American Customer Satisfaction Index surveyed more than 11,...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 4:13 AM
So long, summer. It's been swell.
It's time to go back to school.
With children returning to South Florida public schools on Monday, this week will have its challenges.
Here are a few deals that will help make the transition a little less painful...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Dining out inspires dinner at home. Especially when the restaurant meal features seasonal ingredients with easy to re-create preparations. After a day of bicycling in Austria, a stunning skillet of golden pork chops smothered in pfifferlings proved...
| Sep 25, 2014
I received more email from you this week with additional sources for some of the things from last week.
So let's see what our shoppers are looking for and what you've found this week:
Trista wants to let readers know that their Publix store at...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 8:54 AM
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 279 points Wednesday as the economic reports -- which have been weakening for weeks -- could not be denied.
Manufacturing dropped sharply. The ADP employment report made investors nervous about the unemployment...
| Oct 2, 2011
The Harris family's life began to unravel around dawn on the last day of August.
R.J. Harris, who is 77, was in bed when a noise jolted him awake.
Bam. What was that?
Bam. It sounded like an explosion.
Bam. The front door swung open and officers in...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 9:00 PM
I first thought about sharing my recipes last winter. When I would post some pictures of my cooking on Facebook ... it seemed to motivate people who weren't eating right, to get to the grocery store and get cooking. Let's be honest, we are all busy and...