| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando have already raised ticket prices this year, but SeaWorld Orlando might wait a couple of months before matching them.
During a conference call last week to discuss SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s fourth-quarter...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 11:11 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida's campaign-finance reform that passed last session is still shaking out in the political playing field.
The law raised the contribution limit from $500 for legislative candidates to $1,000, and to $3,000 in races for governor...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Scores of marchers gathered this weekend in Polk County in hopes of prompting Publix to join a campaign designed to give tomato pickers decent wages and working conditions.
A 24-hour vigil that started at 2 p.m. Friday outside the Southgate Publix...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Publix and tomatoes
Publix has sold my family groceries since my mother pushed me in a baby carriage to catch the bus for the ride downtown to shop. My two sisters and I followed faithfully in her footsteps, and now my daughter does the same.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 11:57 AM
A woman dining on a kale salad from a Manhattan deli was shocked to find a little extra protein mixed in with her leafy greens.
What she originally thought was a pea turned out to be the head of a dead lizard, according to NBC New York.
As if I needed...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 3:25 PM
I love Publix.
The helpful workers. The BOGO bins. The deli subs and bakery pies.
But one thing I don't love about the Lakeland-based grocery chain is its refusal to ensure that tomato pickers get decent wages and working conditions.
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Albertsons is making a play for the top spot in the U.S. grocery industry with the purchase of rival Safeway for more than $9 billion in cash and stock.
Safeway, now the second-largest chain behind Kroger Co., owns the Vons and Pavilions brands in...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Anyone who shops at Publix will probably want to know more about "Mr. George."
The 70-minute documentary about George W. Jenkins, founder of Publix Super Markets, premieres next week in Lakeland.
The film will screen at 7:30 p.m. March 7, at 7:30 p.m....
| Feb 19, 2014
What are restaurants and cafes serving up at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia?
For guests eager to try the local cuisine, they may find borscht, a hearty beet soup that is prepared in many different ways. Some recipes include potatoes and cabbage....
| Feb 15, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Raise your glass to the Apopka mayor's race. Just not on Sundays.
Orange County's second-largest city is the only community in Central Florida where you can't buy a six-pack at Publix or get a cold one at the neighborhood 7-Eleven after mowing the lawn...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:19 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Think of it as a wide-eyed kid let loose in a candy store.
The pile of sweets is $1.3 billion in surplus tax revenues available this year. But divvying up that cash won't be an easy task for Florida lawmakers.
Working with Gov....