| Aug 24, 2011
| 9:16 AM
Want to trade in that rickety old washing machine or fridge? Broward County will pay rebates to county residents and businesses for buying energy-efficient appliances.
The county will pay rebates for eligible EnergyStar appliances to residents of $150 to...
| May 30, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness owns a second house that has run afoul of housing codes, cost taxpayers money and irked neighbors for its condition.
Shortly after moving in, a woman renting the home in 2009 with federal assistance complained...
| May 27, 2012
| 2:47 PM
In Beijing, the culinary icon is Peking duck, a dish as old as the Ming Dynasty.
BEIJING — Chicago has its hot dogs; Philadelphia adores its cheesesteaks. In Beijing, the culinary icon is Peking duck, a dish as old as the Ming Dynasty.
| May 21, 2012
| 10:49 AM
MIAMI — This year's crop of new and improved hotels in South Florida runs the spectrum from eco- and budget-friendly to extravagantly splurge-worthy. Chic boutiques, family-friendly chains and intimate hideaways all beckon to tourists — or...
| Dec 29, 2011
Whether your New Year's festivities include planning a big cocktail party or hosting a simple dinner, odds are you'll want something to feed your guests over the hours as they count down to 2012.
Here are 25 easy-to-make little dishes to choose from...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Total time: About 50 minutes, plus drying time and freezing time
Note: Make the kumquat zest the day before you plan to make the semifreddo.
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L....
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:56 AM
With hundreds of portable reusable water bottles on the market, choosing one depends on what you need it for (a workout, cycling, desk duty), how you sip (via straw, spout, etc.) and whether you like glass, stainless steel or plastic.
| Sep 19, 2011
Maybe you've been a farmers market regular all summer, stopping en route to work to pick up some beautiful fruit to go with your lunchtime yogurt—or stopping by at lunch for some terrific bread to go with the peanut butter you keep tucked in a...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 6:43 AM
Even those of us who don't cook regularly tend to dust off those old favorite recipes for the holidays. Others look for something new and different to wow family and friends.
Not to panic. Our exercise du jour is to simplify the wow factor. Our recipe...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Family rooms are fine and dandy. And there's nothing wrong with a well-planned master bath or a finished basement. The right dining room can be divine. But if you want to get the pulse of a new-home buyer racing mention this room: the kitchen.
| Dec 4, 2011
| 3:11 PM
With the Christmas shopping season off to a rousing start, state officials are hoping this will be the best season in years for sales taxes pouring into state coffers.
The gifts being purchased at a brisk pace at malls and retail outlets from Danbury...