| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Winter Park: Good Morning Winter Park, 7:45 a.m. Aug. 8, Winter Park Chamber of Commerce/Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Ave., Winter Park. Cost: free. Details: 407-644-8281 or winterpark.org.
Oviedo-Winter Springs: Bagels and Business event...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: Baby boomers like myself grew up on James Garner/Doris Day comedies. Our parents had watched "Maverick," and together we watched "The Rockford Files." Then there were the many terrific TV movie performances, commercials, interviews and...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:39 AM
A few weeks ago, I toured Halsted Flats, the latest housing development to dot the rainbow streets of Boystown, with two recently engaged friends.
Our first stop, a two bedroom, two bathroom unit, featured stunning views of the lake, the skyline and...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Machinima, the YouTube multichannel network for videogamers and fanboys whose backers include Warner Bros., has hired Tricia White in the newly created position of chief people officer overseeing human resources.
White previously was VP of human...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Angelenos were asked to rank the best fast-food and quick, casual dining chains as part of a national survey. The result? L.A. diners favor taste, quality and options, and ranked Subway as their top destination for a quick meal.
For its midyear report,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:55 PM
The first time around, local playwright Michael Wanzie cast his play "Ladies of Eola Heights" with men in dresses — and scored a huge hit. In 2005, the comedy ran for months at Orlando's Parliament House.
This time around, for a production at...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:33 AM
Snag a short stack of pancakes for 56 cents at IHOP on Tuesday, July 8.
From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., participating restaurants are rolling back the prices on a stack of three buttermilk pancakes to celebrate the chain's 56th birthday, according to a post on...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:22 AM
The week after the Fourth of July is full of free food, including Chick-fil-A and 7-Eleven Slurpees. IHOP and Krispy Kreme are offering heavily discounted treats, too.
IHOP was first on the calendar, offering a shortstack of pancakes for 56 cents on...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I have a birthday coming up.
In honor of this milestone (a lady never reveals her age), I've rounded up a list of birthday freebies from A to Z so you, too, can celebrate with free gifts from restaurants and retailers. As a bonus, you'll immediately get...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Illinois is flatter than every state but one, according to researchers, and is less hilly even than Kansas, a place once proven to be flatter than an IHOP pancake.
Jerome Dobson, a University of Kansas geographer, set out to compare how flat states...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:50 AM
This morning’s news release from Darden Restaurants is a unique example of a corporation wading hip deep into a shareholder dispute.
The statement by Orlando-based Darden (NYSE: DRI) praises its own current board of directors and charaterizes a...