| Aug 20, 2013
| 3:32 AM
When life gives you lemons, find someone with vodka and throw a party. After all, it is National Lemonade Day today.
But, since it’s a tad early for a cocktail, even for me, I have an offer for a free 16-ounce bottle of Snapple Lemon Daze, good at...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:58 AM
In what organizers expect to be the largest demonstration since last year's Black Friday protests, labor-backed activists are set to rally and march Thursday against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in downtown L.A., calling for better jobs.
The Los Angeles...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 7:21 PM
The call comes from an unknown number. I pick up and hear an unfamiliar voice.
"This is Brandon Marshall. ... I understand you're trying to find out some information about me."
Marshall — the biggest, and riskiest, addition to the Bears this...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Former Mayor Sandy Genis was greeted like an old friend Wednesday afternoon as she toured Costa Mesa City Hall.
Genis, who served from 1988 to 1996 and won election again Tuesday, hugged city staffers and ducked into offices. Though provisional ballots...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Starbucks this week launched its new Verismo single-cup machine for the coffee-buzzed public as a chain known for its cafes continues to expand into new business venues.
Now selling exclusively on Verismo.com, the high-pressure technology uses pods of...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Lynn Serfass in Schnecksville loves her coffee, and she enjoys the convenient single-serve option of her Keurig coffeemaker.
What she doesn't love is the high cost of those little, disposable K-Cups and thinking that every time she brews a cup of...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:37 PM
It’s no surprise that single-serve coffeemakers are still growing in popularity—their
convenience is tough to beat. But the cost of those disposable pods can add up. The
average owner uses more than 1,000 K-Cups per year. Consumer Reports just...
| Mar 11, 2013
Two years ago Avantor Performance Materials was headquartered in the aging New Jersey building it had occupied for half a century, with some of its people working in office trailers and others at a remote site miles away.
Today, relocated to Upper...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:20 AM
Newlyweds Jason and Sarah Green share a love for coffee. But using a single cup brewing system and disposable k-cups can really test their commitment to their Keurig.
"Definitely a little more expensive," Jason said.
The "Cafe Cup" claims it can help...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 4:22 PM
We sure spent a lot of time last year discussing ways to save on coffee.
Cheapsters showed us low-cost alternatives to Keurig K-cups and even taught us how to make coffee on a wood stove during power outages.
So it seems fitting that the 2012 Queen of...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 4:42 PM
When word spread last week that we had a method for people to make great-tasting, hot coffee when the power goes out, Cheapsters went pretty nuts.
On The Cheap Facebook fan Amy Heydt-Pudliner in Hellertown got so worked up, she called us "hunny" and...